Evolve your career in a changing industry

Diversify your knowledge and skills

The Commercial Insurance Certificate program has been designed with the needs of rapidly evolving commercial insurance industry in mind. This new program encompasses the daily skills and competencies needed for crafting commercial solutions. This includes bridging from the personal to commercial lines environment, and building a wide-range of knowledge of commercial risks, exposures, and solutions. 

Expand youR expertise. Build your brand. Create your career.

Changing technology and innovation is re-shaping the insurance landscape, and commercial lines insurance professionals have to match this pace of change. Acquire the skills and knowledge to excel in the commercial insurance field with the Institute's new Commercial Insurance Certificate program.

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Registration is open for the first two courses, B210: Commercial Insurance Essentials and B220: Commercial Exposures and Solutions. Space is limited in these courses. Register now to secure your spot.

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Program overview

  • Commercial Insurance Essentials – a foundational course in commercial insurance
  • Commercial Exposures and Solutions – an analysis of commercial risks and insurance products and specialty lines
  • Applied Commercial Solutions – a course that includes an in-depth applied case, and a look at strategic issues and paradigm shifts in the industry



Please note that the CIP program elective C70 Gateway to Commercial Insurance is based on the same textbook as B210 and can be taken as an equivalent credit. C70 may be offered in-class or virtually through your local Insurance Institute or Chapter or via independent study. Note that the second and third courses in the Commercial Insurance Certificate, B220 and B230, are currently only available online. Once you’ve completed the certificate, you can get credit for electives in the CIP Program. Learn more about transfer credits. For more information about the C70 option, click here.