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Personal Risk Management and Property-Casualty Insurance

Personal Risk Management and Property-Casualty Insurance
CPCU 555
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Understand risk management techniques and how they apply to personal insurance coverages.


  • Personal risk management
  • The personal auto insurance environment
  • Personal auto insurance-liability, medical payments and UM coverage
  • Personal auto insurance-physical damage and endorsements
  • Homeowners property coverage
  • Homeowners property coverage-perils, exclusions and conditions
  • Homeowners liability coverage
  • Other homeowners coverage forms and endorsements
  • Other residential insurance coverages
  • Watercraft, RVs, mobile homes and excess liability
  • Personal lines profitability and pricing
  • Personal lines portfolio management

Course Level


Suggested Self-Study Time

6-8 weeks



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Bottom-Line Benefits

Confidently handle complex customer needs.
Create customer loyalty with an improved ability to recommend appropriate coverages within a broader risk management framework.

Enhance your earning potential.
Build a more profitable book of business with an in-depth understanding of personal insurance policies and coverages.

Demonstrate your commitment to your organization.
Develop the skills needed to profitably price, underwrite, and manage a personal insurance portfolio.


"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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