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Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) 

2014 CIC Agendas
2014 CIC Schedule and Registration Form

Preparing for CIC


How do I obtain and maintain the CIC designation?

To earn your CIC designation, you must attend five intensive three-day institutes and pass comprehensive essay exams which immediately follow. All institutes must be completed within a five-year period. You are then required to attend either one regular institute or a Ruble Seminar (offered to only CICs) each year thereafter.


About the Institutes...

Institute Times

Registration for all Institutes begins at 7:30 a.m. with class beginning promptly at 8:00 a.m.

The institutes and mandatory subjects included in each are:

Agency Management
The Agency as an Organization
Managing and Sustaining Financial Strength
Human Resources
Agency Productivity and Effectiveness
Legal & Ethical Responsibilities
Approved for 16 hours Any Line, 3 hours of Ethics Michigan CE Credit. (provider #0014)

Commercial Casualty
Commercial General Liability
Excess Liability/Commercial Umbrella Coverages
Workers Compensation
Business Automobile Coverages
Additional Insureds
Approved for 20 hours P/C Michigan CE credit. (provider #0014)

Commercial Property
Commercial Property Coverages
Commercial Property Causes of Loss Forms
Commercial Property Endorsements
Commercial Inland Marine Coverages
Time Element Coverages
Businessowners Policies
Difference in Conditions
Commercial Property Case Study
Equipment Breakdown
EDP Coverages
Other Inland Marine
Construction Occupancy Protection Exposures (COPE)
Specific State Exposures/Innovations/Special Coverages
Approved for 20 hours P/C Michigan CE Credit. (provider #0014)

Life & Health
Life Insurance Concepts
Health Insurance Concepts
Disability Income and Long-Term Care Insurance
Applications of Life and Disability Income Insurance to Business Needs
Planning for Personal Needs

Optional topics that may be offered:
Medicare and Medicare Supplement
Estate Planning
Implementing Life and Health in an Agency
Specific State Exposures/Innovations/Special Coverages
Approved for 18 hours L/H, 2 hours LTC Michigan CE Credit. (provider #0014)

Personal Lines
Personal Residential Coverages
Personal Automobile Coverages
Personal Umbrella/Excess Coverages
Watercraft Coverages
Rental Car Coverages
Home-based Business
Farm and Ranch Coverages
Mobile Home Coverages
No Fault (PIP)
Wind Pools
Approved for 20 hours P/C Michigan CE Credit. (provider #0014)

About the Graduate Program . . .

The Graduate Seminar is designed to take participants beyond a mere knowledge of the policies to an in-depth understanding of the risks and exposures involved.

This seminar is designed to focus on advanced property and casualty coverages and exposures, life and health exposures, risk management and insurance alternatives, as well as specific industry exposures. It will provide challenging curricula reflecting the latest coverages, trends, and techniques for minimizing insurance gaps.

This seminar fully satisfies the annual requirement for maintaining the CIC designation for dues paying members of the Society of CIC.

Approved for 12 hours P/C, 4 hours Ethics Michigan CE Credit. 


·  $410 per CIC institute

·  $420 per Graduate Seminar and CRM Courses

·  $20 CE Fee per course


A CIC course is held almost every month of the year. To see MAIA's Education Calendar including these CIC dates, click here. Don't forget! You can also register on-line!


Designation Prep Materials

Congratulations on deciding to go for your CISR, CIC or CRM designation! Obtaining your CISR, CIC, or CRM designation is not an easy venture; you must understand the concepts and pass five multiple choice (CISR) or essay (CIC and CRM) examinations.  CISR must be completed within three years of beginning the program; with CIC and CRM you have five years to complete.  To help prepare for the class and examination, the National Alliance has developed a
Reading Guide.  The Essential Series referenced in this guide are three books designed to help you build a foundation for each CISR, CIC and CRM class.  To order these books or other National Alliance Academy Publications click here.  Dues paying members receive 10% off The National Alliance Academy publications!

The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: Advanced Curriculum Rating = 20 CPE Credits.

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