Category Archives: Professional Education

Have You Completed Your Continuing Education Requirements for 2013?

With 2013 already half way over it’s important to remember to complete your continuing education (CE) requirements. There are multiple ways to earn CE credits through the CAS. Listed below are a variety of CE opportunities that the CAS is offering to facilitate the professional development and career advancement of its members:  Attend upcoming CAS … Read more »

Learn Interact and Grow at ICA 2014

Registration is open for ICA 2014, the 30th International Congress of Actuaries, a premier continuing education event of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) with a program that contains topics and sessions for actuaries of every specialty.  The Congress will be held 30 March through 4 April 2014 and is being hosted and organized in Washington, D.C., … Read more »

Q&A With CAS CERAs Part 2

In our last CAS Roundtable blog post, Q&A With CAS CERAs, a few CAS members shared their experiences with achieving their CERA credentials, such as preparing for the exam and attending the required seminar. In part 2 of the CAS Roundtable blog post, Sandy Wu, Bryan Ware, and Avraham Adler are joined by a new participant, … Read more »


The CAS welcomed its inaugural class of candidates who earned the CERA (Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst) credential in the fall of 2012. The purpose of the CERA designation is to promote actuaries in the field of ERM. The credential identifies actuaries who meet stringent education requirements in ERM and are governed by a strong code … Read more »

Make the CAS and BizLibrary Your Source for Business Skills Training

Do you have a goal to enhance your business skills in the coming year? The CAS can help you reach that goal! The CAS has partnered with BizLibrary to provide members affordable and flexible solutions for online business skills training. BizLibrary offers a comprehensive catalog of employee training products and services on topics that will … Read more »

What is Relevant Continuing Education?

This is the third blog post in a series of posts by the Continuing Education Compliance Committee (CECC) in which we discuss some of the areas of confusion with the CAS Continuing Education (CE) Policy. This article discusses what constitutes continuing education and provides some practical examples. Background The CAS requires all its members providing … Read more »

How to Document Your Continuing Education

This is the second blog post in a series of posts discussing some of the areas of confusion with the CAS Continuing Education (CE) Policy. Documentation The CAS requires all members providing actuarial services to document compliance with CE requirements. It’s not enough to simply meet the requirements; CAS members should also maintain a log … Read more »

Comparison of US Standard and Alternative Compliance – Two Facets of the CAS Continuing Education Policy

Audit Process The Continuing Education Compliance Committee (CECC), a small group of volunteers, was charged with auditing the 2011 Continuing Education (CE) logs for a sample of members as well as the CAS Executive Council and elected Board members.  Through the process the CECC learned a lot and will share results and observations both through … Read more »

CAS Webinars: The Solution to Your New Year’s Resolution

If your 2012 New Year’s resolutions include investing more time in your continuing education, I have the perfect solution for you: CAS Webinars. What’s a Webinar? Webinar is short for Web-based Seminar. It’s a 90-minute educational session that you can take part in remotely using your telephone and web browser. And just like our in-person … Read more »