The Big “I” Virtual University (VU) is an online resource offering access to insurance, business and technology articles, reproducible consumer articles, state-specific resources, checklist, charts, whitepapers and more. Features include:
- Research Library - For those who seek a smarter way to research, the VU provides access to hundreds of insurance, business, agency management and technology articles written by volunteer faculty and other contributors. Technical insurance articles often include links to full sample ISO forms. You will also find white papers and articles on many issues affecting today's insurance marketplace.
- “Ask an Expert” Service- Sometimes you need answers to questions that can't be found in the research library. To help with these "just in time" issues, the VU has assembled a faculty of 50 of our industry's leading experts from around the country. Big "I" members can submit questions to the "Ask an Expert" service and receive a prompt answer to questions on coverage and technical issues, business operations and technology.
- Online Education- The VU offers a wide variety of online classes to enhance and expand insurance technical and business skills. When taking an online course through the VU, you can be confident you or your staff is learning the highest quality education available online. Free recorded webinars are also available for on-demand viewing.
- Free VUpoint Newsletter- You can become one of the 25,000+ subscribers to the VU's award-winning bi-weekly email newsletter, The VUpoint.