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CPCU 530: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Insurance

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CPCU 530 Study Group Starts April 11th!

Data shows that students who take their exam within 6-8 weeks score higher! Join an 8-week instructor-led study group with the CPCU Society and take your exam in June. Limited spots available!



Learn how to minimize your organization’s legal risks and successfully navigate the ever-changing insurance landscape while familiarizing yourself with United States property-casualty law. Gain a comprehensive overview to contract law, tort law, employment law, and the application of agency law, with an additional focus on business entity classifications.


Skills You’ll Gain

checkmark Confidently answer internal and external stakeholder questions with a legal understanding of insurance policies

checkmark Solve business problems by fine-tuning your perspective on commercial and property law

checkmark Apply liability concepts to relevant tort laws to solve problems related to the associated coverages

Ready-Made Resume Skills

  • Contract Law
  • Insurance Policies
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Property Law
  • Agency Law
  • Labor and Employment Law


Assignment 1:
Introduction to U.S. Law
35 Minutes
Assignment 2:
Understanding Contract Law, Part 1
40 Minutes
Assignment 3:
Understanding Contract Law, Part 2
40 Minutes
Assignment 4:
Applying Contract Law
40 Minutes
Assignment 5:
Examining Commercial Law
40 Minutes
Assignment 6:
Examining Property Law
45 Minutes
Assignment 7:
Evaluating Tort Law, Part 1
40 Minutes
Assignment 8:
Evaluating Tort Law, Part 2
40 Minutes
Assignment 9:
Understanding Agency Law
40 Minutes
Assignment 10:
Applying Agency Law
45 Minutes
Assignment 11:
Understanding Employment Law
35 Minutes
Assignment 12:
Differentiating Business Entities
40 Minutes
Study Plan

Exam Prep Tools

CPCU 530 comes with proven, comprehensive study materials to help you pass The Institutes Designations' exam with confidence:

  1. Printable Study Outline: Perfect for taking notes, the printable study outline has key points for each assignment and review questions (and answers!) to help you test your knowledge as you move through the course.
  2. Practice Quizzes: Quickly see where your knowledge gaps are with online practice quizzes for each assignment and for the full course. And bonus—take them as many times as you want.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Flashcards: Test yourself on key terms with flashcards that help you fit studying into your busy schedule.

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  1. Does this course give me credit toward The Institutes Designations?
    • Yes! CPCU 530 gives you credit toward the CPCU, Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonding (AFSB), and the Associate in Claims (AIC) designations.
  2. How long does the course take?
    • CPCU 530 typically takes students 6-8 weeks to complete.
  3. How is The Institutes Designations' exam structured?
    • Virtual exams are timed. You will have 65 minutes to complete 50 questions.
  4. What’s included in my course materials?
    • Your course materials include a printable study outline, assignment quizzes, practice exams, 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 The Institutes Designations' 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