Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional Program


Leaders embrace the opportunity to inspire. They make a difference in other peoples’ lives. They help create a corporate vision, and they can translate that business strategy into reality through others.

Where do leaders in Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry get the knowledge and skills they need to achieve success?

They get a Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation, the highest professional designation in Canada’s p&c industry.

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Why the FCIP?

The FCIP provides a comprehensive business education with a unique p&c focus. The program offers current and future leaders the knowledge, skills and strategic insights they need to make the most of their careers in the p&c industry, regardless of their role in the organization.

The Insurance Institute developed the FCIP program in collaboration with Canadian p&c industry experts, respected academics from Canadian business schools and international insurance experts. Our leadership development courses are designed to help insurance brokers, underwriters, claims professionals, managers, directors, supervisors and executives make strategic decisions in leadership roles with confidence.

Hear some of Canada's top p&c insurance executives discuss how the FCIP designation can advance your career.

Taking the next step: FCIP designation

You have your CIP designation - and you're moving ahead in your career. But how do you further enhance your leadership potential? Some of Canada's top p&c insurance executives discuss how the FCIP designation can advance your career.

FCIP Courses

The FCIP program has six online courses, covering topics in strategy, leadership, financial management, enterprise risk management and emerging issues. In the final course, FCIP candidates will apply everything they have learned to create a proposal to help resolve a real world issue facing a P&C insurance organization.

An expert facilitator guides each course, promoting online discussions among class participants. The online study method helps you fit your studies around your work schedule, and gives you access to insights from industry peers throughout Canada and the world.

Hear FCIP grads discuss what they learned in each of the six FCIP courses.

Take the FCIP Virtual Tour

The FCIP Virtual Tour is a series of short videos providing introductory information about each of the six courses in the Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) program. FCIP grads appearing in the videos share their insights about how Canada’s highest property and casualty insurance designation helped them to develop leadership skills.

The FCIP Investment

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, what are you committing yourself to do? What will you need for success? And what is the financial commitment?

Full details of the FCIP program, including fees and policies, are outlined on the other pages in this section of the site, accessible through the links at the left.

Start the conversation about sharing the FCIP financial investment with your organization. Need some assistance in making a sound business case for enhancing your leadership knowledge and skills? We have prepared a business case for the FCIP that you can tailor to your needs.

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Apply for Admission

The first step in enhancing your leadership skills is to apply for admission to the FCIP program. Once you have been admitted to the program, you may register for your FCIP courses within the applicable registration periods.

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