Commercial Property

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Instruction Hours 16
Topics Commercial Property
Programs Certified Insurance Counselors Institutes (CIC)
Start Date Feb 05, 2020
End Date Feb 07, 2020
Learning Options Traditional Classroom

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Topics Covered:

  • Commercial Property Coverage Forms & Endorsements
  • Commercial Property Causes of Loss & Endorsements
  • Time Element Coverages & Endorsements

Kenner, LA
February 5-7, 2020
7:30 AM Registration
Hilton New Orleans Airport
901 Airline Drive
Kenner, LA 70062
504-469-5000
Single 129 Cutoff 01/14/2020
Double 129 Cutoff 01/14/2020
Self-parking is complimentary. When making guest room reservations please provide the group code: COM.

Commercial Property Institute

In order to maximize coverage and protect your increasingly complex commercial property accounts, it is important to have a detailed understanding of Commercial Property coverages and endorsements, as well as the concepts used when correctly writing this business. Equally important is a familiarity with other coverages such as Time Element (Business Income), and Equipment Breakdown. At this institute you will learn to help provide your customers with the advice and protection they need.

Topics Covered: Covered:

  • Commercial Property Coverage Forms & Endorsements
  • Commercial Property Causes of Loss & Endorsements
  • Time Element Coverages & Endorsements

Participants will:

  • Examine the property coverage found in the Building and Personal Property Coverage Form including the various Additional Coverages, Coverage Extensions, and Optional Coverages. Discuss valuation methods and the application of coinsurance. Learn the proper use of various endorsements.
  • Examine the common coverage, exclusions, and limitations of the three Causes of Loss Forms (Basic, Broad, and Special) with emphasis on the Special Causes of Loss Form. You will also explore the need for the Legal Liability Coverage Form.
  • Learn the property exclusions that determine when an Equipment Breakdown Policy is needed. Determine the types of equipment to include, and the role of engineering as it relates to these policies.
  • Determine the what, how, and why of Business Income Coverage and Extra Expense coverage. Learn the importance of complying with the coinsurance provision and which Optional Coverages are used to remove or suspend this provision. Examine several valuable Business Income endorsements.
     
Faculty

Faculty Name

Paul Martin*

Bio Detail

Paul Martin is an Academic Director of The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research located in Austin, Texas where he works to develop, maintain, and deliver quality educational programs for the organization. Prior to joining the National Alliance, Paul worked across the insurance industry in a wide variety of roles. He served as the director of education for two organizations, as vice president of sales for an insurance tech company, as a partner in a Mississippi independent agency, as a commercial underwriter for a large P&C company, and as a multi-lines adjuster in Texas He is a graduate of Texas A&M University Mays School of Business, and completed his Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation in 1994. He has devoted his entire career to the research and development of practical educational solutions for independent insurance agents and other licensed professionals.

Faculty Name

Robert Ward

Bio Detail

Bob Ward is a partner of Whitford Insurance Network, Inc., located in Exton, Pennsylvania. He started his insurance career in 1981 as a claims adjuster for General Accident in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and in 1982 joined INA as an underwriter in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1983 he moved to the F.J. Ward Agency in Coatesville, Pennsylvania as an independent agent. In 1990, Bob formed the R.A. Ward Agency of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, and in 1993 he merged that agency with the Whitford Agency of Exton, Pennsylvania to form Whitford Insurance. In 2002, Whitford Insurance network became a member of Keystone Insurers Group. Bob earned his CIC designation in 1985, his CPIA in 1989, and his CWCA in 2009. He has been speaking at CIC seminars since 1995 and is currently a member of the Alliance's National CIC Faculty. Bob has also been active with PIA of PA, MD, and DE, serving on the board in 1995-1996, as well as various company advisory councils.

Faculty Name

Casey Roberts

Bio Detail

Casey Roberts is the principal and founder of Laurus Insurance Consulting specializing in providing continuing education classes, sales coaching, sales management and expert witness work. Established in 2010, the name "Laurus" (Loris) was chosen with intent and purpose. Derived from Latin and meaning "victory" or "success", Casey strives to make every interaction just that³a success/victory for all concerned. Prior to founding his consulting firm, Casey spent 34 years on the retail side of the insurance business as an agency owner, personal lines and commercial lines producer and sales manager. He has been teaching CE classes for some 25 years. He attained his CIC designation in 1989, his ACSR in 1992 and his AFIS in 2005. His past commitments to the industry include a stint as a director for the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California, a director for the Agriculture and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) designation as well as serving on his state's agribusiness insurance committee. He currently serves on the California Department of Insurance's Curriculum board.