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Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance

Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance
CPCU 551
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Learn how risk management techniques can be used to address an organization’s property loss exposures.


  • Introduction to commercial property insurance
  • Building and personal property coverage form
  • Causes of loss forms
  • Other commercial property coverage options
  • Flood, earthquake, and specialty forms
  • Business income insurance
  • Inland marine and ocean cargo
  • Commercial crime insurance
  • Equipment breakdown
  • Businessowners policies
  • Industry-specific policies
  • Surety bonds

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Suggested Self-Study Time

6-8 weeks



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Bottom-Line Benefits

Effectively apply complex RMI principles to your everyday work.
Confidently handle the challenging exposures your customers face by having a strong grounding in technical commercial property loss exposures.

Enhance your professional image.
Make better enterprise-wide decisions using proven risk management techniques and strategies.

Demonstrate your value to your organization.
Take a comprehensive approach to developing insurance programs to meet your customers’ unique needs with solid knowledge of coverages and noninsurance techniques.

"Getting the CPCU designation was the best move I ever made..."

David S. Hershey, CPCU, ARM
Risk Manager
Sprague Energy/ Lexa International

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