A310 Business Foundations for Insurance Professionals (Winter 2024)

In this course you will gain an understanding of the p&c insurance industry in the larger context of business, including:

• An overview of business in Canada, looking at the political, economic, social and technological environment
• Effective leadership
• Management of business functions (such as human resources, marketing, and financial management) to achieve business goals

• Politics
• Economics
• Society, Ethics, and the Law
• Technology
• Business Success Factors
• Management and Leadership in Organizations
• Human Resource Management
• Marketing
• Financial Performance
• Introduction to Finance and Financial Management

Course materials include industry-specific course content and an undergraduate-level business textbook.

Evaluation for this course is based on the following:

• Weekly participation in online discussions
• Assignments
• 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).

Delivery: 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.

Time 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 course. While not required prior learning, students are encouraged to complete A300: Critical Thinking for Insurance Professionals before taking A310.


Textbooks are mailed to the shipping address indicated in your order in approximately 5-10 business days. A tracking link will be emailed once shipped. Please allow an additional 3-5 business days for processing.

You may also experience additional delays with your delivery carrier.


ProductSubproductsName ProductPricingPrice
A310 Business Foundations for Insurance Professionals - Tuition (Winter 2024) $850.00
A310 Textbook $126.00
Assessment Fee Please Note: The cost of the assessment is included in the tuition cost. $0.00
Shipping Fee $12.00

PriceTotal $988.00