Seminars

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  • Driving competition: A special presentation on auto insurance regulation in Ontario (In-Person)
    Concerned about the future of auto insurance in Ontario? Join us in-person for a special presentation on auto insurance regulation by Tim Bzowey, Executive Vice President – Auto Insurance Products from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). There are arguably fewer areas of insurance that are subject to as much regulation, review and scrutiny as the auto insurance marketplace, particularly here in Ontario. Many calls for reform from the industry, consumers and the government led to ...

  • Driving competition: A special presentation on auto insurance regulation in Ontario (Live Webinar)
    Concerned about the future of auto insurance in Ontario? Join us in-person for a special presentation on auto insurance regulation by Tim Bzowey, Executive Vice President – Auto Insurance Products from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). There are arguably fewer areas of insurance that are subject to as much regulation, review and scrutiny as the auto insurance marketplace, particularly here in Ontario. Many calls for reform from the industry, consumers and the government led to ...

  • Social Media and Cyber Libel - Emerging Risks and Potential Solutions
    There are currently 7 billion internet connected devices globally, the use of smart mobile devices is ubiquitous. Increasingly individuals of all ages communicate their personal and commercial experiences and expectations through social media platforms and with complacency expand their digital foot prints. This seminar will review how the law of defamation (cyber libel) has developed to respond to expressions of opinion in social media within the personal, workplace and commercial context. Parti ...

  • New Developments in Cyber Liability - Security & Privacy Exposures
    Are you up-to-date with the recent changes to Canadian private sector privacy law, including mandatory privacy breach notification requirements? It is imperative that insurance professionals, especially those dealing face to face with customers, understand the various coverage options available. This 3-hr seminar will provide guidance to ensure you are properly identifying foreseeable insurable cyber liability risks in both personal lines and commercial lines. You will develop an understanding o ...

  • 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 CIP Society seminar is for you! Presented by Serge Solski, cyber risks expert within the in ...

  • InsurTech Forum: Thriving Through Technology
    Technology is altering customer expectations and business processes. As savvy insurance professionals, it’s vital that we keep up to stay relevant and competitive. Are you up-to-date on the latest in insurance technologies? Event format • Starts with a combination of structured sessions that feature three hot topics in the InsurTech category • After the presentations, an up-close panel discussion when you can ask your burning questions. Who should attend Brokers, underwriters, adjusters and mana ...

  • Understanding Directors' & Officers' Liability
    Understanding the duties and responsibilites of Officers and Directors is not always clear. 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. Where does responsible oversight of corporations begin? What are the recent developments in Directors' Liability? This semina ...

  • SABS Training for Non-Claims Professionals
    Ideal for non-claims professionals: Improve your knowledge of the SABS in this full-day seminar. Specifically designed for brokers, rehab personnel, law clerks and insurance professionals who are not in the day-to-day handling of claims. You will gain a high-level understanding of the SABS, regulation 34/10. This seminar will include an in-depth review of the SABS to get back to the basics of the policy and coverage available. Learning outcomes: Brief history of the SABS Application / Optional B ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 104 - Down to Business with Commercial Property
    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 lines insurance, or simply intere ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 104 - Fundamentals of Commercial Automobile
    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 ...

  • Spills, Storms & Blazes: A Practical guide to property damage litigation for insurance professionals
    When floods, fires, spills and other disasters strike, you are on the front lines. Whether you are subrogating or defending, you need to know how to select the right experts, how to gather the right evidence in the right way, and how to lay the foundation for a winning case from the initial investigation into the litigation process. This three-hour seminar will provide a practical nuts-and-bolts guide to getting these cases ship-shape and ready for litigation, and then review the key concepts yo ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Maximizing Your Underwriting Potential
    Learn the tools and techniques that will immediately improve your underwriting results at work through this comprehensive seminar. Seminar materials, worksheets and a quick reference "Underwriting Success: 10 Golden Rules" are included. If you want to learn how to outperform your competition and improve your time management and negotiation skills, this practical and interactive seminar is for you. Your company will benefit from your increased productivity and advanced risk selection which should ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage & Liability Cases (2018-2019)
    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 2018-2019 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Coverage I ...

  • The Automated Vehicle: Immediate & Short Term Insurance Implications
    The rapid deployment of automated vehicles will have immediate implications for all operators, owners and occupants of both personal and commercial vehicles whether automated or not. In the short to midterm semi and fully autonomous vehicles will be sharing the roads with the operators and owners of conventional vehicles. These interactions will introduce new theories of liability that will involve drivers, owners, manufactures, service providers and public authorities. This seminar will review ...

  • Teaching & PresentationTechniques (4-day program)
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills? If so, this four-day certificate program is for you. (February 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2020) 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 adul ...