Seminars

  • Symposium West 2021: Elevating the Industry IQ
    Symposium West is the premier professional development event for insurance professionals, designed for members of the Southwestern, Hamilton/Niagara, and Conestoga Chapters of the Insurance Institute of Ontario. Thought-provoking sessions bring together bright minds, idea-focused on a wide range of subjects. The shared goal is to foster learning, innovation, inspiration, and stimulate conversations that matter. As a virtual event, you can log in from wherever you are. We'll bring the learning an ...

  • Ethics and Social Media - Webinar (EST)
    SEMINAR | BUILDING | ETHICAL Social media is everywhere and it can challenge your ethical decisions. Workplace social media ethics calls for the involvement of both management and workers in maintaining proper social media use. Join us while we discuss social media and ethics and the challenges you may face while posting, networking and marketing both yourself and your organization onsocial media. Melanie Needham,FCIP, CRM CE hours : 1 Ethics ( RIBO) PLEASE NOTE: - - No refunds, credit notes iss ...

  • Assessing Commercial Risks -Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Assessing a commercial risk is more than just what the business does.Your commercial clients rely on you to provide advice that is accurate and timely. The consequences of not identifying and analyzing risks an organization faces may be critical. Consider an insured that learns that a major loss is not covered. The broker/agent may be blamed for not advising the client to purchase appropriate insurance; the insurer is likely to bear the client’s anger and frustrati ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Three Day Exam Prep Course: Ontario Virtual Course (EST)
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to boost your preparation for the Agent or Broker Licensing Exam? This three-day course is designed for students who already have a basic understanding of the broker/agent licensing study material. This is an intensive course which acts as a review or "refresher" on the key topics, including principles and practices, property, automobile and travel insurance. Note: This course is not intended for students with little to no previous insurance kno ...

  • Ferraris, Furs & Fine Arts - Insuring High Net Worth Clients-Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI)—or people or families with assets above a certain amount—often require highly tailored and specialized service to meet their needs. In addition to signiciant assets they can have more complicated risk exposures. If you’re interested in attracting and retaining these valuable clients, join us for this highly informative session. You’ll learn: Key coverages to consider (e.g., GRC, Umbrella, Value Policies) Ways to give HNWI the servi ...

  • Introduction to Construction and CCDC Forms- Webinar - (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) has developed a number of standard form contracts for use in construction projects. A committee reviews these contracts on a regular basis to ensure they meet the needs of the industry. These contracts are developed using a collaborative and consultative approach for national use. As an introduction to our CCDC series this webinar will provide an overview of the various CCDC contracts and their uses. In each segm ...

  • Diversity & Culture in the Workplace - Webinar (EST)
    It’s time we take a critical look at diversity and inclusion in the workplace and implement real changes for the future. Join us as we discuss strategies for creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace—from recruitment and training to teambuilding and communication. Participants will walk away with a practical knowledge and understanding of: What diversity, equity and inclusion really mean Common struggles for creating an inclusive workplace and how to overcome them Internal and external ben ...

  • Construction and CCDC Forms Series-Webinar - (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) has developed a number of standard form contracts for use in construction projects. A committee reviews these contracts on a regular basis to ensure they meet the needs of the industry. These contracts are developed using a collaborative and consultative approach for national use. In each segment of the series we will do a deep dive into the elements of the CCDC forms and look at legal cases that pertain to them. ...

  • Fundamental Series: 104 - Down to Business with Commercial Property - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL The complexities of commercial property insurance are many, and there are very few similarities with residential property insurance. How do you classify commercial property? How is the risk assessed? How are commercial property values established? These are critical questions without simple answers, because this line of insurance requires a breadth and depth of knowledge that takes time to acquire. Whether you’re making the move from personal lines to commercial ...

  • Building Construction 101 - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Building Construction 101 is designed to put the pieces of the construction types and insurance industry puzzle together. Don’t let the name "101" fool you — participants are calling this session a master’s course because of the vast and valuable information included. This half-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction types and the underwriting complexity around each type. You will engage in learning activities that will enable you to fully unde ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 106 Covering Clients with Personal Umbrella - Webinar (EST)
    Imagine that one of your clients was judged to be legally liable for injuries suffered by a third party. What would happen if the incident that caused the loss was covered under the insurance policy, but your client was ordered to pay the injured party more than the limit of the liability provided by the policy you sold? Or, perhaps your client is sued for an occurrence arising from his or her volunteer work for a non-profit organization. Would a claim of this nature be covered by the underlying ...

  • Navigating the CVOR - Webinar (EST)
    Do you ask yourself what makes up the CVOR? What is the 'Overall Violation Rate' and how do collisions affect it? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this seminar is for you. The CVOR is one of the most important documents in underwriting a commercial auto risk and can be a bit overwhelming to understand. Join us at this half day session as we navigate our way through reading and understanding the CVOR, using it as an underwriting tool as well as a sales tool. You will have a better u ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Ontario Virtual Course (EST)
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a virtual classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker e ...

  • Legal Series - Entire Series- Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us to learn more about the latest cases affecting the P&C Insurance Industry. Throughout the series Daniel Strigberger and Julianne Brimfield of Strigberger, Brown and Armstrong will update us on the hottest legal cases affecting our industry.Cases that will be discussed will be posted prior to each session. Series sessions taking place September 14, November 9, January 11, and March 8. Stay tuned for more updates! . Register today! Number of Credits: 1 ...

  • Legal Series - Session Two - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us to learn more about the latest cases affecting the P&C Insurance Industry. Throughout the series Daniel Strigberger and Julianne Brimfield of Strigberger, Brown and Armstrong will update us on the hottest legal cases affecting our industry. Cases to be discussed will be added closer to the webinar date. Future sessions taking place November 9th, January 11th, and March 8th. Stay tuned for more updates! . Register today! Number of Credits: 1 Management ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Ontario Evening Virtual Course (EST)
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? This course will prepare you to write the Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") exams. Join us for our upcoming evening licensing exam prep class, which is being held twice a week for ten weeks. Students enrolled in our licensing prep courses enjoy a much higher rate of success than those who opt for self study, allowing them to become licensed faster ...

  • CCDC 2 - Part One-Webinar - (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) has developed a number of standard form contracts for use in construction projects. A committee reviews these contracts on a regular basis to ensure they meet the needs of the industry. These contracts are developed using a collaborative and consultative approach for national use. In this session we look at the elements of the CCDC 2 and look at cases arising out of the CCDC 2. CCDC 2 – Stipulated Price Contract ...

  • Commercial Liability 101 - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL The complexities of commercial liabilty insurance are many. How is the risk assessed? How are limits established? How are coverages determined? These are critical questions without simple answers, because this line of insurance requires a breadth and depth of knowledge that takes time to acquire. Whether you’re making the move from personal lines to commercial lines insurance, or simply interested in expanding your knowledge with future opportunities in mind, you ...

  • Management Essentials - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Management responsibilities are becoming more complex and managers require a variety of skills to be effective. This two day program has been designed to enable managers to develop new skills and enhance their management capabilities. Management Essentials is a two day program that uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation with contemporary video, and personalized objectives to create superior learning experience.Participants learn how to read the styles of the ...

  • Commercial Contracts & Leases - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Commercial contracts and leases are not based on a standard form and each contract and lease will differ in terms and conditions. This seminar is designed to introduce you to common terms and conditions in the types of contracts and leases that your commercial customers will be entering into. Here is what you will learn about during the seminar: (1) Elements of a Legal Contract; (2) Credit Agreements; (3) Leases (Net Leases/ Net Net Leases/ Net Net Net Leases); (4) ...

  • CCDC 2 - Part Two-Webinar - (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) has developed a number of standard form contracts for use in construction projects. A committee reviews these contracts on a regular basis to ensure they meet the needs of the industry. These contracts are developed using a collaborative and consultative approach for national use. In this session we continue our look at the elements of the CCDC 2 and look at cases arising out of the CCDC 2. CCDC 2 – Stipulated Pr ...