Professionalism Counts is a column in Actuarial Update, the Academy's monthly newsletter.
WHERE CAN I FIND BIAS CE?
The Academy has recently received several questions about where members can obtain continuing education (CE) on bias. As a reminder, the revised U.S. Qualification Standards released last fall requires 1 hour of CE each year on bias topics, which include “content that provides knowledge and perspective that assist in identifying and assessing biases that may exist in data, assumptions, algorithms, and models that impact Actuarial Services. Biases may include but are not limited to statistical, cognitive, and social biases.”
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We encourage you to avail yourself of these offerings—and to check out those of other actuarial organizations of which you are a member.
The Academy has recently hosted several webinars and issued several papers that could qualify as bias CE. Indeed, the Committee on Qualifications would like to remind you that CE—including bias CE—can be obtained through self-study as well as by attending webinars and other events.
As always, it is up to each actuary to determine what CE is relevant to his or her practice. Following is a list of Academy webinars and papers released so far this year that could qualify for bias CE.
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