Ethics in the P&C Insurance Workplace

Course Description

What is meant by "ethics"? What does the term mean to the insurance industry? Where do our ethical standards come from? How can they best be applied in the everyday practice of insurance? These are among the questions this course—Ethics in the P&C Insurance Workplace—strives to answer. With a focus on the practical application of ethics, the course presents a thorough examination of ethical and unethical behavior, conflicts of interest, and real-world ethics failures that have made headlines in recent years. The course looks at several codes of ethics and gives guidance on how to draft an ethics code specific to any business or organization. Lastly, it challenges the student to think about ethical decision-making with real-world case studies on various ethical dilemmas of the types encountered in insurance sales, claims, agency management, and underwriting.

This course is intended for insurance professionals at all levels of experience.


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