Seminars

The Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia offers a variety of seminar topics for members and insurance professionals. Most of our seminars provide CE credits for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

If you have seminar topics you are interested in, please email your suggestions to IINSmail@insuranceinstitute.ca

COVID-19 UPDATE:

Until further notice all of our seminars will be offered in webinar format. 

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Upcoming seminars and webinars:

  • Communication Breakthrough; a 3-Part Series - Webinar (ADT)
    Communication Breakthroughs: A Three-Part Series ---------------------------------------------------------- Part 1: The Secret to being an Effective Influencer and Persuader May 5, 2020 1 - 3:30 p.m. Atlantic Have you ever wished that you could be more persuasive when you communicate? Effective communication skills are critical to success for today’s insurance professional.  In this session we look at the secrets to influencing and persuading others.Learn how to establish rapport, generate coope ...

  • The Secret to being an Effective Influencer & Persuader - Webinar (ADT)
    Have you ever wished that you could be more persuasive when you communicate? Effective communication skills are critical to success for today’s insurance professional. In this session we look at the secrets to influencing and persuading others.Learn how to establish rapport, generate cooperation and "talk" people into doing what you need them to do.Learn the keys to get people on-board with your ideas, and to get commitment from them. Key learning points for this session include: Understanding t ...

  • The Art of Tact & Diplomacy; Keys to Navigating Difficult Conversations - Webinar (ADT)
    Being an insurance professional involves having difficult conversations occasionally. The prospect of having a difficult conversation can be quite intimidating.In this session we look at what makes difficult conversations difficult, and the best way to have them.We gain a greater understanding of tact and diplomacy and how to use them to get the best possible outcomes from these challenging interactions, whether it is with a staff member, a co-worker or a customer. The key learning points for th ...

  • Working from Home; Insurance Implications - Webinar (ADT)
    The Covid-19 pandemic has many Canadians managing their professional lives from home. Some people are working from home temporarily, others may continue to work remotely, even when their employers' offices re-open. Those who have been permanently laid off may opt to start a home-based business. What are the insurance implications of all three scenarios? OBJECTIVES: Join us for this informative webinar where we will: Discover the difference between working from home, working remotely and operatin ...

  • Assertiveness; Increase Your Confidence Level in Every Conversation - Webinar (ADT)
    > Do you avoid conversations due to a fear of conflict? > Do you have difficulty standing up for yourself or asking for what you need? > Do you avoid situations (or people) because you find them intimidating? > Do you find it hard to set boundaries with people who are aggressive, demanding, rude, snarky or disrespectful? Assertiveness is a key ingredient to healthy communications, but many insurance professionals struggle to assert themselves properly in critical conversations. In th ...