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Why Pursue CIMA® Certification

Why Pursue CIMA Certification with Kaplan

Are you looking to stand out from other investment consultants? When you become a CIMA® professional, you join an elite group of advisors who manage more assets, develop stronger relationships with their clients, and have proven expertise in the investment consulting and wealth management industry.

Benefits of CIMA Certification

►Increase your managed assets:

  • The average CIMA practice manages $385 million in client assets*
  • 26% of practices with at least 1 CIMA professional report more than 10% revenue growth over the last 5 years*

►Enhance your earning potential:

  • 12% of advisors at CIMA practices earn more than $380,000, while 3% of advisors at non-CIMA practices earn the same*
  • CIMA professionals in solo practices generate about 5 times the assets per client than other advisor practices*

►Improve job satisfaction and leadership skills:

  • 54% of CIMA professionals say the CIMA certification is the most worthwhile investment compared to other designations they hold*
  • 84% of CIMA professionals are practice owners or team leaders**