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.


  • 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 include an Insurance Institute textbook.

    Evaluation for this course is based on the following:

    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.

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


    Textbooks are mailed to the shipping address indicated in your order in approximately 5-10 business days. A tracking link will be emailed once shipped. Please allow an additional 3-5 business days for processing.

    You may also experience additional delays with your delivery carrier.