Property and Casualty Insurance Essentials (Colorado version)


Understanding what property and casualty insurance is and the basics of how the insurance industry operates is the foundation on which other knowledge about the industry is built. Property and casualty insurance covers a wide range of items and provides a variety of coverage options. 

This course provides a comprehensive, in-depth study of property and liability principles and coverages. It is directed at insurance practitioners who have a basic understanding of these topics, and want to delve deeper into the principles, policies, and practices that constitute the foundation of their industry and their profession. The first portion of the course deals with insurance principles; the second portion deals with insurance coverages. The course concludes with a chapter on the subject of ethics.  

Learning Objectives

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

  • recognize the role of insurance as a risk management technique
  • recognize fundamental insurance concepts and the core functions of the insurance business
  • identify the coverages offered by standard personal lines and commercial lines insurance policies
  • identify examples of both ethical and unethical behavior in business

Designed For

P&C producers; adjusters 
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