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 introductory 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 risk financing solutions 

Delivery Method:  Online course with weekly instructor-led webconferences

In addition to self-paced reading and weekly assignments, students will be required to attend four webconference sessions and complete a final exam.

Registration Deadline: May 16, 2024 or until full

Webconference one, Thursday, May 23rd, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET
Webconference two, Thursday, May 30th, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET
Webconference three, Thursday, June 6th, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET
Webconference four, Thursday, June 13th, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. ET

The instructors for this offering are:  Ed Koral and Kevin Doherty

This course will be offered again in Fall 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.