Seminars

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Seminar Program:

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • CIP Society ADVANTAGE Live: Unique and Unusual Properties
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | CURRENT TRENDS & ISSUES 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 movement has taken off, and with it, concerns about the proper way to insure tiny structures. Laneway homes , which are homes built into pre-existing lots, can help increase urban density and (theoretically) moderate house prices in urban cities, including Vancouver and Toronto, but what is the best way to ...

  • Effective Business Writing & Communication Skills
    Do you want to improve your writing and communication skills and write emails that are clear and concise? In this half day success series seminar, you will learn how to use your writing and communication skills to your advantage to become more effective and productive. Learning Objectives Become more effective at drafting emails that will get read by setting your tone, using plain language and cutting the fat Learn tips to use a professional, friendly and positive tone in your communication Revi ...

  • Fundamentals of Commercial Lines Auto
    Do you need an overview of the principles and concepts, as well as the technical side of commercial auto? Commercial lines auto insurance can seem complex at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Join us for this full-day seminar, covering everything you’ll need to know as a new industry employee, or as someone moving from personal lines to commercial lines. You’ll see the benefits of attending this seminar right away in your workplace: Brokers : comprehend the basics of commercial auto to provide s ...

  • Cyber Coverage Sales: Winning Approaches to Get Results
    Are your cyber sales efforts stalling when there should be a flood of new business? Do you struggle to have the cyber risk conversation with your clients, and never seem to get anywhere? Do you have clients that don’t understand just how much cyber risk exposure they have? If you answered "yes" to these questions, and would like to position your brokerage as a trusted advisor on cyber risks, this half-day PRO edge seminar is for you! Presented by Serge Solski, cyber risks expert within the insur ...

  • Negotiation Skills for a Win-Win Situation
    Are you constantly negotiating with people? Are you a good negotiator? Do you need to brush up on your skills? This seminar is addressed to all industry professionals who want to learn how to effectively continue their professional development. . This session will be of great benefit to Brokers, Agents, Property & Casualty Underwriters and Adjusters as negotiating skills are required for everyone in our industry. By the end of this session, you will : * be able to understand and apply the 10 ...

  • Understanding Serious Injury: Enhanced New Format (5 days)
    New Program Format & Modules: We listened to your feedback, and have modified the format of the program to better suit your time constraints and availability. It still contains the same fullness and quality of content, but with a m ore manageable pacing , with less time away from your desk. Each of the five modules are now spaced out over a total of 10 weeks, to minimize disruption to your day-to-day job. Module 1 - Friday Oct. 6, 2017 Module 2 - Friday Oct. 20, 2017 Module 3 - Friday Nov. 3 ...

  • Ontario Auto: The Next Wave (IN-PERSON SEMINAR)
    David Marshall Speaks Ontario insurance professionals have felt the impact of the transformation in Ontario auto insurance in recent years—but there may be more changes coming. In April 2017, the government released a report by David Marshall, Ontario’s adviser on auto insurance, recommending possible next steps in Ontario auto reforms. Join us for an interactive discussion with David Marshall himself. He will share personal insights and views on his report, as well as possible government implem ...

  • Ontario Auto: The Next Wave (LIVE WEBINAR)
    David Marshall Speaks Ontario insurance professionals have felt the impact of the transformation in Ontario auto insurance in recent years—but there may be more changes coming. In April 2017, the government released a report by David Marshall, Ontario’s adviser on auto insurance, recommending possible next steps in Ontario auto reforms. Join us via webinar for an interactive discussion with David Marshall himself. He will share personal insights and views on his report, as well as possible gover ...

  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
    Where does responsible oversight of corporations begin? What are the recent developments in Director Liability? This seminar will address the critical issues facing officers and directors today. You will gain the necessary tools to provide prudent insurance counsel and advice in a difficult and demanding legal environment. The session is geared towards junior commercial underwriters, claims professionals and commercial brokers. Today, under increased public scrutiny and in light of significant r ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage & Liability Cases (2016-2017)
    In the dynamic and evolving world of p&c insurance, it’s vital that you stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Join Mario Fiorino, Senior Council of the Insurance Bureau of Canada, as he updates us at this PROedge seminar on the most current and relevant information over the past year. You will navigate through the leading coverage and liability decisions of 2016-2017 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Coverage I ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 101 Insurance Fundamentals
    This seminar is a part of our Fundamentals Series – eight seminars that get to the basics of insurance, giving you a complete overview of the workings of the p&c insurance industry. Take a look at our seminar program to see how our other seminars can assist you to enhance your career. If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the P&C insurance industry, this full day seminar is for you. Its purpose is to provide you an overview of the developments and functions of P&C ...

  • The Art of Persuasive Negotiation
    Do you want to be more assertive and improve your negotiation skills? If so, this session is for you! Negotiation skills are essential in daily interactions with others in order to reach important decisions, find solutions to disputes and reach "win-win" resolutions. Whether it be in your professional life or your personal life, you are almost certain to spend some time negotiating. In this engaging and valuable session, Jessica Naylor will demonstrate how persuasive negotiation skills can make ...

  • Teaching & PresentationTechniques
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills? If so, this four-day certificate program is for you. (All Fridays in February 2018) This instructional course will give you the resources needed to understand your audience, prepare your lessons and outcomes and be an overall better trainer or instructor. It is also used to develop instructors for the Insurance Institute CIP class programs. Section 1: Introduction to Adult Learners and Training / Planning - Understanding how adults le ...

  • Understanding Case Law
    Are you equipped to effectively prepare a comprehensive file in anticipation of negotiation, settlement or litigation? The Insurance Institute and the Ontario Insurance Adjusters’ Association have once again partnered up and have developed a third certificate program for adjusters! This seminar is suited for adjusters and claims professionals who want to gain the knowledge and skills to expertly source, interpret and apply case law. If you are an experienced underwriter or broker, you will appre ...