Property and Casualty Reinsurance Fundamentals


As the industrial world becomes increasingly complex and the values of property more concentrated, the need for reinsurance becomes increasingly pronounced. This course is intended as an introduction to reinsurance, providing an overview of the key aspects of reinsurance as well as the role of this important risk financing mechanism plays in insurance programs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • identify and distinguish among the basic types of reinsurance
  • recognize the various ways in which insurance programs can utilize reinsurance
  • recognize the roles of various parties involved in the reinsurance transaction
  • understand how reinsurance programs are structured and claims are paid

Designed For

Property and casualty insurance agents, brokers, and adjusters at any level in their career

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