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Insurance Essentials

Set yourself up for success with a strong baseline of knowledge in insurance.

Bottom-Line Benefits

Gain a basic understanding of risk management and insurance techniques. Learn key terms and definitions, understand the different types of insurance, and explore how insurance affects society and the economy with this four-hour video-based course.

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

Hit the Ground Running

  • Set a solid foundation by gaining a basic understanding of insurance and risk management techniques.
  • Talk the talk by learning key insurance and risk management terms and definitions.
  • Speak intelligently about the different types of insurance and how insurance affects and benefits society and the economy



Course Details

Insurance Essentials

Gain a basic understanding of foundational risk management and insurance concepts and operations.

Course Level
Average Completion Time
3-4 Hours
  • Introduction to Insurance and Risk Management
  • The Role of Insurance
  • Insurer Profitability
  • Insurance Industry Companies and Roles
  • The Typical Insurance Transaction

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