Designation Programs

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Designation Programs

A wide variety of courses are available to receive different designations.  Designations help expand your knowledge and provide more services to your clients.

AFIS designation logo

AFIS

Agribusiness & Farm Insurance Specialist 

CISR designation logo

CISR

Certified Insurance Service Representative

CRIS designation logo

CRIS

Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist 

ERIS designation logo

ERIS

Energy Risk & Insurance Specialist

TRIP designation logo

TRIP

Transportation Risk & Insurance Professional

TRA logo

TRA

Trusted Risk Advisor

CIC designation logo

CIC

Certified Insurance Counselor 

CPIA designation logo

CPIA

Certified Professional Insurance Agent

CRM designation logo

CRM

Certified Risk Manager

MLIS designation logo

MLIS

Management Liability Insurance Specialist

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Ruble Graduate Seminar

James K. Ruble Graduate Seminar

Online Resources

Preventing Employee Burnout at Your Agency

Preventing Employee Burnout at Your Agency

When I used to travel around reviewing agent offices, I often encountered burned-out employees.  Interestingly, they were often low-performing team members in underperforming agencies. I'd go to another office and find highly engaged and productive team members in...

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Agents Buck the Doomsayers, but adaptation Still Required

Agents Buck the Doomsayers, but adaptation Still Required

Even now that more people are using their computers and phones to shop, insurance largely remains an exception. One of my very first articles as a reporter for National Underwriter nearly 40 years ago was about how industry analysts were predicting that direct to...

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