Keep advancing your risk management and insurance career.  By earning a professional designation, you’ll:

  • Grow your knowledge-base and skills
  • Enhance your credibility
  • Set yourself apart as a leader in your field

Stand Out With Your CPCU®

Gain the strategic leadership skills you need to take your career to the next level with The Institutes Designations CPCU, the most trusted credential in risk management and insurance.

  • In addition to course and experience requirements, CPCUs adhere to the CPCU Code of Professional Conduct and maintain their professional development through the CPCU in Good Standing Program.

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Check out what CPCU's are saying!



of those surveyed said that their CPCU was a good addition to
their resume.

with 10+ years of experience in risk management and insurance
said their CPCU helped them achieve their career goals.

of those in their career less than 2 years said the CPCU resulted in
management recognition.


Plan better for the unanticipated, and know which risk treatment strategies, coverages, or financial planning tools will gain the maximum benefits. A broad understanding of underwriting, claims, and risk control helps you make smart decisions to support your customers’ business.

Because you understand data aggregation, quality, and sourcing, you apply it to make better decisions. With insights on how data and technology are transforming business, you can offer the nuanced recommendations needed to achieve business goals.

The CPCU after your name communicates leadership and confidence. From navigating complex policy choices, to determining loss coverage, to proving ROI with knowledge of profitability ratios and interest rate calculations, you understand outcomes and can be trusted with risks.

Every CPCU becomes part of a vast community of engaged professionals. Together, you can explore new ideas and opportunities, address challenges, and leverage the active CPCU network to enhance your career and build your future.


How the CPCU Society Can Help

While many of our members hold or are pursing The Institutes' CPCU designation, it is not a requirement to join.  We support all risk management and insurance professionals on their unique paths to success by:

  • Providing resources, coaching, and mentoring.  
  • Introducing you to the people who have been where you are and want to help.
  • Connecting you to a global professional network, now more easily accessible through our online community, INteract.
  • Giving you access to a global professional network. 


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