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2023 - CIC - Commercial Property - Virtual Class - Jan. 11-12

Virtual Class - Access anywhere you have internet access  
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - Thursday, January 12, 2023   iCalendar Central Standard Time

Earn 16 hours of Illinois CE

In order to maximize coverage and protect your increasingly complex commercial property accounts, it is important to have a detailed understanding of Commercial Property coverages and endorsements, as well as the concepts used when correctly writing this business. Equally important is a familiarity with other coverages such as Time Element (Business Income), and Equipment Breakdown. At this institute you will learn to help provide your customers with the advice and protection they need.

Topics Covered:

  • Commercial Property Coverage Forms & Endorsements
  • Commercial Property Causes of Loss & Endorsements
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Time Element Coverages & Endorsements

Participants will:

  • Examine the property coverage found in the Building and Personal Property Coverage Form including the various Additional Coverages, Coverage Extensions, and Optional Coverages. Discuss valuation methods and the application of coinsurance. Learn the proper use of various endorsements.
  • Examine the common coverage, exclusions, and limitations of the three Causes of Loss Forms (Basic, Broad, and Special) with emphasis on the Special Causes of Loss Form. You will also explore the need for the Legal Liability Coverage Form.
  • Learn the property exclusions that determine when an Equipment Breakdown Policy is needed. Determine the types of equipment to include, and the role of engineering as it relates to these policies.
  • Determine the what, how, and why of Business Income Coverage and Extra Expense coverage. Learn the importance of complying with the coinsurance provision and which Optional Coverages are used to remove or suspend this provision. Examine several valuable Business Income endorsements.

All times CST

7:45 a.m.- 8:00 a.m. - Join Webinar

8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Commercial Property Coverage Forms & Endorsements with David Walker

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Lunch

1:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Commercial Property Coverage Forms & Endorsements (continued) with David Walker

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Exam Briefing with Lynne Lovell

7:45 a.m.- 8:00 a.m. - Join Webinar

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Commercial Property Causes of Loss & Endorsements with David Sheets

11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. - Time Element Coverages & Endorsements with David Sheets

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Time Element Coverages & Endorsements (continued) with David Sheets

The virtual classes will count for both state CE and designation credit. The exam requirements remain the same and the exam is only required for those pursuing a new designation.
For those taking the exam, you will do so online. The exam window will be open the week following the class, as opposed to the day of the class. Specific instructions on the exam including proctoring of the exam, and completion information will be distributed during the course.

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Virtual Class - Access anywhere you have internet access  

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Sheets, David A.
Sheets, David A.

Mid America Banking Insurance Services

Smithton, IL

David Sheets is Vice-President of Mid America Banking Insurance Services (MABIS), Inc. which is a division of the Iowa Bankers Insurance and Services, Inc., headquartered in Johnston, Iowa. David has a B.S in Management from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and an MBA from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He received his CIC designation in 2005 and his CRM designation in 2011. David has been active in the Risk Management and Insurance professions for more than 30 years.

David is an Associate Professor in the MBA Program at McKendree University, Lebanon, IL and an Adjunct Faculty Member, since 1991,for Southern Illinois University's Off-Campus Programs. David teaches various courses including Risk Management, General Management, Finance, Stakeholder Management, Ethics and Marketing among others.

David has been an active member of the independent agency system for many years; owning an independent agency for several years and then recruiting, training and developing independent agencies for ERIE Insurance Group. In his current position with MABIS, David has been instrumental in developing markets and independent agency relationships in Illinois and Missouri. His blend of hands-on, educational,and managerial experiences provides a unique perspective to share with working professional insurance agents.

Walker, David
Walker, David

Hartland Insurance Agency, Inc.

Hartland, MI

David A. Walker was elected to the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big "I") executive committee at the association's Leadership Conference in New Orleans September 2009. David began his insurance career in 1979 as an agent with Guarantee Mutual Life Insurance Co. In 1981, he joined Hartland Insurance Agency as a producer, rose through the ranks, and currently serves aspresident and principal of the agency.

Throughout his career, David has been an active association leader at the state and national level. He has served on the Michigan Young Agents Council, the National Young Agents Council, the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) Education Committee (including three years as chairman), MAIA Legislative Affairs Committee and MAIA Agency-Company Relations Committee. In 2014-15 heserved as the Chairman of the Independent Insurance Agent & Brokers of America (IIABA).

At the national level, David served for five years, 2004-09, as the director representing Michigan on the Big "I" National Board of Directors. He has served on many and varied committees at the IIABA level during his service on the board and executive committee. David has taughtmany classes nationally for CIC, CISR and numerous conventions.

David has received numerous MAIA awards including the Young Charger Award in 1986, the Aschom Education Award in 1997 and 2000, the Forsetlund Award (Agent of the Year) in 2000 and 2003, and the W.O. Hilderbrand Award in 2006 for his lifetime service and achievement in the insurance industry and MAIA, and in 2019 received the Capitol Award for his active work on legislative affairs in Michigan.