C39: Fraud Awareness and Prevention

Please note that the final examination for this course is a computer-based exam.

In Fraud Awareness and Prevention, you will learn how fraud may arise under insurance policies and initiatives the insurance industry has advanced to fight fraud. The cost of fraud is discussed, as are the laws that affect how insurers must handle claims investigations and settlements.

Fraud Awareness and Prevention is well suited to claims people. Property, liability and automobile claims are covered. Part of the textbook is dedicated to new business and renewals, which makes this course an asset to anyone in the industry. All insurance professionals can benefit from being well informed about insurance fraud.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Fraud
  • Types of Fraud
  • Authority, Provisions, and Enforcement
  • Risk and Governance
  • Managing Fraud Risk at the Point of Sale
  • Managing Fraud Risk After Policy Issuance
  • Managing Fraud Risk During a Claim
  • Fundamental Elements of Investigation
  • Insurance Fraud Management in Canadian Society


Who Should Register

All insurance courses offered by The Insurance Institute are designed for individuals who want to attain a highly recognized and respected professional designation in the p&c industry. The professional designation Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) is recognized across Canada and elsewhere around the world as the benchmark of insurance professionalism.

Fraud Awareness and Prevention is for industry professionals, including brokers and agents and underwriters but especially claims people, who want a comprehensive p&c education and the skills and knowledge required to advance their careers.

Course Offerings

The following are the courses, by methodology, that are being offered by the institute.

Instructor Led

Name Location Start Date End Date Class Time Delivery Method  
C39: Fraud Awareness and Prevention (Thursdays) Online - Calgary 1/25/2024 3/28/2024 6 - 9 pm MT Virtual


Name Start Date End Date Method  
C39: Fraud Awareness and Prevention/C39 : La fraude : sensibilisation et prévention 1/1/2024 3/31/2024 Independent Study
C39: Fraud Awareness and Prevention/C39 : La fraude : sensibilisation et prévention 4/1/2024 6/30/2024 Independent Study