Commercial Property (CIC) Institute Location IIAA Classroom At this institute, you will learn innovative ways to maximize coverage for various types of commercial property accounts. Topics covered: Commercial Property Causes of Loss Forms* Commercial Property Endorsements* Commercial Inland Marine Coverage* Time Element Coverages* Businessowners Policies* Equipment Breakdown Inland Marine Construction Occupancy Protection Exposures (COPE) Specific State Exposures/Innovations/Special Coverages Commercial Property Coverage* Participants will: Learn Commercial Property Policy essentials, including coverages, endorsements and how they apply. Become familiar with Time Element Coverage (Business Income) and recommended endorsements. Study various Inland Marine forms -- Builder's Risk, Contractors Equipment, and Transportation Coverage. This institute starts at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday and goes to 3:00 p.m. on Friday. Test given for prospective designation earners on Saturday morning. Tuition:$380. [+]
This course combines assigned online study and classroom instruction to accomplish the goal of passing your Property & Casualty exam. Unlike other schools available, our tuition includes the cost of a comprehensive online exam simulator which can help you prepare for your exam. Instructor: Marla Williams [+]
Classes start at 8:00 a.m. each of the three days. This course combines assigned online study and classroom instruction to accomplish the goal of passing your Life and Health exam. Unlike other schools available, our tuition includes the cost of a comprehensive online exam simulator which can help you prepare for your exam. Instructor: Wayne Shearon [+]
You will be introduced to the Homeowners Policy and examine it from many angles: structure, correct type, determining occupancy, and identifying risks, specific locations, and who is an insured. To determine coverage to recommend, you will discuss types of structures and property, limits, loss of use, and liability, and other structures, including structures used in “business.” This course will get very specific about liability, and perils of loss under each of the different forms. Sections on endorsements and other provisions for the Homeowners Policy provide invaluable information to make you more secure in your HO knowledge. Want to learn more about insuring watercraft, personal injury endorsements, or when to recommend a commercial policy? The Insuring Personal Residential Property Course is the place! Seminar starts at 8:00 sharp (check in 7:30 – 8:00). Lecture ends at 3:30 with 1 hour test for designee candidates at 4:00. [+]
This will be held at our office - 5000 Northshore Dr., North Little Rock, AR 72118. We will sponsor a food drive for the Arkansas Food Bank Network. PLEASE BRING YOUR CANNED FOODS TO THE PARTY! [+]
Our ACT Meetings bring together agents & brokers, carriers, vendors, and the rest of the industry to hold conversations to drive real change on technology workflows. In this meeting, we'll have Agent Change sessions on rating, electronic communication and how to effect change with your carriers. We'll also have sessions on Artificial Intelligence, cyber, disaster planning, and preventing agency E&O issues. [+]
Due to high member interest in implementation of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, the Big "I" will host free webinar to provide Big "I" members with information on how the new law and regulations are expected to impact their businesses. The date is October 3. The webinar will provide a brief introduction to the tax law and its impact on C-Corps and changes made to individual tax rates. They will also provide a comprehensive explanation of the new deduction for pass-through entities and the draft regulations that directly address how insurance agents and brokers can use the new deduction. [+]
CAM 5 is the fifth course in IIAT's Certified Account Manager designation program. This is the only one of the five CAM videos exclusively available through video and does not require the passing of an exam. CAM 5 consists of four videos; those looking to receive the CAM designation must register for and complete each of the four videos. CAM 5- Effective Training of New Employees: The difference between a job and a career are decided within the first few days. This course will help those charged with training a new person balance current workload while still giving the new hire the attention he/she needs to succeed. This video is one of the four videos that make up IIAT’s CAM 5 course. Note - 3 other videos are included in the CAM 5 program. You must register for each of the four videos to complete CAM 5 and receive the CAM designation. See the catalog to sign up: CAM 5- Managing Perceptions and the Customer Experience CAM 5- Business Body Language CAM 5- Relational Intelligence & Conflict Resolution [+]
Part 2: Please note - Parts 1 & 2 can be taken out of order!! Also note, this course runs approx 3.25 hrs so plan your schedule accordingly! This course is one of two parts. Successful completion of both parts will apply toward the agency's requirement for the 10% Swiss Re and Fireman's Fund E&O discount. * This course is designed to give agents important information to help reduce their exposure to E&O claims. Topics that will be discussed include: • Agency Defenses Documentation • E&O Considerations of Agency Operations • Agency/Carrier Relationships - Law of Agency *Subject to state filings Important - Please Read: To claim the Swiss Re and Fireman's Fund 10% discount, when both parts 1 and 2 are complete, send a copy of both completion certificates to your state independent insurance agents and brokers association. Please see the document on the materials tab marked "Swiss Re Fireman's Fund 10% Discount" for your state contact. [+]
*Compliant with FIRA §207 Basic Flood Insurance Course as published in the Federal Register,/ Vol. 70, no. 169:9/1/2005; updated through 2015. SUMMARY: FEMA has published minimum training and education requirements, as required by section 207 of the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004, for all insurance agents who sell Standard Flood Insurance Policies issued through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This course meets the one-time continuing education requirement for existing licensees. The Course covers the basics of the flood insurance market and reviews the main policy forms that are used in flood insurance today. Finally, the course will review flood zones, general rules and claims, and includes recent NFIP legislative changes. Presenter(s): Tammy Goodman [+]

Help Hurricane Florence Victims

As families and businesses anticipate devastating flooding and damage from Hurricane Florence, you can help by donating to the Trusted Choice® Disaster Relief Fund.[+]

InVEST® Announces Teacher, Volunteer of the Year

​The 2018 InVEST® Teacher of the Year is Linda Bruno, a business teacher at Dryden High School in upstate New York, and the 2018 InVEST Volunteer of the Year is John Scheck, a claims representative at Insurance Planning Inc. in Hays, Kansas.[+]

In Retirement Planning, Timing Is Everything

If you've outgrown your SIMPLE IRA plan or simply want to change to a 401(k) plan, your window of opportunity is upon you.[+]

Have Your Say: Second Annual J.D. Power Survey

Any licensed agent who works with insurance carriers in a member agency is eligible to participate![+]
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