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General Insurance for IT and Support Professionals

General Insurance for IT and Support Professionals
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Gain an overall awareness of insurance industry funtions to knowledgeably interact with insurance professionals and better understand their IT system needs. 


AINS 24 Segment A Topics: 

  • Understanding insurance 
  • Insurers and how they are regulated 
  • Insurer financial performance

AINS 24 Segment B Topics: 

  • Marketing
  • Underwriting and ratemaking
  • Claims
  • Risk management

AINS 24 Segment C Topics: 

  • Loss exposures
  • Insurance policies
  • Personal insurance
  • Commercial insurance 

Course Level


Suggested Self-Study Time

5-7 weeks

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Waiver Information

Passing the AINS 24 exam satisfies the industry knowledge requirement of ACORD's Certified Expert (ACE) accreditation program. To learn more about the ACE designation, visit ACORD's website

Earning the AINS designation allows you to waive one course in the CPCU® program: 

  • If you choose completion option A, CPCU 553 or 557 can be waived. 
  • If you choose completion option B, CPCU 553 can be waived. 
  • If you choose completion option C, CPCU 557 can be waived. 

Bottom-Line Benefits

  • Gain a comprehensive awareness of the overall business of insurance to more ably meet the needs of its functions and processes
  • Increase your understanding of insurance data, including what data is needed and why, as well as how data is used in the insurance process
  • Develop confidence in your ability to meet insurance-specific IT needs through an overall understanding of industry terms and principles 
  • Sharpen your skills to advance your career in a competitive IT world 

"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 & CEO, Retired
WNC First Insurance Services

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