A300: Critical Thinking for Insurance Professionals
This course is not available for registration at this time. Please see the Key Dates on the Program Courses page for further information.
Success in business can be linked to three core skills:
• Problem solving
• Strong communications
Taking this course will help you
strengthen these skills, within the context of the p&c insurance industry.
Industry-specific content will help you gain important business insights,
acquire the art of persuasion and hone your problem solving skills, preparing
you for your next career move.
• Develop Your Thinking
• Broaden Your Perspective
• Read, Listen, and View Critically
• Be Creative and
• Identify and Investigate a Challenge
• Hold the Tension
Resolve Challenges Using Critical Thinking
• Communicate Effectively: Choose
Your Words Carefully
• Communicate Effectively in Writing
• Communicate Effectively in Presentations
materials include a course pack with learning activities and an
Evaluation for this course will include participation in
online discussion, assignments, and a final assessment.
• Weekly participation in online discussions
• A final assessment (a written assignment)
All evaluated work is delivered and
submitted through the course web page on our e-learning website.
Length: One term (13 weeks).
Facilitated online learning. There is no weekly live class, but all students
follow the same weekly schedule for readings, assignments, and graded online
discussions. Students should plan to log in to the course website at least twice
a week to participate in the graded discussions. The course facilitator provides
guidance and grades student work.
commitment: About 8–10 hours per week to complete
readings, assignments, discussion and other activities.
This course has been developed
at an introductory undergraduate level and is designed to build on knowledge
acquired in completing the CIP program. Students wishing to take this course who
do not have a CIP should have industry experience and may need to make
additional efforts in order to get the most from the