CPCU-Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter
CPCU is a professional designation in property-casualty insurance and risk management industry. It is the premier designation in the insurance industry. Approximately 65,000 people have earned the designation, since its inception in 1942. The rigorous curriculum includes eight (8) post-secondary undergraduate-, or graduate-level courses covering topics such as insurance law, history, contracts, ratemaking, and risk management, as well as business courses in finance, corporate structure, and ethics. CPCU designees are also bound by a Code of Ethics, and must satisfy an experience requirement of at least two years of industry experience.