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What your career counselor never told you

For some reason, insurance is not often talked about at career fairs in high school, colleges, and universities. We haven’t shaken off the image of the door to door life insurance salesman or the notion that it’s all a money grab. What a shame!

Underwriters at work

What is an Underwriter?

Have you ever filled out an application for insurance? An underwriter is a person who receives and analyzes your responses on that application. The underwriter assess the level of risk you present, the premium you’ll pay, and your suitability for coverage.

Insurance broker meets client

What is a Broker? (an Insurance Broker)

The primary role of the insurance broker is to learn about the client’s business operations, evaluate the client’s needs, explore the client’s risk tolerance, and provide options and advice on how different insurance products will address the clients’ needs.

Risk managers at work

What is a Risk Manager?

A risk manager is someone who works with an organization to identify, assess, reduce, and control potential outcomes for a company. Risk managers can work internally as an employee or as an external consultant.

Claims adjusters at work

What is a Claims Adjuster?

A claims adjuster investigates insurance claims to determine the extent of an insurance company’s liability (i.e., claims settlement). A claims adjuster will interview witnesses, review statements, analyze the damage and make recommendations to the insurance company about the claim.

What is an MGA?

What is a Managing General Agent?

A Managing General Agent (MGA) is an agency that is contracted to perform various business functions, such as underwriting, binding, policy administration, claims, and distribution, on behalf of (re)insurance companies.

e-learning

New to e-learning? Here’s how it works

The ‘e’ in front of the word learning stands for ‘electronic’.  In practical terms, adding ‘electronic’ to ‘learning’ means that the education, or learning, is delivered to the student through electronic …

insurance job opportunities

Looking for Insurance Job Opportunities?

A list of links to the career pages of many of the employers in the insurance industry. Use these links to explore current job openings to find a position that aligns with your aspirations and skills.

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“It all started with the Insurance Courses by ITC” – Abe Gibson, Cyber Practice Leader, Cennairus Cyber

Insurance Courses by the Insurance Training Center We talked with Abe Gibson, RCLS, Cyber Practice Leader at Cennairus Cyber, about this experience with the Insurance Training Center, how he uses our insurance courses, and what he likes about them. Here is what he had to say! Background: Like many others, Abe fell into the insurance!  […]

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