program is recommended for experienced insurance personnel who have a good knowledge of insurance practices and some formal study of the insurance principles underlying those practices. This group includes people who have completed IIA associate designation programs, risk managers, safety professionals, accountants, attorneys, professors of finance and insurance, and recent graduates of schools of business, as well as other professionals whose jobs require an understanding of insurance contracts and functions.
The eight-part CPCU
program will continue its education, ethics and experience requirements. Students gain a broad understanding of property-casualty insurance in addition to the choice of either a commercial or personal risk management and insurance concentration. To complete the education requirements, students must pass eight national examinations.
The curriculum consists of four foundation courses; three from either the commercial or personal concentration, and one elective, to earn the CPCU
designation. See www.theinstitutes.org
for elective courses.
Choose the personal or commercial concentration
and take all three courses:
Study materials for CPCU
courses should be ordered from The Institutes by calling (800) 644-2101. For more information about changes to the CPCU
program visit www.theinstitutes.org