Innovation at the Institute

The Insurance Institute of Canada is thinking ahead when it comes to enhancing the knowledge and skills of professionals working in the property and casualty insurance industry. We’re designing new programs to keep you on top of emerging issues and topical industry information. We’re also exploring new learning technologies to help make your education feel natural, comfortable and convenient.

Here are some of the ways we are designing education to suit our students.


Are you a broker or agent looking for a fast and convenient way to deepen your understanding of emerging issues in the p&c industry? Do you want to expand and diversify your product knowledge in personal and commercial lines? Check out CE OnDemand, a new suite of online continuing education courses you can take anywhere, anytime. 

Advanced CIP [Certificate Program]

Registration is now open for our new Advanced CIP certificate program, designed to teach core business and financial concepts, strengthen critical thinking and communications skills, deepen technical skills and build a foundation for entry into the Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) program.

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Risk Management [Certificate Program]

Register now for our new Risk Management Certificate program, which provides you with the tools and knowledge to analyze risk in an insurance context and create comprehensive risk management strategies for clients.

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Mobile App [Technology]

Download the Insurance Institute’s new free mobile app, giving you access to our Dictionary of Insurance, program information and practice question packs for students in C-11 Principals and Practice of Insurance. C11 students who download the app receive a free pack of 10 sample multiple-choice questions; five additional question packs are available for in-app purchase. 

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Emerging Issues Research Series [Research Paper]

Semi-automated vehicles have begun to replace conventional cars and trucks on Canadian roads. As conventional vehicles share the roads with semi-automated vehicles and the first driverless cars, who will be responsible for collisions? Download your copy of Automated Vehicles: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada, the latest report in the Institute’s Emerging Issues Research Series.

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Computer-based exams (CBE) are building momentum. It’s likely you will soon be writing a CBE exam. What can you expect?

Our slide presentation, Computer Exams Demystified, shows you how to register for CBE. Plus, you will see a demonstration of what CBE will look like on the day of the exam.