5 CPE credits are available for the successful completion of this course.

Course Cost for non-designation students – $750

The study of captive insurance begins with an understanding of the purpose of alternative risk transfer (ART), which is to find more efficient ways of financing risk. This course explains fundamental vocabulary and concepts behind alternative risk financing mechanisms. Participants will discover the purpose of using alternative risk financing mechanisms and the types available. Through the use of case studies, participants will get hands-on experience evaluating situations and collaborating with peers to discover the most effective solution.   

Key course takeaways: 

  • Define basic alternative risk financing vocabulary and concepts  
  • Explain the importance of managing risk in any industry  
  • Identify the best captive type and risk funding approach for different situations  
  • Work with peers in the captive industry to determine effective solutions 

Delivery Method: Group-Live via online platforms WebEx and Canvas (minimum of broadband Internet connection and headset with microphone recommended)

In addition to self-paced reading and assignment work, students will be required to attend four webconference sessions.  There are no prerequisite requirements for this course.  Prior to the first webconference participants need to access Canvas to review webconference directions and course material.

The instructors for this offering are:  Ed Koral and Dennis Silvia

Registration Deadline: December 28, 2023 or until full

Webconference one, Thursday, January 4th, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET
Webconference two, Thursday, January 11th, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET
Webconference three, Thursday, January 18th, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET
Webconference four, Thursday, January 25th, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET

This course will be offered again in May/June 2024.

For further course details contact at ICCIE at 802-651-9050.


International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour.