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.

  • Insurance Essentials 101
    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 ...

  • Directors and Officers Liability Insurance – a Technical Overview
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This 3 hour seminar focuses on identifying  directors’ and officers’ liability exposures, examining the insuring agreement and triggers for coverage, comparing alternate wordings, deciding which insureds need and don’t need directors’ and officers’ liability coverage and how to decide which policy is best for the client. Presenter: Karen MacWilliam, BA, FCIP, CRM, is a consultant and educator with 30 years experience, focusing on risk management and insurance ana ...

  • The Magic of Statutory Conditions
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will re-visit the Statutory Conditions and explore them as they relate to the day to day placing of insurance and handling of claims. It will include: A review of the statutory conditions Discussion of claims denials in the context of the statutory conditions Overview of case law related to statutory condition issues Duties of insurance professionals related to statutory conditions Errors and omissions implications for insurance professionals resulti ...

  • Managing the Madness - Certificates of Insurance and Interim Insurance Documents
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will discuss the appropriate and inappropriate use of certificates of insurance, elaborate on when to use them and when to use other types of documentation, and describe how to communicate effectively with certificate requesters, clients and underwriters. In addition to discussing current case law regarding certificates of insurance, cover notes, binders and other interim and ancillary insurance documents, the seminar will focus on how to achieve gre ...

  • Additional Insureds - All You Need to Know
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will address how, when, and why to add additional insureds to client policies and will examine the legal and claims consequences of doing so. Various certificate and endorsement forms will be discussed. The seminar will also examine the underwriting information required to understand the risks associated with adding additional insureds and will discuss risk mitigation strategies for insurance professionals. Presenter : Karen MacWilliam, BA, FCIP, CRM ...