Online Certificate in Intellectual Asset Management

The Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) online certificate program helps you understand how to acquire Intellectual Property (IP), maximize IP value, and helps you learn about patent analytics and landscape reports. Whether it is a trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, or combinations of these, this program helps you understand how to capture the value of IP to enhance your businesses revenue.

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All intellectual property has value to someone, somewhere and the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) online certificate program helps you understand how to capture this value in the context of your business.  This program helps you develop the theoretical, strategic, and tactical skills to integrate the various legal, business and technical aspects of IP to see the larger picture of IP to unleash or protect its value.

You do not need to have a business, technology or law background to manage IP Strategy, however,  you need specialized knowledge from these three areas to maximize IP value, and the IAM certificate program equips you with just that.


Program Courses & Schedule

The goal of the IAM program is to help you gain a broader understanding of both the role of IP in business (including patents, trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights) as well as the life cycle of a codified intellectual asset. You will also gain additional insight into the thinking of high level strategists with regard to intellectual assets.

The certificate program consists of the following three courses: 

Acquiring IP (Fall)   

Maximizing IP Value (Spring)

Patent Analytics & Landscape Reports (Summer)

You may begin the certificate program in any semester. The courses do not need to be taken in sequence. View the application requirements and procedures for upcoming deadlines and an overview of the application process.


Certificate Program Tuition

The cost for the online Certificate in Intellectual Asset Management if $1,500 per course for a total program tuition of $4,500. Tuition is paid per course and is due at the start of each semester. 


Why enroll in the IAM Certificate Program?

Advance Your Career

Broaden your skill set and understanding of IP to forge a new career path.

Learn from Industry Experts

Learn from recognized experts in the fields of IP, business, engineering and law.

Earn a Certificate 100% Online

Learn on your own time using an advanced education technology platform.


What to Expect

  • 3 Online courses
  • 12 Weeks per course
  • Small class sizes
  • Completed under a year

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State and federal laws require colleges and universities to be authorized to offer online degree programs in states other than their own. View Illinois Institute of Technology's state authorization for online programs.