Ethical Principles, Ethical Practices


The insurance industry expects agents to operate on an ethical basis. But what is ethical behavior? While agents are expected to perform under specific laws and expectations, often there is an educational gap. Agents are somewhat challenged to understand the tenets of ethical behavior because the focus inside the agency is on business. This course will look at how ethics play a part in the daily operations of agents and their agencies.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • understand the distinction between ethics and morality and how they intertwine
  • know the role ethics play in agents’ interactions with various entities
  • recognize specific ethical considerations that agents will face
  • highlight areas of concern for agents and examine what constitutes unethical behavior

Designed For

Property and casualty insurance producers 

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