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San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2012
aecKnowledge, a leading provider of advanced online continuing education (CE) for architects, engineers and construction professionals, announces a new knowledge partnership with All Risks, Ltd., the fastest growing and the largest privately held wholesale insurance broker in the United States. The partnership was formed to disseminate valuable risk management information to All Risks’ architect and engineer insureds.
“We are very excited about this partnership and about sharing aecKnowledge’s risk management courses with our clients,” stated Sue Harker, Underwriting Manager, All Risks. “Not only is this knowledge vital to avoiding costly mistakes, but clients can earn AIA/CES (HSW) learning units and potentially qualify for a CE premium credit. Our family of agents now have an online risk management resource to point their clients to—it’s a huge benefit for everyone involved.”
The aecKnowledge Risk Management Curriculum includes:
• Arbitration and Litigation: A Trial Attorney's Perspective (1 HSW) by Samuel J. Muir, Attorney, Collins Collins Muir + Stewart, LLP
• Contract Language: The Foundation of Good Business (1 HSW) by Brian K. Stewart, Attorney, Collins Collins Muir + Stewart, LLP
• Minimizing Risk During Construction Administration (1.25 HSW) by Michele L. Gamble, Attorney, Collins Collins Muir + Stewart, LLP
• Risk Management Best Practices (1 AIA/CES) by Morris Polich & Purdy, LLP
“All Risks joining our roster of knowledge partners provides a big boost to our mission of transforming how AEC professionals collaborate with and learn from one another." stated Michael Strogoff, FAIA, President, aecKnowledge. "And All Risks is providing a valuable service to its clients by sharing risk management best practices.”
aecKnowledge's courses are approved for continuing education units by AIA/CES and/or GBCI. The courses are also accepted by many states to fulfill mandatory CE requirements for ongoing licensure. Additional materials, including free course previews, written transcripts, course descriptions, learning objectives and presenter biographies are also available.
aecKnowledge, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an established web-based, peer-reviewed knowledge sharing platform for the AEC industries. aecKnowledge enables members of the architecture, engineering, construction and land use planning industries to share unbiased knowledge and to leverage their collective intellectual capital. With a mission to transform how design and construction professionals throughout the AEC industries collaborate with and learn from each other, aecKnowledge targets the more than 6 million professionals and tradespeople across the fragmented AEC industry, and provides a venue for allied professionals and knowledge providers to strengthen their presence among a large and engaged audience. Visit http://www.aecKnowledge.com for more information.
About All Risks All Risks, Ltd. based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is the nation’s largest independent wholesale brokerage firm offering comprehensive insurance solutions with a full service platform of brokerage, contract binding, national programs and personal lines products for retail agents and brokers nationwide. All Risks, Ltd. has an exclusive, nationwide Professional Liability Program designed for small-to-large Architect and Engineering firms, underwritten on behalf of an A+ AM Best’s rated insurance carrier. The 47-year-old firm employs 500 staff members in offices located in Maryland, Arizona, California, DC, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington. To learn more, visit http://www.allrisks.com.
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