Risk & Practice Management Overview

Berkley Design Professional’s comprehensive risk and practice management program is designed to help policyholders avoid professional liability claims, improve management practices, enhance business performance and qualify for premium credits.

Our program provides education and real-world advice about the fundamental areas that impact professional liability, project delivery and practice management. Policyholder resources have been developed by leading architectural and engineering practitioners, insurance specialists and legal professionals.

In addition to workshops and live webinars, Berkley DP provides a state-of-the art Learning Management System (LMS), BDP Risk®, to all policyholders. It provides 24/7 online access to relevant risk and practice management content, streamlined online learning and education activity tracking/reporting.

Berkley Design Professional provides custom risk and practice management services for the unique risks faced by large firms.

For a second consecutive year, BDP Risk® has won coveted Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards for “Best Advance in Custom Content.” The 2020 Silver Award recognizes our successful efforts to help design professionals improve their business practices and decrease claim frequency.

Berkley Design Professional was named the winner of the Docebo INSPIRE Learning Award for Best Achievement in Extended Enterprise as the organization who developed the most innovative training program that takes learning beyond the four walls of an organization.

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Berkley Design Professional is an AIA Continuing Education System Approved Provider

Berkley DP is an approved continuing education provider through the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP), a nationwide registry of providers that have demonstrated adherence to high-quality, effective practices in the development and delivery of professional education activities for engineers, surveyors and related A/E/C industry professionals.

Contract Reviews

We also offer our clients a risk management review of professional services agreements and provide comments and recommended edits after reference from your insurance broker.

Submit contracts for review to
[email protected].


For more information or if you would like to meet with us to discuss a customized Risk Management Plan for your firm contact:

Andrew Mendelson, FAIA
Senior Vice President
Chief Risk Management Officer

Diane Mika
Vice President
Director of Risk Management Education

Janie White
Learning Management System Administrator

Jeannette Vaccarezza
Senior Risk Management Project Coordinator