Mariner Innovations believes in the continuous development of our people. We encourage individuals to seek certifications that enable them to be expert consultants. It is important to us that we bring the best practices and methodologies to our clients, and attaining certifications is just one way that we do this. Key certifications that Mariner Innovations people have include:

Six Sigma

Six Sigma

Experts in process improvement and change management – our Black Belt consultants have significant experience analyzing what needs to be changed and improving the quality of your business operations.

Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Mariner Innovations’ Project Managers ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget. They have significant experience with all project lifecycle process groups including: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. They utilize their thorough PMBOK understanding to ensure best-in-class practices are in place at all times.



Mariner Innovations has certified Prince2 Project Managers who utilize this methodology in order to oversee the management, control, and organization of a project. This structured approach allows for efficient control over resources and planning, and facilitates a common understanding among all participants in a project.


IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®)

We perform IT service management with industry leading best practices of the ITIL. We focus on aligning business strategy with IT strategy in order to deliver value and establish strong competencies.

International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®)

Our Quality Assurance Specialists are experts with software testing. Every Mariner QA tester is either ISTQB certified, or is in the process of becoming certified.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

The CISA designation is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals. The CISA certification demonstrates audit experience, skills and knowledge, and verifies the ability to assess vulnerabilities, report on compliance and institute controls within the enterprise.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls  (CRISC)

The CRISC designation demonstrates to employers that the holder is able to identify and evaluate IT risk, and help their enterprise accomplish its business objectives.

Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)

The uniquely governance-focused CGEIT certification ensures holders are capable of bringing IT governance into an organization, can grasp the complex subject holistically, and enhance the value that the enterprise obtains from its IT.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

This cybersecurity certification is an elite way to demonstrate security  knowledge and it demonstrates that the holder has all it takes to design, engineer, implement and run an information security program. The CISSP is an objective measure of excellence. It’s the most globally recognized standard of achievement in the industry. And this cybersecurity certification meets the strict conditions of ISO/IEC Standard 17024.

PCI Professional

The Payment Card Industry Professional is a qualification in payment security (PCI-DSS) information and provides you with the tools to build a secure payment environment and help your organization achieve PCI compliance.

ISO 27001 Master

The ISO 27001 standard is a global standard for information security and covers all aspects of security in an organization. The ISO 27001 Master level certification includes the ISO 27001 Lead Implementer and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certifications and it also requires multiple years of applied experience with ISO 27001 in order to become certified. An individual with this certification can do everything from implementing ISO 27001 to auditing against this standard.

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C)

When you earn a CIPP/C, you show that you have an understanding and application of Canadian information privacy laws, principles and practices at the federal, provincial and territorial levels. A CIPP/C credential evidence knowledge of privacy in related practice areas, including information security, marketing, IT, compliance and product development.

Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)

The CBCP certification is for individuals who have demonstrated knowledge and working experience in the business continuity/disaster recovery industry. The CBCP requires more than two (2) years of experience in this field.

ISO 27032 Lead Cyber Security Manager

The ISO/IEC 27032 Lead Cybersecurity Manager certification evidences knowledge of real-world solutions to protecting privacy and organization data from phishing scams, cyber-attacks, hacking, data breaches, spyware, espionage, sabotage and other cyber threats. Being certified with ISO/IEC 27032 demonstrates that you can manage and provide solutions to their cyber security issues.

Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP)

ACMP’s Standard for Change Management© (“Standard©”) is a collection of generally accepted practices in change management and is one of the foundational elements in advancing the change management profession and discipline. Released in September 2014, the Standard© provides the foundation for the Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP) credential, the Qualified Education Provider™ (QEP) Program, and empowers change practitioners to lead the way change works.

Certified Prosci Change Practitioner

The Prosci ADKAR® Model is a goal-oriented change management model that guides individual and organizational change. Created by Prosci founder Jeff Hiatt, ADKAR is an acronym that represents the five tangible and concrete outcomes that people need to achieve for lasting change: awareness, desire, knowledge, ability and reinforcement. By outlining the goals and outcomes of successful change, the ADKAR Model is an effective tool for planning change management activities, equipping your leaders facilitating change, and supporting your employees throughout the change.

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