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.

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

COVID-19 UPDATE:

The Insurance Institute is following the advice of Public Health authorities. Until further notice we have moved in-person seminars to a webinar format.

 

We're also working on the following topics for 2020-2021:

COVID: How it Will Impact the P&C Industry
Fundamentals of Employment Law
Jewelry Appraisals
Residential Risk Management
Industry Trends and Predictions


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Upcoming seminars and webinars:

  • Insuring Unique Homes: MEMBER BONUS WEBINAR
    **This is a Member Bonus webinar for current members of the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia.** If your membership is not current, your membership fee will be added when you register. Homes today run the gamut from 250 square foot Tiny Homes to 25,000 square foot Mansions. Somehow insurance professionals need to find the right way to insure them all. Partly due to skyrocketing real estate prices, but also due to concerns for the environment, and a yearning for a simpler life, the tiny homes mo ...

  • IINS-Symposium-Atlantic-2020-Tickets
    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be hosting the 2021 Symposium Atlantic in a virtual format! Join us for two half-day sessions of thought-provoking and engaging seminar sessions to energize you and your team. Featuring inspiring keynote speakers, insightful seminars and great networking, Symposium brings together bright minds who provoke discerning discussion about the future of our industry. January 27 & 28, 2021 12 - 4 p.m. daily Seminar Sessions Atlantic Canada Insurer Panel ...

  • Train the Trainer - Webinar
    Train the Trainer Skills for the professional is addressed to supervisory and management positions in the insurance industry. We will cover all aspects of facilitation, including but not limited to facilitator awareness, creating a plan for facilitation, creating a productive and positive environment and dealing with difficult participants. This great webinar is for all professionals in a mentoring position. Not to be missed! Two Part Session: 1 - 4 p.m. Atlantic Part 1 - January 28, 2021 Part 2 ...

  • Principles of Engagement and Motivation in the Insurance Industry
    Principles of Engagement and Motivation in the Insurance Industry If you lead a team of insurance professionals, you are aware that it can be difficult to keep them engaged and motivated in their jobs. But engaged and motivated staff are critical to success in the highly competitive and challenging insurance industry. In this session you will gain a greater understanding of the principles of engagement and motivation for today’s workforce, and you will learn effective techniques for engaging and ...

  • Understanding Various Personalities in the Workplace
    Understanding the Various Personalities in the Workplace  Would you like to understand yourself better, why you act and react the way you do in various situations, what your strengths are and what are the areas you should work on? Do you find it difficult to interact with, to work with or supervise certain personality types? Would you like to understand various personality types and how to approach them better? Discover your strengths and areas to work on to increase your career success. Gain pe ...

  • Communication Breakthroughs - A Three-Part Series
    Communication Breakthroughs: A Three-Part Series Leader: Stephen Franklin ---------------------------------------------------------- Part 1: The secret to being an effective influencer and persuader May 5, 2020 from 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 est ...

  • The secret to being an effective influencer and persuader
    Communication Breakthroughs – Part 1 Leader: Stephen Franklin The secret to being an effective influencer and persuader 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 ...

  • The art of tact and diplomacy; keys to navigating difficult conversations
    Communication Breakthrough – Part 2 Leader : Stephen Franklin The art of tact and diplomacy; keys to navigating difficult conversations 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 ou ...

  • Assertiveness – Increasing your confidence level in every conversation
    Communication Breakthrough – Part 3 By: Stephen Franklin Assertiveness – increasing your confidence level in every conversation -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 communic ...