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Ethical Guidelines for CPCUs

Learn to recognize ethical dilemmas and identify informed solutions to them.

Bottom-Line Benefits

Maintain credibility with your clients and preserve the trust on which insurance transactions are based through your study of ethical, insurance-based case studies. 

Ethical behavior is crucial to preserving not only the trust on which insurance transactions are based, but also the public’s trust in our industry as a whole. Offered by The Institutes at no charge, Ethical Guidelines for CPCUs was designed specifically for risk and insurance practitioners, and it uses case studies to outline an ethical framework. Additionally, this online offering outlines the CPCU Code of Professional Conduct, details the nine CPCU canons, and shows how to apply the CPCU canons to common ethical dilemmas a professional may face.

Professional development with The Institutes opens up doors and expands the horizon of opportunities available to you. Institutes designation programs and courses teach you how to think more broadly and, in the process, help you gain recognition from your peers and management.

Randall Clinger CPCU, ARe Vice President, Head of Marketing Communications at Swiss Re America Holding Corporation

Course Details

Ethical Guidelines for CPCUs

Through case studies, learn how to tackle common ethical dilemmas and preserve the public’s trust in risk management and insurance.

Course Level
Average Completion Time
3-4 Hours
  • Supporting Professionalism
  • The importance of ethics
  • Ethical responsibility to groups
  • Ethical Dilemmas
  • Ethical theories, decision-making tools, and barriers
  • The nine CPCU Canons
  • Disciplinary rules and procedures
  • The CPCU Code of Professional Conduct ethical dilemma

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