Sample the Associate in Reinsurance
Sample the online ARe with this 30-45 minute free micro-course to make sure it's the right fit for you.
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Free Micro Course
Online ARe Micro-Course
- Placing Reinsurance
- Reinsurance in Action
- How Insurers Use Catastrophe Excess of Loss Reinsurance
- How Reinsurers Evaluate an Insurer’s Personal Lines Book of Business
- How Reinsurers Evaluate an Insurer’s Commercial Property Portfolio
- Why Reinsurance Contract Language Matters
- Average Completion Time
- 30-45 Minutes
Add Skills to Your Resume
Gain skills you can put into practice and add to your resume so you'll get noticed.
What You'll Gain with an ARe
- Better meet insurer needs so you can increase collaboration with your clients
- Apply the right reinsurance criteria to an insurer's book of business
- Effectively place reinsurance and measure its financial impact
- Build your knowledge of reinsurance products and transactions to better serve customers
- Effectively negotiate and manage reinsurance agreements and contracts
- Accurately determine claim payment so you can reach fair settlements
Score Higher with Exam Prep Tools
All ARe courses include proven, comprehensive exam prep materials to help you take your exam with confidence.
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Printable Study Outline
Perfect for students who prefer paper and highlighters, the Study Outline provides a summary of the course content and review questions to help you test your knowledge of each assignment as you move through the course.
Quickly see where your knowledge gaps are with online practice quizzes for each assignment and for the full course. And bonus – you can take them as many times as you want.
Designed to give you the full experience of your final exam, the simulated exam is a timed exam that you can only take 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.
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.
Test yourself on key terms with flashcards to help you fit studying into your busy schedule.
Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) at a Glance
Gain skills you can use right away with the ARe designation. This program includes:
- 4 courses, plus ethics
- 12-15 month completion time
- 100% online courses
- Virtual exams for all courses
- Mailed diploma upon completion
Ready-Made Resume Skills:
- Insurance Accounting
- Risk Analysis
- Risk Management
- Loss Mitigation
- Catastrophe Insurance
- Claim Resolution
- Contract Negotiation
- Contract Management
Create effective reinsurance programs that protect insurers from risk and increase their security by completing 4 core courses, plus ethics:
- ARe 320: Serving the Reinsurance Customer
- ARe 321: Exploring Reinsurance Products and Transactions
- ARe 322: Developing and Executing Treaty Reinsurance Contracts
- CPCU 520: Connecting the Business of Insurance Operations
Ethical Decision Making in Risk and Insurance is a free course that's required for all designations, including ARe. If you're interested in CPCU, complete Ethical Guidelines for CPCUs.
- How reinsurers best meet insurer needs so you can increase collaboration with your clients
- Proven techniques to apply the right reinsurance criteria to an insurer's book of business
- How to effectively place reinsurance and measure its financial impact
- Details on reinsurance products and transactions so you can better serve customers
- Best practices to use to effectively negotiate reinsurance agreements and contracts
- How to accurately determine claim payment so you can reach fair settlements
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Still Wondering if ARe is Right for You?
Here are some final facts to help you decide if this is the right designation for your role as well as your future career goals.
Does earning this designation give me credit toward others?
Completing this program may earn you credit toward:
Are there public classes available for this designation?
For select designations and courses, instructor-led classes are available both in-person and online. Find out if this designation has classes available near you.
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