Receive Dual Qualifications through CMI at the AIU School of Business 


American International University School of Business is proud to announce a groundbreaking opportunity for its students to receive dual qualifications through AIU's CMI (Chartered Management Institute) accreditation. This accreditation marks a significant milestone in providing students with enhanced educational opportunities and career prospects. 

The recent survey conducted by CMI with its higher education partners has revealed overwhelmingly positive results, indicating significant benefits for both students and faculty involved in these partnerships. Here's a more detailed look into the survey findings: 

Student Achievement

A staggering 97% of partners agree that collaboration with CMI positively impacts student achievement, underlining the value of integrating professional standards into academic curricula.

Student Employability

About 90% of the partners reported that the partnership with CMI greatly enhances the employability of students, preparing them for professional success by equipping them with essential management and leadership skills. 

Student Learning

The partnership also shows a strong positive impact on the overall learning experience, with 95% of partners acknowledging its benefits. This suggests that CMI's involvement may make these programs more attractive to prospective students. 

Staff Engagement

Additionally, 95% of partners feel that the partnership creates greater staff engagement, possibly through professional development opportunities and enhanced teaching resources provided by CMI. 


Under this partnership, students enrolled in programs at AIU’s School of Business will have the opportunity to earn dual qualifications—a degree from AIU and a prestigious certification from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The CMI is a leading chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Specifically, students majoring in Accounting, Management, and Finance will benefit from this initiative as described below.

Accounting Majors

Students in this program can earn a CMI Certificate, which highlights their expertise in financial reporting, auditing, and managerial accounting practices. This aligns with the program’s ACCA accreditation, offering a streamlined pathway to becoming certified accountants with several exam exemptions. 

Management Majors

Those pursuing a degree in Management are eligible to receive a CMI Diploma upon graduation. This diploma recognizes their skills in leadership, organizational management, and strategic planning, preparing them to handle complex challenges and lead effectively within various organizational contexts. 

Finance Majors

Finance students will be awarded a CMI Certificate, demonstrating their proficiency in financial analysis, investment strategies, and risk management. This ensures they are well-prepared to assist corporations and individuals in financial planning and investments. 

These qualifications ensure that AIU graduates are not only academically accomplished but also equipped with industry-recognized credentials that enhance their employability and readiness for leadership roles across various sectors. 

By integrating CMI's globally recognized qualifications into its curriculum, AIU specifically aims to enhance graduate employability, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials necessary to excel in today's competitive business landscape. This initiative underscores the institution's commitment to providing a comprehensive and industry-relevant education that prepares students for leadership roles across various sectors. With a special focus on employability, CMI’s partnership with AIU ensures that graduates are not only well-versed in theoretical knowledge but are also adept in practical management and leadership capabilities, making them highly sought after in the job market. 

Through CMI's renowned qualifications, students will gain access to a wealth of resources, networking opportunities, and professional development initiatives that will further enhance their career prospects and leadership potential. The dual qualifications program will not only provide students with a competitive edge in the job market but also create a culture of continuous learning and professional growth. 

This initiative reaffirms AIU’s position as a leading institution in the region committed to innovation, academic excellence, and student success. With the support of CMI, the institution looks forward to shaping the next generation of visionary leaders who will drive positive change and innovation in the business world. 


About AIU Kuwait School of Business

The AIU School of Business is a premier school dedicated to providing quality American education and preparing students for leadership roles in the global business arena. With a commitment to excellence, innovation, and student success, the school offers a range of undergraduate programs designed to meet the evolving needs of today's dynamic business landscape. 


About Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is a leading chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. With a mission to increase the number and standard of professionally qualified managers, CMI offers a range of qualifications, membership, and resources to support individuals and organizations in achieving their full potential. 

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