Professional Development

No one would have guessed that a year later, we would still be dealing with COVID-19. But here we are. The good news? We have a year of virtual living under our belts and we are all starting to not only get the hang of it, but also see some of the benefits!

Stay up to date with all the news surrounding education and professional development along with keeping your skills sharp through our comprehensive online course offering.

We realize continuing education isn’t at the top of your list of ‘most fun things ever’…

Which is why we work hard to keep our topics fun and relevant to today’s agent.


We have added over 25 brand new classes to our listings, along with multiple online options to get your CIC, CISR or CPIA annual update.

And the best part about taking your designation updates through us? There is no exam at the end!

Click here to view our upcoming courses. 

Continue reading to learn more about the designations we offer here at OIA.

Did you know you can get quality content and CE for free every Wednesday from 12pm to 1pm as a member?!

Our Webinar Wednesday Series was born during COVID and due to it’s popularity, we’ve kept it going! Every Wednesday from 12pm from 1pm our team comes to you with the hottest topics in the insurance industry. Check out our course schedule to see what’s coming up and register!

Introducing our new Certification: Trusted Risk Advisor.

OIA is beyond excited to bring to you another tool that will help propel you forward in your insurance career: The Trusted Risk Advisor certification.

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Gain the respect of colleagues and the trust of customers as you build knowledge of essential coverages and improve your cross-selling ability. You’ll learn how to analyze risks and exposures while guiding customers through various coverage scenarios.  CISR courses focus on your type of business. Complete just five courses to earn your credential while choosing from nine course options. That allows you to tailor your CISR journey to match the requirements of your job.

This knowledge is key to advancement within an agency and a more fulfilling insurance career.

Want to learn more? Click here. 

Ready to register for a class? Click here to pick one!


The CIC program is nationally recognized and highly respected in the insurance business. Institutes challenge you to take your knowledge to a higher level.

In a competitive marketplace, you need to deliver value through exceptional product knowledge and trusted advice. Earning your CIC sets you apart as someone who can maximize coverage in innovative ways for customers. For you, that can translate to additional career opportunities and greater earning potential.

Want to learn more? Click here. 

Ready to register for a class? Click here to pick one!


The Certified Professional Insurance Agent designation seminars are designed to enhance the ability of producers, sales support staff and company personnel to efficiently create and distribute effective insurance programs. Participants leave with ideas that will produce increased sales results immediately.

In the three seminars, you’ll learn how to:

Position for Success
Implement for Success
Sustain Success

Want to learn more? Click here. 

Ready to get signed up? Click here to see the dates we are offering sessions!

Ashley Fitzsimmons is your go-to for all things Professional Development.

You can contact her via email at or by giving her a ring at 800-555-1742.

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