Big 'I' Virtual University
The Big 'I' Virtual University (VU) is where you can build your knowledge base through online education. With live and on-demand webinars, a research library with more than 18,000 pages of content, and a members' only Ask an Expert service, the VU is the place to go to hone your technical insurance skills. This agent development resource includes:
Live and On-Demand Webinars
VU webinars are taught by some of the industry's leading experts and coverage a wide range of topics including certificates of insurance, workers' comp, business income, business auto, and more. With our live webinars
, continuing education credits are available in some states.
VU Research Library
Offering an extensive catalog of articles, the library is organized into three main catagories - commercial lines, personal lines, and life/health. Many articles are based on member questions received by the association through our members' only Ask an Expert
service, and when our volunteer faculty becomes aware of major coverage gaps and emerging technical issues, we're quick to present our analysis. A great way to stay up-to-date on the latest is to subscribe to Insurance Illustrated
, the association's only technical/coverage publication.
Professional development opportunities include programs like:
You'll also find agency management materials, customer service content, checklists, charts, and white papers including Risk & Reality Reports
can be found in the VU, and so much more.