Proceeds from the clinics are used to fund scholarships. These scholarships are for agents and agency personnel. Candidates for the CIC or CISR must be recommended by a current Illinois 1752 club member. Scholarship recipients will be officially awarded at the spring clinics in April/May. Recipients have until the next spring clinic in which to use their award.
To be eligible to attend a CIC institute, you must be a licensed agent, broker, or solicitor; or have two years of full time experience in the insurance industry; or possess two years experience as a corporate risk manager; or served two years as a full-time member of an accredited college or university.
Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
The society of CIC’s goal is to provide insurance and risk management professionals with an excellent, comprehensive, and integrated continuing education system of practical value. CIC institutes cover all areas of insurance, including personal lines, commercial casualty, commercial property, life, health, and agency management. Each institute is followed be an optional rigorous examination. Successful completion of five such examinations gives the participant the right to use the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).
To view information about the CIC program, click here.
Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)
The CISR program is specifically designed to serve the practical daily needs of customer service representatives (CSRs). Each of the five one-day courses deals with a specific area of the insurance business with a focus on the understanding of exposures and coverage’s. It is not a basic school, and it is not a course intended to teach rating per se. It is a professional designation program with a continuing education requirement.
This education is designed to improve agency efficiency and service to the most important people in the world. Your customers. The course modules are: Insuring Personal Property, Insuring Personal Auto Exposures, Introduction to Commercial Property Coverages, Introduction to Commercial Casualty Insurance, and Agency Operations. It is a professional designation program with a continuing education requirement.
To view information about the CISR program, click here.