Business Insurance Fundamentals: Types of Business Insurance

1 Credits: Finance


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Business Insurance Fundamentals: Types of Business Insurance

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Finance

Course Description

This comprehensive online self-study course is designed to provide business professionals with a thorough understanding of the diverse world of business insurance. Covering a wide range of topics from Commercial Automobile Insurance to Professional Liability and Workers’ Compensation Insurance, the CPE course offers detailed insights into each type of insurance, their specific benefits, and potential drawbacks. Participants will benefit from learning about the nuances of life insurance, medical insurance, surety bonds, and more, enabling them to identify the appropriate insurance solutions for different business scenarios. This online CPE course is not only an informative guide but also a practical tool to enhance your risk management strategies, ensuring your business is adequately protected against various risks.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Specify the benefits and problems associated with each type of insurance.
  • Identify the differences between the various types of life insurance.

Topics covered in this course:

  • Boiler and Machinery Insurance
  • Business Interruption Insurance
  • Commercial Automobile Insurance
  • Commercial Crime Insurance
  • Commercial General Liability Insurance
  • Cyber Risk Insurance
  • Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Political Risk Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Property Insurance
  • Surety Bonds
  • Surplus Lines Insurance
  • State Unemployment Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Reinsurance
  • Insurance for the Home Business
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
August 10, 2023

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


Number of Pages

Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.

Meet The Experts

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 300 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …