M270: Applied MGA Practices
This course is not available for registration at this time. Please see the Key Dates on the Program Courses page for further information.
In the third course of the MGA program, you will examine
several key principles that will round out your understanding of what is
required to establish an MGA program, along with areas of responsibility such as
errors and omissions and underwriting. A problem-based scenario will be used
throughout several weeks of the course to provide you with an opportunity to
apply key concepts to address challenges that can arise when establishing and
operating an MGA.
• Building a Claims Program
Analyzing a Programs Market
• Binding Insurance Policy Wording
• Binder or
• In-House Legal Compliance
• Privacy and Data
• E&O and Defending against Money Laundering
Approval & Special Acceptance
• Risk Management
• Mitigating Risk
• Underwriting & Pricing
• The Future Marketplace of the MGA
Course materials include a textbook.
Evaluation for this course is based on
All evaluated work is delivered and submitted through the
course web page on our e-learning website. The tests are unproctored.
Length: One term (13
Delivery: Facilitated online learning. There is no weekly
live class, but all students follow the same weekly schedule for readings,
assignments, and graded online interaction. Students should plan to log in to
the course website at least twice a week to participate in graded activities.
The course facilitator provides guidance and grades student work.
commitment: About 6–8 hours
per week to complete readings, assignments and other activities.
Before registering for this course,
you must have completed or be in progress on the following:
Commercial Insurance Essentials or C70: Gateway to Commercial Insurance
• M260: Fundamentals of Managing General Agents
& Delegated Authority (completed or in progress)
We recommend that you also have at
least two years’ experience as an insurance industry professional (broker,
agent, underwriter, analyst) or have completed (at a minimum) either C81 and C82
(GIE) or C11.
WHO SHOULD REGISTER?
The Canadian Managing General
Agent program is designed for
• Professionals working in the MGA space who
want to further their training and acquire a formal credential
professionals with a passion for entrepreneurship
• Underwriters who want a role that is challenging,
fast-paced, and evolving