INS301 Liability Underwriting Management (8)

This subject provides the knowledge and skills required to provide liability insurance, survey risk exposure, review and interpret portfolio performance.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Accounting and Finance

Enrolment Restrictions

Bachelor of Business (Insurance) students only

Assumed Knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to discuss the legal concepts relating to liability
  • be able to evaluate liability quotation slips
  • be able to analyse the risk
  • be able to choose policy wordings
  • be able to provide quotations
  • be able to negotiate with other related parties
  • be able to review operational performance of portfolios


This subject will cover the following topics:

Definition of legal liability
Sources of law identification
Identification of categories of tort
Explanation of plaintiff's legal rights
Privity of relationships explanation
Defence categories explanation
Liability explanations related to various policies
Risk establishment
Information investigation
Additional information specification
Survey requirement implementation
Identification of activities/processes and practices
Exposure identification
Risk management exposure evaluation
Specialist consultation
Identification of endorsements/extension/restrictions
Tailoring the policy
Information evaluation
Rating determination
Premium calculation
Discount premium justification
Quotation preparation
Quote submission
Negotiation planning
Conducting negotiations
Key performance data collation
Data review
Conduct analysis
Data presentation

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.