Course Catalog

Pooling Basics

Pooling Basics courses are designed to offer learners a baseline understanding of core pool operations including governance, underwriting, claims, finance, risk management, member relations, and employee benefits. Within each course, learners will explore key concepts, learn from pooling experts, and engage with interactive exercises to increase their pooling knowledge and bring that knowledge to their own pools.

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Top 5 Influences on Pools Right Now

This special edition hot topic course offers insight into five current and significant influences in public entity pooling (turnover, cyber security, weather patterns, well-being and pooling mindset). For each influence, AGRiP Executive Director Ann Gergen identifies our shared pooling history, our current state, and where we might be headed in the future.

Hot Topic: The Role of Diversity & Inclusion in Pooling

This course explores diversity and inclusion as it relates to a pool’s culture, people and practices. It defines diversity and inclusion concepts, the benefits and power of inclusivity, and how to incorporate a diverse mindset into pool culture and operations.

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Internal Controls & Data Management


Internal controls are the mechanisms, policies and procedures used to ensure financial and accounting information integrity. Internal controls aid a pool in promoting transparency, accountability and fraud prevention. In this course, learners will explore the reasons why internal controls are vital to pooling, including important considerations for capturing and managing financial data.