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Why Pursue CIMA® Certification

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:

  • 70% of clients allocate more than 75% of their investments to CIMA practices*
  • 52% of practices with at least one CIMA professional advise high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients

►Enhance your earning potential:

  • More than 33% of CIMA professionals earn $380,000 or more, while only 6% of other advisors earn the same*
  • CIMA professionals generate twice the revenue per client compared to other practices*

►Improve job satisfaction:

  • 85% of CIMA professionals say the investment in certification was worthwhile
  • More than 50% of CIMA professionals stated that the certification gave them both knowledge and confidence in investment management

Learn more about the CIMA® certification process

*Adding Expertise to an Advisor’s Practice: The Value of CIMA Certification, Aite Group Study, April 2013.