Certified IIB Council Instructor

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Become an authorised IIB Training Instructor.

The Certified IIB Council Instructor (CII) program is designed for individuals who want to become certified to deliver IIB curriculum on topics in digital transformation. The CII program provides resources for individuals to become industry-recognized trainers for business technologies.

IIB Council courses are instructor-led classes that combine lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on student exercises. Certified IIB Council Instructors maintain a high standard of instructional preparedness through continued access to IIB Council’s training resources. Candidates will be qualified both in technical proficiency and instructional skills prior to authorization.

Certified IIB Council Instructor Requirements

The CII program is designed for individuals who want to become certified to deliver IIB curriculum on topics ranging from digital marketing to operations. The CII program provides resources for individuals to become industry-recognized trainers for business technologies.

IIB Council courses are instructor-led classes that combine lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on student exercises. Certified IIB Council Instructors maintain a high standard of instructional preparedness through continued access to IIB Council’s training resources. Candidates will be qualified both in technical proficiency and instructional skills prior to authorization.

CII Requirements

To become a Certified IIB Council Instructor, you must:

  • Be nominated by an Authorized IIB Council Partner (AIP) or be sponsored by IIB Council
  • Pass the associated certification exam with minimum 90% score.
  • Have 5 years professional experience in the subject matter
  • Have 2 years professional experience in training
  • Have 1 year professional experience in consulting

Membership in the CII program includes the following benefits:

  • Access to private online instructor login: All CIIs gain access to a wide range of current information and tools that will help you maximize your skills as a Certified IIB Council Instructor.
  • Exclusive CII logo usage: All CIIs have exclusive rights to use the CII logo for web sites, business cards, marketing materials, and other documentation.
  • Specialized support and communications: You have access to internal IIB training experts who can help you with questions or concerns regarding the curriculum, exercises, and setup requirements of the course(s) you are certified to teach.

  • FAQ

    01.How do I become a CII?

    02. How long does it take to become a CII?

    03. How are CII trainers evaluated?

    04. Do I need to take a test to become a CII?
    05. If I am accepted to the program, what am I certified to do?

    06. What fees and expenses are associated with the program?

    07. Once I am certified to teach a course, how long does that certification last?

    08. How will I be scheduled to teach a course?


    09. How often will I be scheduled to teach?  


    • The purpose of the CII application is to determine your eligibility to become a Certified IIB Council Instructor. You must demonstrate your subject matter expertise and instructional presentation skills.
    • Incomplete applications will not be processed, so please verify that you have included all required documentation. Processing of the application can take two weeks.
    • The application includes a section that authorizes IIB to run a background check. All CII candidates are held to IIB’s high standards and must agree to a background check before they can be certified to teach for IIB.

    Certified IIB Council Instructor Application Form

    Thank you for your interest in becoming a CII. IIB will use the information you provide in this application to determine your eligibility. As a first-time CII, be sure to complete the entire application.


    Candidate Information :


    (No free e-mail accounts like hotmail, gmail, yahoo, cox etc. Your application will not be processed if you provide any free e-mail accounts as your primary communication medium. Please use your company e-mail or AIP e-mail accounts

    Instructor Experience

    (You must demonstrate proof that you have instructor experience. Attach your instructor certificates)


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    Your Signature

    I understand that I am authorized to deliver IIB training at an IIB Authorized IIB Council Partner. I also understand that my certification will be revoked immediately if I engage in any unethical manner, bad mouth about EC-Council/IIB or conduct IIB programs at unauthorized training centers. By signing this application, I certify that the information I have provided in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.


    WHEREAS, IIB Council is a division of the successful certification and training organization the International Council of E-Commerce Consults (IIB). IIB is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in e-business and information security skills.

    WHEREAS, you are an individual applying to obtain and maintain Certified IIB Council Instructor (“CII”) status. 

    WHEREAS, the parties hereto agree to enter into an independent contractor relationship whereby you agree to perform your duties as a Certified IIB Council Instructor to conduct IIB courses only to IIB licensed Authorized IIB Council Partner (from herein refer to as “AIP”). 

    NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and mutual covenants herein contained as well as for other good and valuable consideration, the parties do hereby agree to the following: 


    a. The CII hereby agrees to perform the following obligations, which includes, but not to limited to:

    (i)    Provide IIB with a Course of Instruction; to teach, speak, or otherwise deliver the classes;

    (ii)   Deliver Classes, Education Session and/or Workshop according to the course timing published by the proponent of the course;

    (iii)  Administer the provision of Course of Instruction in accordance with the terms stipulated hereafter;

    (iv)  Discharge CII duties only at IIB Authorized Training Centres;

    (v)   Maintain all IIB certifications which the CII is certified with and at all times, and ensure that the CII is certified with the latest version of the certification in order for the CII to be authorized to teach a class;

    (vi)  Divulge all necessary personal information as required by IIB for the purpose of this Agreement and notifies IIB immediately should there be changes to the CII’s contact information;

    (vii) Adhere to all stipulations of IIB Code of Ethics and as stated at http://www.eccouncil.org/Support/code-of-ethics and all other policies applicable upon the CII which may be changed and/or modified from time to time;

    (viii) Uphold IIB high standard as stated in the written policies and procedures of the organization;

    (ix)  Observe to all instructions/restrictions obligated upon the CII by IIB in this Agreement;

    (x)   Give unreserved cooperation to IIB in all matters pertaining to certifications and examination in pursuant to this Agreement;

    (xi)  Maintain current knowledge and discipline in teaching and research;

    (xii) Accept the role of mentor, foster high aspirations, communicate effectively, and instruct students in diligent and intelligent manner;

    (xiii) Promote autonomous learning, encourage a participatory environment, identify learning resources, and guide students in developing a wider network of professional colleagues;

    (xiv) Approach his/her position in a cooperative and creative manner and encourage these traits in students;

     (xv) Exhibit sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, religious, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds of students.

    b. The CII agrees that IIB has the right to determine in its absolute discretion whether the Training Services meet IIB’s high standards of merchantability. In the event that IIB determines that the CII’s acts and/or omissions committed in his/her capacity as a CII do not meet the obligations necessitated under this Clause 3, IIB reserves the right to dismiss the CII from his/her position as IIB’s CII, as and/or when the circumstances deem necessary, revoke his/her IIB certification without further notice, without any intervention of any court of law.


    IIB may publish CII’s name, bio and photograph in its catalogues, websites, and promotional materials and provide contact information and other essential information. The CII will keep current all details and information contained in CII’s file at IIB, and notifies IIB immediately should there be changes to the contact information.

    IIB reserves the right to update the CII on policies and procedures, as and when need for such notification may arise. IIB shall use reasonable efforts to provide the CII with written notice of updates including announcement on CII Portal. The CII shall agree to comply with all IIB updated policies and procedures from IIB announcement on CII Portal.


    No title or the ownership of the marks provided to CII pursuant to this agreement is transferred to CII. IIB owns and retains all title and ownership of all intellectual property rights in the products, documentations and related materials. IIB does not transfer any portion of such title and ownership, or any of the associated goodwill to CII, and this Agreement should not be construed to grant CII any right or license, whether by application, estoppels, or otherwise, except as expressly provided, CII agrees to be bound by and observe the proprietary nature of the products acquired by reason of CII status under this Agreement. 

    All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by IIB. 


    This Agreement represents the complete agreement between the parties, superseding any other prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements. Any changes, corrections or additions to this Agreement shall be in writing in the form of a supplemental agreement signed by all necessary parties and setting forth therein the proposed change, correction or addition.


    a.The CII shall, in his/her best endeavor, use the CII marks and designation in a manner that does not derogate from IIB’s rights in the marks and designation, and shall take no action that may interfere with or diminish IIB’s rights in the marks or designation.

    b.The CII shall not use IIB training materials or any materials thereof, in the delivery of non-IIB Courses or for any purposes other than for the fulfilment of the obligations necessitated upon his/her in this Agreement.

    c.CII shall not teach any version of IIB course that CII did not attend the relevant conference call session and pass the relevant certification exam for that specific version.

     d.CII may not negotiate and enter into any Agreement with IIB Authorized IIB Council Partners (other than the Sponsoring AIP) to prepare and teach any IIB course, without the prior written consent of IIB.

    e.CII agrees not to file any new trademark, collective mark, service mark, certification mark, and/or trade name application (s), in any class and in any country, for any trademark, collective mark, service mark, certification mark, and/or trade name that, in IIB’s opinion is the same as, similar to, or that contains, in whole or in part, any or all of IIB’s trademark, collective mark, service mark, certification mark, and/or trade name, including without limitation, the Marks Training under this Agreement.

    f.CII agrees not to register or use his/her own or any internet domain name which contains IIB’s name or marks or other trademarks in whole or in part or any other name which is confusingly similar thereto.

    g.CII agrees to exert best efforts to prevent the unauthorized manufacture, copying, distribution or use of the IIB courses and student kits, and any component thereof.

    h.CII agrees to take all available steps to protect IIB and its products, certification exams, and courseware against piracy or other infringement of any copyright or trademark, and the misappropriation or unauthorized disclosure of any IIB trade secret or confidential information and to protect IIB’s right, title, and interest in and to the IIB products, technologies and courseware.

    i.CII agrees not to make public statements about IIB without the prior written consent of IIB.

    j.CII agrees to promptly notify IIB at [email protected] (or such other contact information specified by IIB from time to time) with specific details of any illegal use or copying of any courseware or other infringement of any mark of IIB, of any misappropriation or unauthorized disclosure if any trade secrets or confidential information of IIB.

    k.CII agrees to immediately cease all use of IIB designation and marks upon the expiration or other termination of this Agreement.

    l.This section will survive the expiration or other termination of this Agreement.

    m. Reverse Engineering: CII agrees to not to analyse, decompile, reverse engineer or assist any third party to analyse, decompile or reverse engineer any information/material that belongs to IIB for any purpose whatsoever. Except for the purpose of providing the approved delivery of the authorized IIB Program, the CII is prohibited from utilizing IIB Lab Setup Guide to build products that are distributed or sold by the AIP to any third parties Training Program utilizing IIB’s Official Courseware.


    The initial term of this Agreement is one (1) year, commencing on the Effective Date.  Thereafter, this Agreement will automatically renew for successive one (1) year terms, unless one party gives notice to the other party that it does not desire that the term be renewed or the Agreement is terminated in accordance to Clause 7.


    Termination by IIB: Without prejudice to any rights IIB may have under this Agreement or in law, equity or otherwise, IIB may terminate this Agreement immediately, including termination of CII certification, if CII materially fail to comply with any of the terms of this Agreement (“Default”). Defaults shall include the following events:

  • CII fails to perform any of his/her obligations under this Agreemen
  • CII offers trainings without complying with the testing requirements of the Agreement, or if CII discontinue offering the Training services.
  • If any government agency or court finds that Training services as provided by CII are defective or improper in any way, manner or form.
  • If any actual or potential adverse publicity or other information said about CII, his/her provision of Training services, or CII use of the Marks causes IIB, in its sole judgment, to believe that IIB ‘s reputation will be adversely affected.
  • If CII fails to comply with the continuing certification requirement or IIB’s updated policies procedures stated on IIB website or CII Portal.
  • If CII engages in misappropriation or unauthorized disclosure of any trade secret or confidential information of IIB or pirate any IIB product or course, or otherwise infringe any other intellectual property right of IIB, or engage in any other activities prohibited by law.
  • If CII misrepresents his/her certification status or relationship with IIB.
  • If CII offers Training Services below the standard of quality and integrity determined by IIB.
  • If CII offers Training Services of competitor’s courses at any AIP, or IIB courses at an AIP unauthorized by IIB.
  • If the CII’s sponsoring AIP Partnership with IIB expires, suspended or terminated.
  • In the event that a Default occurs, IIB will use reasonable efforts to provide CII with written notice of termination of the Agreement.

    Termination by Either Party: Each party may terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without cause, on thirty (30) calendar days’ prior notice to the other party.

     Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, CII must immediately cease all display, advertising, and other use of the Marks and will return all badges and trademark collateral to IIB. Upon termination, all right granted under the Agreement will immediately and automatically revert to IIB.


    IIB may, from time to time provide information to CII which it considers to be confidential shall, if tangible, be marked as such or if communicated orally, designated at the time and promptly confirmed in writing as such. Information that is so marked or designated and confirmed, and the Instructor Training Materials regardless of form or designation, shall be “Confidential Information” under this Agreement.

    Confidential Information shall be held in trust and used only as necessary for the performance of this Agreement. Confidential Information shall be treated with the same degree of care to avoid the disclosure to third parties as is used with respect to CII’s own Confidential Information, not less than a reasonable degree of care.

    Confidential Information shall be disclosed only to those students or agents of a party who have a need to know such information and are under binding obligation of confidentiality with respect to any such information received. Confidential information shall not be disclosed by CII any other third party without the prior written consent of IIB. CII agrees to defend, indemnify and save IIB harmless from and against any and all damages, including reasonable attorney fees, sustained as a result of the unauthorized use or disclosure of IIB’s Confidential Information.


    The CII hereby agrees to indemnify and hold IIB, its corporate affiliates, and their respective officers, directors and shareholders harmless from and against any and all losses, liabilities obligations, demand, costs, expenses arising from or related to any claim be brought by anyone not a party to this Agreement, to the extent that said claim arises from the negligent acts or omissions of the CII

    In no event will IIB be liable to the CII for any special, indirect, consequential, punitive, exemplary or any similar type of damages arising out of or in any way related to this Agreement.


    Notwithstanding clause 9, the aggregate liability of IIB under this Agreement is limited to an amount equal to $250,000.


    a) The CII represents and warrants that:-

  •  All services rendered in accordance to the performance necessity of this contract shall be rendered using sound, professional practices in a competent and professional manner
  • No services rendered and/or fulfilment of obligations of this Agreement by the CII will, with his/her knowledge, violate the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other right of IIB;
  • The CII has disclosed to IIB any and all other information, obligations, arrangements, agreements or interests of IIB that may constitute or give rise to an actual or apparent conflict of interest on his/her part given the nature and terms of this Agreement;
  • The CII is not under any obligation of a contractual or other nature to any person, firm, corporation or other entity that is inconsistent or in conflict with this Agreement, or that would prevent, limit or impair the execution of this Agreement or his/her performance or of his/her obligations hereunder.
  • The CII has the right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to fully perform his/her obligations hereunder.

    Both parties agree that irreconcilable disputes will go to mediation, and, if that fails, by binding arbitration, costs shared equally.


    The laws of the State of New Mexico shall govern this Agreement.  If any legal action, arbitration, or other proceeding is brought under this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses and other costs incurred in such action, arbitration or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it may be entitled.

    CII shall not assign any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of IIB.  Any prohibited assignment or delegation shall be null and void. 


    All notices and other communications required or permitted hereunder shall be deemed duly given only when in writing, signed by or on behalf of the person giving the same, and either (i) personally delivered (with receipts acknowledged), (ii) sent by registered or certified mail, return receipts requested, postage prepaid, or (iii) sent by overnight next business day courier, to the following addresses:

    International Council of E-Commerce Consultants
    101C Sun Avenue NE

    Albuquerque, NM 87109

    or such other address as any party hereto shall have specified by notice in writing to the other party hereto.  All such notices and communications shall be effective (i) when received or receipts refused if delivered by personal delivery or overnight courier, or (ii) upon three days following deposit in the mail if given by certified or registered mail, when delivered to the address specified above.


    Any waiver of the provisions of this Agreement or of a party's rights or remedies under this Agreement must be in writing signed by the waiving party to be effective.  Failure, neglect or delay by a party to enforce the provisions of this Agreement or its rights or remedies at any time will not be construed and will not be deemed to be a waiver of such party's rights under this Agreement and will not in any way affect the validity of the whole or any part of this Agreement or prejudice such party's right to take subsequent action.


    If any term, condition or provision in this Agreement is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the parties shall endeavor in good faith to agree to such amendments that will preserve, as far as possible, the intentions expressed in this Agreement.  If the parties fail to agree on such an amendment, such invalid term, condition or provision will be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions, which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.


    This Agreement  contains the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes all previous communications, representations, understandings and agreements, whether oral or written, between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.


    Nothing herein expressed or implied is intended or should be construed to confer upon or give to any Person other than the parties hereto and their successors and assigns any rights or remedies under or by reason of this Agreement.


    Neither CII nor IIB shall be responsible for any delay in performance or failure to perform if caused by fire, flood, explosion, war, strike, embargo, government requirement, civil or military authority, act of God, or other similar causes beyond the parties' control and occurring without the fault or negligence of the delayed or non-performing party.

    Both parties agree that they will not make any disparaging remarks, whether orally or in writing, about IIB or the CII, their subsidiaries and/or related entities, their products, services, officers, board of directors, managers, supervisors, and employees, to any persons whatsoever during the term of this agreement.  The obligation under this paragraph includes, but is not limited to, refraining from making any disparaging, degrading or demeaning remarks or casting any aspersions on IIB or the CII which might have a harmful effect on their reputations.


    In return for the assignment to teach the course previously specified in this contract, CII acknowledges that the relationship with the IIB is governed by this agreement and that he/she will comply with the terms of this agreement.


    CII agrees to utilize all IIB prescribed materials and texts and to verify current versions of materials and texts and courses prior to the first schedule of the course.


    The CII acknowledges and agrees that IIB is the owner of the course materials and retains all rights, title and interest in the Publication, including, but not limited to, all trademarks and copyrights. This clause is a material provision of this Agreement and any breach of this Clause shall attract legal recourse against the CII.


    The relationship of CII and IIB established by this Agreement is that of independent contractors.  This Agreement does not give either party the power to direct or control the day to day activities of the other, constitute the parties as partners, joint ventures, co-owners, principal-agent, franchiser-franchisee, or otherwise participants in a joint or common undertaking, or allow either party to create or assume any obligation on behalf of the other party for any purpose whatsoever.


    If a dispute between the parties arises out of or in connection with this Agreement, either party may send to the other party a written notice of dispute adequately identifying and providing details of the dispute.

    Within ten (10) business days after service of a notice of dispute, the parties must confer at least once to attempt to resolve the dispute and, failing resolution of the dispute, to explore and if possible agree on methods of resolving the dispute by other means. At any such conference each party must be represented by a person having authority to resolve the dispute.

    If the dispute cannot be resolved within twenty (20) business days after service of the notice of dispute, either party may send the other party written notice referring the dispute for mediation, in which event the parties will agree procedures to be adopted, the process of selection of the mediator and the costs involved.

    If mediation fails, either party may then commence legal proceedings against the other.

    Nothing in this clause prevents a party from seeking and obtaining urgent relief at any time before an appropriate court.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have caused this Agreement to be executed as of the date first written above:

    Applicant Signature

    If you experience any issue submitting your application online please send a PDF version of this application in one of the two following ways:

    1. Email to [email protected]
    2. Fax to +603-7956 6585 Attention of CII Manager

    When filling out the application, please print clearly or type. Processing can take approximately two to four weeks. You may check the status of your application by sending an email to: [email protected]

    I agree to proceed