Colorado CPCU Society Chapter Insurance Education Program

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 16:31
by Gayle Hise, CPCU

Colorado CPCU Society Chapter Insurance Education Program - Summer Schedule

Our program offers instructor-led insurance designation education classes in the fall, spring, and summer.  For this summer semester, some of our classes will begin in mid to late April.

In case you aren’t aware, our program has been offering 5 hour review sessions in May and December for specific CPCU courses.  These review sessions are our Chapter’s way of helping you successfully pass your national exam and move you along the way through your CPCU journey.  If you have a specific CPCU course that you would like offered at one of these review sessions, please contact Gayle Hise at coloradoinsed@gmail.com

The Annual Meeting & Seminar, which includes the CPCU conferment ceremony, will be in Hawaii in 2016.  You have time to attain the CPCU designation!  Consider beginning your journey now.

May 10th - CPCU 5 hour Review Session Information:

If you are self-studying or have recently taken an instructor-led class but feel you need a little more help before taking the national exam, consider registering for 1 of our 5 hour review sessions.  All review sessions will be held on May 10th at Allied/Nationwide in the Denver Tech Center area.  All sessions will begin at 9am and end at 2:30pm.  A continental breakfast and light lunch are included in the $80 tuition cost.  No CE is available.  Registrations are now open in 123signup for the following review sessions:

CPCU-540 – Finance and Accounting for Insurance Professionals

The instructor will be J.D. Hatter, CPCU.

CPCU-551 – Commercial Property Risk Management & Insurance

The instructor will be Kay Ward, CPCU, AIS, ASC, AAI

CPCU-530 Business Law for Insurance Professionals

The instructor will be Shelley Johnson, CPCU

Summer 2014 – Denver Metro Area classes include:

ACSR 8 & ACSR9 will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:00pm to 7:00pm tentatively beginning on May 1st through June 26th, at Willis of Colorado, 2000 S. Colorado Blvd., Tower II, Suite 900, Denver, CO  80222.  The instructor is Kay Ward, CPCU, AIC, ACS, AAI.

Summer 2014 – Class Offerings at USAA Colorado Springs include:

(All classes at USAA are private, meaning only USAA employees are able to attend)

CPCU-540 – Finance and Accounting for Insurance Professionals will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 8pm, beginning on April 30th through August 6th at USAA, 1855 Telstar Drive, Colorado Springs, CO.  The instructor will be Jessica Smith, CPCU.

CPCU-540 is one of the four REQUIRED CPCU courses needed to complete your CPCU designation. The other three include CPCU 500 Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance, CPCU 520 Insurance Operations, and CPCU 530 Business Law for Insurance Professionals. Ethics 312 is an online course and is also required to complete the CPCU designation.

CPCU-500 – Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 8pm beginning on April 30th through July 2nd, at USAA, 1855 Telstar Dr., Colorado Springs, CO.  The instructor is Stephanie Pentycofe, CPCU, MBA, API.  This is one of the 4 required CORE courses needed to complete the CPCU designation.  It is also an elective for the AINS designation.  If you’ve taken AINS21 and AINS22, consider CPCU-500 as your elective course vs. AINS23.

There are 3 course path choices to attain the AINS designation.  You can choose to follow the Traditional Track (AINS21, 22, 23) or the Personal Lines Track (AINS21, 22, and an elective) or the Commercial Lines Track (21, 23, and an elective).

AINS-21 – Property and Liability Insurance Principals will be held on Tuesday’s from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, beginning on April 29th through July 1st, at USAA, 1855 Telstar Dr., Colorado Springs, CO.  The instructor is Stephanie Pentycofe, CPCU, MBA, API.  AINS-21 is a required course for the Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designation, Associate in Personal Insurance (API) designation, and the Associate in Claims (AIC) designation.  There are 3 course path choices to attain the AINS designation.  Consider using another designation course as an elective.

You can create a great 5 year goal by combining and completing the AINS program in addition to the CPCU program.

Also being offered in Colorado Springs:

AINS-22 – Personal Insurance will be held on Tuesday and Thursday’s from 12pm to 1pm beginning on April 29th through July 31st, at California Casualty, at 1650 Telstar Drive, Colorado Springs.  The instructor will be Cara Whitsell, CPCU.  This course can be used for the personal lines track of the AINS designation.  It is a required course for the Associate in Personal Insurance designation.

This AINS course is open to the public.

Don’t forget to occasionally review your Student Progress Tracker at www.theinstitutes.org to assist you in charting your insurance education path.

To register for any of the above classes, please go to 123signup at:

https://www.123signup.com/calendar?Org=ColoradoCPCU


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