“The real value of Institute courses is in the terrific base they provide for insurance professionals to build on. The Institutes´ courses teach you how to apply fundamentals to everyday situations, giving you the foundation you need to be able to learn on the job.”

Richard A. Riley, CPCU, ARM, AIM
Vice Chairman and CEO, Retired
WNC First Insurance Services
Member, AICPCU Board of Trustees

Commercial Insurance

By understanding how insurance works as a method of managing risks, you´ll be better able to handle your customers´ specific commercial insurance needs. After completing the Commercial Insurance courses, you´ll have a solid understanding of several common lines of commercial insurance, as well as the components of a Commercial Package Policy (CPP).

Available Commercial Insurance courses are listed below. Click each course name for information and a list of topics covered. For your convenience, you can take one, a few, or all of these courses. The choice is yours!

Commercial Insurance Overview
Topics covered in this course include insurance as a risk management technique, lines of business, and more.

Commercial Property Insurance
Topics covered in this course include commercial property declarations, endorsements, and more.

Business Income Insurance
Topics covered in this course include business income loss exposure, exclusions in the causes of loss forms, and more.

Businessowners Policy
Topics covered in this course include businesses eligible for coverage under a BOP, coverages typically contained in a BOP, and more.

Commercial Auto Insurance
Topics covered in this course include the Garage Coverage Form, Business Auto Coverage Form, and more.

Commercial Crime Insurance
Topics covered in this course include the Commercial Crime Coverage Form, crime exclusions, and more.

Commercial Excess and Umbrella Liability Coverage
Topics covered in this course include the three basic types of excess liability insurance policies, umbrella liability insurance, and more.

Commercial General Liability Insurance
Topics covered in this course include legal liability, how CGL coverage is determined, and more.

Commercial Inland Marine Insurance
Topics covered in this course include how inland marine insurance developed, inland marine loss exposures, and more.

Equipment Breakdown Insurance
Topics covered in this course include policy conditions unique to equipment breakdown policies, three common types of exclusions in equipment breakdown policies, and more.

Farm Program
Topics covered in this course include the insuring agreements of the Insurance Services Office farm program, losses insured under the ISO program, and more.

Miscellaneous Professional Coverages
Topics covered in this course include directors and officers liability insurance, aircraft-related exposures, and more.

Ocean Marine Insurance
Topics covered in this course include cargo insurance, protection and indemnity insurance, and more.

Professional Liability Coverage
Topics covered in this course include the requirements of providing professional liability coverage, management liability insurance, and more.

Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance
Topics covered in this course include workers compensation statutes, Part One of the WC&EL Insurance Policy, and more.

We Recommend These Courses for: People in all functional areas of property-casualty insurance, managers or supervisors, customer service representatives, call center staff, and administrative and support staff.

Bottom-Line Benefits

  • Increase efficiency by learning the fundamentals of commercial insurance
  • Improve ability to build a better book of business through a solid understanding of commercial coverage forms and endorsements

Level: Intermediate


Cost: $20 per Professional Development Hour (PDH). Information on Professional Development Hours (PDH) provided can be found here.

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