Seminars

The Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta offers numerous educational and professional development seminars and training sessions to meet the needs of Southern Alberta insurance professionals.  Delivered in a variety of formats and in various cities in our region, bookmark this page and visit often to keep informed of upcoming opportunities.  We also welcome you to contact us if you have a topic to suggest.

Like webinars?  Do you have multiple attendees that would be interested in attending from your very own boardroom?   Ask us about our flat fee Boardroom Program.

 


  • Equipment Breakdown 101 - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL Attachment rates for equipment breakdown remain low, despite the coverages being relatively inexpensive and filling important gaps in commercial property insurance. This introductory seminar will cover the basics of a breakdown policy with a focus on real-life loss examples and how to explain the coverage to your clients. This will help them make a more informed purchasing decision and have a better understanding of what they are able to claim when they have a loss ...

  • Prevention in Practice - A Professional E&O Story - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL Current market conditions are creating perfect conditions for E&O exposure. Learn how errors and omissions can occur and methods to prevent them. This session will reinforce the importance of following procedures to prevent an E&O claim, underwriters will recognize situations that can produce gaps in coverage for policy holders and adjusters will understand the importance of sales and underwriting documentation. By attending this session you will: Understan ...

  • Cyber Security for the Remote Workforce Webinar - Member Bonus (MDT)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Workers around the world are now working at home under new conditions. Clients, vendors and maybe even members of your own team are adjusting to working remotely. Now, more than ever, we need to remain vigilant of cyber risks that could impact this virtual workforce. In this session, you’ll learn best practices for protecting remote workers from cyber threats. We’ll also discuss unique cyber threats that we are seeing during COVID-19 and tips to help protect you an ...

  • Alberta Auto Market and Trends - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL This webinar will provide an overview of the Automobile Insurance Rate Board, the Automobile Insurance Market, Consumer Perspectives on Automobile Insurance, and the Actions Being Taken by the Automobile Insurance Rate Board in response to the market trends and consumer perspectives. Overvie of the Automobile Insurance Rate Board - Our role in the insurance market and our mission, vision and values. Automobile Insurance Market - An overview of the market, claims co ...

  • Equipment Breakdown 201: TechAdvantage™ - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL You have a basic understanding of commercial equipment breakdown (or have attended the Equipment Breakdown 101 webinar on April 8 ) but are not sure how it applies to some of your clients, especially those who are mobile or do most of their business online. This intermediate seminar will introduce 5 brand new coverages that are bringing Equipment Breakdown into the 21st century and making the coverage more relevant than ever, for a wider variety of clients than eve ...

  • IBC Settlement Chart: How does it affect the out come of your clients claim? - Webinar (MDT)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will be of interest to any insurance professional that either works with claims (adjusters) or has to review claims on policy renewals (underwriters/brokers). The goal of the seminar is to shed light on how claims are investigated. And to show how adjusters apply the IBC settlement chart rules to establish who will be held responsible for the loss which will lead to an insurer seeking subrogation and waiving deductibles. No claims experience is require ...

  • Insurance Essentials 101 - Webinar (MDT)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance industry, this webinar is for you. Its purpose is to provide you an overview of the developments and functions of P&C insurance, introduce basic concepts and key roles in the process. It will be of benefit to administrative and support staff, accounts personnel, Human Resources and Information Technology employees, and any newcomers to the industry who would ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL New Condominium regulations that have been recently released will be reviewed. Who Should Attend? This Webinar is designed for all insurance professionals. Understand condominium insurance so you can advise unit owners and boards about the unique aspects of insurance related to their needs and The Condominium Act of Alberta. Objectives: Learn the basics of condominium insurance Claims study Complete review of the new sections of the Act 2014 and the 2020 Regulation ...

  • In Good Company with Commercial Auto - Part 1 - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL This webinar is an introductory/basic session to help attendees understand some of the main differences between personal auto and commercial auto. This will be beneficial to those looking to switch lines from personal to commercial, those new to the commercial auto underwriting or broker roles and adjusters that want some insight as to the details gathered and analyzed in the underwriting process. Topics Include: Main differences between personal and commercial aut ...

  • Understanding the CGL - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL Are you new to commercial insurance, or interested in moving from personal lines to commercial lines? 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 sem ...

  • Builder's Risk and Wrap Up Liability - Webinar (MDT)
    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 ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL New Condominium regulations that have been recently released will be reviewed. This half day seminar is designed for all insurance professionals whether they are underwriters, claims adjusters, brokers, property managers or board members. Both personal and commercial lines will be covered. Seminar Content : General review of how the insurance industry manages Condominium claims followed by a classroom style claims review to better support brokers, underwriters, adj ...

  • In Good Company with Commercial Auto - Part 2 - Webinar (MDT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL Have you ever wondered about what other types of commercial auto policies exist?  This seminar will introduce you to the basic fundamentals of the garage policy, the non-owned automobile policy, the excess liability policy, the lessor’s contingent policy and the Transportation Network policy. It will discuss some of the challenges and key functions of these various automobile policy types including the reason for and need for these policy types compared to the Owne ...

  • Time Management - Webinar (MDT)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Maximize results - Enhance Productivity and Performance - Improve workflow and reduce stress Time Management is a method of applying more efficient practices in regards to how we manage our work, particularly through the most effective use of our time. This is accomplished through skills and techniques applied in combination with the appropriate tools. Through Time Management training, we learn how to be more organized; we learn how to prioritize our work in order ...