1.What is an Authorized iBusiness Partner (AIP)?

An AIP is a professional training, corporate or academic institution that deliver top-notch professional training on business subjects.

2. What are the benefits of being 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 training providers.
  • 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 class successfully.
  • 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.

3. How can I become an 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.

4. How long will it take for my AIP application to be processed?

5 – 10 working days.

5. Where can I download the AIP application?

You can download the AIP application and agreement forms from here http://www.eccouncil.org/i-business/training-provider.html

6. I don’t have a certified instructor; can IIB help me find one?

Certainly. We can introduce you to the top certified iBusiness Instructors in your region.