The CPCU 520 questions will be formatted in a similar manner to the CPCU 500 exam. Remember these questions are tricky; the hardest part will be staying focused and fully reading the question in order to select the best answer. For more insight into the CPCU 520 exam, see our blog on the CPCU 520 difficulty CPCU 520 Exam The CPCU 520 exam. These primary study materials are the textbooks, course guides, and practice exams. Supplemental (optional) SMART packages are also avail-able for students. The Course guide The course guide provides an overview of the content by assignment and several aids to help you study. These aids include Educational Objectives. Please note that all CPCU 530 exams moving forward will be based on the new second edition textbook, so be mindful if you are attempting to study with an older edition. CPCU 530 Study Materials Based on 1st edition of CPCU 530: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Insurance. CPCU 500 -Orientation September 11, 2012 Sandy Masters, CPCU, ITP Let’s give you a great start!. Introductions. Using GoToWebinar. Study Tips. Web Safari – Ethics, SMART Online Practice Exams, Accessing PrepAdemy Class Recordings. Class Structure & Exam Details. Connecting outside of class The PrepAdemy™ Team for CPCU 500. AINS 23 - 4th edition - SMART Practice Exam: AINS 24 - 1st Edition, SMART Practice Exam: AINS 24 – Segment A – 1st Edition, SMART Practice Exam: AINS 24 – Segment B – 1st Edition, SMART Practice Exam: AINS 24 – Segment C – 1st Edition, SMART Practice Exam: AIS 25 - 4th Edition, SMART Practice Exam: API 28 - 2nd Edition, SMART.
We received a copy of the new CPCU® 500 – Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance textbook and have compiled a detailed list of changes between the old second edition version and the newly updated third edition.
Please note: We do not provide any guarantee or warranty that this is an all-inclusive list of the changes to the latest textbook.
At first glance, the most recent release of the CPCU 500 textbook appears to be radically different than the old second edition because very little of each chapter’s content matches what it had before. The good news is that most of the content is indeed the same, but has merely been shifted around all over the place. Because the rearrangements have been so extensive, this list will focus only on those sections that are brand new or significantly edited.
Below is a list of noteworthy section changes (chapter numbers & titles taken from the new third edition book):
Chapter 5 – Selecting Risk Financing Techniques
Please note that all CPCU 500 exams moving forward will be based on this new third edition, so be mindful if you are attempting to study with an older edition.
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Update: CPCU® 500 has been updated to a newer edition, so the chapters are no longer broken up as outlined below. Our study materials have been updated to reflect the newer edition.
Most of the CPCU courses separate their chapters by topic, with each chapter covering a different subject area that doesn’t necessarily require you to know the information from previous chapters first. CPCU 500, however, is an exception to that rule. The logical progression isn’t obvious, but once you learn about it, it gives you a much better understanding of how the material in each of the chapters relate to one another, thus improving your comprehension.
CPCU 500 is all about risk management, or helping your insureds identify the exposures they face and helping them plan for potential losses. The course starts off with a general overview about what “risk” means, then each subsequent chapter moves on to the next logical question that arises until the connection between risk and insurance is finally made. Here is a list that shows the progression of the chapters:
1) Overview of Risk Management
What is risk and what are some basic ideas behind managing it?
2) Identifying Loss Exposures
What are the main categories of loss exposures you could face & how do you go about identifying them?
3) Analyzing Loss Exposures
How to do prioritize what exposures need your attention & choosing the general strategy for managing them?
4) Selecting Risk Control Techniques
How do you avoid or mitigate the potential losses that could occur?
5) Selecting Risk Financing Techniques
How do you pay for the losses that can’t be avoided?
6) Data Analytics
What role does technology play in risk management?
7) Insurance Policy Fundamentals
What losses can you insure & how are policies created to provide protection?
8) Common Features of Insurance Policies
How are insurance policies applied to actual claims?
Hopefully you’ll find that knowing the progression of the chapters gives you an overall context that better helps you organize and remember the information you are learning!
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