Seminars

The Insurance Institute of Prince Edward Island offers a variety of seminar topics for members and insurance professionals. Currently our seminars are available via webinar and many provide CE credits for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

If you have seminar topics you are interested in, please email your suggestions to IIPEmail@insuranceinstitute.ca.

COVID-19 UPDATE:
The Insurance Institute is following the advice of Public Health authorities, as a result, all in-person seminars have been switched to a webinar format. Updates will be posted as they become available.

We're also working on the following topics for 2020-2021!


Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
Fundamentals of Employment Law
Jewelry Appraisals
Residential Risk Management
Industry Trends and Predictions

Upcoming Webinars

  • The secrets to being an effective influencer and persuader
    Communication Breakthrough – Part 1 By: Stephen Franklin The secrets to being an effective influencer and persuader Have you ever wished that you could be more persuasive when you communicate? Effective communication skills are critical to success for today’s insurance professional.  In this session we look at the secrets to influencing and persuading others.Learn how to establish rapport, generate cooperation and "talk" people into doing what you need them to do.Learn the keys to get people on- ...

  • Communication Breakthrough-3 Part Series
    Communication Breakthrough-3 Part Series Webinar Webinar Leader: Stephen Franklin This three-part series includes: Communication Breakthrough – Part 1 The secrets to being an effective influencer and persuader May 5, 2020 From 1:00 - 3:30 Atlantic Time Have you ever wished that you could be more persuasive when you communicate? Effective communication skills are critical to success for today’s insurance professional.  In this session we look at the secrets to influencing and persuading others.Le ...

  • The art of tact and diplomacy; keys to navigating difficult conversations
    Communication Breakthrough – Part 2 By: Stephen Franklin The art of tact and diplomacy;keys to navigating difficult conversations. Being an insurance professional involves having difficult conversations occasionally.  The prospect of having a difficult conversation can be quite intimidating.In this session we look at what makes difficult conversations difficult, and the best way to have them.We gain a greater understanding of tact and diplomacy and how to use them to get the best possible outcom ...

  • Working from Home; Insurance Implications - Webinar (ADT)
    The Covid-19 pandemic has many Canadians managing their professional lives from home. Some people are working from home temporarily, others may continue to work remotely, even when their employers' offices re-open. Those who have been permanently laid off may opt to start a home-based business. What are the insurance implications of all three scenarios? OBJECTIVES: Join us for this informative webinar where we will: Discover the difference between working from home, working remotely and operatin ...

  • Assertiveness – Increasing your confidence level in every conversation
    Communication Breakthrough – Part 3 By: Stephen Franklin Assertiveness – increasing your confidence level in every conversation -Do you avoid conversations due to a fear of conflict? -Do you have difficulty standing up for yourself or asking for what you need? -Do you avoid situations (or people) because you find them intimidating? -Do you find it hard to set boundaries with people who are aggressive, demanding, rude, snarky or disrespectful? Assertiveness is a key ingredient to healthy communic ...

  • Being an Effective Team Player
    Being an Effective Team player Webinar Leader: Stephen Franklin Our ability to work well with co-workers is becoming increasingly more important.  Inter-personal skills and our ability to communicate, coordinate and cooperate are essential to career success. What are the essentials to working well with others? Over 26 years of working with companies, teams and individuals; Stephen have identified 7 core competencies. A lack in any of these creates distraction or disruption and compromises the ab ...

  • The Keys to High Powered Staff Meetings
    The Keys to High Powered Staff Meetings Webinar Leader: Stephen Franklin Meetings are plentiful in the Insurance Industry, and they are critical to our success. But many professionals name the meetings they attend as a major time-waster. This indicates meetings that are improperly run. In this session we look at the critical role meetings play and the value that well-run meetings provide to our over-all success. You will also learn how to lead meetings that energize, engage and mobilize staff.  ...

  • Dealing with Worplace Negativity
    Dealing with Worplace Negativity Webinar Leader: Stephen Franklin Negativity is a major issue and a problem in many Insurance workplaces. Griping, complaining, bad mouthing (about company, customers, management, co-workers, etc.), a pessimistic response to new ideas… these are all forms of negativity; and their impact is significant. Reduced productivity and poor performance almost always accompany an increase in negative conversation and behavior. Workplace morale is affected, along with co-wor ...

  • Managing Mental Health as an - Insurance Professional
    Managing Mental Health as an Insurance Professional Webinar Leader: Stephen Franklin Mental Health is defined as a person’s condition with regards to their psychological, mental and emotional well-being.  Positive mental health is further defined by criteria or characteristics such as those put forth by the Canadian Mental Health Association. The unprecedented circumstances of the last year and a half have created unusual levels of personal stress, with significant amounts of volatility, uncerta ...