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									MaxiMize Your TiMe WiTh The CPCu PrograM: Many of the 11 CPCu courses are either required by or count as
                                                                                                                           what do more than 68,000 property-casualty insurance professionals
                                                                                                                           know that you don’t? They know The Institutes’ Chartered Property
electives          towards various other institutes’ designations, such as:
                                                                                                                           Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) ® designation program is built on a foundation
       Accredited Adviser in insurAnce (AAi®)                                                                              of broad technical knowledge, high ethical standards, and demonstrated
       AssociAte in surplus lines insurAnce (Asli)                                                                         industry experience.
       AssociAte in insurAnce Accounting And FinAnce (AiAF)
       AssociAte in premium Auditing (ApA)                                                                                  did you Know?                                     Need More CoNviNCiNg?
       AssociAte in regulAtion And compliAnce (Arc)
       AssociAte in reinsurAnce (Are)                                                                                           91% of CPCU designees saw an                  “I received my CPCU designation in 1985. It was well worth the time spent
                                                                                                                                                                              in study. The knowledge gained has certainly helped me progress in my
       AssociAte in Fidelity And surety Bonding (AFsB)                                                                          increase in job opportunities, while
                                                                                                                                                                              career. it gives me an edge on competition when in the job market,
                                                                                                                                almost all say earning the designation
       AssociAte in mArine insurAnce mAnAgement (Amim)                                                                                                                        and even more important, the designation is well known and
                                                                                                                                fast-tracked their career.
                                                                                                                                                                              respected throughout the insurance community. I’ve certainly found
       AssociAte in clAims (Aic)
                                                                                                                                                                              that I have more confidence in discussions with clients regarding their
       AssociAte in commerciAl underwriting (Au)
       AssociAte in personAl insurAnce (Api)
                                                                                                                                75% of CPCU designees received                insurance account and with underwriters and others in the industry.”
                                                                                                                                                                                   Lois Dich, CPCU, AAM, ARM
                                                                                                                                a salary increase, and nearly a quarter
                                                                                                                                of those attributed 10% or more of the             Commercial Lines - Account Manager
                                                                                                                                increase to earning the designation.               Brown & Brown of CT, Inc.

When you complete the online matriculation form, you will be asked to document that you were engaged in acceptable
                                                                                                                                86% of CPCUs saw an increase in               “Earning the CPCU designation was the best thing I could do for my
                                                                                                                                                                              career. I always advise my fellow insurance professionals that education
                                                                                                                                their job security during organizational
insurance activities for any 24 months (minimum of 17½ hours per week) during the five-year period immediately                                                                never ends and that the CPCU designation shows your commitment
                                                                                                                                transitions or consolidations.
preceding the conferment of the CPCU designation. See the online matriculation form for specific requirements. If you                                                         to ethical conduct, honesty, and integrity.”
meet all requirements except the experience requirement, the designation will be conferred when you meet it.                                                                       Brad Taylor, CPCU
                                                                                                                               And here is what recent designees had               Outside Property Adjuster-Commercial, Dallas, Texas
                                                                                                                               to say about the chartered property
ethics                                                                                                                         casualty underwriter program:
In order to satisfy the CPCU ethics requirement, you must:                                                                                                                    “Obtaining the CPCU designation was very challenging and personally
• Pass the 50-question exam in the free online Ethics 312 module OR you must have completed CPCU 510—Foundations               CPCUs earn 29% more than their                 satisfying. Through the courses, I have a much better understanding of
  of Risk Management, Insurance, and Professionalism by March 15, 2011.                                                                  peer group (same functional area     the ‘big picture’ in our company. I believe the knowledge i gained and
• Register as a candidate with The Institutes by paying the matriculation fee, completing the online matriculation form,                                                      applied helped me to be nominated and selected for a major
                                                                                                                                         and time in the industry)
  and agreeing to abide by the CPCU Code of Professional Conduct.                                                                                                             industry award by a top trade publication.”
                                                                                                                                                                                   John Foster, CPCU Vice President
                                                                                                                               91% saw an increase in job opportunities            Claims Farmers Alliance Companies
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                                                    Build a Foundation                                                                                                               Focus on your career / select specialty track
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This course applies to multiple Institutes programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    See www.theinstitutes.org for details.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Personal Lines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     select one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  elective course:
                                                                                                                                                                 CPCu 555                CPCu 556                CPCu 557
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       aai 83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       aiC 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       aiC 32
                  ethics 312              CPCu 500               CPCu 520                 CPCu 530                CPCu 540                                                                                                                                             aiC 34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are 144
                                                                                                                                                                                     Commercial Lines                                                                 arM 56
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       au 67
                                                                                                                                                                 CPCu 551                CPCu 552                CPCu 553                                            CPCu 560
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      erM 57

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Broaden your Knowledge

                                       maintain your edge

Build a Foundation                                                                     Focus on your career                                                                                   Broaden your Knowledge                                                      maintain your edge
     312—ethics and the CPCu                  CPCu 530—Business Law                       chartered property casualty underwriter (cpcu)                                                         CPCU elective options provide individuals the technical                     continuing education (ce)
     Code of Professional Conduct             for insurance Professionals              Prepare for career advancement with a broader strategic                                                   knowledge and skills needed to succeed in their current career           Maintain your adjuster license
  Establish a practical ethical            Improve the agency relationship             view of risk management and insurance.                                                                    path, while also preparing them to achieve their future goals.           with convenient online CE with
  decision-making framework for any        with an understanding of agency                                                                                                                       Program participants must select one elective from a variety of          our CEU.com range of courses.
                                                                                           Build a Broad Foundation                                                                              courses covering several function-areas, including:                      Visit www.ceu.com for a
  property-casualty insurance or risk      law and the related insurance
  management insurance career.             applications.                               CPCU program participants must complete three courses                                                                                                                              current course listing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                aai 83—agency operations and Sales Management
                                                                                       in either the Personal Lines or Commercial Lines track.
     CPCu 500—Foundations                     CPCu 540—Finance and                                                                                                                              aiC 31—Property Claim Practices
     of risk Management and                   accounting for insurance                                                                                                                                                                                                       online learning
                                                                                            personal lines track                CPCu 556—Financial          CPCu 551—Commercial                 aiC 32—Liability Claims Practices
     insurance                                Professionals                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fill gaps in your technical
                                                                                                                                Planning                    Property risk Management            aiC 34—Workers Compensation and Managing Bodily injury                    knowledge with The Institutes’
                                                                                         Gain the knowledge and skills
  Increase effectiveness by relating       Broaden your industry knowledge                                                                                  insurance                           Claims                                                                    growing collection of more than
                                                                                         needed to build and maintain           CPCu 557—Survey of
  risk management and insurance            by learning how insurers manage                                                                                                                                                                                                300 self-study online courses.
                                                                                         a more profitable book of              Commercial insurance        CPCu 552—Commercial                 are 144—reinsurance Principles and Practices
  principles to everyday practice.         their financial assets and capital
                                                                                         business by developing an                                          Liability risk Management           arM 56—risk Financing
                                           designation.                                                                         commercial lines track
     CPCu 520—insurance                                                                  in-depth understanding of                                          and insurance
                                                                                         personal insurance policies and                                                                        au 67—Strategic underwriting Techniques
     operations                                                                                                               Improve ability to handle
                                                                                         coverages.                                                         CPCu 553—Survey of                  CPCu 560—Financial Services institutions
  Enhance value to the organization                                                                                           complex commercial loss       Personal insurance and
  with an understanding of the                                                              CPCu 555—Personal risk            exposures with an in-depth    Financial Planning                  erM 57—enterprise-Wide risk Management: developing
  process insurers use to formulate                                                         Management and Property-          understanding of commercial                                       and implementing
  and implement critical business                                                           Casualty insurance                insurance coverages and
  strategies.                                                                                                                 non-insurance techniques.

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