Designation Programs

Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI)

This program is a three-part, nine course program that delves into every facet of operating an agency. It provides significant insight into business law, finance, marketing, sales, insurance coverages and insurance agency operations. The designation is highly recommended for agents, brokers, agency principals, producers, account managers and customer service representatives

Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR)

​Earning this designation conveys your commitment to excellence in customer service and professionalism. Plus, the ACSR designation distinguishes you as being prepared to meet the complex insurance challenges your clients face. It is highly recommended for agents, brokers and customer service representatives.

Associate in Insurance Services (AIS)

This nationally recognized educational program is designed specifically for insurance personnel. By completing the AIS program, you'll gain a basic understanding of continuous improvement principles that will help you attract new clients while retaining current customers.

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)

The Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) Program is a nationally acclaimed continuing education designation program. Its course content and practical application make it the most essential program for both agency and company personnel.

Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)

The CISR program is a practical program that stresses the understanding and analysis of risks and exposures. The CISR program consists of 5 on-day courses that cover all phases of the CISR's daily work.

Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) Designation

The AIMS Society's Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) Designation is a nationally recognized designation program. The seminars are designed to enhance the ability of producers, sales support staff and company personnel to efficiently create and distribute effective insurance programs.


The Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) program is a specialized curriculum focusing on the insurance and risk management needs of construction projects and contractors.