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Risk Management & Insurance Management, CCC

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This certificate program can be used to articulate credits into the Business Administration and Management AS degree program.

A College Credit Certificate consists of a program of instruction of less than sixty (60) credits of college­ level courses, which is part of an AS or AAS degree program and prepares students for entry into employment.

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for further education and employment in the Insurance industry. The program is designed to develop the student’s general employability by improving their work attitudes, communication, critical thinking, technical skills, problem-solving skills and occupation­  specific skills relative to insurance sales.

The program content is broad-based to reflect the cross-functional relationships prevalent in risk management and insurance. Students are exposed to related business practices such as standard operating procedures, budgeting, planning, organizing, marketing, customer service, property and casualty rules, personal and commercial insurance rules, and risk management theory. Emphasis is placed on understanding the concept of risk, insurance sales, insurance products/policies, customer service, and providing the right coverage for the amount of risk exposure.  Learning is promoted via teamwork, case studies, practitioner guest lectures, video lectures, online learning aides, and visits to insurance agency and carrier sites.

This program prepares students for employment in roles such as:  Customer Service Representative, Insurance Office Assistant, Account Managers, Personal Lines Agent, Claims Adjuster, and Risk Analyst.

The content includes but is not limited to related business and insurance practices such as:  insurance standard policies and forms, Florida insurance regulations, operating procedures, planning, organizing, customer service, marketing, sales, and risk management.  Emphasis is placed on the development of business and risk management skills necessary to become efficient, effective, and ethical in identifying customers’ insurance needs based on the amount of risk found and meeting profit goals within an insurance agency or carrier.

Program Structure

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 24 credit hours. Students completing this College Credit Certificate can transfer the credits directly to the AS in Business Administration Degree. Please note that the AS in Business Administration and Management requires only five (5) credit hours of electives and the completion of th is College Credit Certificate may result in seven (7) excess credit hours of electives beyond the requirement of the AS Business Administration and Management degree.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below to check for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.

Certificate Completion/Graduation

Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major.  Students must indicate their intention to attend commencement ceremony, by completing the Commencement Form by the published deadline.

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