• 90 percent of ARe completers say completing the program helped them prepare for their current job responsibilities.
• 90 percent of ARe designees believe completing the program prepared them for their long-term goals.
• 90 percent of ARe program completers attribute earning the designation with adding value to their role within their organization.
“From my perspective as a hiring manager, these designations are a window into an individual´s work ethic and clearly demonstrate an ability and drive that are needed to excel in today´s demanding environment. When comparing two candidates who may be equal in all other qualities, I will gravitate toward hiring the one who has shown a commitment toward continuing education.”
The Institutes´ Associate in Reinsurance program teaches you how to build a better book of business through an enhanced
understanding of reinsurance terms and pricing, reinsurance treaties, and facultative certificates. Plus, the ARe program provides you with
electives to choose from, so you can tailor your course of study. After completing the program, you´ll be able to design a reinsurance
program based on your expanded knowledge of advanced coverages and financial risk management.
Meeting the ARe program requirements earns the Associate in Reinsurance designation.
Ethics requirement. The Institutes believe ethical decision making skills are essential to the practice of insurance. All
designation program participants must complete either Ethical Guidelines for Insurance Professionals (for all programs except CPCU) or the CPCU
programís Ethics and the CPCU Code of Professional Conduct. Both online modules are free.
Learn more and register now.
The following courses (plus one elective) are required to earn the ARe designation:
ARe 143—Primary Insurance Coverages: Overview of personal insurance; Personal auto insurance part I and II; Homeowners
property insurance; Homeowners liability insurance and personal umbrella insurance; Commercial property insurance part I and II; Business income
insurance; Commercial general liability insurance part I and II; Commercial auto insurance; Workers compensation and employers liability insurance;
and Businessowners insurance and specialty coverages
ARe 144—Reinsurance Principles and Practices: Introduction to Reinsurance, Types of Reinsurance and Reinsurance Program Design, The Reinsurance Placement Process, Common Reinsurance Treaty Clauses, Quota Share Treaties, Surplus Share Treaties, Property Per Risk Excess of Loss Treaties, Casualty Excess of Loss Treaties, Catastrophe Reinsurance, Aggregate Excess of Loss Treaties, Reinsurance Audits, Reinsurance Regulation, Reinsurance Aspects of the NAIC Annual Statement, and Reserves. Now available: ARe 144 Online Exam Review.
ARe 145—Readings in Reinsurance Issues and Developments: Students examine reinsurance topics from contemporary journals and periodicals. Students will read articles online and answer objective questions on each article. The course must be completed in 12 months. There are no textbooks or course guides for ARe 145. Students access the articles online through the Institutes’ Web site and pay a course administration fee. Contact Customer Service for details.
Enhance your ability to build a better book of business through an expanded knowledge of commercial coverage forms and endorsements as well as of auto insurance and homeowners contracts and endorsements
Be able to design a reinsurance program by gaining advance coverage knowledge and financial risk management skills
The Institutes' courses and programs are dynamic. To provide industry professionals with the knowledge needed to drive powerful
business results, The Institutes continuously review and revise technical content and delivery methods based on current industry needs and
practices. Therefore course topics, program requirements, and pricing are subject to change at any time. Our Web site contains the latest course
and program information. Customer Service can be reached at customerservice@TheInstitutes.org or