Commercial Multiline

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Instruction Hours 16
Topics Commercial Multiline
Programs Certified Insurance Counselors Institutes (CIC)
Start Date Mar 11, 2020
End Date Mar 13, 2020
Learning Options Traditional Classroom

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Topics Covered:

  • Commercial Inland Marine Concepts & Coverages

  • Crime Coverages & Endorsements

  • Cyber Exposures and Coverages

  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance

  • Excess Liability/Commercial Umbrella Coverages

Novi, MI
March 11-13, 2020
7:30 AM Registration
Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel
21111 Haggerty Road
Novi, MI 48375
248-349-4000

This event is being conducted by the MAIA

Commercial Multiline Institute

The complexity of commercial lines requires a broader knowledge of the property and casualty coverages specifically designed to address exposures. This course addresses some of the most often encountered coverage enhancements that should be considered. Learn how to protect your clients with the coverages that best match their needs.

Topics Covered:

  • Commercial Inland Marine Concepts & Coverages

  • Crime Coverages & Endorsements

  • Cyber Exposures and Coverages

  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance

  • Excess Liability/Commercial Umbrella Coverages

Participants will:

  • Learn the benefits of writing Bailee coverage.
    • Identify exposures covered by a Builders Risk Policy and the “Soft Costs” endorsement.
    • List the methods for writing Contractors Equipment coverage.
    • Understand the exposures of Transportation and how to address them. 
  • Explore the reasons to consider purchasing Crime Coverage and provisions found in the Crime Coverage Forms.
    • Become familiar with the Seven (7) built-in Insuring Agreements including Employee Theft.
  • Identify first and third-party loss exposures related to Cyber.
    • Understand the major provisions commonly found in Cyber insurance policies and how they differ. 
  • Explore the sources of employment practices liability for businesses and organizations, with special emphasis on related legal concepts.
    • Learn how coverage can be provided and the major policy provisions found in employment practices liability policies.
  • Examine the purpose of excess liability policies.
    • Learn about the different policy characteristics, “self-insured retention”, underlying requirements, and concurrency issues.
    • Learn how to analyze insuring agreements, exclusions and policy provisions in the absence of a “standard” excess liability form.

Commercial Multiline Institute

The complexity of commercial lines requires a broader knowledge of the property and casualty coverages specifically designed to address exposures. This course addresses some of the most often encountered coverage enhancements that should be considered. Learn how to protect your clients with the coverages that best match their needs.

Faculty

Faculty Name

Robert Ford

Bio Detail

Robert Ford is Senior Vice President, and Director of the Claims Division for American Insurance Center. Bob started in the insurance business at age 19, when he was hired by Nodak Mutual Insurance Company as a territory producer in Wahpeton, North Dakota, and later transferred to Dickinson North Dakota. Bob returned in 1978 to Devils Lake, North Dakota to work in and purchase the family run agency. He has been with Ford Insurance Agency ever since. Bob has since involved himself in the insurance industry participating in several programs. Early in his career he started training with the IIAA of Iowa at the University of Iowa on an annual basis with their agency management school. These sessions were led by nationally known Dr. Emmett Vaughn. Those sessions helped Bob to lay the foundation for a good understanding of the insurance industry and the agency company relationships. Bob was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for North Dakota PIA (Professional Insurance Agents), and served in that position for 13 years. During that time his favorite activity was chairing the education committee. He held that position for eight years. Bob especially enjoyed chairing the education committee because in his view education is critical to a successful career. He has been privileged to serve as North Dakota PIA President and has also served as North Dakota PIA National Director. In trying to further his education, Bob completed his CIC designation in 2001, and his CISR designation in 2006. In addition, he has earned the following insurance designations, CPIA (Certified Professional Insurance Agent), CLCS (Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist), MLIS (Management Liability Insurance Specialist), and CRIS (Construction Risk Insurance Specialist). Enjoying education so much, Bob continues his educational pursuits by teaching many insurance workshops each year around the country, and is also a member of the national faculty for the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.

Faculty Name

Catherine Trischan

Bio Detail

Cathy Trischan has been with the E&K Insurance Group in Eatontown, New Jersey since 1996, and currently serves as Director of Commercial Underwriting. She began her insurance career upon graduation from Rutgers University in 1987. She has worked as a claims adjuster for a major property and casualty carrier as well as in the commercial departments of several large, New Jersey agencies. In addition to her work with E&K, Cathy provides education and consulting services to other agents and brokers. She is a National Faculty member of The National Alliance, speaking in both the CIC and CISR programs. She is a regular presenter for the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and other organizations and has taught both pre-licensing and continuing education courses. Cathy has written courses and articles on various insurance topics. A firm believer that one should never stop learning, Cathy holds several professional designations including CIC, CRM and CPCU. She earned her CIC designation in 1993 and her CRM designation in 2004.