Ethics and The CPCU Code of Professional Conduct
The Burnham System
Ethics CPCU 312
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The Burnham System is written and frequently revised by

Ray Burnham, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AIC, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, ALCM, AAI, AAI-M, APA, ARP, AIAF, AMIM, AAM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, REBC, RHU, ASF, LIA, CASL, and ChFC;

Jean O’Reilly, PhD, CPCU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, AIC, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M. ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, and AIAF; and

Lisa Tobey, JD, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AIAF, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, ACS, RWCS, RHU, REBC, CASL, AIC, EA, and ChFC.

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Ethics CPCU 312
Digital & Audio Book

Ethics and The CPCU Code of Professional Conduct Study Guide

This course is required to earn the CPCU designation and also waives Ethics 311 for any IIA designation


Included for FREE with your purchase of this Digital (PDF) Study Guide:

  • Ethics CPCU 312 Audio Study Guide Narrations, in MP3 file format, expertly narrated by Lisa Tobey


PDF Notice: PDF files are not printable. They are digitally annotatable.


Current Text Edition: 1st


Ray's estimate of course difficulty (1, easiest and 10, hardest): 2


Number of study guide pages: 24

Covered within this study guide:

  • Defining Ethical Behavior
  • Professionalism
  • Ethical Standards for Insurance Professionals
  • Ethical Responsibilities, Dilemmas, and Decision-Making
  • Obstacles to Ethical Decisions
  • The CPCU Code of Professional Conduct, including its Cannons one through nine
  • Disciplinary Rules and Procedures
  • Solving Business and CPCU Code Ethical Dilemmas

As a good study guideline, figure anything in those 24 pages might be on your exam and that there will be nothing on your exam that is not covered in those 24 pages.


The Burnham System is written and frequently revised by

Ray Burnham, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AIC, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, ALCM, AAI, AAI-M, APA, ARP, AIAF, AMIM, AAM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, REBC, RHU, ASF, LIA, CASL, and ChFC;

Jean O’Reilly, PhD, CPCU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, AIC, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M. ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, and AIAF; and

Lisa Tobey, JD, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AIAF, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, ACS, RWCS, RHU, REBC, CASL, AIC, EA, and ChFC.

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