To keep our community safe and healthy, all classroom programs scheduled before June 1st have been postponed.

During the current coronavirus crisis, your health and safety are our top priorities. To do our part to slow the spread of the disease without disrupting your learning and professional development, we have transformed all of our designation programs and courses into engaging and easy-to-use online learning options.

These are the times clients and colleagues need you the most.

The National Alliance developed this program in concert with the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC), resulting in a powerful curriculum that furnishes just the right combination of risk management, technical information, and account development.

The CPRM Program will help you flourish in this extraordinary market segment. The courses are specifically intended for agency and company personnel who want to work in high-net-worth, personal lines risk management.

Top agents, brokers and insurance companies working with high net worth clients recognize the Certified Personal Risk Manager Program (CPRM) as the leading designation for professionals providing insurance and risk management services to this clientele.​

The high net worth niche is lucrative and growing. Develop the skills you need to keep up with the world’s movers and shakers in this fascinating area of insurance and risk management. How? With CPRM!

What makes the CPRM Program so unique?

The National Alliance developed this program in concert with the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC), resulting in a powerful curriculum that furnishes just the right combination of risk management, technical information, and account development.  You can begin to transform your career with CPRM. This first-of-its-kind high-level program is supported by top carriers from across the nation.

CPRM Courses

Personal Risk Managers structure insurance and risk management programs to protect the unique lifestyle of their high net worth clients.

Thoroughly protecting the lifestyle of the affluent and high net worth client by insurance and risk management is the focus of this course. Learn to evaluate the often specialized coverage needs and gather the necessary information used by insurance companies to insure and risk manage these lifestyle exposures.

Topics Included:

  • Marine: Yachts, Seaworthiness, Captain and Crew, and more
  • Aviation: Ownership and Usage Arrangements, Policy Warranties, Coverage Enhancements, Drones, and more
  • Kidnap & Ransom/Travel: Exposures and Control Methods Specific to Kidnap and Ransom, Kidnap Expense Coverage Provided by a High Net Worth Homeowners Policy, Expenses Covered and Services Provided by a Stand-Alone Kidnap and Ransom Policy, Risk Control Methods Specific to Travel, Coverage and Services Provided by Travel Insurance, and more
  • Employment of Domestic Employees: Employment Practices Exposures, Pre-Employment, Employment, and Post-Employment Risk Control Methods, Comparison of High Net Worth Umbrella/Excess Policy EPL Endorsement to a Stand-Alone EPL Policy, EPL Reporting Requirements, Workers Compensation Coverage Provided by a Homeowners Policy, Understand 3.A.and 3.C. in a Workers Compensation Policy, and more
  • Farm, Ranch and Equine: Determine when an Activity is Incidental or a Business, Identify and Analyze Farm and Ranch Exposures, Equine Activities Including Riding/Training/Boarding/Breeding, Farm Property Covered Under Farm Personal Property or Additional Farm Structures, Animal Mortality, Risk Control Methods, and more
  • Business Exposures: Determine when a Business Exposure Should Insured on a Commercial Policy, Identify and Analyze Uses of Homes and Premises By High Net Worth Clients That Create a Business Exposure, Limitations in the Homeowners Policy for Business Property and Liability Exposure, Coverage Provided by Endorsements to a High Net Worth Homeowners Policy, Risk Control for the Business Exposure, and more

 

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Gain valuable knowledge of the high net worth market and how to better serve your affluent and high net worth clients as their Personal Risk Manager. 

Learn the steps of the risk management process for affluent and high net worth clients and the importance of incorporating risk management when structuring their insurance programs.

Topics Covered:

    • Introduction to the High Net Worth and Affluent Market

Learn how the source of clients’ wealth, complex planning needs, and loss exposures created by family and lifestyle issues increase clients’ exposures to loss. This course teaches you the skills Personal Risk Managers need and the benefits they provide to affluent and high net worth clients. You will also cement your understanding of the importance of confidentiality and communication, the benefits of Total Account Approach, and more.

    • The Risk Management Process

Steps In The Risk Management Process, Various Tools And Methods Used To Identify Clients’ Exposures To Loss, Analyze And Prioritize Identified Exposures Based On Frequency And Severity, Risk Control (Mitigation) Techniques, and more.

    • Risk Management – Application to Property and Liability

Identification, Analysis and Control of:

Property Exposures: Homes, Other Structures and Other Real Property, Personal Property, Collections, Automobiles, and more.

Liability Exposures: Premises, Automobile, Personal Injury, and more.

    • Risk Management – Application to Lifestyle

Identification, Analysis and Control of:

Reasons Clients Employ Domestic Staff, Security/Financial/EPL/Statutory Risks Associated with Employing Domestics, Risk Control Methods, and more.

Media Profile, Travel, Kidnap Ransom, Philanthropy, Passions Including Animals and Extreme Sporting, Children, and more.

    • Risk Management – Application to CAT Exposures

Identification, Analysis and Control of:

Flood, Hurricane, Tornado, Earthquake, Earth Movement and Wildfire; and Application of Residential Loss Control.

    • Emergency Preparedness

Application to High Net Worth Clients, Planning, Assessing Vulnerability of Threats, Insurance Company Role in Disaster Planning, and more.

 

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Learn how to develop and sustain a high net worth client division with effective relationship management.

This course will help you to understand the complexities of serving high net worth clients. Develop a first-class affluent and high net worth personal lines division within an agency and feel confident with the added value that knowledge and expertise provide for complex personal lines accounts.

Topics Included:

  • Client Stewardship
  • The Claims Process
  • Effective Insurance Practice—Serving the High Net Worth Client
  • Managing Your Book of Business: Commitment and Confidentiality
  • Mitigation and Managing the Claim Process
  • Development of an Affluent and High Net Worth Division
  • Admitted vs. Non Admitted (Standard vs. Surplus Lines)
  • E&S and International Coverage
  • Panel Discussion—Markets; Dealing with the Client

 

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Affluent and high net worth clients have complex needs and may not be aware of the risks and exposures they face.  Learn to apply risk management tools and diagnostic skills to create a comprehensive risk management and insurance programs for these clients with sophisticated lifestyles.

This course is an analysis of primary personal lines policies available for insuring the complex lifestyle of the affluent and high net worth client. You will learn to explain and apply the differences in key coverage areas between standard policies and various policies designed specifically for these clients.

Topics

  • Property Coverage Differences – Residential
  • Property Coverage Differences – Collections
  • Property Coverage Differences – Automobiles
  • Liability Coverage Differences – Primary Liability Residential
  • Liability Coverage Differences – Automobile
  • Liability Coverage Differences – Excess Liability Coverage
  • Special Event Coverage for the Affluent or High Net Worth Client

 

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Communicate with your high-profile clients—learn the process of selling and delivering sharp proposals that high net worth clients expect.

This workshop-style, hands-on session helps you to understand both the broker side and the company side of serving these clients. Successful role play is a part of the course and is a great way to polish your skills and test your knowledge.

Topics Included:

  • Preparing To Win The Business
  • The Client Buying Decision Process
  • The Process of Selling: The Diagnostic Appointment
  • Advanced Client Communication
  • A Practical Approach – Presentation and Referrals

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Learning Options

Instructor-Led Online

*In-Person Classroom

  • Each course is two days of instruction, followed by an optional 2-hour exam- passing the exam is required to earn the designation
  • Expert, nationally recognized faculty who provide concrete examples and scenarios
  • Helpful notebooks and other resource materials
  • More than 300 courses are conducted on-site each year in major cities throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico
  • Train your entire team and save money by bringing National Alliance programs to your corporate or agency location—contact Business Development at 800-633-2165 or email alliance@scic.com.

*To keep our community safe and healthy, all Classroom Programs scheduled before June 1st have been postponed.

If you’re concerned about completing your annual update requirements or have questions about your status or the timeline for receiving designations or credits, please contact us by phone, chat or email.

Designation

Sharpen your edge and stand out from the crowd.

Earning the Designation

Take the five CPRM courses and pass the corresponding exams within five calendar years after you pass your first CPRM exam.

Earning Multiple Designations

A CPRM can achieve the CIC designation by completing any four CIC courses plus one CPRM course. This option allows you to earn both designations by completing only nine courses—the four CIC courses of your choice, plus all five CPRM courses.

How to Keep Your Designation

After receiving the CPRM designation, no further examinations are required. To retain your designation, attend one of these update options annually.

  • James K. Ruble Seminar
  • PROFocus Series Seminar
  • MEGA Seminar
  • Dynamics of Selling
  • Dynamics of Sales Management
  • Dynamics of Company/Agency Relationship
  • Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) course
  • Certified Risk Manager (CRM) course
  • Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) course

Benefits

What's in it for
Your Clients?

  • Emphasis on practical, real-world information that provides best-in-class knowledge and best-in-class protection
  • Assurance in the holistic risk management plan you develop to address the liability and property exposures of their distinctive lifestyle
  • Improved communication and presentation skills to meet the special demands of high-profile clients
  • Protection for the clients’ family assets and reputations

What's in it for Your Agency or Company?

  • Affluent client protection and a growing business with client retention
  • Knowledge and expertise for building a personal high net worth division
  • Advanced approaches for handling complex risks of high net worth clients
  • Reduced Errors & Omissions

What's in it for You?

  • Professionals with their CIC designation earn 30% more than their undesignated counterparts.
  • Exclusive access and special consideration with “A” rated insurers through the CIC Select Program.
  • High-level, market-focused update and CE Credit: Click here to determine state specific availability.
  • Ability to customize your designation in these areas with expanded CIC curricula and the CRM and CPRM for CIC options.

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Keep earning your CE and continue your professional development.

The knowledge and skills you develop in any one of our online courses or designation programs can be put to use immediately, helping you thrive even in uncertain times. Whether you’re new to your career or a seasoned professional, The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research is here to help you keep learning and succeeding.