DigitAI launches MENA's first globally accredited innovation training with IAOIP

The partnership will help businesses learn how to innovate for a disruptive future


Dubai, UAE: DigitAI, a Dubai-based professional-led firm focusing on emerging technology adoption, innovation management, and training & certifications has launched the MENA region’s first globally accredited innovation training program.

Partnering with the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP), this unique course will empower both business professionals and companies to prepare for Industry 4.0 in a post-pandemic world.

Launching this September, the course offers the only accredited Innovation Standard ISO 56000 certification in the region. It gives graduates the proven tools they need to drive meaningful innovation in their organization, community, and the world.     

“By working with DigitAI, IAOIP has found a powerful new partner who has the right skills, foresight, and mindset to drive innovation practices forward in the MENA region,” said Dr. Brett Trusko, president and CEO of IAOIP.

Fadi Jawdat Al-Hindi, senior partner at DigitAI, believes the innovation certification course will elevate the region's innovative efforts, noting that "standards like the ISO 56000 ensure businesses and individuals have the abilities and accreditations to optimize their innovation practices with speed and efficiency."   

IAOIP, which has over 3,000 members in over 100 countries, is the world’s only innovation certification body. The organization has made DigitAI its Platinum Partner for the MENA region, based on its experience in business and innovation management and applied AI. "Their focus on emerging technologies, innovation management, training, and certification services makes them the right platinum affiliate for us,” said Dr. Trusko.

“The need for effective innovation to solve problems at the organizational, national, and global levels has increased rapidly over the last decade. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies and countries will require innovative practices to meet the future’s unprecedented challenges.” Added Tariq Elsadik, Partner – DigitAI’s Innovation Management & Professional Development practice.

DigitAI: A Xische company, DigitAI is a practice-led by professionals with in-depth experience in business and innovation management and applied emerging technologies such as AI.  Their professionals have worked across numerous industries with expansive experience across finance, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas, as well as insurance, consumer products and government portfolios.

Under the Emerging Technologies practice, DigitAI’s artificial intelligence expertise has the unique experience of understanding and developing strategies for the implications of AI on the human workforce and in introducing smart robotics that enable ease of work. Additionally, the company’s Innovation Management and Professional Development practice is the Middle East and Africa Platinum Partner for the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP), a preferred partner in the Business Partner Network of 20-20 Innovation, Inc., and a Swarmvision preferred partner.

International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP)With over 3000 members in 100+ countries, the IAOIP is the world's only Innovation Certification Body compliant with ISO 17024 as a certifying body. It is a fully networked community that delivers innovation tools and collaboration across nations, industries, governments, and academia. IAOIP’s Innovation Certifications validate that the holder has the proven tools to drive meaningful innovation and the related results and successes in their organization, the community, and the world. IAOIP’s Academy platform provides members with the latest in innovation training, and it is the only US TAG group for ISO 56000 (Innovation Management Systems) that is developing and driving global standards in innovation, whilst setting the bar for innovation for the future. 

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