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Designation Programs


Designation Programs

pencils1.jpgYour staff can demonstrate their commitment to professional development by pursuing one of the many prestigious designation programs available through VIAA.


Contact Sarah Ribera at or 1-844-609-1481 with questions on the programs.


The Accredited Adviser in Insurance is the starting point for many insurance careers.


The Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS®) continuing education program was developed to provide an opportunity for insurance agents, brokers, customer service representatives, and in-house risk managers or insurance buyers to gain specialized expertise in agribusiness and farm insurance and risk management.


The Management Liability Insurance Specalist (MLIS) program is program is composed of a specialized curriculum focused specifically on directors and officers (D&O) liability, employment practices liability (EPL), and fiduciary liability insurance


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. Those who complete the program are entitled to display the CRIS certification to certify their knowledge of construction insurance and risk management and dedication to the industry.


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.