Seminars

The Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia offers a variety of seminar topics for members and insurance professionals. Most of our seminars are also available via webinar and provide CE credits for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. Register online or download the registration form below.

If you have seminar topics you would like the Insurance Institute to offer, please email your suggestions to IINSmail@insuranceinstitute.ca

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  • Cyber Risks and Anti-Spam Legislation
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Attend both morning and afternoon seminars and save 10%. We'll even provide lunch! Register here to have the discount applied. This seminar is not available by webinar. This 3 hour seminar will focus on the nature of cyber risks, how coverage responds and some of the risk management techniques that insurance professionals need to consider. It will provide an overview of various coverage forms currently offered. Facilitator Karen MacWilliams will also discuss Ca ...

  • Making the Transition from Personal Lines to Commercial Lines
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Attend both morning and afternoon seminars and save 10%. We'll even provide lunch! Register here to have the discount applied. This seminar is not available by webinar. In this half-day seminar, you will focus on an action plan for charting your course in making the transition from personal lines to commercial lines. The areas you will explore include: application forms and information gathering, dealing with underwriters, client communication, market and econo ...

  • Communicating with Tact & Sensitivity
    CLASSROOM / WEBINAR | FOUNDATION | INTERPERSONAL SKILLS I prefer to attend this session via WEBINAR Attend both this session and Dealing with the Strong Personality in the morning and save 10%. We'll even provide lunch! Register here to have the discount applied. Learn how to have greater tact, diplomacy and sensitivity in your communications with staff, co-workers, customers, or the public. Learn how to communicate more successfully and get more results. Tact, diplomacy and sensitivity are esse ...

  • Dealing with the Strong Personality
    CLASSROOM / WEBINAR | FOUNDATION | INTERPERSONAL SKILLS I prefer to attend this session via WEBINAR Attend both this session and Communicating with Tact & Sensitivity in the afternoon and save 10%. We'll even provide lunch! Register here to have the discount applied. There are people who have a strong or forceful personality. These people may be co-workers, customers or suppliers. This forcefulness can be problematic. These individuals can be a great asset as they tend to be very decisive, b ...

  • Xactimate Training 2.5 Days
    IN-CLASS | BUILDING | INSURANCE KNOWLEDGE/ TECHNICAL We’re pleased to announce we are providing Xactimate training in partnership with the CIAA. This training will be provided by Geoffrey Gonneau, XCT, an Xactimate Certified Trainer affiliated with Claim Assist Canada. This is a 2.5-day program that will give you the ability to effectively use the Xactimate program to assist you to be more efficient in your daily tasks. Who should take this course? If you are a new to intermediate Xactimate user ...

  • How to Review an Xactimate Estimate for Accuracy
    IN-CLASS | BUILDING | INSURANCE KNOWLEDGE/ TECHNICAL This Xactimate seminar is offered by Claim Assist in association with the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia. Topic: How to Review an Xactimate Estimate for Accuracy This class will provide the student with a general understanding how to identify the various errors and omissions that would affect the repair / settlement process. It will present how to look for triggers that will lead to repair time line delays, improper costing and incorrect e ...

  • A CHANGING WORKFORCE: Impact of technology and demographics on the p&c insurance industry in Canada
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Two key factors are impacting Canada’s P&C insurance industry: demographic change and technological-driven change. What are the impacts and how can the industry better prepare to tackle new challenges? This fall, join the Insurance Institute on a multi-city tour to learn about and workshop the findings coming out of two new important reports: 1. Demographics of the P&C Insurance Industry in Canada 2. A Changing Workforce: Implications of Technological D ...