This course builds
on the four subject-based FCIP courses, examining complex issues
that currently pose significant strategic, leadership, financial and risk management
challenges for organizations in the property and casualty (p&c) insurance industry. The course
will help you develop skills in problem identification and analysis, research
and evaluation of information, decision making, solution design and
Upon successfully completing this
course, you will be able to do the following:
1. Assess the implications for the p&c insurance industry of
threats and opportunities offered by events and trends in
the global context.
2. Demonstrate an
understanding of how emerging issues can impact an insurance organization’s strategic priorities,
finances and risk management requirements.
3. Research to achieve informed action, evaluating large volumes of information for
credibility and relevance.
4. Engage collaboratively with a project team to
analyze a complex issue and develop recommendations.
5. Practise critical thinking skills, evaluating various
perspectives and assumptions that impact the industry.
6. Demonstrate effective written communication skills needed by
Issues: Implications for the P&C Insurance Leader
runs for one semester and is divided into the following
• Introduction to Emerging
• Connecting Sustainability and the P&C Insurance
• Exploring Companies’ Approaches for
Addressing Emerging Issues
• Focusing on a Current Emerging
• Preparing for a Research Project
• Working on a
• Reviewing Peers’ Projects
Final grades are based on participation in
online discussions, an assignment, a group project and a peer
Emerging Issues course requires the application of concepts
covered in the first four courses of the FCIP Program. It is recommended that
you successfully complete F510 Strategy in the P&C Insurance
Industry, F520 Leading in the Insurance World,
F530 Financial Management for Insurance Leaders, and
F540 Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in the Insurance
before beginning this course.
Like all FCIP
courses offered by the Insurance Institute, Emerging Issues:
Implications for the P&C Insurance Leader is designed for current and future leaders in Canada’s
property and casualty insurance industry. Whether you’re a broker, an
underwriter or a claims professional; a supervisor, manager or director – this
insurance education course can help you develop the skills and knowledge that
p&c leaders need to identify, assess and respond to important emerging
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