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CPIB Law & Ethics Self-Study
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Challenge yourself in this flexible and specialized university-level designation program (3 mandatory courses and 3 electives) developed for brokers by brokers. This Law & Ethics course is common to all streams of CPIB. Members $200 / Non-members $410

 Export to Your Calendar 2017-07-01 to 2018-06-30
When: 24/7
12:00 AM
Where: various
Canada
Presenter: Self-Study course
Contact: Rob Barnes
1-800-318-0197


Online registration is available until: 2018-06-30
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CPIB Program Objectives

  • Develop your potential by specializing in Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, or Broker Management
  • Explore new issues and perspectives through business, analytical, and insurance skills that will be adaptable in a number of environments
  • Take all 6 courses to earn your designation, or take individual courses to sharpen your professionalism in a particular area

CPIB Course Descriptions

Prerequisite: CAIB or AIIC/CIP (Chartered Insurance Professional)
CPIB or CAIB is a prerequisite for IBAA's BBA and MBA. While not a prerequisite for CCIB, CPIB certainly helps with the exams.

Choose one of 3 CPIB streams: Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, or Broker Management. Declare your stream at any point during the course (but ensure your electives and mandatory courses match the stream).


Law & Ethics (self-study)

22 CE credits for General, Adjuster, Accident & Sickness, and Life licences

Courts increasingly hold professionals in the marketplace to high standards of care. This course shows brokers the rapid changes in the legal climate and the growing influence of ethical considerations in the business world. Chapters include examples and study questions throughout, begin with objectives, and end with summaries.

Chapter 1: Basic Business Law

  • The Three Legal Forms of Business Organization
  • Joint Ventures
  • Contract Law
  • Contract Formation
  • Understanding Torts
  • Intentional Torts
  • Negligence—The Unintentional Tort

Chapter 2: Professionals Ethics 1—Ethical Principles and Issues

  • The Name of the Game—What Is Ethics?
  • Theories of Ethics (Teleological and Deontological)
  • Ethical Realism
  • The Privilege of Self-Government

Chapter 3: Professional Ethics 2—Personal and Organizational Ethics

  • Obstacles to Ethical Behaviours
  • Personal Value Statements
  • The Value of Sub-Quadrants
  • Brokerage Value Statements—Integrating Basic Personal Values
  • The Change and Transition Framework
  • Ethical Responsibilities to the Public

Chapter 4: Insurance Brokers as Professionals at Common Law

  • The Broker as a Professional Advisor
  • Areas Giving Rise to Broker Negligence Claims
  • Liability Arising from Advice
  • Liability Arising from the Application Procedure
  • Liability Arising from Interim Coverage Issues
  • Liability Arising from Renewals

Chapter 5: Developing a Risk Management Strategy for Professional Liability

  • Claims Reporting
  • The Broker's Duty to Insurers
  • The Broker's Duty to Third Parties
  • The Broker's Personal Liability
  • Defences to Broker Liability
  • An Overview of the Litigation Process

Chapter 6: Corporate Law

  • Corporation as Legal Person—Rights and Liabilities of Corporation
  • Corporate Directors and Officers
  • Director's and Officer's Duties and Liability
  • Oppression Actions
  • Shareholder Rights

Chapter 7: Brokerage in Business—Insurance Brokerages and Business Contracts

  • Commercial Lease Rights and Obligations—Real Property
  • Common Lease Provisions
  • Insurance Company Contracts—Issues and Concerns
  • Insurance Company Contracts—Provisions

Chapter 8: E-Commerce, Privacy Rights, Legislation and Practice

  • E-Commerce
  • Personal Information Privacy
  • Privacy and the Law
  • The Challenges to Privacy Posed by Technology
  • Privacy in the Workplace
  • Legality of Email Monitoring
  • Email and the Professional Broker
  • The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act—A Primer on Its Privacy Provisions

Chapter 9: Employment Contracts—The Employment Relationship

  • Benefits of Having and Employment Agreement
  • Key Clauses in Employment Contracts
  • Obligations of Departing Senior Employees

Chapter 10:The Employment Relationship and Termination

  • Employment Standards Legislation
  • Harassment in the Workplace
  • Types of Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment Policy
  • Key Elements in a Sexual Harassment Policy
  • Disciplining Employees for Sexual Harassment
  • Terminating the Employment Relationship

CPIB Exam (separate registration required)

Please note that you will also need to register online for your CPIB exam in order to complete the course. Book now or when you feel ready.

  • additional cost: $450 members / $900 non-members for first-time exam registrations

Go to the upcoming exam registration dates. For further information, see Exam Policies.


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