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CPCU 551: Addressing Commercial Property Risk

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Overview

Learn about commercial property risk so you can confidently handle challenging commercial exposures. Gain skills to manage commercial property risks, examine and apply building and personal property coverage, determine extensions, manage disaster and unique losses, mitigate crime losses, and more.

6-8 WEEKS
Strategic
Skills You’ll Gain

checkmark Identify building and personal property coverage gaps and recommend the right solutions to fill those gaps

checkmark Help customers understand the benefits of business income coverage so they can minimize disruptions after a loss or disaster

checkmark Confidently explain commercial property coverage benefits so customers feel taken care of by the coverage you recommended

Ready-Made Resume Skills:

  • Commercial Insurance
  • Small Business Insurance
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Claims Resolution

Assignments

Assignment 1:
Managing Commercial Property Risks
70 Minutes
Assignment 2:
Examining Building and Personal Property Coverage
60 Minutes
Assignment 3:
Applying Building and Personal Property Conditions
60 Minutes
Assignment 4:
Determining Appropriate Coverage Extensions
50 Minutes
Assignment 5:
Managing Disaster and Unique Losses
50 Minutes
Assignment 6:
Examining Business Income Coverage
50 Minutes
Assignment 7:
Selecting Appropriate Business Income Coverage
45 Minutes
Assignment 8:
Covering Property in Transit
50 Minutes
Assignment 9:
Mitigating Crime Losses
60 Minutes
Assignment 10:
Meeting Other Commercial Coverage Needs
70 Minutes
Study Plan

Exam Prep Tools

CPCU 551 comes with proven, comprehensive study materials to help you pass your exam with confidence:

  1. Practice Quizzes: Quickly see where your knowledge gaps are with online practice quizzes for each assignment and for the full course. You can take them as many times as you want! 
  2. Simulated Exam: Designed to give you the full experience of your final exam, the simulated exam is a timed exam that you can take only once. It mimics the exam structure and level of questions you’ll find on the actual exam. Students who take their Institutes simulated exam pass their exams at higher rates than students who don’t.
  3. Discussion Boards: Better understand how concepts you’re learning apply to real-life, professional experiences by connecting, gaining tips, and sharing best practices with other individuals in your field.
  4. Flashcards: Test yourself on key terms with flashcards that help you fit studying into your busy schedule.

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FAQ

FAQs

  1. Does this course give me credit toward a designation?
    • Yes! CPCU 551 gives you credit toward the CPCU and Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) designations.
  2. How long does the course take?
    • CPCU 551 typically takes students 6-8 weeks to complete.
  3. How is the exam structured?
    • Virtual exams are timed. You will have 65 minutes to complete 50 questions.
  4. What’s included in my course materials?
    • In addition to the online course, you have access to assignment quizzes, practice exams, discussion boards, and a simulated credentialing exam. Depending on the package you choose, you may receive a printed course book as well.
  5. How do testing windows work?
    • We offer exams in 4 testing windows throughout the year. You can complete your exam at any time in the testing window that you registered for. Access your exam from your account when the window opens and complete any time until 11:59 p.m. ET on the final day of the window.
      • Quarter 1: January 15 – March 15
      • Quarter 2: April 15 – June 15
      • Quarter 3: July 15 – September 15
      • Quarter 4: October 15 – December 15