Seminars

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In Class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Cambrian Shield Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the insurance industry, a convenient yet intensive two week Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. The class is instructed by ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 105 In Good Company with Commercial Automobile
    Do you need an overview of the principles and concepts, as well as the technical side of commercial auto? Commercial lines auto insurance can seem complex at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Join us for this full-day seminar, covering everything you’ll need to know as a new industry employee, or as someone moving from personal lines to commercial lines. You’ll see the benefits of attending this seminar right away in your workplace: Brokers : comprehend the basics of commercial auto to provide s ...

  • Wood Heat Awareness
    Back by popular demand this seminar sold out when last offered. We all know how important wood heat awareness is especially when we live in the Maritimes and our cold winter months! This seminar is broken down to 2 Modules: Module 1 - Introduction to WETT Inc. - Understanding the Regulatory Structure - Wood Heating Products and Terms - Clearances and Shielding - Ember and Radiant Heat Protection Module 2 - How inspection information is collected - Levels of inspection - Who does these insp ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Time Management for the Insurance Professional
    It's now a cliché to talk about how busy we are.  Many people feel overwhelmed by the amount of work coupled with the endless barrage of emails.  We have to deal with more interruptions and distractions than ever before.  Time Management is process improvement utilized to be more organized in our approach to work and to have better decision making processes in terms of priorities and dealing with interruptions. It is a critical component of Lead Management and it dramatically increases the Produ ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums (Webinar)
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Many of these misconceptions stem from confusion about what coverage is provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s responsibility. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, join us to learn about this in demand product. Condominium ownership is often the first time homebuyers first step into the real estate market. With condo sales showing no signs of slowing down soon there is growing need to help customers ident ...

  • D & O....Get In The Know!
    T he directors and officers liability marketplace continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Increased competition has resulted in broadening coverage as companies look for a competitive edge. Join us at this seminar to review the D&O insurance contract with a focus on the latest coverage enhancements. This seminar is designed to bring you the very latest critical information and practical advice on directors' and officers' liability. You will address the critical issues facing directors and offic ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • Assessing Commercial Risks
    Assessing a commercial risk is more than just what the business does.Your commercial clients rely on you to provide advice that is accurate and timely. The consequences of not identifying and analyzing risks an organization faces may be critical. Consider an insured that learns that a major loss is not covered. The broker/agent may be blamed for not advising the client to purchase appropriate insurance; the insurer is likely to bear the client’s anger and frustration; the adjuster will have to e ...

  • Desktop Investigations Lunch & Learn (Sudbury)
    Have you ever wondered if your client was being fully forthcoming? Have you ever wanted to verify information firsthand? If so, join us on September 7 at 11:30 am for our Desktop Investigations, the 2nd installment of our Speakers Luncheon Series. Anthony Kunkel, Co-Founder and General Manager of Mitchell Partners Investigation Services will lead you through a multi-media demonstration and explanation on finding information on the internet quickly and efficiently. You will also be shown a series ...

  • Life Leases (Webinar)
    Life lease housing is a relatively new yet rapidly growing form of tenure in Canada. Do you know how to insure a new life lease purchase? It is widely misunderstood by both the purchaser and the insurance industry. This webinar will give you a basic understanding of life lease terminology, process of development, ownership issues, as well as how the industry is responding with respect to coverage. Brokers: Learn what questions to ask to understand your customer’s exposure, how to explain the app ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • CIP Society: The Sharing Economy and the Internet of Things: Understanding Coverage Issues
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TRENDS The sharing economy is redefining traditional business relationships and reshaping consumer behavior. Innovative uses of the traditional personal automobile, commercial use of residential premises, the evolution of the internet of things and autonomous automobiles will dramatically alter the nature of traditional risk exposures and corresponding insurance solutions. This seminar will examine the rapid escalation of the sharing economy and the internet of things wit ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Weekend Warrior
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Kawartha/Durham Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, a convenient yet intensive Weekend Warrior (3 weekends) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Partic ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting! This intensive 7-day course is designed to assist students, new to the insurance industry, to pass the Agent or Broker - Basic Licensing Exam. We have small classes, with excellent results. Topics include: Principles & Practice of Insurance Property Automobile Liability Travel/Health Commercial RIBO Act Registration deadline: September 1 ...

  • Risk Forum 2017: GTA
    As insurance professionals, it’s vital that we are up-to-speed on local and global emerging risks, because it’s not just about managing risks today—it’s also about anticipating and preparing for future risks. Are you up-to-date on the latest in risk management? Join us for Risk Forum 2017: GTA, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestricted access to seasoned risk managers. You’ll find a lot of value in this combination of structured morning sessions on t ...

  • Anatomy of a Commercial Package Policy
    Are you new to commercial insurance, or interested in moving from personal lines to commercial lines? This seminar will take a practical look at commercial package policies, providing insight for the less experienced brokers, underwriters and adjusters working in commercial insurance, as well as those interested in broadening their knowledge of the coverages. Participants will learn the foundations of a commercial package policy including coverage extensions and gain confidence in explaining com ...

  • Designing Commercial Insurance Programs
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will focus on practical strategies and examples for designing commercial insurance programs: - Matching coverage to identified risks - How much insurance is enough - Selecting the deductible that works for your client - Package vs. monoline policies - Fitting coverages together for a seamless fit - "Add-on" coverages for mature insurance programs - Minimizing coverage gaps - File auditing tips to ensure you’re not missing anything RIBO Accreditation: ...

  • Certificates of Insurance and Interim Insurance Documents
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will discuss the appropriate use of certificates of insurance, elaborate on when to use them and describe how to communicate effectively with certificate requesters, clients and underwriters. In addition to discussing current case law regarding certificates of insurance, cover notes, binders and other ancillary insurance documents, this seminar will focus on how to achieve greater efficiency and minimize paperwork, how to manage customer expectations ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Preparation Course
    Give yourself the best chance of success in your RIBO Level 1 or OTL exam. This 10 day course is designed to assist you, new to the insurance industry, to pass the Agent or Broker Basic Level 1 Licensing Exam. The licensing exam will be held on Friday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m. This is an intensive course and requires you to attend all classes as well as complete at home assignments which will be reviewed in class with your instructor, Lyall Bell, CIP. Here's what you'll need to succeed: 1.) All t ...

  • Building Construction 101
    Building Construction 101 is designed to put the pieces of the construction types and insurance industry puzzle together. Don’t let the name "101" fool you — participants are calling this session a master’s course because of the vast and valuable information included. This half-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction types and the underwriting complexity around each type. You will engage in learning activities that will enable you to fully understand the five categories (Types ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • Negotiation Skills for a Win-Win Situation
    Are you constantly negotiating with people? Are you a good negotiator? Do you need to brush up on your skills? This seminar is addressed to all industry professionals who want to learn how to effectively continue their professional development. . This session will be of great benefit to Brokers, Agents, Property & Casualty Underwriters and Adjusters as negotiating skills are required for everyone in our industry. By the end of this session, you will : * be able to understand and apply the 10 ...

  • ProEdge Advanced Business Interruption
    Business interruption insurance is often perceived as a highly technical field, both difficult to sell and to service. As a result, it is a commodity that, although important to all risk portfolios, is undersold. This seminar aims to put aside the accounting and the numbers so that the insurance people in all disciplines can get a better handle on the how to’s of business interruption. Using case studies learners will get hands on practice determining coverage levels and claims settlements. Busi ...

  • Broker Level 2 Management Preparation Course
    Give yourself the best chance of success in your RIBO Level 2 management exam. This " preparation course" for individuals preparing to write the "RIBO – Unrestricted – Management " licencing exam. Learning outcomes: Understanding of the RIBO Act and Regulations Understanding of the Administration and Finance Operations of a Brokers Understanding of how to complete a RIBO form 1: Financial Statement To make an application to write the "Unrestricted – Management" examination, an individual must ho ...

  • Municipal Liability Claims from All Sides
    Join us for breakfast to explore the nuances of municipal liability claims as they relate to roads, sewers and sidewalks. By the end of the session, participants will gain: A solid understanding of the best practices for investigation, notices and what is needed for proactive, early and thorough file handling Knowledge of the most recent case law and court interpretations of liability and how to assess the conduct of both the claimant and the municipality PRESENTERS: Lee-Vansteenkiste, B.A.(Hons ...

  • Understanding Property Claims Investigation
    Investigate claims more effectively with increased positive outcomes . From the ‘Understanding’ Series for Adjusters' How well a claim is investigated impacts the claimant, the adjuster and the insurer. A shallow investigation can lead to more time spent on the file and an unhappy client. Coverage analysis that is incomplete or doesn’t ask the critical questions will lead to increased leakage costs for the insurer—adding unnecessary effort and frustration to your job. By contrast, a thorough inv ...

  • Managing Broker Errors & Omissions
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Learning Objectives: 1. Claim Cases of Major E&O Losses and How They Relate to all Brokers - Fines Flowers vs. General Accident - Bar-Don Holdings vs. Reed Stenhouse et al - Anderson vs. Canadian Mercantile Insurance Company - Crawford Ditching & Dozing vs. Canadian Surety Co. et al - Norlympia Sea Foods Limited et al vs. Dale & Company Limited - G.K.N. Keller Canada Ltd. vs. Hartford Fire insurance Co. et al - McNish vs. American Home - Firestone C ...

  • Essential Management Skills - Oct 17-19, 2017 (Toronto)
    Leading others is challenging. Having the skills to lead others makes the challenge enjoyable and rewarding. Moving from career professional into the role of management is an exciting step in one’s career. As you make that shift, your role and the skills you need to be effective will change. New managers must work hard to adapt to the challenges of managerial work and their new network of relationships and responsibilities. The transition into management requires changes in the way you work; com ...

  • Risk Forum 2017: Conestoga Chapter
    As insurance professionals, it's vital that we are up-to-speed on local and global emerging risks, because it's not just about managing risks today--it's also about anticipating and preparing for future risks. Are you up-to-date on the latest in risk management? Join us for Risk Forum 2017: Conestoga Chapter, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestricted access to seasoned risk managers. You'll find a lot of value in this combination of structured mornin ...

  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
    Where does responsible oversight of corporations begin? What are the recent developments in Director Liability? This seminar will address the critical issues facing officers and directors today. You will gain the necessary tools to provide prudent insurance counsel and advice in a difficult and demanding legal environment. The session is geared towards junior commercial underwriters, claims professionals and commercial brokers. Today, under increased public scrutiny and in light of significant r ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 101 Insurance Fundamentals
    This seminar is a part of our Fundamentals Series – eight seminars that get to the basics of insurance, giving you a complete overview of the workings of the p&c insurance industry. Take a look at our seminar program to see how our other seminars can assist you to enhance your career. If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the P&C insurance industry, this full day seminar is for you. Its purpose is to provide you an overview of the developments and functions of P&C ...

  • Fundamental Series: 104 - Down to Business with Commercial Property
    The complexities of commercial property insurance are many, and there are very few similarities with residential property insurance. How do you classify commercial property? How is the risk assessed? How are commercial property values established? These are critical questions without simple answers, because this line of insurance requires a breadth and depth of knowledge that takes time to acquire. Whether you’re making the move from personal lines to commercial lines insurance, or simply intere ...

  • Building Construction 101
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Building Construction 101 is designed to put the pieces of the construction types and insurance industry puzzle together. Don't let the name "101" fool you - participants are calling this session a master's course because of the vast and valuable information included. This half-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction types and the underwriting complexity around each type. You will engage in learning activities that will enable you to fully unde ...

  • Insuring Seasonal & Secondary Homes
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Many policyholders have been captivated by the lure of owning a cottage for seasonal use or as a secondary residence. These homes range from a shack in the woods to large modern dwellings. As an insurance professional your challenge is to identify the risks associated with the various types of properties and to find the right insurance solution. Join us for this half-day interactive seminar to increase your seasonal and secondary home expertise. Learning Objectiv ...

  • Farm Insurance...It's the same, isn't it?
    Farm Insurance...It's the same, isn't it? November 7, 2017 8:30 am - 12 pm CDT Location: Insurance Institute of Manitoba, 303-175 Hargrave St., Winnipeg Contact Info: 204-956-1702 or iimmail@insuranceinstitute.ca SEMINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: No Refunds. Substitutions may be made 48 hours in advance. Note: The price of the seminar includes a continental breakfast upon arriving and morning refreshment

  • PROedge Seminar - Directors & Officers Liability
    Seminar Description: Corporate misfeasance both in the United States and Canada has resulted in significant legislative and judicial responses aimed squarely at the conduct of corporate directors and officers. This has highlighted the importance and need for directors’ and officers’ insurance and for understanding this seemingly complex area of regulation and liability. This course will provide an overview of the duties of directors and officers, the exposures facing them, the nature and scope o ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 105 In Good Company with Commercial Automobile
    Do you need an overview of the principles and concepts, as well as the technical side of commercial auto? Commercial lines auto insurance can seem complex at first, but it doesn't have to be. Join us for this full-day seminar, covering everything you'll need to know as a new industry employee, or as someone moving from personal lines to commercial lines. You'll see the benefits of attending this seminar right away in your workplace: Brokers: comprehend the basics of commercial auto to provide so ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Think on Your Feet® - November 14-15, 2017 (Toronto)
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Essential Management Skills
    Leading others is challenging, having the skills to lead others, makes the challenge enjoyable and rewarding. Essential Management Skills provides aspiring, new and even experienced managers with the concepts, tools and personal insights to become truly effective in their role. Gain a deeper understanding of your role as a manager and what it takes to lead. Recognize how to best adapt your style to meet the unique needs of each of your direct reports. Master the basics of performance management, ...

  • Essential Management Skills - Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2018 (Edmonton)
    Leading others is challenging. Having the skills to lead others makes the challenge enjoyable and rewarding. Moving from career professional into the role of management is an exciting step in one’s career. As you make that shift, your role and the skills you need to be effective will change. New managers must work hard to adapt to the challenges of managerial work and their new network of relationships and responsibilities. The transition into management requires changes in the way you work; com ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage and Liability Cases
    In the dynamic and evolving world of p&c insurance, it’s vital that you stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Join Mario Fiorino, Senior Council of the Insurance Bureau of Canada as he updates us on the most current and relevant information over the past year. You will navigate through the leading coverage and liability decisions of 2016-2017 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Coverage Interpretation in personal ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...