Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska
Jan 9, 2013
Best Practices Webinar Jan 30
Winter Conference - 13 CEUs*
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CISR Expands Choices
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Education Update
A quarterly newletter from IIAN's Education Department.

Do you know your new Nebraska producer license number, how to view your CE credits, renew your license or look for classes?  If not, here's how. 


The website that you need for any and all of the above tasks is:  To view your CE credits, click the "Print Your Education Transcript" button.  To find your license number or find a course, use the "Lookup" option and enter your state and what you want to search for.  To renew your license, use the "State Services" option, enter your state and choose the option of resident renewals. 

Best Practices Study Webinar January 30 - The Top 5 Things It Can Do For Your Agency
The annual Best Practices Study originated in 1993 as an initiative to help independent agents build the value of their most important asset, their agencies. Attend this webinar and learn the top five things your agency needs to know from the Best Practices Study results, including:
  • Creating Agency Value
  • How to invest in production (producers, marketing, support)
  • How to manage finances using financial ratios
  • Keys to remaining profitable (productivity, expense mgmt, etc)
  • Importance of short and long term planning

Included with this webinar is a PDF copy of the 2012 Best Practices Study results.  Don't miss this 1 hour presentation for the low price of $39!  Click Here to register now before "seats" are full.

36th Annual Winter Conference - Get 13 CEUs*!
IIAN's Winter Conference will help you be a "Survivor- Out Sell, Out Service, Out Produce" at the Ramada in Kearney, NE on February 6-7, 2013
We have a great line up of 4 Agribusiness and 4 P/C CE topics to choose from, and two top National instructors - you'll be able to earn up to 13 CEUs*.  Registration informationRegister by January 22 for discount prices - multiple registration and Young Agent discounts.
Plus, purchase InsurPac raffle tickets for a chance to win a Vegas Vacation for two - drawing on February 7 (need not be present to win)!  Purchase raffle tickets.
See you in Kearney in February!
*Approval pending
Big I Education Calendar
The New Year is here and so is the new Big I Calendar!  We are working on new education options for our members every day - from seminars to webinars.  Mark your calendars to check back often for new options on our calendar.

Jan 15

Jan 15

Jan 16

Jan 16-18

Jan 17

Jan 24

Jan 30

Jan 30-31

Feb 6-7

Feb 7

Feb 12-14

Feb 14

Feb 19-21

Feb 21

Feb 28

Mar 5,6,7

Mar 5-7

March -





CISR - Personal Residential - Ogallala

CISR - Personal Residential - Lincoln

CISR - Personal Residential - Norfolk

Series 6 & 63 Prelicensing

Webinar:  Commercial General Liability

Webinar:  Business in the Home

Webinar:  Best Practices Study

Webinar:  Ethics

IIAN Winter Conference (13 CEUs*)

Webinar:  Builders Risk

P/C Prelicensing Class

Webinar:  Annuities

L/H Prelicensing Class

Webinar:  Flood

Webinar:  Business Income:  5 Key Areas

CISR - Personal Auto - 3 different locations 

P/C Prelicensing Class

Various Webinars - see calendar




Click on any location above to register today!

CISR Program Expands Choices
The Certified Insurance Service Representatives (CISR) Program has announced new course offerings for 2013.  These additional courses allow participants to select from a variety of topics, based on personal preference, to earn the CISR designation.


To earn the CISR designation, now a participant will need to complete the course and pass the final exam for five of nine courses.  Those course options are:

  • Commercial Casualty I - CGL & Add'l Insureds- NEW
  • Commercial Casualty II - BAP, WC, Excess- NEW
  • Commercial Property (2013 revision)
  • Personal Auto (2013 revision)
  • Personal Residential (2013 revision)
  • Agency Operations (2013 Major revision)
  • Personal Lines - Misc - NEW
  • Life & Health Essentials - NEW (currently online only)
  • Elements of Risk Management - NEW (currently online only)


To learn more about these new class offerings, see our CISR webpage which will give you more descriptions of the content of each course offering.  Start improving your 9 to 5 with the CISR 5 out of 9 courses!
View the Big I's new Homepage at
Please contact me or anyone at the IIAN office with any question you have about insurance education.  
Nancy Robeson
Education and Events Director
Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska  1-800-377-3985