Launch of CPRIA Certificate May 2015

Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 11, 2015

The Private Risk Management Association (PRMA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Chartered Private Risk and Insurance Advisor (CPRIA) Certification curriculum.

The CPRIA Certification is a six segment educational curriculum built by and for high net worth risk and insurance specialists. This unique educational offering will be made available through the PRMA University Online Campus for Professional Development found on PRMA’s website,

The CPRIA curriculum in composed of six segments

Segment I – Fundamentals of Personal Risk Management
Segment II – Understanding the High Net Worth Universe
Segment III – Strategic Coverage Placement
Segment IV – Lifecycle of the Account
Segment V – Introduction to Specialty Insurance
Segment VI – Life Safety and Protection

Open enrollment for Segment I begins May 19th.

Each Segment will include a blended approach of interactive and self-study learning opportunities, all of which can be accomplished remotely from any location. Upon successful completion of each segment’s coursework and exams, participants will receive a certificate from St. John’s University School of Risk Management’s Center for Professional Education. Participants will be awarded the CPRIA designation when all six segments have been successfully completed.

“From day one, PRMA has been committed to excellence in the high net worth insurance category. The CPRIA certification will be the tangible embodiment of that excellence for all who achieve it, as the curriculum was designed by many of the finest expert practitioners in our niche.” said PRMA Executive Director Lisa Lindsay.

“The collaboration has been highly rewarding. It has afforded us the PRMA Online Campus and access to best-in-class adult learning professionals that supplement the expertise provided by our member network” said PRMA President Sandra Bravo.

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About the Private Risk Management Association (PRMA)

The Private Risk Management Association (PRMA) is a member-owned, not-for-profit association committed to the advancement and growth of the high net worth (HNW) risk management & insurance niche. PRMA provides specialized education and practice management resources, while raising awareness of and advocacy for the niche. Members include many insurance agents and brokers, carriers, and other specialists who serve the wealthy. Visit to learn more.

About New Level Partners

New Level Partners (NLP), founded in 2001, specializes in training solutions for the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry. NLP designs, develops and delivers customized and interactive training programs, both instructor-led and web-based. A wide range of instructional design tools and technologies ensure NLP’s programs are the most interactive and effective on the market.

About St. John’s University’s School of Risk Management

The School of Risk Management was founded in 1901 as the Insurance Society of New York, and over the years evolved into The College of Insurance (TCI). In June 2001, TCI merged with St. John’s University, becoming a school of The Peter J. Tobin College of Business. From its new location at 101 Astor Place near Midtown South’s business district and the rapidly emerging technology corridor, SRM awards undergraduate, M.B.A., and M.S. degrees in the insurance, risk management and actuarial science disciplines. Through its Center for Professional Education, SRM also provides education, training and consulting services to the industry, governments, and regulators worldwide. If you have questions about, or interest in either the Center for Professional Education’s role or the program itself, please contact Larry Pistell, Senior Associate Director of Corporate and Industry Relations, Center for Professional Education, SRM at 212-284-8581, or by e-mail at pistell(at)stjohns(dot)edu


Lisa Lindsay, Executive Director
Tel: 917 769 4759