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Advance your career with the Kawartha/Durham Chapter.

A part of the Insurance Institute of Ontario.

 

Welcome

We help people in the local p&c insurance industry develop and maintain their skills and increase their knowledge. Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and broker/agent licensing prep courses. In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

Winter CIP classes are now open for registration

The Winter 2018 Semester is now open for registration, with classes beginning the third week of January. Be Assured—the decision to become a CIP is a wise one. As confirmed in a recent industry survey, the CIP leads to better career prospects. Register now. Early bird pricing for in-class and virtual courses ends Monday, January 1, 2018.

Commercial Webinar Series

Are you new to commercial lines insurance, or interested in moving from personal to commercial lines? Our NEW webinar series instructed by Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM, is designed to refresh your perspective on commercial lines and provide you with the tools you need to better assist your clients.

Commercial Risk Assessment – January 31, 2018, 9 a.m. - Noon, 3 Technical RIBO hours
Understanding the CGL – February 23, 2018, 9 - 11 a.m., 2 Technical RIBO hours
Certificates of Insurance – March 21, 2018, 9 - 11 a.m., 2 Technical RIBO hours

Register for all three webinars and receive a 25% discount. Email kawarthadurhammail@insuranceinstitute.ca to have the discount applied.

It's time to renew your membership!

Are you taking advantage of your membership benefits?
We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn about the benefits and renew now

Member Bonus Webinars: Complimentary for IIO Members

Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending).

Licensing: give yourself the best chance of success on your exam

Are you looking to begin a new career as an insurance Broker or Agent? The Insurance Institute wants to help you succeed.
We offer courses in several formats to suit your needs - including a new online class.

•  Broker (RIBO) Level 1 Licensing
•  Agent (OTL) Licensing

Must-attend events and seminars

Annual Convocation Luncheon – February 2, 2018, Noon - 2:30 p.m.

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Sharing Economy: Implications for the insurance industry in Canada – February 2, 2018, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (a part of the Annual Convocation Luncheon).  Join our session to learn more about the social, economic and technological drivers behind the emergence of the sharing economy; the social benefits of sharing; challenges with regulation; and the potential for disruption in the insurance industry. Learn more.

Axe Throwing Tournament – March 7
In partnership with the Insurance Institute - GTA Chapter, we are happy to bring an Axe Throwing Tournament to Durham for the first time. Join us to experience the thrill of axe throwing at this fun industry networking event, and find out what the craze is all about! Learn more.

Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications – March 22, 2018
As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada—immediately impacting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. How will it affect your work as an insurance professional? Learn more.

Get your RIBO hours OnDemand

Help is here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.

CIP student? Download the Institute's free mobile app!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.

Is your member profile up-to-date?

Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile.  To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services.

Do you live or work in Toronto?

You may also be interested in events, seminars and classes held by our GTA Chapter.

Connecting you with the latest industry news

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.

Follow us on Twitter!

The Insurance Institute of Ontario - Kawartha/Durham is on twitter. Join the conversation and follow us at @IIOKaw_Dur.

Ask the Institute - now updated!

Education Questions? Ask the Institute! You’ll find the answers to questions our students ask the most. We want to help you make the most of your student experience so you can get ahead in your career and stay there! Learn more at www.insuranceinstitute.ca/ask.  

DID YOU KNOW?

Continuing Education - Did you know that students taking CIP courses in Ontario are eligible for 16 RIBO technical hours, except for C16 and C132 that are eligible for 20 management hours? Contact your local chapter for details. kawarthadurhammail@insuranceinstitute.ca.  Continuing education credits from seminars will vary depending on the type and length of seminar. More information is available on each of the seminar information pages.

• Take a look at our flickr page to view photos of events that happen in our chapter.

If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.