The Casualty Actuarial Society is a professional organization whose purpose is the advancement of the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to property, casualty, and similar risk exposures.
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Video: What Advice Would You Give to Yourself as a Young Actuary?
Pursuing a career as an actuary is a challenging and rewarding road, requiring a commitment to passing a rigorous set of examinations to achieve CAS credentials while working full-time. After years of experience in the profession, members may reflect upon the advice that they wish they were given during the early stages of their career. … Read more
Toward a Better Understanding of the CAS Board Decision to Recognize CIA Exam Waivers for CAS Preliminary Exams
At its August 2012 meeting, the CAS Board of Directors approved the recommendation of the CAS Executive Council and the Education Policy Committee (EPC) that the CAS recognize the exam waivers granted by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) for certain CAS preliminary examinations. This action followed the announcement by the CIA of the ten … Read more
Posted in Communications, Exams and Admissions, From the President and tagged Canadian Institute of Actuaries, CAS Basic Education.
An Open Letter Regarding the Fall 2011 CAS Exam Results
One of the primary objectives of the Casualty Actuarial Society is to establish and maintain high-quality standards for membership. The value of the CAS credential comes in large part from our offering an educational process that provides the fundamental knowledge and problem solving skills that our employers and other principals expect. The CAS learning objectives … Read more
Posted in Exams and Admissions, From the President and tagged CAS Basic Education.
Statistics in the Actuarial Skill Set
Last November, the CAS Board of Directors voted to support the following vision of the level of understanding required for membership in the CAS: “All CAS members should be competent in the application of casualty actuarial techniques. CAS Fellows should not only be able to apply such techniques, but be able to synthesize such methodology … Read more
Posted in Exams and Admissions and tagged CAS Basic Education, Statistics.