Seminars

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  • At the Forefront Subscription
    Our At the Forefront series gives you the c-suite perspective on the most pressing issues facing our industry today. This year, we’re hosting talks with some of the industry’s most passionate and dynamic leaders. Join the discussion at every session by becoming a regular subscriber to the series. As an ‘At the Forefront’ subscriber, here’s what you’ll get: Save money : Save up to 30% off the cost of an individual registration. Stay connected : As a subscriber, you'll stay engaged with what's hap ...

  • Persuasive Negotiation Skills - Webinar (EST)
    To achieve harmony in life, in work, and in play, there needs to be constant negotiation with a variety of people. The aim of negotiation is to achieve results, reach agreements and build relationships that last through effective negotiation. To be truly effective, however, you need to know more. You should be able to communicate persuasively during the process of negotiation. This workshop has been designed to help you become masters of the art of negotiating the "win-win" outcome so often ment ...

  • Everything you need to know about Auto Endorsements - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL With provincial regulations constantly changing, keeping up to date on what’s going on in the auto world of p&c insurance can be confusing. To help you navigate the winding roads of policies, the Institute is excited to offer Everything Auto – endorsements, technology, and more! – a seminar designed to teach you the basics and more!  Join us September 1, as Melanie Needham reviews everything from how to calculate average costs per claim to provincial coverages, ...

  • At the Forefront with Urs Uhlmann - Webinar (ET)
    Climate Change: Insuring a Net Zero Future Commercial insurers play a critical role in enabling the transition of society and the wider economy towards a low carbon future Severe weather events in Canada caused insured losses of $2.1 billion in 2021, making 2021 the sixth costliest since 1983. The impact of climate change is undeniable - the societal challenge is how do organizations, including insurers, transition to a low carbon future? Many commercial insurers are undergoing a cultural transf ...

  • Understanding Garage Auto Liability - Webinar (EST)
    Do you need some talking points to explain to your clients why they need a Garage Liability policy?  Are you unclear about where an Auto/Property and General Liability policy ends and a Garage Liability policy begins? This webinar is designed to give a quick refresher on Commercial Auto as well as how a Garage Liability interacts with other policies and how best to discuss it with your prospect or client. This multi-pronged policy is often considered confusing in terms of why it's needed and wha ...

  • Blockchain, Smart Contracts & AI: Broker Challenges & Opportunities in Emerging Tech - webinar (EST)
    Blockchain. Smart contracts. Artificial intelligence. What are these technologies, and what do they have in common? With businesses continuing to evolve their operations, technology is advancing. These emerging areas of technology are impacting the insurance industry, and as an Agent or Broker it’s important you understand exactly how. On September 22, join us as Mario Fiorino explores everything tech. Exploring the potential impact of these emerging technologies on the industry, and their seemi ...

  • Understanding the Claims Process: The Legal Dimension - Webinar (EST)
    This seminar will review the legal and relationship role and limitations of the broker in the claims process. The seminar will lead participants through the various legal duties and obligations of the various parties to the claims process. Participants of this seminar will examine: The legal role and limitations of the broker in first party claims The legal role and limitations of the broker in third party claims Understanding the roles of the various parties to a claim Understanding and explain ...

  • Forensic Injury Biomechanics of MVAs - Webinar (EDT)
    In this webinar we will explore how experts investigate MVAs (Motor Vehicle Accidents) when damages are contested. We look at how occupants move during different types of collisions, research on human injury tolerances, crash test dummies, injury probability and how they all tie into an MVA claim. We also discuss human subject testing research. Case examples will be presented as well on low/moderate speed collisions and seatbelt related issues. Webinar Objectives - How forensic engineers assist ...

  • Understanding Directors' & Officers' Liability - Webinar (EST)
    Understanding the duties and responsibilites of Officers and Directors is not always clear. The pandemic and post pandemic period will present unique challenges and potential liabilities for Officers and Directors.Today, under increased public scrutiny and in light of significant regulatory developments, corporate directors must fully grasp every aspect of their strategic, fiduciary and legal roles and brokers must ensure that they recommend appropriate coverage’s to their corporate clients. Whe ...

  • How FSRA is Encouraging Outside of the Box Thinking - Webinar (EST)
    In January 2022, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA)’s Innovation Office released its Innovation Framework and Test and Learn Environment Guidance . FSRA is committed to collaborating with innovators and businesses to encourage experimentation and promoting outside of the box thinking through the use of unique test and learn environments. Please join us on October 4, as we hear from Marlena Labieniec, Director of Innovation, FSRA, about supporting the creation of strong ...

  • Accident Benefits in Focus - Webinar (EST)
    Are you confident you know all you need to about Accident Benefits (AB), including the optional benefits coverage under the Ontario Automobile Policy? Responsibility for helping consumers understand more about AB coverage lies with the insurance professionals having the most consumer contact. It is especially critical for anyone selling new or renewal policies.Licensed insurance professionals, claims handlers and the underwriters who support them must have a strong understanding of the AB Sectio ...

  • Virtual Trivia Night - Webinar (EST)
    This isn’t just trivia… it’s an event! Over different rounds you will compete against your fellow insurance professionals to see which team will win the ultimate bragging rights and become the Trivia Champion! There will be varied general knowledge trivia! - A ’Name That Tune’ round! - Popular game show elements! - An interactive challenge you can do in your own home! - Thrilling ‘fastest fingers first’ style bonuses! This is not an exam - it’s fun trivia, silly in places and not too serious. Vi ...

  • Virtual Teaching & Presentation Techniques (4-day program) - Webinar (EST)
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills for virtual presentations? If so, this four-day program is for you. (Course takes place virtually over 4 days: November 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2022) This instructional course will give you the resources needed to understand your audience, prepare your lessons and outcomes and be an overall better virtual trainer or instructor. This program is also used to develop instructors for the Insurance Institute CIP virtual class programs. Section ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage & Liability Cases (2021-2022) - webinar (EST)
    In order for Brokers to advise clients about the foreseeable insurable risks that may impact their home, automobile and business exposures, Brokers need to understand current liability and coverage issues. Join us DATE, as Mario Fiorino, Senior Council of the Insurance Bureau of Canada, reviews the leading coverage and liability issues of 2021-2022. In this session, participants will review leading coverage and liability cases in the following areas: Personal lines Commercial lines Privacy and S ...