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:

  • Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications - Webinar
    As of October 17, 2018, recreational Cannabis possession and consumption was legalized in Canada, immediately affecting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. One year later the federal government introduced regulations in regards to cannabis edibles, extracts, and topicals, or Cannabis 2.0. In this update, we will review the industry’s readiness for legalization and look at issues and decisions that are continuously being made regarding the many minute factors that this legalization ha ...

  • Dealing With the Strong Personality - Webinar
    There are a number of people in the workplace who have a strong or forceful personality. This forcefulness can be problematic. These individuals can be a great asset to any team as they tend to be very decisive and typically they are very hard workers. But in some cases, the strong personality can also cause friction with co-workers and can create negative morale and motivation in the workplace. Many people find this personality type intimidating, and in some cases, they can be difficult to deal ...

  • Getting Started in Commercial Lines; A Four-Part Series - Webinar
    Are you new to the commercial lines side of the business? Have you wondered where you can go to get the information you need to make the transition to commercial as quickly and smoothly as possible? If so, you will want to attend this new webinar series. Upon completion of the four-part series you will have learned the basic foundation of commercial risk assessment together with a good grounding in commercial property and liability coverages. And, you will be able to apply what you’ve learned ri ...

  • Introduction to Commercial Lines Risk Assessment - Webinar
    Are you new to the commercial lines side of the business? Have you wondered where you can go to get the information you need to make the transition to commercial as quickly and smoothly as possible? If so, you will want to attend this webinar, the first module in the Getting Started in Commercial Lines four-part series. The ability to identify exposures to financial loss faced by business owners is an essential skill for insurance professionals involved in the commercial lines side of the busine ...

  • Dealing with the Impact of COVID-19 at Work - Webinar
    Is your organization prepared to meet changing needs and the impact after COVID-19? If you have concerns about the future of our industry, join us for an interactive session to discuss how to deal with the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace. COVID-19 has impacted everything we do, and dramatically changed the way we do work. In this session we will look at the following: * Managing staff in the COVID-19 workplace * Managing our own workload * Communicating with customers, co-workers and staff w ...

  • Introduction to Commercial Building Construction & Property Protection Systems - Webinar
    Are you new to the commercial lines side of the business? Have you wondered where you can go to get the information you need to make the transition to commercial as quickly and smoothly as possible? If so, you will want to attend this webinar, the second module in the Getting Started in Commercial Lines four-part series. Many building particulars are needed when writing and/or renewing commercial property policies. Gathering this information requires a basic knowledge of commercial building cons ...

  • The Auto Industry - Webinar
    This webinar is for anyone who wants a better understanding of the auto industry as a whole. We cover the basics of the industry from how premiums are dervived, issues in the auto industry, trends like ride sharing and automated vehicles and an in depth review of every province and their auto coverage. Seminar Leader: Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM President, MRD Training & Consulting Inc. Please register no later than December 3 2 CE Credits available for: RIBO Alberta #54165 Saskatchewan Manit ...

  • Introduction to Commercial Property Wordings - Webinar
    Are you new to the commercial lines side of the business? Have you wondered where you can go to get the information you need to make the transition to commercial as quickly and smoothly as possible? If so, you will want to attend this webinar, the third module in the Getting Started in Commercial Lines four-part series. Join this session to building knowledge of the coverages and common exclusions under the most commonly used commercial property wording, the C ommercial B uilding, E quipment and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Introduction to Commercial Liability - Webinar
    Are you new to the commercial lines side of the business? Have you wondered where you can go to get the information you need to make the transition to commercial as quickly and smoothly as possible? If so, you will want to attend this webinar, the final module in the Getting Started in Commercial Lines four-part series. All businesses are exposed to the risk of a claim for third party injury. Loss control measures together with liability insurance can help reduce the financial consequences of a ...