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Survey of Commercial Insurance

Survey of Commercial Insurance
CPCU 557
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Learn how commercial insurance can be applied to protect against the property and liability exposures faced by most organizations.

New enhancements to CPCU 557!

To help you stay ahead of industry trends, this course has been updated to provide content on a variety of current topics, such as unmanned aircraft, transportation network companies, terrorism coverage and international insurance solutions.


  • Commercial property insurance
  • Business income insurance
  • Commercial crime and equipment breakdown insurance
  • Inland ocean marine insurance
  • Commercial general liability insurance Part I and Part II
  • Commercial auto insurance
  • Workers compensation and employers liability insurance
  • Businessowners and farm insurance
  • Specialty coverages

Course Level


Suggested Self-Study Time

5-7 weeks



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Bottom-Line Benefits

Effectively apply commercial insurance theory to your everyday work.
Develop your ability to better meet customer needs, utilizing both major types and specialized types of commercial insurance lines.

Confidently handle complex coverage issues.
Earn customer satisfaction with a solid understanding of commercial insurance coverages and approaches.

Demonstrate your commitment to your customers.
Support your customers’ needs with well-rounded knowledge of commercial risk management.

"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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