IRES MCM® Designation Program

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2015 Programs

Feb. 9-11 – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

April 15-17 – La Jolla, CA

May 13-15 – Des Moines, Iowa

July 22-24 – Charleston, SC

Sept. 14-16 – Raleigh, NC

Oct. 19-21 – Atlanta, Georgia

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The MCM® Program is a unique and practical 2.5 day program that offers advanced, hands-on-training for insurance regulators and insurance industry professionals on how to manage an effective and efficient market conduct examination. The MCM® Program teaches valuable tools for examination management designed to achieve operational efficiencies. It is ideal for current and future Examiners-In-Charge and company compliance personnel. The 2.5 day MCM® Program facilitates an information exchange between regulators and industry, offers advanced certification, and furthers professional standards and ethics in insurance regulation. The MCM® Program contains an interactive, comprehensive curriculum, and the program material encompasses a wide variety of market regulation topics. All MCM® Program attendees who complete the course and pass the test receive the IRES MCM® designation.

The following topics are covered during the MCM® Program.

Market Regulation & Examinations

  • Purpose & Vehicles for Market Regulation
  • Market Analysis
  • Core Exam Procedures
  • Exam & Investigative Techniques
  • Fraud Detection
  • Addressing Violations & Non-Violation Issues

Exam Management

  • Pre-Examination Planning
  • Role of the Examiner-In-Charge
  • Exam Team Management
  • Managing the Exam
  • Workpaper Organization & Documentation
  • Workpaper Confidentiality

Communication & Report Writing

  • Communicating with the Company, Team, & Insurance Department
  • Issuing Critique/Comment Forms
  • Exam Report Writing
  • Avoiding Conflicts
  • Post Exam Communication

Standardized Data Requests & Technology

  • Exam Process Technology
  • Understanding the Standardized Data Requests
  • Constructing a Data Call
  • Analyzing the Data

IRES members holding an AIE® or CIE® will automatically receive 15 continuing education credits for completion of the course. These CE’s will automatically be uploaded to the CE database by the management company for IRES members.