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Christopher J. Boggs

Christopher J. Boggs

Christopher J. Boggs joined the insurance industry in 1990. He is currently the Executive Director, Big I Virtual University and former Vice President of Education for Insurance Journal's Academy of Insurance.


During his career, Boggs has authored more than 300 insurance and risk management-related articles on a wide range of topics as diverse as Credit Default Swaps, the MCS-90, and enterprise risk management. This does not include the seven “e-books” (short, one-topic books covering various insurance and risk management-related subjects) Boggs has written.


Additionally, Boggs has written and published six insurance and risk management-related books

  • "The Insurance Professional's Practical Guide to Workers' Compensation: From History through Audit – Second Edition;"
  • "Business Income Insurance Demystified: The Simplified Guide to Time Element Coverages – Third Edition;
  • Property and Casualty Insurance Concepts Simplified: The Ultimate ‘How to’ Insurance Guide for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters and Adjusters;
  • Wow! I Never Knew That! 12 of the Most Misunderstood and Misused P&C Coverages, Concepts and Exclusions;
  • Insurance, Risk & Risk Management! The Insurance Professional’s Guide to Risk Management and Insurance;” and
  • Workers’ Compensation: How You Can Effectively Answer Your Clients 12 Most Commonly Asked Questions.


In addition to his writing, education, and training experience, Boggs worked in many areas of insurance. He began his career with Insurance Services Office as a rating and underwriting representative. Boggs has also worked as an agent (even owning his own agency), as the loss control and claims examiner for state-owned property in his home state, as a risk management consultant, and as the quality assurance specialist (auditing underwriting files) for the Southeast region of an insurance carrier.


A graduate of Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Boggs has obtained  nine professional insurance designations: the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM), Legal Principles Claims Management (LPCS), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in Premium Auditing (APA), Certified Workers’ Compensation Advisor (CWCA), Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and the Associate in General Insurance (AINS).

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2019 Condominium Bundle

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Three popular courses offering in depth training on the coverage issues that exist when the insured is a condo unit owner, or association.

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5 Key Work Comp Audit Facts

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When preparing for or reviewing an audit, there are five KEY workers' compensation audit facts or issues every insurance professional must know.

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Named Insureds: Who Should Be, Who Can Be and Who Shouldn't Be

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Before any claim is paid, status as an "insured" must exist. Is the person or entity suffering or causing loss, injury or damage an insured?

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The Essential Personal Lines Training Package

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Eight short, online webinars covering important and interesting homeowners and auto concepts

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5 Most Misunderstood Homeowners Coverage Concepts

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Five short webinars that go over Homeowners hot topics: Eligibility, Various Forms, Insured Status, Special Limits and "Guaranteeing" Replacement Cost Protection in the Homeowners Policy.

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Comparing the Various Homeowners Forms

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How does the HO-2 Broad Form differ from the HO-3 Special Form? How does the HO-3 differ from the HO-5 Comprehensive Form? And how to all the forms differ from the HO-8 Modified Coverage Form?

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Insuring Condominium Property and Liability Exposures

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Learn the key issues regarding the insuring of condominiums to avoid holes in either the association's or unit owner's coverage.

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Principles of Premium Auditing (2-part series)

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Join us as we learn the ins and outs of Premium Auditing.

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I Wanna Know Risk and Insurance Concepts (7-part series)

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Join us in the 7-part webinar! You'll learn about many popular insurance concepts and all about risk, risk management and what it means to you and your insureds.

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Waiver of Subrogation, OCP, Liquor, MCS-90

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Do you know enough about these 4 topics? Join us for this one-hour webinar where you'll learn all the necessary information on OCPs, Liquor, MCS90 and Waiver of Subrogation.

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