Advanced CIP

The Advanced CIP can advance your career in multiple ways

With valuable new business skills and a broader perspective of the insurance industry, you can take your career where you want it to go. 


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About the certificate: 

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Gain new insights and perspectives

You will be exposed to many points of view when you interact with peers across the country in weekly online discussion groups. And because the program is entirely online, you can complete the 8 – 10 hours of participation and study per week when it fits your schedule. 

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Acquire valuable high-level skills

Critical thinking, enhanced problem solving and effective communication are just some of the high-level skills you'll learn in the program. Leveraging your CIP knowledge, you will become equipped to make valuable contributions to the decision-making process in many different areas of insurance. 

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Open more opportunities for career advancement

Employers and colleagues will notice when you add CIP (Adv) to your signature—and be duly impressed. You'll also be eligible to apply for the prestigious FCIP designation, whether or not you have a university degree. 

Certificate overview:

The four-course certificate consists of the following courses*:
1. One eligible CIP elective (taken after CIP completion; see the tab below for options)
2. A300 Critical Thinking for Insurance Professionals
3. A310 Business Foundations for Insurance Professionals
4. A340 Applied Business Practices in Insurance

*A300 and A310 are open to all Institute members. However, to complete the certificate you must have completed the CIP designation.