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Hylant Launches Innovative Risk Management Certificate in Collaboration with Butler University

March 5, 2024

Toledo, OH – February 27, 2024 – Hylant proudly announces a groundbreaking collaboration with Butler University’s new initiative, Butler+, to introduce the Hylant Risk Management Certificate program. This pioneering initiative—aimed at Hylant clients, partners, and prospective customers—is set to revolutionize professional growth in the field of risk management and insurance, creating opportunities for these professionals to excel in a rapidly evolving industry.

The certificate program represents a significant milestone in academic-industry partnerships. Leveraging the expertise and resources of both institutions, it aims to equip participants with the foundational knowledge they need to make informed risk decisions. The program is comparable to two to three years of on-the-job experience.

"We are thrilled to partner with Hylant in launching this visionary certificate program," said Julie Straub, Senior Executive Director of the Division of Professional Studies and Butler+. "Through this collaboration, we will provide risk managers with an accelerated learning curriculum, positioning them for success while earning credits toward a degree at Butler, if interested."

In alignment with Butler University's commitment to fostering innovation and excellence in education, the Hylant Risk Management Certificate offers a curriculum designed to meet the evolving demands of the industry. Over the course of six weeks, participants will gain invaluable insights into identifying, analyzing, evaluating, and mitigating risks in their organizations more effectively.

"We are excited to embark on this journey with Butler University and be the first broker to develop a customized certificate program that helps shape the future of risk management and insurance professionals," remarked Bubba Berenzweig, Chief Executive Officer at Hylant. "This partnership reflects our shared commitment to fostering innovation, excellence, and lifelong learning."

Hylant’s investment in this program is part of the ongoing strategic partnership with Butler to educate and empower risk management and insurance professionals to ensure they are in the best possible position to protect their firm’s business.

"We are proud to unveil the Hylant Risk Management Certificate program in collaboration with Butler University, marking a significant milestone in our commitment to advancing professional development within the risk management and insurance industry," said Shannon Orr, COO Emerging Markets at Hylant. "This innovative program underscores our dedication to equipping our clients and partners with the tools and knowledge necessary to navigate the complexities of today's business landscape effectively."

Participants will benefit from a tailored curriculum, distinguished faculty mentors, and access to Hylant's extensive network of industry professionals.

For more information about the certificate program, please submit a request via the Hylant Contact Us.