Underwriting Boot Camp


July 16-19, 2018 • Atlanta, GA • Georgia State University
For insurance professionals with less than two years of experience

About the Program

Designed for insurance professionals with less than two years of experience in the wholesale insurance industry.  This 3.5 day program is appropriate for new employees, recent college graduates, underwriters with single-line experience who want to learn beyond their current experience, or employees in a technical role seeking to move into an underwriting role in the future.

Registration and Fees

  • Students must apply online. Registration will open in mid-April 2018
  • Tuition is $950 per student.

Schedule of Events​

Date Time  Topic
Monday, July 16           8:00 - 8:15 a.m.      Class introductions and Session Overview
  8:15 - 9:15 a.m. What is Underwriting?
  9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.      Property Coverage and Underwriting: Part 1
  1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Property Coverage and Underwriting: Part 2 


 
Tuesday, July 17 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Property Case Studies

1:00 - 5:00 p.m. GL Coverage and Underwriting: Part 1
 
 
Wednesday, July 18           8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.    GL Coverage and Underwriting: Part 2 
  1:00 - 5:00 p.m. GL Case Studies
     
Thursday, July 19  8:00 - 11:45 a.m.  Package Case Studies
  11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.            Wrap Up / Q&A
     

Hotel and Accommodations

Hotel reservations are your responsibility. There are several hotels within walking distance of the Georgia State University Education Center.

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
3300 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404.237.11234

Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
3332 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA
404.869.0818

Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta - Buckhead
3342 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404.231.1234

Travel Arrangements

Students should plan to arrive on-site by 8 a.m. on July 16. Departing flights should be scheduled for after 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19. 

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is located 15 miles south of the training location.

Session Location

Georgia State University Buckhead Center
Tower Place 200
3348 Peachtree Road NE, 12th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30326

Underwriting Boot Camp Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation through June 4 will result in a full refund, less a $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellation between June 5 and June 18, 2018 will result in a 50% refund.
  • No refund is offered after June 18, 2018.
  • Should you cancel after June 18, 2018 you will have a limited time opportunity to substitute someone else at your firm as a alternative to the above refund policy.
  • All requests must be made in writing to Denise Marshall, denise@wsia.org.