Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist

Learn from a specialized curriculum focusing on the insurance and risk management needs of construction projects and contractors. Earn 4 to 12 Insurance CE credits for each course as you develop a specialized expertise in construction risk and insurance. Each course can be completed in 6-10 hours.

Benefits of the CRIS Program:

  • Use your new knowledge to make better insurance buying and risk management decisions.
  • Be better positioned to offer advice and opinions related to insurance programs.
  • Eliminate dangerous coverage gaps and provide better protection for your employer or your clients.
  • Become a more valuable employee as you work toward your career goals.
  • Gain expertise, confidence, and credibility.
  • Program graduates may display the CRIS® designation behind their names as a testament to their expertise.

Who should take the CRIS Program?

  • Construction company executives with direct or indirect responsibility for property-casualty insurance or risk management programs
  • Construction financial managers, risk managers, or office personnel who buy insurance or coordinate claims for contractors
  • CPAs who wish to be more knowledgeable advisors with respect to the insurance their contractor clients purchase
  • Construction lawyers who wish to understand the scope of protection provided to contractors for defective construction and other complex coverage issues unique to construction
  • Negotiators and lawyers, including in-house general counsel, who advise contractors or draft terms to include in construction contracts
  • Insurance agents and brokers who sell insurance to contractors
  • Insurance agency customer service representatives (CSR) who handle construction accounts
  • Insurance underwriters who focus on the construction industry

Optional Foundation Cours:

  • IRMI's Fundamentals of Construction Risk Management and Insurance

5 Core Courses:

  • Commercial Auto, Surety, CIPs, and Miscellaneous Lines
  • Commercial Liability Insurance for Contractors
  • Contractual Risk Transfer in Construction
  • Property Insurance for Contractors
  • Workers Compensation for Contractors

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