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Considerations for Potential Entrants to the CIP Program.

Employers are more likely to offer incentives to employees for completion of the CIP Program than for completing other courses.

The CIP designation is most useful to these professionals:

(share of employers agree, %)

Career Advancement

Among industry professionals seeking to advance their career, 67% agree that a CIP designation is extremely or very important.

Employer Expectations

29% of employers require a CIP designation for experienced professionals, and a further 45% prefer it.

Training and Development

70% of respondents agree that the largest barrier to completion of the CIP Program is time.

84% of respondents to our employee survey agreed that the CIP Program provides flexible learning options.


To learn more about the CIP designation and its role in the P&C insurance workplace, please visit the Insurance Institute of Canada at