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Build Claims Skills You Can Use!

The all-new online Associate in Claims (AIC™) will help you gain on-the-job skills right away and prepare you for your next opportunity. You can sample the designation, or any of its courses for free before you get started. 

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Effectively manage risk, create value, and elevate your career to the next level by enrolling in our most popular courses and programs. These opportunities will give you the tools you need to stay up to date with current risk management and insurance trends, and remain at the forefront of your field.

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Executing ERM in Your Organization

Become an integral part of your organization's enterprise risk management strategy after learning from risk managers and chief risk officers representing TruMark Financial, The Clorox Company, Direct Rail Services, and Olympus Corporation of the Americas.

Price: $149

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Blockchain in Insurance

Explore the basics of blockchain, the existing and theoretical use cases, and the ways you can apply concepts to real-world situations. Arm yourself with a better understanding of how this technology will affect your day-to-day business operations.

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Affiliates of The Institutes address all aspects of risk and insurance. From educating and connecting industry professionals and regulators to providing industry news and thought leadership to serving as the catalyst behind innovation and technologyThe Institutes and affiliated organizations pave the way forward.

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The Institutes CPCU Society Launches Facilitated Study Groups for CPCU Students

Professionals working towards earning their CPCU designation can now have the added support of Facilitated Study Groups offered by the CPCU Society. The groups provide the guidance and support students need to pass exams, learn how to apply key concepts in real-life scenarios, and discuss key questions with a group of peers. 

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The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative® First Notice of Loss Product, Rapid X, Now Available in Guidewire Marketplace

Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE) and The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative® announced that RiskStream’s new Ready for Guidewire validated accelerator for ClaimCenter is now available in the Guidewire Marketplace. With this new integration, Guidewire users can use RiskStream’s Rapid X blockchain application to exchange loss information with other insurers more quickly and accurately.