C121: Advanced Underwriting
Please note that the final examination for this course is a
Underwriting is addressed to underwriters
with some experience. It continues and expands the discussion begun in C120:
You will review the nature of an underwriter’s
work and the types of knowledge, skill and temperament an underwriter needs.
Advanced Underwriting examines how these characteristics must
be broadened and deepened to analyze the needs and loss experience of larger,
more complex risks.
You will be exposed to some more unusual or
specialized lines of insurance. You will consider the broader perspective a more
experienced underwriter needs in dealing with the legal and regulatory
environment, manuscript wordings, alternative risk transfer, reinsurance and
Course Note: Before you take C121:
Advanced Underwriting, we
recommend that you have taken the following courses: C11:
Principles and Practice of Insurance,
Insurance on Property,
C13: Insurance Against Liability—Part 1, C14:
Automobile Insurance—Part 1
• The experienced underwriter
• Underwriting specialty
• Underwriting specialty lines—part 2
• Loss analysis and rating
• The influence of the law
• Manuscript wordings
• Alternative risk
• International business
• Retention and
Who Should Register
All insurance courses offered by The Insurance Institute are
designed for individuals who want to attain a highly recognized and respected
professional designation in the p&c industry. The professional designation
Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) is recognized across Canada and elsewhere
around the world as the benchmark of insurance professionalism.
Advanced Underwriting is for industry professionals, including brokers
and agents, underwriters
who want a comprehensive p&c education and the skills and knowledge required
to advance their careers.
The following are the courses, by methodology, that are being offered by the institute.