Certified Investment Management Consultant - CIMC

DEFINITION of 'Certified Investment Management Consultant - CIMC'

CIMC's have completed extensive course work and passed NASD proctored examinations for Levels I and II of the Institute for Certified Investment Management Consultants' course. CIMCs must also meet the Institute's requirements concerning experience in consulting and managed accounts, and adhere to its Code of Ethics and continuing education requirements.

BREAKING DOWN 'Certified Investment Management Consultant - CIMC'

Study includes topics such as asset allocation, modern portfolio management, portfolio performance measurement, and ethics.

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