B230: Applied Commercial Solutions

This course is not available for registration at this time. Please see the Key Dates on the Program Courses page for further information.

In the program’s final course, you will tie together the skills and themes from the previous two courses. A multi-week case study allows you to see the application of relevant solutions to a commercial enterprise as it grows. Next, you will examine how corporate strategy affects coverage decisions, giving you the skills needed to manage a profitable commercial portfolio. Finally, you will explain how emerging industry developments are disrupting the status quo - and how these trends will impact your future in commercial insurance.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Case Study: Starting a Company
  • Case Study: Incorporating the Company and Moving to a Commercial Space
  • Case Study: Manufacturing a Product
  • Case Study: Engaging in E-commerce and International Shipping
  • Case Study: Building a Manufacturing/Warehouse Facility and Expanding the Retail Business
  • Maintaining a Profitable Portfolio
  • The Impact of Portfolio Decisions on Underwriters
  • Case Study: A Profitable Portfolio
  • The Evolving Market

  • COURSE MATERIALS
    Course materials include an Insurance Institute textbook.

    EVALUATION
    Evaluation for this course is based on the following:
    Discussions
    Assignments
    Test

    COURSE SCHEDULE
    Length: One term (13 weeks).

    Delivery: Facilitated online learning. There is no weekly live class, but all students follow the same weekly schedule for readings, assignments, and graded online interaction. Students should plan to log in to the course website at least twice a week to participate in graded activities. The course instructor provides guidance and grades student work.

    Time commitment: About 6-8 hours per week to complete readings, learning activities and discussion.

    WHO SHOULD REGISTER
    Students who have successfully completed either B210: Commercial Insurance Essentials, or C70: Gateway to Commercial Insurance.