Ethical behavior is crucial to preserving not only the trust on which insurance transactions are based, but also the public’s trust in our industry as a whole. The Ethical Guidelines for Insurance Professionals learning module was designed specifically for insurance practitioners and uses insurance-based case studies to outline an ethical framework. This unique learning module can be completed in just a matter of hours.
Continuing education (CE) credit for passing the online exam included with this learning module is now available in most states. An electronic affidavit is provided with the CE version, according to each state’s requirements. To receive CE credits, pay a $5.50 administrative fee when you register.
After completing this learning module, you’ll be able to recognize ethical dilemmas when they arise and you’ll also have the skills needed to reach informed decisions when faced with a dilemma.
- Analyze three common real-world ethical dilemmas, in case study form, using an ethical framework.
- Distinguish among morals, laws, and ethics.
- Support the position that insurance practitioners should possess and exhibit the characteristics of professionalism.
- Summarize why it is important that insurance professionals maintain high ethical standards.
- Give examples of an insurance professional’s ethical responsibility to these groups:
- The public
- Given an ethical dilemma, identify:
- The stakeholders
- The motivation for the actions taken
- The relevant ethical issues
- Apply these theories to an ethical dilemma using the decision-making tools:
- Summarize the barriers to making ethical decisions.
- Given an ethical dilemma, apply Ethical Guidelines for Insurance Professionals to arrive at a resolution.
- Apply ethical theories and decision-making tools, including the Ethical Guidelines for Insurance Professionals, to resolve these kinds of ethical dilemmas:
- Conflict of Interest
- General business
We Recommend This Learning Module for: All job functions and levels within the risk management and insurance industries
Cost: The Ethical Guidelines for Insurance Professionals learning module is offered by the Institutes at no charge. If you wish to earn CE credits for passing the 50-question, objective, online exam included with it, there is a nominal $5.50 administrative fee.
- Defining related terms
- Insurance professionals and high ethical standards
- Ethical responsibility to groups
- Ethical dilemmas
- Ethical theories and decision-making tools
- Barriers to ethical decision-making
- Ethical guidelines for insurance professionals
- Ethics case studies
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Please Note: If you are considering pursuing the CPCU designation now or in the future, you will need to complete Ethics and the CPCU Code of Professional Conduct (Ethics 312). Ethics 311 will not satisfy the ethics requirement this designations.
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