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The Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) Program has been the insurance industry's premier, proven source for practical, real-world education since 1969. According to the Producer Profile publication, commercial lines producers with the CIC designation earn 30% more than those without the designation. CIC institutes are available in major cities throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Each institute includes 20 hours of instruction and is designed to cover important aspects of the insurance industry. An optional exam is given at the end of each institute for those seeking the designation.

Customize your education and choose five of the following options to earn your CIC designation. All options are approved for state continuing education credit. . CRM courses and CIC institutes (with the exception of Insurance Company Operations) are available in the classroom and online.

  • Personal Lines
  • Commercial Casualty
  • Commercial Property
  • Life & Health
  • Agency Management
  • Commercial Multiline  
  • Insurance Company Operations (a new CIC option in 2017)
  • Choose one CRM or CPRM course

The Certified Insurance Counselors and Certified Risk Managers Programs meet the rigorous standards for the Texas Risk Managers License. CIC designees and CRM designees are both exempt from the examination to obtain the Texas Risk Manager's License.  

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If your organization is sending a number of people to outside training, you can achieve considerable savings by bringing training in-house. Volume discounts are also available for online courses! For details, send us a message through the Contact Us link.

Success Stories

I have always said that if you can get at least one new idea or piece of information that you can take back to the office and use on Monday morning, it’s worth the price of admission. After being a CIC for over 30 years, I continue to be amazed with the knowledge I return with after each class.”
Philip J. Marcus, CIC,

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