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Associate in Commercial Underwriting
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Gain a broad understanding of commercial underwriting techniques with AU and develop a disciplined approach to underwriting commercial property and liability exposures with AU-M.

This Program Is Recommended For

  • Agents
  • Brokers
  • Commercial underwriters
  • Underwriting supervisors and managers
  • Line of business managers
  • Reinsurance professionals

Course Levels

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Completion Time Frame

Complete the program in as little as 9-15 months.

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“The AU program is truly unique in the industry. Its concentrated emphasis on underwriting makes it an essential element in the development of a superior commercial lines underwriter. The concepts studied mesh perfectly with our corporate underwriting thought process.”

Craig Andrews, CPCU, ARM, AU, ARe, AMIM, ASLI, AAI,
Business Insurance Product Development Manager
State Auto Insurance Companies 

Bottom-Line Benefits:

Be ready when that promotion opens up.

86%

of AU completers said earning the designation prepared them for their long-term career goals.

Increase your earning potential.

70%

of AU designees received a promotion within two years of completing the program.

Gain skills you can apply immediately.

70%

of AU designees said completing the program helped prepare them for their current professional responsibilities.

"The AU program is truly unique in the industry..."


Craig Andrews, CPCU, ARM, AU, ARe, AMIM, ASLI, AAI
Business Insurance Product Development Manager
State Auto Insurance Companies

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Program Requirements

Education

To earn the Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) designation, you must pass four foundation courses.  You can also earn the Associate in Commercial Underwriting—Management (AU-M) designation by passing the four AU foundation courses plus AU 67 Strategic Underwriting Techniques.

Ethics

In order to satisfy the Ethics requirement, you must pass one of the following free, 50-question online exams:

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