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Associate in Insurance Services (AIS™)

Attract new clients and retain current customers by learning continuous improvement principles with The Institutes Designations AIS

1 Prerequisite
Complete an approved designation
1 Core Course
Understand how to identify and improve key business processes
Apply ethical frameworks to your day-to-day job
Stand out with your AIS designation

AIS at a Glance

After completing an approved Institutes designation, the AIS includes:

  • 1 course
  • 1-3 months to complete
  • Choice of multiple study packages
  • Virtual exam
  • Mailed diploma upon completion

Ready-Made Career Skills:

  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Business Analysis
  • Process Improvement
  • Increase Productivity
  • Collaborative Work

First, complete one of the following designations:

Then, take the following course to learn how to identify and improve key business processes within your organization:

Ethical Decision Making in Risk and Insurance is a free course that’s required for all designations, including AIS.

  • Better understand customer expectations to maintain a customer-centric approach throughout all of your efforts.
  • Analyze and understand your organization’s structure so you can optimize your efforts in alignment with company goals.
  • Leverage process improvement tools and better collaborate with co-workers to enhance productivity throughout your organization.
  • Effectively measure organizational performance so you can identify opportunities to optimize business processes.

AIS Designation

Average Course: 6-8 Weeks Program Completion: 1-3 Months After Prerequisite

Still Wondering if AIS is Right for You?

Here are some final facts to help you decide if this is the right designation for your role as well as your future career goals.

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My Courses

When you're working toward your educational goals, it's important to stay focused and create a schedule that works for you.

That’s why you can quickly and easily access your online courses online, anytime, so you can get what you need to develop the skills your role requires.

Within your online course you will have access to:

  • Course assignments
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Practice exams and more
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Is a Designation Worth It?

If you have questions about whether to pursue a designation versus an MBA, why our students choose The Institutes Designations programs, or where to begin, we’ve got the answers! Download our guide, “Take Your Career to the Next Level,” to learn why a designation is worth the investment. 

Not Ready for AIS? We've got you covered.

Try one of these to get started and gain the skills you need to advance your career.

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Associate in Insurance


Select the program path that matches your career goals and gain foundational knowledge in risk management and insurance.

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Associate in Claims


Gain a solid understanding of claims handling with the knowledge you need to succeed in your claims career. Customize your learning by choosing from property, liability, workers comp, and auto specialty tracks.