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PROGRAM QUESTIONS

What is the time commitment for the ICIP program?

There is a total of 9 hours of video lessons (ICIP Technology course = 3h 14m; ICIP Business course = 3h 0m; ICIP Strategy & Digital Transformation course = 2h 44m) and then the time to take the quizzes and exam. These are dense lessons so many students watch certain lessons more than once. Then there’s the question of pacing. You can binge learn or pace the courses on a schedule. The record holder is a student who got certified in just 12 hours to prepare for a big job interview, but most students take about a month to get certified.

Is there a schedule that needs to be followed?

There is no schedule to follow.  All courses are self-paced, the schedule is your schedule.

Is there a fixed timeframe to complete this training program?

Yes, you have one calendar year from date of enrollment to complete the program, but this will be extended if you ask for more time.  After you have completed the program you still have access go back to the material at any time during the year.

How do I know if this program is right for me?

Carefully review the program description and the Technology, Business, and Strategy & Digital Transformation course pages and watch the free lessons.  It’s all there in fine detail but if you still have questions, email info@iot-inc.com.

Are there prerequisites or knowledge requirements?

There are no prerequisites.  This is a perfect first program to take when entering the field of IoT.  There is no pre-work that needs to be completed.  You only need a general knowledge of technology and business.

Are the lessons live or pre-recorded?

All video lessons are pre-recorded and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to be watched as many times as you like. You can enroll at any time and complete the material at your own pace.

Which devices can I use to watch the lessons?

This program is available online and can be consumed with your computer, tablet or phone.

Is there any limit to the number of times I may take a lesson, or repeat a given course?

There are no limits. You can retake the material as often as you like.

What if I fail a quiz or the final exam? How many times may I retake a quiz or the final?

You can take quizzes and exam as often as needed.

What Learning Management System (LMS) do you use to host the program?

We use Thinkific for our LMS and Accredible to manage student credentials (certificates and badges).

Will I get certified?

Yes. Once you watch each lesson and pass each course quiz and then pass the final exam, you’ll receive your IoT Professional certificate and LinkedIn badge by email from Iot-Inc.  Accredible uses blockchain to secure our credentials.

Does the certification expire, and will there be a recertification requirement?

The certification, CERTIFIED IOT PROFESSIONAL does not expire and does not require recertification.

Is the material going to be available post-certification as well? In other words, can I come back to it a few months later for reference?

Yes, the material will be available post-certification.

Is there any programming involved?

There is no programming. Students will be taught how all the technology works but will not be taught how to implement it with programming or any other hands-on technical skills like scripting. Nor are there any hands-on projects to complete. The student will learn how to design and architect an IoT product, system or environment.

Can I choose which courses to buy?

No.  The program, which consists of three courses: ICIP Technology, ICIP Business and ICIP Strategy & Digital Transformation, must be purchased as a whole.

Does the ICIP Audio program include certification?

No, the ICIP audio program does not include certification.  It was mainly developed as a companion product to ICIP online training & certification program – a way to reinforce online learning.  To get certified you must pass the short quiz after each module (around 28 of them) and the final exam.

Is the IoT Inc book included with the program?

No… Yes… well sort of.  If the book is purchased, use the coupon code, “book30” upon checkout to subtract $30 from the price of the ICIP program.

I read the book, should I enroll in the ICIP program?

ICIP students agree, if you thought the book was useful, you’ll love the program.  The ICIP program takes the material from the book and goes one-step further by looking at it in different ways and by teaching how to apply it to your business through step-by-step frameworks and over 20 case studies.  The book is recommended but not necessary.

NON-PROGRAM QUESTIONS

Is there a refund policy?

Yes.  Let us know if you’re not satisfied with the ICIP program within 30 days and we’ll refund 100% of your money.  Having said that, make sure the program is right for you before buying it and try out the free lessons to make sure they meet your expectations.

What are the registration steps?

At the bottom of the ICIP program page,

  1. Choose the ICIP program to enroll in.
  2. Decide if you want to purchase time with the instructor, Bruce Sinclair, to discuss the course material and how it applies to your business.
  3. Optionally apply the book and/or book review coupon, if you bought the book, IoT Inc. and/or reviewed the book on Amazon, to get a discount.
  4. Pay with credit card or PayPal.

What happens after I’ve paid?

You will be automatically enrolled in the ICIP program with the name and email you provided at checkout. You will then receive an email with a link inviting you to set up your account on the Thinkific LMS to begin.  You can start learning within 5 minutes of paying.

How do I buy more than one ICIP program at a time?

There are three ways to purchase multiple ICIP programs at once.

  1. Buy multiple enrollments during shopping and then pay with a credit card or PayPal.  If you purchase more than one enrollment, volume pricing applies and the discounts will be seen during the shopping process.  See, “Volume pricing” Q&A below for details. Purchases of up to 10 programs and three, 30-minute Instructor Calls can be made online.
  2. To buy more than 10 licences, contact us at, info@iot-inc.com.
  3. To buy a site license, contact us at, info@iot-inc.com for a quote.

Do you offer volume pricing and other types discounts?

Yes, for orders of 2-5, you will receive a 20% volume discount.  For orders of 6-10, you will receive a 30% volume discount.

If you order one, 30-Minute Instructor Session the price is $200.  If you order two, 30-Minute Instructor Session the total price is $350. If you order three, 30-Minute Instructor Session the total price is $450.

If you buy the ICIP Audio program and the ICIP program, the ICIP Audio program will be discounted from $599 (stand-alone) to $199 (bundled).

All discounts will be clearly visible during shopping process.

Are there any discount codes available?

Yes, there are two discount codes available – take advantage of them both! Follow these steps:

  1. Buy the book, IoT Inc and/or leave an honest review of the book on Amazon.
  2. Send proof of purchase and/or review to info@iot-inc.com before or after you register with the discount coupon code.  Proof of purchase/review can be a screen grab or receipt by email.

The two discount coupon codes are:

  1. Book refund code ($30 discount): book30
  2. Book review code ($70 discount): book-review70

Note, these discount coupon codes are applicable to the ICIP programs only.

Is there an installment plan?

No, there is not.

Can someone else attend in my place?

Sure, but you must let us know before you start the program.

Should my employer assist with payment?

We think yes but check with your HR department.  It’s a good investment because after completing this training program you can have a major impact on your company’s success in IoT.

Many of our past students received financial assistance from their employers so you should have your costs covered too. Here is a guide we found that shows how to ask for financial assistance from your employer.

I would like to resell your training products. Do you have an affiliate program?

Yes, we have an affiliate program for qualified companies and individuals.  Send an email to, info@iot-inc.com or make contact below, and we’ll be glad to discuss the program with you in detail.

I have another question not listed here. How do I ask that?

Send an email to, info@iot-inc.com or make contact below, and we’ll be glad to help.

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