Seminars

  • Think on Your Feet® - October 3-4, 2017 (Toronto)
    The Insurance Institute and McLuhan & Davies Communications, Inc. have partnered to make the world-renowned Think on Your Feet® course available to all members of the Insurance Institute. 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 ...

  • Lie to Me Interview Essentials & Linguistic Lie Detection - 2 day session
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | INTERPERSONAL SKILLS If honesty is always the best policy, how come we don’t always get it? How important is it for us to learn the truth from our employees, managers and clients? Interviewing clients is an integral part of the insurance business. This session will teach you how to get the best out of interviews, how to gather information more accurately and comprehensively. It will also use Linguistic Lie Detection (LLD) techniques to teach you how to read the ‘interview ...

  • Lie to Me Interview Essentials & Linguistic Lie Detection - One day session
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | INTERPERSONAL SKILLS If honesty is always the best policy, how come we don’t always get it? How important is it for us to learn the truth from our employees, managers and clients? Interviewing clients is an integral part of the insurance business. This session will teach you how to get the best out of interviews, how to gather information more accurately and comprehensively. It will also use Linguistic Lie Detection (LLD) techniques to teach you how to read the ‘interviewe ...

  • Building Construction 101 - Back by Popular Demand!
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | 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 un ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage & Liability Cases (2016-2017)
    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 at this PROedge seminar 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 I ...

  • Interview and Statement Taking (Morning)
    Interview and Statement Taking (9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) When it comes to structural fire and explosion investigations, there is often a gap between questions the adjuster asks and the information the investigator requires. When conducting an interview and taking a statement you may only have one shot to capture an uncontaminated version. The purpose of this seminar is to show you how to maximize the intake of information through a Cognitive Interviewing Process that will allow for an easier and ...

  • Interview and Statement Taking & Origin and Cause - Fire patterns Full Day
    Interview and Statement Taking (9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) When it comes to structural fire and explosion investigations, there is often a gap between questions the adjuster asks and the information the investigator requires. When conducting an interview and taking a statement you may only have one shot to capture an uncontaminated version. The purpose of this seminar is to show you how to maximize the intake of information through a Cognitive Interviewing Process that will allow for an easier and ...

  • CIP Society ADVANTAGE Live: Leadership and mycareer
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | CURRENT TRENDS & ISSUES Often, when our thoughts turn to leadership, we first go to leading a team or driving an organization’s vision forward. While, leadership can mean these things, it is actually far broader and is something we can develop at any phase of our career – from foundation right through to mastery. In this webinar, we will explore what leadership means to you and your career. Whether it is developing essential skills like active listening, goal setting, d ...

  • Origin and Casue - Fire patterns (Afternoon)
    Origin and Cause – Fire patterns (1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.) At this seminar you will be shown how the methodical and systematic approach that encompasses your visual observations, science and the ability to recognize various fire patterns can benefit you in having a better understanding of the scene you are responding to thus having a greater understanding of the final conclusion that is written on your expert’s report. Seminar Leader: Mario Delorme CFEI Mario specializes in Fire and Explosion Inve ...

  • ADVANTAGE Live: Leadership & mycareer – Four tools that can help you grow your leadership competency
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP Often, when our thoughts turn to leadership, we first go to leading a team or driving an organization’s vision forward. While, leadership can mean these things, it is actually far broader and is something we can develop at any phase of our career – from foundation right through to mastery. In this webinar, we will explore what leadership means to you and your career. Whether it is developing essential skills like active listening, goal setting, demonstr ...

  • CIP Society ADVANTAGE Live: Leadership and mycareer
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | CURRENT TRENDS & ISSUES Often, when our thoughts turn to leadership, we first go to leading a team or driving an organization’s vision forward. While, leadership can mean these things, it is actually far broader and is something we can develop at any phase of our career – from foundation right through to mastery. In this webinar, we will explore what leadership means to you and your career. Whether it is developing essential skills like active listening, goal setting, d ...

  • Claims Going Up In Smoke? Medical Cannabis Cost of Care Considerations
    This is a Lunch and Learn seminar. If you want to attend by webinar, click here . Lunch: 12:00 pm | Presentation: 12:30 - 1:15 pm The legal landscape of cannabis is changing, contributing to more relaxed attitudes around cannabis consumption. Although the legal regimes governing medical and recreational cannabis are separate, legalization of recreational cannabis will undoubtedly lead more people to view medical cannabis as an acceptable treatment. Insurers have generally been leery of coverage ...

  • Webinar: Medical Cannabis Cost of Care Considerations
    Webinar: 12:30 - 1:30 pm Atlantic The legal landscape of cannabis is changing, contributing to more relaxed attitudes around cannabis consumption. Although the legal regimes governing medical and recreational cannabis are separate, legalization of recreational cannabis will undoubtedly lead more people to view medical cannabis as an acceptable treatment. Insurers have generally been leery of coverage of medical cannabis both in benefit claims and in cost of care claims in the personal injury con ...

  • Effective Sales Techniques for Insurance Professionals (Cobden)
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Do you have knowledge of specific sales techniques needed to effectively service clients? Do you understand the importance of cross-selling and up-selling? During this seminar, you will be given an overview of the "insurance sales professional" role as well as certain characteristic traits that a sales professional possesses. Using both personal lines and commercial lines examples, you will be led through the progress of a sale from the initial contact with the 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 ...

  • CIP Society Fall Luncheon - Loss Control and Appraisal
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL Join your industry colleagues for this annual fall event… Lunch overlooking Dow’s Lake and a thought-provoking discussion on approaches to loss control and current issues and trends in the industry. Learning Objectives: Residential appraisal process - inspection, interviews, recommendations Appraisal valuation Construction information - foundation, roof, plumbing, electrical, finishes, features Construction & reconstruction costs Security systems Loss contro ...

  • 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 ...

  • Cyber Forensics in Claims
    8 am Registration | 8:30 - 9 am Hot Breakfast Buffet | 9 - 10:30am Seminar CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL As technology continues to advance at unprecedented rates, it becomes more entangled in all areas of our lives. Centralized databases and networks are mass storage devices for our every text, email, image, conversation and experience. There are different kinds of forensic analysis used to recover both existing and deleted data from electronic devices which helps to validate or uncover the ...

  • Farm Insurance...It's the same, isn't it?
    Farm Insurance...It's the same, isn't it? From the earliest days of settlement, agriculture has been one of Manitoba's most important industries and sources of income and employment. Canadian farms are unique entities requiring a combination of homeowners, commercial property and commercial liability coverage. Distinctive products have been developed to provide the specialized coverage require for these exceptional enterprises. You will learn how to recognize the differences between the resident ...

  • Oil Tank System Improvements & Changes for Residential Risk
    I prefer to attend by webinar . Presentation: 9 - 11:30am | Q&A: 11:30 - 12:00 pm Are you up-to-date with recent code changes? This presentation will review the significant improvements made to domestic heating oil storage systems both from a code and equipment manufacturing prospective. A technical review of the statistics, both from government and the insurance industry will be presented. This has led to changes to the National Installation Code for Oil Burning Equipment (CSA-B139-15). Sig ...

  • Communicating With Confidence
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | INTERPERSONAL SKILLS In terms of effective communications, confidence is key. Many people feel the need to be more confident, but don't know how to get there. Confident people tend to get more of what they need from others and confidence itself is a significant influencing technique. This seminar helps the participant where a lack of confidence comes from and how to become a more confident communicator. This seminar will benefit all insurance professionals who would benefit ...

  • 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 ...

  • Communicating With Confidence
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In terms of effective communications, confidence is key. Many people feel the need to be more confident, but don't know how to get there. Confident people tend to get more of what they need from others and confidence itself is a significant influencing technique. This seminar helps the participant where a lack of confidence comes from and how to become a more confident communicator. This seminar will benefit all insurance professionals who would benefit from the ab ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL 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. Par ...

  • CIP Society ADVANTAGE Live: Rising Auto Insurance Rates
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | CURRENT TRENDS & ISSUES If the majority of predictions are correct, the coming of the automated vehicle will bring with it fewer accidents, a dramatic drop in claims, and lower premiums, shaking the auto insurance industry to its core. But something unexpected is happening in the interim period. Recent reports show that as we await our automated future, we are actually experiencing more accidents, claims are getting larger, and premiums are going up to compensate for in ...

  • 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 ...

  • Gotta Love Millennials
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Time to challenge stereotypes about Millennials and take this demographic seriously. Yes, Millennials are different than their Boomer parents, with expectations and needs that challenge the way we do business with them. Poised to overtake Boomers as the largest population in Canada, Millennials are already the largest demographic in our workforce. Millennials are the most educated generation, the most diverse and the most connected generation in Western history ...

  • CIP Society ADVANTAGE Live: Rising Auto Insurance Rates
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | CURRENT TRENDS & ISSUES If the majority of predictions are correct, the coming of the automated vehicle will bring with it fewer accidents, a dramatic drop in claims, and lower premiums, shaking the auto insurance industry to its core. But something unexpected is happening in the interim period. Recent reports show that as we await our automated future, we are actually experiencing more accidents, claims are getting larger, and premiums are going up to compensate for in ...

  • ADVANTAGE Live: Rising Auto Insurance Rates
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | CURRENT TRENDS & ISSUES If the majority of predictions are correct, the coming of the automated vehicle will bring with it fewer accidents, a dramatic drop in claims, and lower premiums, shaking the auto insurance industry to its core. But something unexpected is happening in the interim period. Recent reports show that as we await our automated future, we are actually experiencing more accidents, claims are getting larger, and premiums are going up to compensate for in ...

  • CIP Society: The SWOT Team to the Rescue
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Proactive Planning for Insurance Business Owners and Managers Are you aware of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats facing your brokerage, company, department or even your insurance career? SWOT is an acronym that stands for S trengths, W eaknesses, O pportunities and T hreats. A SWOT analysis is an essential planning tool that gives you key insights into your business. In a constantly changing environment, staying on top of your business's stre ...

  • Powertalks "Cyber Insurance"
    Cyber Liability Insurance "The Must Have Insurance" Attend in person or via webinar In recent years some of North America’s largest companies, such as Target, Home Depot and Equifax; have been victimized by Cyber Crime. The result is loss of millions of dollars. As Cyber-Crime increases in frequency and severity, more businesses are turning to insurance for protection This presentation will explore the risk of cyber liability faced by today’s businesses and the coverage provided by both new and ...

  • 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: November 13 ...

  • Cyber 101 - les bases des risques et des garanties
    Contenu de la formation Le cyber- risque devient rapidement un des risques les plus importants de notre société. Il est essentiel pour tous les membres de l’industrie de comprendre la terminologie, les différents types d’exposés ou encore la distinction entre une garantie «mono-ligne» et un avenant. Ce cours magistral permettra de saisir ces différents concepts tout en aidant à lire et interpréter une proposition d’assurance en cyber-risques. ChAD : 3 UFC en techniques d'assurance Barreau du Qué ...

  • La conformité devient qualité
    Contenu de la formation Plusieurs lois et règlements régissent les faits et gestes des membres de l’industrie d’assurance de dommages. Il est important de bien les connaître afin d’être conforme, mais aussi afin d’offrir un service de qualité à nos assurés en se posant certaines questions comme par exemple: Comment se présente-t-on ? Que doit-on toujours inscrire dans nos dossiers ? Comment traiter les plaintes ou encore faire une bonne analyse de besoins ? Ce cours magistral permettra entre aut ...

  • The Art of Persuasive Negotiation
    Do you want to be more assertive and improve your negotiation skills? If so, this session is for you! Negotiation skills are essential in daily interactions with others in order to reach important decisions, find solutions to disputes and reach "win-win" resolutions. Whether it be in your professional life or your personal life, you are almost certain to spend some time negotiating. In this engaging and valuable session, Jessica Naylor will demonstrate how persuasive negotiation skills can make ...

  • Insuring the Business of Farming
    Did you know that the agricultural and agri-food sector in Canada employs over 2.3 million people, accounting for 1 in 8 Canadian jobs? Did you know that this dynamic and innovative industry generates over $90 billion annually in related manufacturing jobs? It is the cornerstone of the Canadian economy and remains poised for continued success. Farms are unique entities that often require a combination of both farm and commercial insurance coverages.In this seminar you will learn more about the d ...

  • Cyber 101 - les bases des risques et des garanties
    Contenu de la formation Le cyber-risque devient rapidement un des risques les plus importants de notre société. Il est essentiel pour tous les membres de l’industrie de comprendre la terminologie, les différents types d’exposés ou encore la distinction entre une garantie «mono-ligne» et un avenant. Ce cours magistral permettra de saisir ces différents concepts tout en aidant à lire et à interpréter une proposition d’assurance en cyber-risques. ChAD : 3 UFC en techniques d'assurance (en processus ...

  • Quand la conformité devient qualité
    Contenu de la formation Plusieurs lois et règlements régissent les faits et gestes des membres de l’industrie d’assurance de dommages. Il est important de bien les connaître afin d’être conforme, mais aussi afin d’offrir un service de qualité à nos assurés en se posant certaines questions comme par exemple: Comment se présente-t-on ? Que doit-on toujours inscrire dans nos dossiers ? Comment traiter les plaintes ou encore faire une bonne analyse de besoins ? Ce cours magistral permettra entre aut ...

  • Broker Management Licensing Preparation Course
    Take this rare opportunity to take our "RIBO-Unrestricted-Management" licensing preparation course locally in London. You will learn: RIBO Act and Regulation Administration and Finance RIBO form 1: Financial Statement To make an application to write the "Unrestricted – Management" examination, an individual must hold a RIBO registration restricted to "Acting Under supervision" or "Unrestricted – Technical Only" and have been actively employed for at least two (2) years with a RIBO registered fir ...

  • Accident Benefits in Focus
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Are you confident you know all you need to about Accident Benefits (AB), including the optional benefits coverage under the Ontario Automobile Policy? Responsibility for helping consumers understand more about AB coverage lies with the insurance professionals having the most consumer contact. It is especially critical for anyone selling new or renewal policies.Licensed insurance professionals, claims handlers and the underwriters who support them must have a stro ...

  • Fundamentals Series105: In Good Company with Commercial Automobile
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL 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 basi ...

  • Dr. Who? Non-Physician Medical Malpractice
    11:15am Registration | 11:30 - 12:00pm Lunch | 12:00 - 1:00pm Seminar Seminar CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Whether it is an invasive cosmetic surgery procedure, a tattoo to your eyebrows, or a low risk naturopath practice, risk still exists. This seminar will explore how the courts have applied principles of medical malpractice in the non-physician context. You will learn how the same principals govern a claim against a surgeon as they do a chiropractor or a laser hair removal technician. SE ...

  • PROedge Seminar - Directors' & Officers' Liability
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL 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 f ...

  • The Art of Interviewing
    This is a Lunch and Learn seminar. Lunch is generously provided by Origin and Cause. Lunch: 11:30 am | Presentation: 12:00 - 2:00 pm How do you reveal important details during an interview? Successful interviewing is more than just questions and answers. Investigators have essentially one shot at getting a pure version of facts. The art of interviewing explains how to maximize the information you can obtain from people and how to work through a cognitive interview. This updated methodology allow ...

  • ADVANTAGE Live: Climate Change
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | CURRENT TRENDS & ISSUES In Canada, climate change is expected to have a variety of impacts regionally, including more frequent floods, droughts, heat waves, storms, wildfires and insect outbreaks. The increased frequency or severity of any of these impacts can have a devastating effect on Canadians. Will the insurance industry in Canada be able to indemnify the losses? What can the industry do to adapt to the impacts of climate change? And how can the industry better pr ...

  • Farm Insurance 201
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Did you know that the farming industry in Alberta is the second largest industry, second only to the oil industry? Farms are becoming larger and more complex, leaving too many opportunities for gaps in coverage where exposures are missed or not well understood. Protect yourself and your clients from unexpected and underinsured losses. Distinctive products have been developed to provide the specialized coverages required for these exceptional enterprises. Where Fa ...

  • Insurance Essentials 101
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the P&C insurance industry, this half day seminar is for you. Its purpose is to provide you an overview of the developments and functions of P&C insurance, introduce basic concepts and key roles in the process. It will be of benefit to administrative and support staff, accounts personnel, Human Resources and Information Technology employees, and any newcomers to the industry who would like to broad ...

  • Behind the Wheel of Disruption: What’s Driving Your Consumers?
    How does the Insurance Industry know how to position themselves in the market, and more importantly, how will it affect the constantly evolving way in which customers want to be engaged? With the rapid emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and a demographic shift of the audience, it’s imperative to understand digital transformation and implement the same in the business. And while the majority in the Insurance Industry believe in the importance of digitalization to ...

  • L'assurance agricole : Les bases des risques et des garanties
    Contenu de la formation L’agriculture est une des sphères importantes de l’économie du Québec depuis très longtemps. Les besoins en assurance sont complexes et variés dépendamment du type de produit agricole. De plus, cette industrie est en constante évolution afin de s’adapter aux changements technologiques et climatiques. Il est important de bien connaître les risques de nos assurés et de leur offrir un produit adapté à leurs besoins. Ce cours sera offert sous forme de cours magistral et de pa ...

  • La Jurisprudence 2017
    Contenu de la formation Depuis près d’une décennie, Me Jean Fortier, enseignant à la Faculté de Droit de l’Université Laval et avocat de pratique privée, nous présente annuellement les jugements rendus en assurance de dommages par les tribunaux. Dans un langage compréhensible et avec sa vigueur habituelle, il vulgarise les principales causes de la jurisprudence. Depuis quelques années, il est accompagné de sa collègue Me Maude Bureau.Cette année, Me Bureau prend la relève et nous présente les ca ...

  • L'assurance agricole : Les bases des risques et des garanties
    Contenu de la formation L’agriculture est une des sphères importantes de l’économie du Québec depuis très longtemps. Les besoins en assurance sont complexes et variés dépendamment du type de produit agricole. De plus, cette industrie est en constante évolution afin de s’adapter aux changements technologiques et climatiques. Il est important de bien connaître les risques de nos assurés et de leur offrir un produit adapté à leurs besoins. Ce cours sera offert sous forme de cours magistral et de pa ...

  • La Jurisprudence 2017
    Contenu de la formation Depuis près d’une décennie, Me Jean Fortier, enseignant à la Faculté de Droit de l’Université Laval et avocat de pratique privée, nous présente annuellement les jugements rendus en assurance de dommages par les tribunaux. Dans un langage compréhensible et avec sa vigueur habituelle, il vulgarise les principales causes de la jurisprudence. Depuis quelques années, il est accompagné de sa collègue Me Maude Bureau.Cette année, Me Bureau prend la relève et nous présente les ca ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL 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. Par ...

  • Twenty Questions: The Most Helpful Insurance Questions to Ask to Mitigate Risk
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will explore the most helpful questions to ask commercial policyholders to better understand the underlying risks associated with the account, which can help minimize the chance of errors and omissions and help provide the best "fit" with the insurance program provided to the policyholder. RIBO Accreditation: 3.0 Hours Technical Registration Deadline: November January 11, 2018 Contact us for group rates for 3 or more members The price of our half-day ...

  • Don't Let a Natural (or other Disaster) Turn Into an Insurance Disaster
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In this seminar, you will explore the insurance coverage and exclusions that may be relevant to such disasters as: flood, earthquake, hail damage, forest fire, data/privacy breach, pollution event, class action litigation, and more. You’ll discuss policy features and exclusions that may come into play and the role of local, provincial, and federal governments in providing aid. You’ll also look at the role of the broker as an advocate, how to avoid mistakes that c ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In Class (Sudbury)
    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions:2018
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018 , featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry, and give us his predictions for the next year and beyond. He always delivers a fascinating and thought-provoking presentation – book now to secure your space. Special Guest Speaker Philip H. Cook, MBA, FCIP Chief Executive Officer Omega Insurance Holdings ...

  • Commercial Risk Assessment - Webinar
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL 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 frustra ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018 Breakfast event, featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry, and give us his predictions for the next year and beyond. He always delivers a fascinating and thought-provoking presentation – book now to secure your space. Special Guest Speaker Philip H. Cook, MBA, FCIP Chief Executive Officer Omega Insu ...

  • Teaching & PresentationTechniques
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills? If so, this four-day certificate program is for you. (All Fridays in February 2018) This instructional course will give you the resources needed to understand your audience, prepare your lessons and outcomes and be an overall better trainer or instructor. It is also used to develop instructors for the Insurance Institute CIP class programs. Section 1: Introduction to Adult Learners and Training / Planning - Understanding how adults le ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Three Day Exam Prep Course: NEW!!
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to boost your preparation for the Agent or Broker Licensing Exam? This three-day course is designed for students who already have a basic understanding of the broker/agent licensing study material. This is an intensive course which acts as a review or "refresher" on the key topics, including principles and practices, property, automobile and travel insurance. Note: This course is not intended for students with little to no previous insurance kno ...

  • Risk Management Essentials
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | INDUSTRY CONCEPTS This half day seminar will provide adjusters, underwriters and brokers that have a novice or intermediate understanding of insurance on how risk management and insurance can work together to better serve the insured and provide for better financial performance for the insurer. Seminar Outline: - Understanding the 8 non-financing risk mitigation strategies - Understanding the various insurance financing strategies that includes buying insurance, self-ins ...

  • Risk Forum 2018: Conestoga Chapter
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Join us for Risk Forum 2018: Conestoga Chapter, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestricted access to seasoned risk managers. Brokers, underwriters and managers are raving about previous Risk Forum 2017 spring events they attended in Ontario! "Piqued my interest in furthering my risk management skills and knowledge" – Broker, Hamilton/Niagara "Very informative! A new concept: melding various services and availability of ...

  • Understanding the CGL - Webinar
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  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
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