Seminars

Brokers - looking for RIBO hours?
Our seminar program is below, but if you're looking for a quick and easy way to meet the CE requirements of your license, check out CE OnDemand - a new catalogue of online continuing education courses. Learn more.

CE Credits Available for Other Provinces: 
Do you Need CE Credits for Alberta and/or Manitoba? The Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to be accredited to issue CE credits for our seminars to members who are licensed in the provinces of Manitoba and Alberta. Contact us at gtaseminars@insuranceinstitute.ca to learn more about this benefit.

▶ Upcoming seminars and seminars:

  • 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 bi-monthly 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 ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Ontario Virtual Course (EST)
    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 virtually in a small group setting with a proven successful instructor. Cambrian Shield Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the insurance industry, a convenient yet intensive two week Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the A ...

  • Construction Insurance - Projects and Operations - Webinar (EST)
    We all have an understanding of the negative impact of an improperly covered loss.  Whether contractors are involved in building small or multi-million dollar projects the impact of an improperly covered loss can be truly devastating. During the session attendees will review appropriate coverages for construction risks and understand the importance of developing the proper insurance program for their construction clients. TOPICS INCLUDE: Property Coverages - including Builders’ Risk and Contract ...

  • Professional Liability/Errors & Omissions Ins - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL If you already have an understanding of general liability insurance, this full day will provide you practical information about Errors and Omissions insurance. The facilitator will explain how E&O exposures arise and how insurance coverage works, how to advise insureds, and how to deal with claims. A detailed workshop will provide a guide based on real circumstances of how to address the application of cover and resolving claims. You will learn more about: How ...

  • Host Liquor Liability - Webinar (EST)
    Liquor is typically available to most of us on a regular basis – and those serving alcohol have an additional duty of care to serve it responsibly. Commercial, employer and social hosts have been held liable for their actions around serving alcohol, so it’s critical that these liability issues are understood insurance professionals. This two-hour webinar provides you with clarification and a refresher of the key concepts related to this high-interest topic. At the end of this webinar, you will b ...

  • Builders Risk & Wrap Up Liability (EST)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL When building construction occurs as either ground-up new or renovation of an existing structure, there are many complex exposures and coverage options the underwriter, broker and risk manager must consider. They must also ensure the project is in compliance with the contract of the risk presented. In the event of a claim that arises during or after completion of a project, the adjuster must also be aware of available protections and clauses that may play a role in ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Ontario Virtual Course (EST) - Sold out!
    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 ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Ontario Virtual Course (EST)
    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 virtually in a small group setting with a proven successful instructor. Cambrian Shield Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the insurance industry, a convenient yet intensive two week Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the A ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage & Liability Cases (2021) - webinar (EST)
    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 on the most current and relevant information over the past year. You will navigate through the leading coverage and liability decisions of 2020-2021 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Coverage Interpretation in persona ...

  • Legal Series - Session Three - 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 January 11th, and March 8th. Stay tuned for more updates! . Register today! Number of Credits: 1 Management Hour ON/AB/MB ...

  • 2021 Scholarship Event: Featuring Douglas Porter, Chief Economist, BMO Financial - Webinar (EST)
    Since 1993, the John E. Lowes education fund has awarded scholarships to Ontario residents pursuing post-secondary education that includes the study of property and casualty insurance. Join us this fall as we recognize this year’s John E Lowes, Lloyd King and Toronto Insurance Council scholarship recipients. Attendees will enjoy a memorable scholarship presentation, followed by a keynote talk by Douglas Porter, Chief Economist of BMO Financial Group. Proceeds from this event will support future ...

  • Understanding Bodily Injury (1.5 days) Webinar (EST)
    As a claims professional, you know the role of an adjuster has changed with regard to bodily injury claims. There is a greater focus on bodily injury claims management. To be successful, you want to boost your claims management skills and heighten your credibility. The Bodily Injury Seminar responds to an industry need for claims professionals to increase their bodily injury claims knowledge. If you are looking to enhance your or your staffs’ knowledge of how to handle Bodily Injury claims, this ...

  • At the Forefront: From the ground up: Lessons from building an insurer from scratch - Webinar (EST)
    Building an insurance company from scratch in Canada might seem like an insurmountable task, but Mike George, CEO, Tokio Marine Canada has spent his 30-year career doing just that. In his first-ever At the Forefront event, Mike share his thoughts and ideas on strategies and techniques that helped him start, grow and lead successful companies.   He’ll touch on universal topics like: - Building a strong corporate culture of excellence - Acquiring and leading the ideal team - BHAGs - Big Hairy Auda ...

  • Applications of Enhanced Care Coverages & Accident Benefits - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL Gain a deeper understanding of ICBC's new Enhanced Care model introduced on May 1, 2021. The session will provide a thorough review and application of the Basic Vehicle Damage Coverage and other coverages. The Enhanced Accident Benefits will be discussed in-depth, including when they are accessible to British Columbians injured in an automobile crash. Please note that a basic understanding of the Enhanced Care changes is required. This webinar can be useful for th ...

  • IIO Uncorked: Virtual wine tasting (EST)
    By popular demand, our virtual wine tasting is back for a second time! Just like last time, registrants will be shipped 3 bottles of specially selected wine from local wineries right here in Niagara, Ontario. On the event day, we’ll open the bottles together via webinar. A Wine Expert will discuss the tasting notes, recommended stemware, wine origin and production in Niagara region, suggested food pairings, and how to make delicious cocktails with the selected wine. The event will include some c ...

  • Broker Licensing RIBO Management Exam Preparation Webinar-(EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Give yourself the best chance of success in your RIBO management exam. This " preparation course" is for individuals preparing to write the "RIBO – Unrestricted – Management " licencing exam. Learning outcomes: Understanding of the RIBO Act and Regulations Understanding of the Administration and Finance Operations of a Brokerage Understanding of how to complete a RIBO form 1: Financial Statement To make an application to write the "Unrestricted – Management" exam ...

  • Employee Satisfaction Interrupted - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | MANAGEMENT Employee Satisfaction Interrupted: Assessing the Pillars of Recruitment, Engagement, Retention While the ‘war for talent’ is not new to the insurance industry, the myriad impacts of the pandemic now include: a workforce entirely at home, 100% in the office, or some combination of both, with staff experiencing various levels of comfort and satisfaction; a ‘virtual’ work environment that has removed geographical barriers like never before, resulting in employers act ...

  • Employee Satisfaction Interrupted - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | MANAGEMENT Employee Satisfaction Interrupted: Assessing the Pillars of Recruitment, Engagement, Retention While the ‘war for talent’ is not new to the insurance industry, the myriad impacts of the pandemic now include: a workforce entirely at home, 100% in the office, or some combination of both, with staff experiencing various levels of comfort and satisfaction; a ‘virtual’ work environment that has removed geographical barriers like never before, resulting in employers act ...

  • Employee Satisfaction Interrupted - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | MANAGEMENT Employee Satisfaction Interrupted: Assessing the Pillars of Recruitment, Engagement, Retention While the ‘war for talent’ is not new to the insurance industry, the myriad impacts of the pandemic now include: a workforce entirely at home, 100% in the office, or some combination of both, with staff experiencing various levels of comfort and satisfaction; a ‘virtual’ work environment that has removed geographical barriers like never before, resulting in employers act ...

  • Employee Satisfaction Interrupted - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | MANAGEMENT Employee Satisfaction Interrupted: Assessing the Pillars of Recruitment, Engagement, Retention While the ‘war for talent’ is not new to the insurance industry, the myriad impacts of the pandemic now include: a workforce entirely at home, 100% in the office, or some combination of both, with staff experiencing various levels of comfort and satisfaction; a ‘virtual’ work environment that has removed geographical barriers like never before, resulting in employers act ...

  • Broker Licencing (Level 2 Technical) Virtual Prep Course (EST)
    Be well-prepared for the RIBO – Unrestricted – Technical licensing exam. The Level 2 Technical Preparation Course effectively prepares brokers for the RIBO Unrestricted Technical licensing exam. Get ahead today! Successful completion of both the "Unrestricted – Management" examination and the "Unrestricted – Technical only" examination qualifies an individual to the "Unrestricted" registration and therefore eligible to act as the Principal Broker of a broker business.To make an application to wr ...

  • 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 ...

  • The New Performance Appraisal - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT The Insurance Industry is currently witnessing a striking change in the practices of performance management.  The traditional annual performance appraisal process that has been deeply ingrained in organizations for decades is giving way to more frequent conversations between managers and staff members.  Ratings are being abandoned and replaced with dialogues about performance; rather than a review of the past, the most progressive organizations are switching to d ...

  • Pollution Solutions: Exclusions & Coverages Explained Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Pollution exclusions are challenging to even the seasoned insurance professional. It all starts with understanding the Pollution Exclusion under the CGL. The CGL policy provides very little pollution coverage, particularly in the area of cleanup or remediation, which is one of the most important aspects of pollution coverage to most clients. Join us while we review the CGL exclusion and learn about the different pollution endorsements and policies available in the ...

  • Coaching for Performance Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Many business leaders and owners make the big mistake of not performance coaching their people. Yet it is the fastest way to engage your employees and deliver better results. Coaching is so much more than laying out the expectations and making sure they are met. Your role involves identifying potential among individuals and helping to coach them to understand their potential and maximize it. Join us as we discuss the framework involved in performance coaching to ...

  • Crime & Fidelity Insurance - Webinar (EST)
    Workplace crime can be disruptive to daily operations and can have devastating impact on a company and its bottom line. It's crucial to help your clients protect their businesses from the threat of crime by employees and outsiders. In this webinar, you'll take a good look at all crime and fidelity coverages including: employee theft or forgery/alteration, theft, robbery and burglary (inside premises), theft and robbery (outside the premises), Fraudulent money orders and counterfeiting, and the 3 ...

  • Global Change, Catastrophic Loss and the Insurance Professional - Webinar (EST)
    Climate change and catastrophic loss affect every nation on the globe. Whether at a micro or macro level, understanding the affects of these natural events is critical to all professionals in the industry. Join the Insurance Institute for an informative and engaging session that will give you up-to-date knowledge on how the industry is responding. It will provide an overview of recent meteorological events, an exploration of the relationship between human activities and recent catastrophic event ...

  • Global Change, Catastrophic Loss and the Insurance Professional - Webinar (EST)
    Climate change and catastrophic loss affect every nation on the globe. Whether at a micro or macro level, understanding the affects of these natural events is critical to all professionals in the industry. Join the Insurance Institute for an informative and engaging session that will give you up-to-date knowledge on how the industry is responding. It will provide an overview of recent meteorological events, an exploration of the relationship between human activities and recent catastrophic event ...

  • Crime & Fidelity Insurance - Webinar (EST)
    Workplace crime can be disruptive to daily operations and can have devastating impact on a company and its bottom line. It's crucial to help your clients protect their businesses from the threat of crime by employees and outsiders. In this webinar, you'll take a good look at all crime and fidelity coverages including: employee theft or forgery/alteration, theft, robbery and burglary (inside premises), theft and robbery (outside the premises), Fraudulent money orders and counterfeiting, and the 3 ...

  • Property damage claims: new practices and innovations - Webinar (EST)
    COVID-19 has been a significant driver for technological change in property damage claims. When adjusters and claims professionals were forced to work from home, they turned to technology to collect information about claims and speak with insureds. In this one-hour session, consultants from J.S. Held will guide you on the latest technology trends and innovations in claims from around the globe. Presenters will touch on topics like: Ways the industry is adapting to current challenges How technolo ...

  • CCDC 3 & 4-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 3 & 4 and look at cases arising out of these contracts. CCDC 3 – 2016 is a sta ...

  • 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 ...

  • Business Interruption: Beyond the Basics - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Business interruption insurance is often perceived as a highly technical field, both difficult to sell and to service. As a result, it is a commodity that, although important to all risk portfolios, is undersold. This seminar aims to put aside the accounting and the numbers so that the insurance people in all disciplines can get a better handle on the how tos of business interruption. Business interruption insurance is a vital component of any business continuity p ...

  • 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 - Session Four - 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 session taking place March 8th. Stay tuned for more updates! . Register today! Number of Credits: 1 Management Hour ON/AB/MB Cancellation Polic ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions: 2022 - Webinar (EST)
    Join us virtually for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2022 , featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry. In addition to his usual review of recent events impacting our industry and his analysis of developing trends for the immediate future, Phil will offer some personal observations on the most significant events that have shaped our industry over the last several years, and “crystal ...

  • 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. This ten-day class supports your successful start in the insurance industry with a solid foundation of knowledge that prepares you for the [RIBO or OTL] level one licensing exam. Our instructor will guide you through the material with a variety of learning activities including engaging discussions, ...

  • CCDC 5A & 5B-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 5A & 5B and look at cases arising out of these contracts. CCDC 5A – 2010 Const ...

  • Executive Liability - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL Seminar Description: Seminar Description: Corporate misfeasance both in the United States and Canada has resulted in significant legislative and judicial responses aimed squarely at the conduct of corporate directors, officers and executives. This has highlighted the importance and need for executive liability insurance and for understanding this seemingly complex area of regulation and liability. This course will provide an overview of the duties of Directors, Of ...

  • Understanding the CGL - Webinar (EST)
    This seminar will take a practical introductory look at the commercial general liability policy, providing insight for the less experienced brokers, underwriters and adjusters working in commercial insurance. Participants will learn the foundations of a commercial general liability policy section by section including discussions on coverages and extension. This seminar features practical claims examples to help participants gain an understanding on how the coverage applies in various scenarios, ...