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Risk Management and Insurance
The Office of Risk Management and Insurance conserves institutional resources by identifying and managing risk.
We provide the following services to the Gallaudet community:
Please refer the Administration and Operations Manual Section 2.24 Risk Management for more information.
For questions or additional information, please contact us.
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for freshmen. Students may enroll in 195 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ
This course starts with a broad overview of ways to manage risk, and the approach taken by insurance companies to contain these risks. The nature of the insurance contract, the various types of insurance, and their routine components are examined. The use of insurance as a solution for business problems is also explored. Because most employee group benefits are insurance related, those components of a benefit plan are a focal point of the course. Topics such as insurer solvency and profitability, insurance regulation, insurance contracts, and loss exposures mainly in the area of property and liability insurance will be covered.
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for freshmen. Students may enroll in 295 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ
This course will look at current issues in the Property/Casualty insurance industry. Basic principles, functions and uses of property & casualty insurance; types of policy contracts; calculation of premiums reserves; organization management; supervision of companies.
Primary course focus is on evaluating life insurance policies. The nature and importance of life insurance within the individual and business perspective and techniques for evaluating life insurance contracts will be covered. Whole Life, Term Life and Key Person Life Insurance will be analyzed. Cost/benefit analysis of various types of life insurance, both individual and business will be addressed.
The course covers off-shore financing, role of reinsurance, history of alternative risk financing, forecasting risk loss, capital market functions, forming captive insurance companies, and use of derivatives in risk management.
This course covers property and casualty underwriting through the principles of underwriting; strategic underwriting techniques; the insurance production environment; and insurance agency management tools and processes. Students will learn to assess whether to accept insurance risks (or groups of risks) and at what price.
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for juniors. Students may enroll in 395 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ
This course is designed to give greater coverage to those risk management and insurance topics that are not covered in great detail in other courses. Such as risk assessment and mapping, emerging risks, insurance markets, risk transfer and risk financing, insurance economics, catastrophe risks, Social Security, Public health Insurance, and international risk issues.
Enterprise Risk Management comprehensively addresses all risks faced by an organization - pure risk, speculative financial risks, strategic risks, operational risks and other risks. This course is designed to apply the theories and techniques in the process of planning, organizing, leading and controlling the activities of an organization to minimize risks. It also provides an overview of risk management and insurance markets and products that can be used to help manage the organization's risk. In addition, several valuation and risk management tools and models designed to measure and manage risk will be introduced and discussed.
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors. Students may enroll in 495 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ
Reading, research, discussion, laboratory work or other project according to the interests and/or needs of the students.
Certificates of Insurance provide evidence of the insurance coverage for a particular entity. Gallaudet can provide certificates to vendors or collaborators, and it must obtain a current certificate from all vendors, contractors, and collaborators. Any outside group that uses Gallaudet facilities or resources must also...
All University-owned equipment is insured through the University's insurance provider. Coverage: The coverage applies to risks of direct physical loss to University equipment. Coverage does not extend to normal maintenance, normal wear, and tear, deterioration, permanently attached building equipment or fixtures, or facilities as a...
Use of personal vehicles for University business is discouraged since no reimbursement will be made for accident-related incidents. When using a personal vehicle on University business, the owner of the vehicle must carry automobile liability insurance. The owner's automobile liability insurance is the primary coverage....
When using a University-owned vehicle, practice safe driving skills at all times. While operating a vehicle, University regulations prohibit: Smoking Carrying firearms Transporting hazardous materials Carrying or consuming alcohol Violating relevant traffic and safety laws Gallaudet University carries full liability insurance coverage for the University...
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