1.What is an Authorized iBusiness Partner (AIP)?
2. What are the
benefits of being an AIP?
An AIP is a professional training,
corporate or academic institution that deliver top-notch
professional training on business subjects.
3. How can I become an AIP?
- Recognition as an AIP One of the
most important benefits is your designation an IIB Authorized iBusiness
Partners, which gives you the right to conduct our trainings, deliver exams
and use of IIB’s AIP and certification programs logos on your promotional
materials which will effectively differentiate your program from other
- Marketing: IIB will also provide
you with marketing materials to promote your organization. Non-Accredited
AIPs’s will not be allowed to run or promote IIB trainings. We will award
your students with Certificates of Achievement on the completion of the
training program. The AIP Certificate of Achievement recognizes your program
as Accredited by IIB.
- Business Support: Running a
training center requires you to make an investment in sales and marketing to
build your business. IIB has a variety of programs and resources to help you
target your customers and market your services such as periodic training for
your sales team, technical online training for your potential customers
(First Look) which are conducted by IIB lead trainers and other special
offers etc. We will also guide and support you to launch your first IIB
- The AIP Portal: The high-tech
industry changes rapidly, and IIB is no exception. Through our partner
portal, ASPEN—you have access to updates and information about the AIP
program. You will learn about new products, best practices, special offers,
IIB news, and much more.
- Access to Latest Updated Cutting-Edge
Courseware can be expensive. IIB provides partners with discounted
pricing on its annually updated IIB Official Curriculum.
- Access to EC-Council Testing System
IIB provides only accredited AIPs with access to ECC Exam Center This will
allow you to conduct IIB exams for students from your training premise.
There is no need for the hassle of having the test elsewhere. However,
please note that you need to complete EC-Council Test Center agreement and
Proctoring agreements for confidentiality and security purposes.
- Direct Access to Technical Support &
Certified iBusiness Instructors As an AIP, you have direct access
to IIB technical support through e-mail. Our technical support specialist
can answer your technical issues and enquiries about IIB website, courseware
and exam portal. If you are interested, we can nominate one of our lead
trainers to help you launch and conduct our first class successfully.
4. How long will it take for my
AIP application to be processed?
5. Where can I download the AIP
Review the information on the AIP
Requirements page to determine if you qualify to participate in the
program. Then, follow the step-by-step instructions.
6. I don’t have a certified
instructor; can IIB help me find one?
You can download the AIP application
and agreement forms from here
Certainly. We can introduce you to
the top certified iBusiness Instructors in your region.
1. What are the benefits of
being a Certified iBusiness Instructor (CII)?
2. What do I need to do to
become a Certified iBusiness Instructor?
In addition to being in the select
group that are authorized to lead IIB trainings, other benefits
- Access to Secured Instructor Resource Portal: All CIIs gain access to a
CII portal which contains instructional resources consisting of presentation
slide decks, labs, lab setup guide, video’s, best practices and tools that
will enable you to deliver your training effectively.
- Exclusive CII Logo Usage: You will have exclusive rights to use the CII
logo for web sites, business cards, marketing materials, and other
- Dedicated Support and Communications: You have access to internal IIB
training experts who will address any instructional queries or feedback
which concerns the curriculum, exercises, and setup requirements of the
course(s) you are certified to train.
3. How long will it take for my
CII application to be processed?
4. Where can I download the CII
- Submit completed and signed CII Application Form
and the Agreement.
- If you are not an existing certified trainer for
other major certification programs (eg., MCT, CTT+, etc), you will need to
pass EC-Council CEI Exam.
- You must be certified in the program that you
intend to teach (eg., to teach CIMP, you will need to hold the CIMP
certification, and additionally, if you then want to teach CDM, you will
need to be CDM certified).
- Ensure you have updated your EC-Council Continuing
Education (ECE) credits through the Delta Portal (found within the Member's
Portal) as your certification status must be in good standing.
- An IIB Authorized iBusiness Partner (AIP) will
need to endorse your application. In case there is none, IIB may, at its
discretion, endorse the application.
- You must possess technical expertise and hands-on
experience with digital technologies and applications.
- When your CII application is approved, IIB will
send you an detailing the access to the CII Resources and this will be
followed by a physical CII Certificate which will be mailed to you within 8
weeks from date of approval.
5. I have additional questions,
who should I contact?
You can download the CII application
and agreement forms from here:
1. I am not an Authorized iBusiness Partner (AIP), can I apply to become an EC-Council Test Center?
2. What is the advantage of
being an EC-Council Test Center?
At this moment, only IIB Authorized
iBusiness Partners (AIPs) can apply to become EC-Council Test
3. Who can apply to become a
You will be able to administer IIB
exams for students who you have trained on IIB courses at your
center. You may administer the exams 24/7 throughout the year.
4. How much does it cost to
become an EC-Council Test Center?
Any full time AIP employee, who is
not an Certified iBusiness Instructor (CII)
It is absolutely free for
Authorized iBusiness Partners (AIPs).
1. I am interested in representing IIB in my region, who should I contact?