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Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management

Undergraduate - All KU Students

The Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management prepares students for successful careers in insurance and risk management. Required and elective coursework equips students with in-demand skills that position them well for career opportunities in underwriting, claims, agency and brokerage, risk management, consulting and more. Through interactions with Lockton Companies and other industry partners, the program allows students practical insights to insurance and risk management concepts and provides opportunities to network with potential employers.

Simply Take 4 courses aligned to your major as you finish your degree.

Earning the Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management will unlock possibilities, invigorate your resume and empower your future through meaningful connections to influential employers in a $6 trillion global industry.

Certificate requirements

Requirements for the certificate include the coursework listed below.

Required courses
  • FIN 208/408: Principles of Insurance and Risk Management
  • FIN 424: Operational Risk Management
Elective courses (choose 2)
  • FIN 418: Modeling and Risk Analysis
  • FIN 422: Financial Modeling
  • FIN 425: Futures and Options
  • FIN 445: Fixed Income
  • FIN 454: Portfolio Strategy
  • MATH 630: Actuarial Mathematics
  • MGMT 419: Managing Performance and Compensation
  • MKTG 316/426: Professional Selling Skills
Required Hours: 6  +  Elective Hours: 6  =  Total Hours: 12

The Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management prepares students for successful careers in insurance and risk management. Required and elective coursework equips students with in-demand skills that position them well for career opportunities in underwriting, claims, agency and brokerage, risk management, consulting and more. 

Typical positions include:
  • Financial analysis
  • Corporate risk management
  • Employee benefits management
  • Insurance brokerage
  • Underwriting
  • Consulting

Additional Information

Industry Partners

  • Aetna
  • Aflac
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Boston Mutual Life Insurance Co.
  • Chubb
  • Cigna
  • Everest Insurance
  • The Hartford
  • Kansas Insurance Education Foundation
  • Lockton Companies
  • RT Specialty
  • Security Benefit
  • Travelers
  • Unum Group
  • Voya

Kansas Insurance Certificate

Students who earn the Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management also earn the Kansas Insurance Certificate (KIC) established by the Kansas Insurance Department and the Kansas Insurance Education Foundation (KIEF).


Program Contact

Kurt Krogull

Lecturer
 
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