Seminars

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Par ...

  • Cargo Insurance
    I prefer to attend this via webinar . Are you freight-ened of cargo insurance? This presentation takes some of the mystery out of cargo insurance and helps you to understand basic coverages, traces the history and necessity of this type of coverage and how cargo insurance became the backbone of world trade. The following points will be discussed: - a condensed history of cargo insurance - basic insuring conditions - London clauses/Amercian and CBMU clauses - Overview of general average - Intermo ...

  • Webinar: Cargo Insurance
    I prefer to attend in person . Are you freight-ened of cargo insurance? This presentation takes some of the mystery out of cargo insurance and helps you to understand basic coverages, traces the history and necessity of this type of coverage and how cargo insurance became the backbone of world trade. The following points will be discussed: - a condensed history of cargo insurance - basic insuring conditions - London clauses/Amercian and CBMU clauses - Overview of general average - Intermodal tra ...

  • Powertalks "Space Heaters"
    ‘Tis the heating season! Portable space heaters are in use as people try to save on their heating bills. Chances are being taken; either knowingly or unknowingly by people, using these portable, temporary heaters. Alterations to equipment, to override safety features. Improperly placed appliances and overloading of electrical systems, are all factors that may result in a property and/or life loss. Please join us for this informative webinar, during which we will be discussing the most popular ty ...

  • 20 Questions: The most helpful insurance questions to ask to mitigate risk
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will explore the most helpful questions to ask commercial policyholders to better understand the underlying risks associated with the account, which can help minimize the chance of errors and omissions and help provide the best "fit" with the insurance program provided to the policyholder. RIBO Accreditation: 3.0 Hours Technical Registration Deadline: November January 11, 2018 Contact us for group rates for 3 or more members The price of our half-day ...

  • Don't let a natural (or other disaster) turn into an insurance disaster
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In this seminar, you will explore the insurance coverage and exclusions that may be relevant to such disasters as: flood, earthquake, hail damage, forest fire, data/privacy breach, pollution event, class action litigation, and more. You’ll discuss policy features and exclusions that may come into play and the role of local, provincial, and federal governments in providing aid. You’ll also look at the role of the broker as an advocate, how to avoid mistakes that c ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting! This intensive 7-day course is designed to assist students, new to the insurance industry, to pass the Agent or Broker - Basic Licensing Exam. We have small classes, with excellent results. Topics include: Principles & Practice of Insurance Property Automobile Liability Travel/Health Commercial RIBO Act Registration deadline: January 19, ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In Class (Sudbury)
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Cambrian Shield Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the insurance industry, a convenient yet intensive two week Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. The class is instructed by ...

  • Managing Risk in a Connected Society (Live webinar)
    This session examines how the emergence of the sharing economy, autonomous vehicles, smart homes and buildings are reshaping and redefining both the scope and nature of foreseeable insurable risk and the corresponding risk management solutions. The matrix of privacy security risk, commercial information security risk, network security risk, manufacturer liability, road maintenance liability, directors and officers liability, traditional motor vehicle and occupiers liability risk, all converge in ...

  • Managing Risk in a Connected Society (In-Person Seminar)
    This session examines how the emergence of the sharing economy, autonomous vehicles, smart homes and buildings are reshaping and redefining both the scope and nature of foreseeable insurable risk and the corresponding risk management solutions. The matrix of privacy security risk, commercial information security risk, network security risk, manufacturer liability, road maintenance liability, directors and officers liability, traditional motor vehicle and occupiers liability risk, all converge in ...

  • The Science of Fire Investigation
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Fire investigation is all about the science! A fire cause is not so because the investigator says it is, it's so because the science says it can't be otherwise. This session will take you through an in-depth tour of the due process involved in a fire investigation and further widely recognized by the courts. Gain a better understanding of fire by exploring how it ignites, evolves and can be misread! SEMINAR OBJECTIVES • Identify physical and chemical changes of m ...

  • Structural Collapse Under Snow Loads
    Structural Collapse Under Snow Load Presented by Francois d’Entremont (9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) As we head toward winter, seasonal risks start becoming top of mind - particularly that of snow! What comes down as soft and white can go on to accumulate and do some real damage. Are you up-to-speed on the effects of snow loads on structures, and how it relates to insurance? Build on your knowledge with this session, featuring presenter François d'Entremont, Forensic Engineer, from CEP Forensic. Who s ...

  • Webinar: Communicating with Confidence
    This is only available by webinar . Do you find it difficult giving bad news to a customer? Do you dread confrontation and find it a source of anxiety? Do you find certain personality types intimidating?  Confidence is a critical component to effective communication. The ability to make our point and be heard even in the face of negative emotions or aggressive posturing on the other end; the ability to stand up for ourselves in a conversation. It is the ability to "hold our own" and "keep our co ...

  • Introduction to Business Interruption Insurance
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Do the words Business Interruption Insurance cause you to shiver? This important type of insurance can be perceived as highly technical requiring years of study and many questions tend to be left unanswered. Through the use of simple numerical examples, this seminar will provide you the tools and confidence you need to understand the concepts and methodology relating to a business interruption coverages and losses. Seminar Topics Reading income statements and obt ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions:2018
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018 , featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry, and give us his predictions for the next year and beyond. He always delivers a fascinating and thought-provoking presentation – book now to secure your space. Special Guest Speaker Philip H. Cook, MBA, FCIP Chief Executive Officer Omega Insurance Holdings ...

  • Commercial Risk Assessment - Webinar
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Assessing a commercial risk is more than just what the business does.Your commercial clients rely on you to provide advice that is accurate and timely. The consequences of not identifying and analyzing risks an organization faces may be critical. Consider an insured that learns that a major loss is not covered. The broker/agent may be blamed for not advising the client to purchase appropriate insurance; the insurer is likely to bear the client’s anger and frustra ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018 Breakfast event, featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry, and give us his predictions for the next year and beyond. He always delivers a fascinating and thought-provoking presentation – book now to secure your space. Special Guest Speaker Philip H. Cook, MBA, FCIP Chief Executive Officer Omega Insu ...

  • Professional Liability/Errors & Omissions Ins
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL Seminar Description: If you already have an understanding of general liability insurance, this full day will provide you practical information about Errors and Omissions insurance. The facilitators will explain how E&O exposures arise and how insurance coverage works, how to advice insureds, and how to deal with claims. A detailed workshop will provide a guide based on real circumstances of how to address the application of cover and resolving claims. You wi ...

  • Sharing Economy: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TRENDS To coincide with the publication of the new report, Sharing Economy: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada , this seminar will help shed light on how the p&c insurance industry can better prepare to serve the emerging market and to manage new competition. Join our session to learn more about the social, economic and technological drivers behind the emergence of the sharing economy; the social benefits of sharing; challenges with regulation; and the ...

  • Teaching & PresentationTechniques
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills? If so, this four-day certificate program is for you. (All Fridays in February 2018) This instructional course will give you the resources needed to understand your audience, prepare your lessons and outcomes and be an overall better trainer or instructor. It is also used to develop instructors for the Insurance Institute CIP class programs. Section 1: Introduction to Adult Learners and Training / Planning - Understanding how adults le ...

  • Oil & Gas: From Exploration to Production to Insurance
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL As a broker, underwriter, or adjuster are you involved in Oilfield Risks? Do you ever wonder exactly what processes are involved in the oil industry in Alberta? Have you ever been confused by oilfield terminology? Are you confused by figuring out the insurance coverages? If so we’ve planned the perfect two day session for you with two topic sections: O&G-The Technical Side and O&G-The Insurance Side. O&G-THE TECHNICAL SIDE: We will first delve into th ...

  • Demystifying Cyber Liability: Hackers, Ransomware & Social Engineering Fraud
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TRENDS Every day there are headlines in the paper about cyber-attacks. A recent headline read "Equifax breach sends shivers into Canada". This recent cyber-attack exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans plus an unspecified number of Canadians. Attend this seminar to learn about liability exposures for private organizations in Canada. A live ransomware demonstration will show how easy it is to infect a business with ransomware. Network Test Labs will prov ...

  • Oil Tank System Improvements & Changes for Residential Risks
    Date: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 Time: Seminar: 9am – 12:00 p.m. Q&A: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Location: Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Training Room (downstairs) 1010 St. George Boulevard, Moncton (parking at Wesleyan Church) Fee (Plus Taxes): $70.00 – IINB Members $75.00 - Non-Member Are you up-to-date with recent code changes? This presentation will review the significant improvements made to domestic heating oil storage systems both from a code and equipment manufacturing perspective. A technical ...

  • Risk Management Essentials
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | INDUSTRY CONCEPTS This half day seminar will provide adjusters, underwriters and brokers that have a novice or intermediate understanding of insurance on how risk management and insurance can work together to better serve the insured and provide for better financial performance for the insurer. Seminar Outline: - Understanding the 8 non-financing risk mitigation strategies - Understanding the various insurance financing strategies that includes buying insurance, self-ins ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Three Day Exam Prep Course: NEW!!
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to boost your preparation for the Agent or Broker Licensing Exam? This three-day course is designed for students who already have a basic understanding of the broker/agent licensing study material. This is an intensive course which acts as a review or "refresher" on the key topics, including principles and practices, property, automobile and travel insurance. Note: This course is not intended for students with little to no previous insurance kno ...

  • Understanding Bodily Injury
    As a claims professional, you know the role of an adjuster has changed with regard to bodily injury claims. There is a greater focus on bodily injury claims management. To be successful, you want to boost your claims management skills and heighten your credibility. The Bodily Injury Seminar responds to an industry need for claims professionals to increase their bodily injury claims knowledge. If you are looking to enhance your or your staffs’ knowledge of how to handle Bodily Injury claims, this ...

  • CIP Society: The SWOT team to the rescue
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Proactive Planning for Insurance Business Owners and Managers Are you aware of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats facing your brokerage, company, department or even your insurance career? SWOT is an acronym that stands for S trengths, W eaknesses, O pportunities and T hreats. A SWOT analysis is an essential planning tool that gives you key insights into your business. In a constantly changing environment, staying on top of your business's stre ...

  • Understanding Property Claims Investigation
    BUILDING | CLASSROOM | TECHNICAL Investigate claims more effectively with increased positive outcomes . How well a claim is investigated impacts the claimant, the adjuster and the insurer. A shallow investigation can lead to more time spent on the file and an unhappy client. Coverage analysis that is incomplete or doesn’t ask the critical questions will lead to increased leakage costs for the insurer—adding unnecessary effort and frustration to your job. By contrast, a thorough investigation lea ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2018, featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry, and give us his predictions for the next year and beyond. He always delivers a fascinating and thought-provoking presentation - book now to secure your space. Special Guest Speaker Philip H. Cook, MBA, FCIP Chief Executive Officer Omega Insurance Holdings I ...

  • Risk Forum 2018: Conestoga Chapter
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Join us for Risk Forum 2018: Conestoga Chapter, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestricted access to seasoned risk managers. Brokers, underwriters and managers are raving about previous Risk Forum 2017 spring events they attended in Ontario! "Piqued my interest in furthering my risk management skills and knowledge" – Broker, Hamilton/Niagara "Very informative! A new concept: melding various services and availability of ...

  • Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
    SPECIAL PRESENTATION As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada—immediately impacting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. In the lead up to this date, issues are being discussed as they arise and decisions are continuously being made regarding the many minute factors that this legalization will affect. Are you keeping up-to-date on all the ways our industry will be impacted? How will it affect your work as an insurance professional? Your Insurance ...

  • Understanding the CGL - Webinar
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | 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 s ...

  • Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
    SPECIAL PRESENTATION As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada—immediately impacting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. In the lead up to this date, issues are being discussed as they arise and decisions are continuously being made regarding the many minute factors that this legalization will affect. Are you keeping up-to-date on all the ways our industry will be impacted? How will it affect your work as an insurance professional? Your Insurance ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage and Liability Cases
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In the dynamic and evolving world of p&c insurance, it’s vital that you stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Join Mario Fiorino, Senior Council of the Insurance Bureau of Canada as he updates us on the most current and relevant information over the past year. You will navigate through the leading coverage and liability decisions of 2016-2017 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Co ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Par ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Preparation Course
    Give yourself the best chance of success in your RIBO Level 1 or OTL exam. This 10 day course is designed to assist you, new to the insurance industry, to pass the Agent or Broker Basic Level 1 Licensing Exam. The licensing exam will be held on Friday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m. This is an intensive course and requires you to attend all classes as well as complete at home assignments which will be reviewed in class with your instructor, Lyall Bell, CIP. Here's what you'll need to succeed: 1.) All th ...

  • Understanding Case Law
    Are you equipped to effectively prepare a comprehensive file in anticipation of negotiation, settlement or litigation? The Insurance Institute and the Ontario Insurance Adjusters’ Association have once again partnered up and have developed a third certificate program for adjusters! This seminar is suited for adjusters and claims professionals who want to gain the knowledge and skills to expertly source, interpret and apply case law. If you are an experienced underwriter or broker, you will appre ...

  • Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
    SPECIAL PRESENTATION As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada—immediately impacting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. In the lead up to this date, issues are being discussed as they arise and decisions are continuously being made regarding the many minute factors that this legalization will affect. Are you keeping up-to-date on all the ways our industry will be impacted? How will it affect your work as an insurance professional? Your Insurance ...

  • CIP Society Symposium 2018: Emerging Risks
    Save the date! More Details to follow shortly! The inaugural CIP Society Symposium in Calgary provides a full day of professional and leadership development alongside multiple networking opportunities with insurance and business leaders. The event will bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder and provoke conversations that matter. With prominent keynote speakers, expert insurance and business prese ...

  • Certificates of Insurance - Webinar
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will discuss the appropriate use of certificates of insurance, elaborate on when to use them 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 ancillary insurance documents, this seminar will focus on how to achieve greater efficiency and minimize paperwork, how to manage customer expectations ...

  • Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
    SPECIAL PRESENTATION As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada—immediately impacting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. In the lead up to this date, issues are being discussed as they arise and decisions are continuously being made regarding the many minute factors that this legalization will affect. Are you keeping up-to-date on all the ways our industry will be impacted? How will it affect your work as an insurance professional? Your Insurance ...

  • The Art of Persuasive Negotiation
    Do you want to be more assertive and improve your negotiation skills? If so, this session is for you! Negotiation skills are essential in daily interactions with others in order to reach important decisions, find solutions to disputes and reach "win-win" resolutions. Whether it be in your professional life or your personal life, you are almost certain to spend some time negotiating. In this engaging and valuable session, Jessica Naylor will demonstrate how persuasive negotiation skills can make ...

  • Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
    SPECIAL PRESENTATION As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada—immediately impacting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. In the lead up to this date, issues are being discussed as they arise and decisions are continuously being made regarding the many minute factors that this legalization will affect. Are you keeping up-to-date on all the ways our industry will be impacted? How will it affect your work as an insurance professional? Your Insurance ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Par ...

  • Business Interruption with Leonard Boon
    Business Interruption Insurance has the reputation of being very complicated, and questions often arise about how the same (or similar) wording applies to different businesses with varying operations. This seminar aims to simplify the technical aspects of business interruption insurance and allows participants to gain insight into how coverage applies in practice through the use of problem-based learning. Utilizing hands on numerical exercises to depict how the wording is applied helps participa ...

  • Fundamental Series: 104 - Down to Business with Commercial Property
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL The complexities of commercial property insurance are many, and there are very few similarities with residential property insurance. How do you classify commercial property? How is the risk assessed? How are commercial property values established? These are critical questions without simple answers, because this line of insurance requires a breadth and depth of knowledge that takes time to acquire. Whether you’re making the move from personal lines to commercia ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 105 In Good Company with Commercial Automobile
    Do you need an overview of the principles and concepts, as well as the technical side of commercial auto? Commercial lines auto insurance can seem complex at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Join us for this full-day seminar, covering everything you’ll need to know as a new industry employee, or as someone moving from personal lines to commercial lines. You’ll see the benefits of attending this seminar right away in your workplace: Brokers : comprehend the basics of commercial auto to provide s ...

  • Commercial Liability 101
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL The complexities of commercial liabilty insurance are many. How is the risk assessed? How are limits established? How are coverages determined? These are critical questions without simple answers, because this line of insurance requires a breadth and depth of knowledge that takes time to acquire. Whether you’re making the move from personal lines to commercial lines insurance, or simply interested in expanding your knowledge with future opportunities in mind, y ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Par ...

  • Assessing Commercial Risks
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Assessing a commercial risk is more than just what the business does.Your commercial clients rely on you to provide advice that is accurate and timely. The consequences of not identifying and analyzing risks an organization faces may be critical. Consider an insured that learns that a major loss is not covered. The broker/agent may be blamed for not advising the client to purchase appropriate insurance; the insurer is likely to bear the client’s anger and frustra ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Par ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Par ...