The Institutes Release New Course: Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

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Course Offers Primer for Those New to Risk Management and Insurance

The Institutes, the leading insurance education provider for the risk management and property-casualty industry, have released a new course, Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance. Created for those who recently joined the industry, it is designed to streamline the learning process, allowing new hires to quickly grasp essential risk management and insurance topics.

“Insurance organizations need to bring new hires up to speed quickly, but there’s often a steep learning curve in our industry,” said Elizabeth A. Sprinkel, CPCU, senior vice president of solutions at The Institutes “This new course provides all the foundational knowledge a new hire needs and can be easily incorporated into existing training programs, saving employers valuable time and money.”

Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance focuses on four core concepts: property-casualty insurance, claims, underwriting and risk management. Students taking the course will gain practical, actionable information that they can use to have an immediate impact on their organizations.

“This course gives those new to insurance a professional advantage by providing foundational knowledge in areas like claims and underwriting,” Sprinkel continues. “Those taking it will be more confident and successful in their early positions, and they’ll have a better idea of where they want to specialize as they grow their careers.”

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About The Institutes | Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group

As the industry’s trusted and respected knowledge leader, The Institutes are committed to meeting the evolving professional development needs of the risk management and insurance industry. We prepare people to fulfill their professional and ethical responsibilities by offering innovative educational research and networking and career resources. Our offerings include the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) designation program, associate designation programs, introductory and foundation programs, online courses, continuing education courses, leadership education, custom solutions and assessment tools.

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