A350: Technology in Insurance: Critical Issues and
New course launching winter 2021. Registration for this
course opens October 1, 2020.
In this course you will explore the
growing influence of technology on the P&C insurance industry. You will
analyze how emerging technologies are impacting business and customer needs, and
examine how technology can be used to confront current and emerging industry
issues and challenges. You will also consider how insurance industry roles are
evolving, and the skills and competencies you’ll need for these roles.
Course materials include custom-developed online resources
and two business books.
Evaluation for this course includes written assignments
and participation in online discussion.
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
Time commitment: About 8–10 hours
per week to complete readings, assignments, discussion and other activities.
SUGGESTED PRIOR LEARNING
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. In addition, the course is designed to build on
skills and knowledge developed in the other three ACIP courses. While not
required, we recommend that students complete courses A300, A310 and A340 before
COVID-19 : TEXTBOOK UPDATE
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