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Explore Your Options

Ready to enroll? Follow the steps below and begin to build risk and insurance knowledge, take control of your career path, and accelerate your success.

  1. Find your learning path and develop the skills you need to be the trusted consultative partner clients demand.
  2. Select a program that meets your goals and advances your career.
  3. Register and enroll to become a knowledgeable risk management and insurance leader.

Getting Started


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Live Learning Cohorts

Join an interactive, instructor-led learning cohort with a curriculum designed for today’s agents and brokers through facilitated discussions. Register for an upcoming cohort to jumpstart your Professional Risk Consultant™ (PRC) or Associate in Risk Management (ARM) journey.

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Self-Paced Learning Programs

Not sure where to start? Explore the learning programs below for a range of topics from employee benefits foundations to identifying commercial clients' risks and more.

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Employee Benefits Certificates

Better understand employee benefits so you can serve your clients with these courses in health care, retirement, and general benefits. We partner with the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans (IFEBP) to offer this valuable content.

Health Plans and Products, Foundations I
Build your foundational knowledge and skills with this comprehensive program covering health care and prescription plans, the ACA and HIPPA, and delivery models. 

Health Plans and Products, Foundations II
Explore programs clients can implement to promote employee wellness and savings tools including HSA, HRA, and FSA accounts. 

Health Plan Laws & Regulations
Expand your knowledge of the complex laws and regulations that surround health plans and their impact on your clients.

Accelerated Health Benefit Topics
Develop an enhanced mastery of the complexities of Social Security and FMLA and methods to minimize productivity losses as a result of employee leave.

Life and Retirement Essentials
Sharpen your knowledge of life- and retirement-focused products to offer a full range of employee benefits services to your clients.

Certified Employee Benefit Specialist® (CEBS®)
The CEBS designation delivers benefits expertise supported by research-based best practices with a curriculum developed by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and administered by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Whether you are looking to break into the industry, currently work in employee benefits or are an experienced benefits professional, CEBS provides the knowledge you need to succeed in a career in benefits.

Micro-Cert Courses

The Institutes offer curated collection of concentrated, topic-focused Micro-Cert courses to help sharpen your skills and advance your knowledge as you explore key facets of the risk insurance industry and develop your career path and focus. 

★ CE-eligible

Closing Commercial Coverage Gaps    
Dive into how to best serve your clients and close commercial coverage gaps to reduce risks. Familiarity with standard commercial lines products is helpful in the completion of this course, but not required.

★ CE-eligible

Helping Clients Prepare for the Worst  
Explore disaster coverages and develop skills to categorize property, sources of risk, and how to value physical property.

★ CE-eligible

Identifying Commercial Clients' Risks 
Understand of risk classifications and categories to collaborate with your clients as you manage their risk and build resilient organizations.

Non-CE eligible

Leading and Coaching Skills
Learn the essentials of recruiting, developing, and leading your team as you explore emotional intelligence, motivational methods, and the keys to managing virtual teams. 

★ CE-eligible

Managing Clients' Cyber Risks
Explore the variety of cyber risks clients are exposed to whether they are sole proprietorships or large corporations.

★ CE-eligible

Understanding Supplemental Personal Lines
Understand what personal lines cover and where your clients may be exposed to risk. Familiarity with standard personal lines products is helpful in the completion of this course, but not required.

★ CE-eligible

Closing Business Income Coverage Gaps
Explore BI coverage and differentiate between provisions in business income and extra expense insuring agreements. Understand additional coverages and their limits.

★ CE-eligible

Examining Workers Compensation Coverage
Understand workers comp qualifying criteria and benefits. Review elements of workers comp insurance, liability coverage, and endorsements to minimize exposure.

★ CE-eligible

Excelling at Account Management
Develop strategies to grow your selling skills. Implement strategies to increase sales and leverage opportunities during the policy renewal process to existing customers.

★ CE-eligible

Exploring Today's Risk Management and Insurance Landscape
Assess cyber risk and data liability exposures. Explore how big data and technology influence RMI strategy. Understand why parametric insurance has emerged and how it works.

★ CE-eligible

Understanding P&C Ratemaking and Pricing
Explore the purpose of personal rate regulation and rate-making principles. Explain how underwriters use rating plans to tailor insurance pricing on commercial accounts. 

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CEU

Explore and access CEU’s library of 150+ courses 24/7 with practical, relevant content approved in all 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. CEU offers courses on a wide range of subjects, plus those that meet specific state requirements — including ethics credits. Meet all your P&C, L&H, producer, or adjuster CE requirements with NO state reporting fees and NO hidden fees. CEU Unlimited subscribers also enjoy a 50% discount on every live CEU Webinar.

On-Demand CE Courses

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