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Employers across Canada know that CIPs have completed a rigorous program of study and have a wealth of industry-specific knowledge. This spring, give your education a boost.
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Member Bonus: Complimentary for IIO Members!
Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending).
• Fleet Commercial Insurance - March 24, 11 a.m. - Noon. Full to capacity. Stay tuned for announcement of our program for 2017!
Membership: why do you need it?
As was mandated by those that formed the Institute, we rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us. And in return, we’re able to provide you—and the industry—with many benefits. Learn about the benefits.
Must-attend events and seminars
CIP Society Symposium – April 6
The premier industry event for insurance professionals will be held on Thursday, April 6 at the Toronto Board of Trade. Join us for a full-day of professional and leadership development, featuring numerous networking opportunities with insurance and business leaders. Learn more.
Fundamentals Series: 101 Insurance Fundamentals – April 25
If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the p&c insurance industry, this full-day seminar is for you. Learn more.
Fundamentals Series: 104 Down to Business with Commercial Property – May 2
The complexities of commercial property insurance are many, and there are very few similarities with residential property insurance. Join us to learn the technical aspects of commercial property insurance, practice and apply what you learn during the session using real life situations. Learn more.
The Art of Persuasive Negotiation – May 4
Whether it be in your professional or personal life, negotiation skills are essential in order to reach important decisions, find solutions to disputes and reach "win-win" resolutions. Do you want to be more assertive and improve your negotiation skills? If so, this session is for you! Learn more.
Celebrate, Refresh + Relax – May 9
All are welcome to join us at the historic Hard Rock Café in Dundas Square, as we congratulate our FCIPs on their achievement and present the prestigious Fellow of Distinction Award to Lynn Oldfield, MBA, CRM, FCIP, President & CEO, AIG Canada. Don't miss your chance to attend this relaxed and informal social gathering at the music memorabilia filled venue—before it's nostalgic doors close for good! Learn more.
Maximizing Your Underwriting Potential – May 9
Learn the tools and techniques that will immediately improve your underwriting results at work through this comprehensive seminar. Learn more.
Advanced Business Interruption – May 16
Do you know everything you need to know about Business Interruption? Learn more.
At the Forefront - Adapting to Changing Customers - Markham – May 17
There is significant change happening in the insurance industry right now—and customers are one of the main driving forces behind it. Learn more.
Teaching & Presentation Techniques – Starts June 2
Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills? Do you want to polish your presentation skills? If so, join us June 2, 9, 16 & 23 for this four-day certificate program. Learn more.
CIP Society Fellows' Golf Tournament - New Venue – June 5
You and guests are invited to join us for a fun-filled day at the beautiful Diamond Back Golf Club in Richmond Hill, for our annual Fellows' Golf Tournament. Learn more.
Understanding Property Claims Investigation – June 8
From the 'Understanding' Series for Adjusters' – Join us for this one-day program where you'll learn the best practice steps need to lead a fulsome claims investigation and coverage analysis. Learn more.
Directors' & Officers' Liability – October 18
Where does responsible oversight of corporations begin? What are the recent developments in Director Liability? Join us in this half-day seminar to increase your knowledge and ensure you're recommending and placing appropriate coverages for your corporate clients. Learn more.
Get your RIBO hours OnDemand
You know that we provide local seminars to help you get your hours, but help is also here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.
A new seminar series to get to the basics of insurance! Learn about the Fundamentals Series.
Do you live or work in GTA East?
You may also be interested in events, seminars and classes held by our Kawartha/Durham Chapter.
Is your member profile up-to-date? Check it now!
Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile. To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services.
Connecting you with the latest industry news
The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.
CIP student? Download the Institute's free mobile app!
Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.
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Did you know?
We provide CE Credits for Alberta and/or Manitoba
The Insurance Institute of Ontario is accredited to issue CE credits for our seminars to members who are licensed in the provinces of Manitoba and Alberta. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn further details on this great benefit.
Group Rates Available
Learn together! Did you know that group rates are offered for three or more members attending the same seminar. Contact us at email@example.com for more details on how you can save money.
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Are you looking for space for your next meeting or function? The Insurance Institute has state-of-the-art rooms, suitable for a variety of group sizes, available for rent at our convenient downtown Toronto location. Get more details.
Living Outside of Canada?
Registration for virtual classes is available for International Students. Enrol in the course of your choice by contacting our member services team at 1-866-362-8585.
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