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Canadian Professional Insurance Broker (CPIB)

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The Canadian Professional Insurance Broker (CPIB) program is a senior designation program designed and written specifically for brokers by brokers. Positioned at the university study level, this program is designed to challenge the professional excellence of property and casualty insurance brokers.

Pre-requisites for the study are CAIB, or CIP. The CPIB program has three distinct streams:

  1. Personal Lines
  2. Commercial Lines
  3. Broker Management

Within each stream, the broker must complete three mandatory and three elective courses to earn the designation. IBANB offers all mandatory courses via self-study. Elective courses can be completed through a post-secondary institution of the student’s choice.

CPIB – Personal Lines

Mandatory Courses:

  • Law & Ethics
  • Claims Management & Administration
  • Advanced Personal Lines

Elective Courses: (choose 3 within stream)

  • Accounting/Finance*
  • Marketing
  • Sales Management*
  • Communications*
  • Business Administration
  • Organizational Behaviour

Method of Study: self-study.
Cost: IBANB Members: $600+HST, Non-Members: $875+HST
What’s included: textbook, exam fee

CPIB – Commercial Lines

Mandatory Courses:

  • Law & Ethics
  • Claims Management & Administration
  • Advanced Commercial Lines

Elective Courses: (choose 3 within stream)

  • Accounting/Finance*
  • Marketing
  • Sales Management*
  • Communications*
  • Business Administration
  • Risk Management
  • Organizational Behaviour

Method of Study: self-study.
Cost: IBANB Members: $600+HST, Non-Members: $875+HST
What’s included: textbook, exam fee 

CPIB – Broker Management Stream

Mandatory Courses:

  • Law & Ethics
  • Claims Management & Administration
  • Business Strategy

Elective Courses: (choose 3 within stream)

  • Sales Management*
  • Management Accounting*
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Management Information Systems
  • Communications
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Finance*

Method of Study: self-study.
Cost: IBANB Members: $600+HST, Non-Members: $875+HST
What’s included: textbook, exam fee

* represents courses that are strongly recommended due to their relevancy.