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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for a program?

There are several ways to register. To register online, visit the Executive Development Programs page, click on a specific program, and register from there. You may also call LIMRA Customer Service at 800-235-4672 or 860-285-7789 (outside the U.S. and Canada).

What is the LLIF designation?

For over 20 years, LIMRA has helped groom the next generation of industry leaders through the LLIF program. The LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) designation is an internationally recognized credential of executive development. Earning the LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) designation demonstrates a commitment to professional development and the desire to be an impactful leader. Executives who earn the LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) designation complete a rigorous program of executive level coursework in leadership, marketing and finance skills.

How can I earn the LLIF designation?

You must first earn 15 credits — at least five credits in leadership skills and at least two credits each in marketing and financial. Each LIMRA Leadership Institute program offers one credit per day. You then complete the program by attending the Capstone Program at The Wharton School.

How often is the Capstone at Wharton program offered?

This program is offered every 18 months. Please contact the Executive Development Team for information on the next scheduled offering.

Do I need to take programs in a specific order?

No. LIMRA’s Executive Development offerings are designed to provide you maximum flexibility. You control the sequence of the courses you take.

Do my credits ever expire?

No. The credits you earn from attending our programs never expire.

Do I have to earn the designation within a specific timeframe?

No. Most participants earn the designation within two to three years. However, you can fast-track and earn the designation in as a little as one year.