Advanced CIP®

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Critical thinking and how to apply it is one of the most important skills a p&c insurance professional needs to excel and succeed. The Advanced CIP will help you leverage and build on the knowledge you gained in the CIP program, and provide you with the in-demand skills required for career advancement today.

ACIP students can now register for our brand new course, Technology in Insurance which launched this year. Learn how technology can be used to confront emerging issues and evaluate the uncertainty we face as an industry. Gain insight into how technology will impact your role and how you can utilize it for success.



Program courses

A300: Critical Thinking for Insurance Professionals

Strengthen your critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills, using content that relates to the p&c insurance industry.
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A310: Business Foundations for Insurance Professionals

Enhance your understanding of the p&c insurance industry within the context of business.
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A340: Applied Business Practices in Insurance

Examine how insurance professionals from the three core disciplines apply the tools of their trade at an advanced level.
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A350: Technology in Insurance: Critical Issues and Creative Approaches

Explore the growing influence of technology on the p&c insurance industry and the implications for your role.
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Fall term
June 15 to August 31, 2023
Winter term
October 1 to December 31, 2023
Spring term
January 15 to March 31, 2024




Flexible weekly schedule


The program is entirely online, and each week you can complete the 8-10 hours of participation and study required when it fits your schedule.

High-level skills employers value


Building on your CIP knowledge, you'll gain greater problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills, becoming better equipped to make contributions to decision-making in all areas of insurance.

More opportunities for career advancement


Add the letters ACIP to your signature and boost your credentials. Completing the Advanced CIP also allows you to apply for the prestigious FCIP program, whether or not you have a university degree.

Earn your ACIP badge



We've partnered with Credly to issue a digital version of your accreditation that you can display everywhere, from your email signature and personal website to social media channels and digital resume. Once your Designation has been granted, you'll receive an email with a personal link to your badge. You've worked hard, now let the world know all that you've achieved.