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Introduction to Management
The Burnham System
AIM 40
Basic Study Material

The Burnham System is written and frequently revised by

Ray Burnham, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AIC, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, ALCM, AAI, AAI-M, APA, ARP, AIAF, AMIM, AAM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, REBC, RHU, ASF, LIA, CASL, and ChFC;

Jean O’Reilly, PhD, CPCU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, AIC, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M. ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, and AIAF; and

Lisa Tobey, JD, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AIAF, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, ACS, RWCS, RHU, REBC, CASL, AIC, EA, and ChFC.

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AIM 40
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Introduction to Management Study Guide

The Burnham System is the gold standard for AIM 40 study guide materials. Using our guide you will learn everything needed to pass the AIM 40 Exam in the shortest time possible. Simply, you will learn more faster.


Included for FREE with your purchase of this Bound Study Guide:

  • AIM 40 Audio Study Guide Narrations, in MP3 file format, expertly narrated by Lisa Tobey
  • AIM 40 Digital Study Guide Book, in PDF file format
  • Ethics IIA 311 Audio Study Guide Narrations, in MP3 file format, expertly narrated by Lisa Tobey
  • Ethics IIA 311 Digital Study Guide Book, in PDF file format
  • Ethics IIA 311, in Bound Book format
  • Ray's answers to each assignment's review questions
  • Ray's definitions for each assignment's key words and other new terms
  • A sample diagnostic exam with answers and explanations


PDF Notice: PDF files are not printable. They are digitally annotatable.


Current Text Edition: 11th

Current Course Guide Edition: 11th


Ray's estimate of course difficulty (1, easiest and 10, hardest): 7


Number of study guide pages: 48

Covered within this study guide:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Personality Traits, Ethics, and Social Responsibilities of Managers
  • Workplace Diversity
  • The Global Environment
  • Decision Making
  • Planning and Strategy
  • Value Chain Management
  • Organizational Structure, Culture, Control, and Change
  • Motivation and Leadership
  • Groups and Teams
  • Communications
  • Organizational Conflict
  • Information Technology

As a good study guideline, figure anything in those 48 pages might be on your exam and that there will be nothing on your exam that is not covered in those 48 pages.


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The Burnham System is written and frequently revised by

Ray Burnham, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AIC, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, ALCM, AAI, AAI-M, APA, ARP, AIAF, AMIM, AAM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, REBC, RHU, ASF, LIA, CASL, and ChFC;

Jean O’Reilly, PhD, CPCU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, AIC, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M. ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, and AIAF; and

Lisa Tobey, JD, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AIAF, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, ACS, RWCS, RHU, REBC, CASL, AIC, EA, and ChFC.

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