Introducing CIWM.

Your way to the top with a first-class education in private banking

CIWM in Brief

The Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM®) is an advanced, internationally recognised education programme for experienced professionals in the wealth management industry. It is set at degree/graduate level with a strong practical focus.

Study Objective

Graduates with the CIWM® diploma are eligible for key positions in customer advisory services (private banking).

Online training & Internet support

In addition to the course teaching, CIWM® students have access to various online learning tools.

Course duration

AIWM works with training providers in various countries offering instruction courses preparing for the CIWM® examinations. The course duration depends on the structure of the local programme. Some course providers integrate the CIWM® into a larger programme and several offer pre-courses.

Course Materials

The course materials (available in English) have been written by highly qualified specialists from Switzerland and around the world. The materials complement the contents of the course and guarantee the best possible learning support.


In recent years, representatives from the following companies have participated in the CIWM® programme (Excerpt):

AIG Private Bank 
Bank Julius Baer 
Bank Sarasin 
Bank Vontobel 
Banque Cantonale de Genève 
Banque Cantonale Vaudoise 
Basler Kantonalbank 
Berner Kantonalbank 
BNP Paribas 
Clariden Leu 
Cornèr Bank 
Crédit Agricole 
Credit Suisse 
Deloitte & Touche Experta 
Deutsche Bank 
Dresdner Bank 
Fortis Banque 
KBL Richelieu 
LGT Bank 
Liechtensteinische Landesbank 
Lloyds TSB Bank 
Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch 
Merrill Lynch
Natixis Securities 
Neue Zürcher Bank NZB
Nordea Bank 
Rahn & Bodmer
RBS Coutts Bank 
Rothschild Bank 
Swiss Life 
Union Bancaire Privée 
Zürcher Kantonalbank