Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS)

MAIA offers a five-part Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS®) program in partnership with International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®). The specialized MLIS curriculum focuses specifically on directors & officers (D&O) liability, employment practices liability (EPL), and fiduciary liability insurance. Management liability exposures and coverages are complex, and insurance generalists frequently make errors in designing programs for their clients. Completing the MLIS curriculum will ensure that the agent, broker, consultant, or in-house risk manager or insurance buyer understands the most important aspects of professional and management liability.


Obtaining the MLIS Certification

The core curriculum for the MLIS program consists of five parts:

  1. Core Cyber and Privacy Liability Exposures and How to Insure Them 
  2. EPL: Understanding the Exposures and Insurance Coverage
  3. Fiduciary Liability: What You Need to Know About Exposures and Insurance
  4. How to Insure D&O Liabilities
  5. Understanding D&O Exposures

To qualify as a holder of the MLIS certification, participants must complete all five courses and pass the corresponding online examinations (with a minimum score of 70%) within five years.

Each course is independent of the others and you may complete them in any order you choose.

Those who complete the program are entitled to display the MLIS certification to certify their knowledge of management liability insurance.

Maintaining Your Certification

Once you have completed the required courses, your MLIS certification will be active for a period of one year (12 months).  During the 12 months following your initial receipt of the MLIS certification and every 12 months thereafter, you will be required to obtain six (6) hours of approved professional and management liability insurance continuing education credit to keep your credentials in good standing.

CRIS Renewals at MLIS Courses

CRIS certification holders can update their CRIS designation by attending a 6-hour MLIS course.

MLIS: Cyber and Privacy Liability Exposures and How to Insure Them

MLIS: Fiduciary Liability–What You Need to Know About Exposures & Insurance

MLIS: How to Insure D&O Liabilities

MLIS: EPL–Understanding the Exposures and Insurance Coverage

MLIS: Understanding D&O Exposures

Continuing Education State Policies

To receive continuing education units (CEUs), the state requires that all registrants attend a class in its entirety:

  • Partial credit is not given.
  • Late arrivals will not receive any CEUs.
  • CEUs are not based on examination results.

2020 Fees

MAIA Members: $195
Non-Members: $295

REGISTRATION:      Opens at 8:30 a.m.

CLASS TIME:            9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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