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Associate in Management (AIM™)

Build the skills you need to effectively manage your team and make strategic business decisions through The Institutes Designations AIM program.

2 Management Courses
Strategically manage your team and leverage data
1 Operations Course
Improve your operational effectiveness with CPCU 520
Apply ethical frameworks to your day-to-day job
Stand out with your AIM designation

AIM at a Glance

Gain tangible skills to become a better manager with the AIM designation.

Program details include:

  • 3 courses, plus ethics
  • 9-12 month completion time
  • 100% online courses
  • Virtual exams for all courses
  • Mailed diploma upon completion

Ready-Made Career Skills:

  • Strategic Hiring
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Business Resilience
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Strategic Data Analysis

Build your managerial skills within the framework of risk and insurance:

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

  • Increase your emotional intelligence to improve employee performance and build change management skills
  • Prioritize diversity and social responsibility so you can create and lead a stronger team with varying perspectives and backgrounds
  • Accurately analyze and interpret risk data to help your company make strategic business decisions
  • Build organizational resiliency so your company can adapt to unforeseen circumstances without disrupting customers

AIM Designation

Total Requirements:
Average Completion Time:
9-12 Months

Still Wondering if AIM is Right for You?

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Is a Designation Worth It?

If you have questions about if you should pursue a designation, why 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.

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