F560: Integrative Learning for the P&C Insurance Industry

This course is not available for registration at this time. Please see the Key Dates on the Program Courses page for further information.

This final course will help you to integrate all you have learned throughout the FCIP Program. The primary focus for the course is a capstone project, based on a real leadership-level challenge that a property and casualty (p&c) insurance organization or the industry experiences. You will prepare a project proposal, carry out the proposal, and present on the results.

Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, you will be able to do the following:

1. Develop a proposal to address a real leadership-level challenge.
2. Complete a complex project, building on FCIP Program content as well as personal, company, and/or p&c insurance industry experience.
3. Relate FCIP Program content to your own organizational and professional experience, strengthening understanding, analysis, and decision making.
4. Engage with people from other roles and other types of p&c organization to enhance a multifaceted understanding of the Canadian p&c insurance industry.
5. Practise critical thinking skills, including reflecting on experience to increase learning.

6. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills needed by insurance professionals.

Course Topics

Course topics focus on practical application of the knowledge, skills and insights developed throughout the FCIP Program in order to complete the final capstone project. They include the following:

• Review of Learning from the Previous FCIP Courses
• Development of a Proposal for the Project
• Critically Reflective Practice
• Online Discussion Supporting Project Progress
• Preparation for Evaluation of the Project

Capstone Project

The capstone project must be complex enough to address areas covered by the other FCIP courses. It may focus on research and analysis of a specific challenge or on implementation of an initiative in response to a challenge. The project may address a challenge that is of concern to your own organization or to the industry.

Additional Course Requirements

• This course runs for two semesters beginning in September each year.
• You are required to present on the results of the capstone project before a panel of evaluators.
• You are responsible for making your own arrangements to attend the face-to-face final evaluation. Travel and accommodation costs are not included in the course fee.
• You must maintain confidentiality of personal and company information shared in the course.


Final grades are based on participation in online discussions, assignments, a final written report on the project and a presentation to a panel of evaluators.


• Before registering for this course, you must have successfully completed all five of the other FCIP courses:

• F510: Strategy in the P&C Insurance Industry
• F520: Leading in the Insurance World
• F530: Financial Management for Insurance Leaders
• F540: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in the Insurance Industry
F550: Emerging Issues: Implications for the P&C Insurance Leader

• You must submit a letter of agreement from your employer upon registration for the course. A template is provided.

Who Should Register?

This final FCIP course is designed specifically for current and future leaders in Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry who have completed the other five FCIP courses. Whether you’re a broker, an underwriter or a claims professional; a supervisor, manager or director – this course will help you integrate and apply the skills and knowledge you’ve developed in your progress through the FCIP Program.