Seminars

  • Introduction to Condo Insurance - Red Deer
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Red Deer
    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, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...

  • Essential Management Skills
    Leading others is challenging. Having the skills to lead others makes the challenge enjoyable and rewarding. Moving from career professional into the role of management is an exciting step in one’s career. As you make that shift, your role and the skills you need to be effective will change. New managers must work hard to adapt to the challenges of managerial work and their new network of relationships and responsibilities. The transition into management requires changes in the way you work; com ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 104 - Down to Business with Commercial Property
    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 commercial lines insurance, or simply intere ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • Breakfast - Fireside Chat
    Your chapter has lined up an amazing group of industry professionals for a panel discussion on hot topics. This event is presented as a part of the Insurance Institute’s " National Education Month ". The theme to our discussion will be: How our industry can handle the challenges of the future economy and technology including distribution. Do you have a question you wish the panel to discuss? Please submit your questions to: HamiltonNiagaramail@insuranceinstitute.ca Whether you are an organizatio ...

  • Negotiation Skills
    We are all required to negotiate on a regular basis. In today's workplace, it is considered an essential skill.  Negotiation is a structured conversation between two or more people or parties intended to reach a mutually beneficial outcome, or to resolve points of difference.  It is a process for finding solutions where a solution is not clearly evident; or agreements when an agreement does not currently exist . We negotiate with staff, with our boss, with co-workers, with brokers, with adjustor ...

  • 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 ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Weekend Prep Course: NEW!!
    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, a convenient yet intensive Weekend Warrior (3 weekends) 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. Participants ...

  • 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. 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. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • How to Analyze and Compare Insurance Policy Wordings
    T his session provides insurance professionals with a 'tool kit' for analyzing policy wordings to understand how different insurer’s wordings vary and what the implications of the differences in language can be. The facilitator will set up a logical and systematic framework for analyzing most types of policy wordings (with an emphasis on CGL and commercial property forms) as efficiently as possible and will enable participants to better differentiate as to which wording may provide better value ...

  • Analyzing Client's Contracts - Insurance and Beyond
    This seminar will provide technical information with respect to analyzing client insurance and indemnification obligations present in commercial contracts, as well as outlining the process for identifying and analyzing contractual risks. It will discuss the development of appropriate insurance, risk financing, and surety bonding strategies to fulfill contractual obligations and reduce client risks, as well as presenting strategies to optimize client service and reduce errors and omissions exposu ...

  • Client and Insurer Disaster Protection
    We all know from experience that natural disasters and man-made catastrophes can happen at any time. From earthquakes and floods to infernos and terrorist attacks, they present insurance professionals with a number of potential challenges. Are you and your clients prepared to handle such emergencies? Are you ready to handle a sudden large-scale crisis, including having to respond to a significant increase in loss reports and other operational challenges? In this seminar, you will learn how to as ...

  • Not So Obvious Business Interruption Risks & Coverage Solutions
    This seminar will explore more advanced business interruption exposures and insurance. The risks discussed include: contingent business interruption and supply chain risk, extra expense, delay in start-up, income risks for public sector and non-profit organizations, service interruption coverage, extended indemnity periods, exacerbated delays due to environmental risks and shortage of skilled trades, and catastrophe related income risks. Also examined: insurance and surety products, such as cred ...

  • Think on Your Feet
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers ...

  • Think on Your Feet® - May 9-10, 2017 (Calgary)
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers ...

  • Maximizing Your Underwriting Potential
    Learn the tools and techniques that will immediately improve your underwriting results at work through this comprehensive seminar. Seminar materials, worksheets and a quick reference "Underwriting Success: 10 Golden Rules" are included. If you want to learn how to outperform your competition and improve your time management and negotiation skills, this practical and interactive seminar is for you. Your company will benefit from your increased productivity and advanced risk selection which should ...

  • Farm Insurance: From Coverage to Loss
    Farming is an integral part of Canada's economy that not only supplies our food but is also the base of many industries. As farms become larger and more complex they require a combination of personal, farm and commercial coverages. Protect yourself and your clients from unexpected and underinsured losses by understanding the unique products and specialized coverage required for these exceptional enterprises. Our panel of experts will provide a comprehensive overview of farm products, both person ...

  • Assurance Pour Condominiums Edmunston
    Assurance Pour Condominiums Ce séminaire explorera l’assurance offerte pour les condominiums et les pièges à éviter en ce qui a trait à la couverture. Entre autres, les sujets abordés durant la présentation seront: Qu’est-ce qu’un condo? Structure légale applicable au condo Les propriétaires de condo et les corporations de condo Loi sur la propriété condominial et les arrêtés corporatifs Seminar Leader : Jason Caissie As an associate lawyer at Foster & Company, my specialty lies incivil liti ...

  • Course of Construction: From Contract to Building (Commercial) - Victoria
    Course of construction policies are issued for commercial ventures on a regular basis. Have you ever considered what happens when a claim triggers a COC policy? Join our panel of experts as they walk you through a building under construction. This seminar will analyze a claim professional’s process including an overview of the standard policy wording and the responsibilities of a broker . SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Review the claim adjustment process including investigation, causation, and the use of ex ...

  • Advanced 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 ...

  • Building Better Relationships at Work using DiSC® - May 11, 2017 (Edmonton)
    Have you ever wondered why connecting and working with some people is easier for you than with others?Have you noticed that you relate better to colleagues who focus more on creating momentum and inspiring others than those that are very direct, or strive for accuracy and perfection? Perhaps you are more comfortable working with people who take a spontaneous, energetic approach than those who work at a steadier, more cautious pace? If you recognize that there are some people you find harder to w ...

  • Building Better Relationships at Work
    Have you ever wondered why connecting and working with some people is easier for you than working with others?  Have you noticed that you relate better to colleagues who focus more on creating momentum and inspiring others than those who are very direct, or strive for accuracy and perfection? Perhaps you are more comfortable working with people who take a spontaneous, energetic approach than with people who work at a steadier, more cautious pace? If you recognize that there are some people you f ...

  • Understanding Xactimate Estimates
    I prefer to attend this via webinar . Do you deal with construction or restoration quotes from companies using Xactimate estimating software? Do you desire a better working knowledge of how to interpret the information in these quotes? Do you have questions around charges, codes, calculations and what repairs are being performed? Bring your questions to a Certified Xactimate Trainer who will discuss and help you understand: - Xactimate 28 quotes - Estimate formats - Measurement/Area Calculations ...

  • Risk Forum 2017: GTA
    As insurance professionals, it’s vital that we are up-to-speed on local and global emerging risks, because it’s not just about managing risks today—it’s also about anticipating and preparing for future risks. Are you up-to-date on the latest in risk management? Join us for Risk Forum 2017: GTA, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestricted access to seasoned risk managers. You’ll find a lot of value in this combination of structured morning sessions on t ...

  • Understanding Xactimate Estimates
    Are you an insurance professional who receives construction/restoration quotes from contractors who are using Xactimate estimating software? Do you feel sometimes that you are having difficulty understanding the contents of the estimates, including the various charges, codes, calculations, and what repairs are being performed? Would you feel better knowing you had a good working knowledge of how to interpret the information in these quotes? You're not alone! Please join us for a morning to under ...

  • Advanced Business Interruption
    Do you know everything you need to know about Business Interruption? If you are a broker, underwriter, risk manager or claims professional with existing exposure and if you have a basic understanding of business interruption insurance, this PROedge seminar is for you! Building on your foundational knowledge, this Advanced PROedge seminar will improve your understanding of how various wordings apply to different businesses and operations and gain insight into how coverage applies in practice. Thr ...

  • Think on Your Feet® - May 16-17, 2017 (Vancouver)
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers ...

  • Assurance automobile: Encore plus de questions corsées
    Contenu de la formation L’assurance automobile semble simple avec un libellé standard en langage simplifié pour tous les assureurs, une quasi-absence de poursuites et une convention d’indemnisation directe pour les règlements de sinistres. Par contre, certaines situations rendent certaines questions corsées. Me Lamoureux et Me Loyer répondront à plusieurs de celles-ci. C'est dans cette optique que cette formation sera présentée, en partie sous forme d’atelier et d’échanges avec les participants. ...

  • Assurance habitation : Propriétés luxueuses haut de gamme
    Contenu de la formation Le participant pourra connaître le contexte de croissance du marché de ces propriétés qui se souscrivent en forte augmentation chez les assureurs La croissance de la construction des maisons haut-de-gamme Les lieux géographiques où se situent ces résidences: Quartiers et Sites confinés et sécurisés Le participant pourra identifier les aspects particuliers des lieux physiques d’une maison haut-de-gamme pour identifier les besoins à assurer et les conseils à prodiguer Les i ...

  • Assurance automobile: Encore plus de questions corsées
    Contenu de la formation L’assurance automobile semble simple avec un libellé standard en langage simplifié pour tous les assureurs, une quasi-absence de poursuites et une convention d’indemnisation directe pour les règlements de sinistres. Par contre, certaines situations rendent certaines questions corsées. Me Lamoureux et Me Loyer répondront à plusieurs de celles-ci. C'est dans cette optique que cette formation sera présentée, en partie sous forme d’atelier et d’échanges avec les participants. ...

  • Assurance automobile: Encore plus de questions corsées
    Contenu de la formation L’assurance automobile semble simple avec un libellé standard en langage simplifié pour tous les assureurs, une quasi-absence de poursuites et une convention d’indemnisation directe pour les règlements de sinistres. Par contre, certaines situations rendent certaines questions corsées. Me Lamoureux et Me Loyer répondront à plusieurs de celles-ci. C'est dans cette optique que cette formation sera présentée, en partie sous forme d’atelier et d’échanges avec les participants. ...

  • Tone from the Top - Get to know your Regulator
    I prefer to attend this via webinar . Learn what your Regulator has to say! How does the current regulatory landscape look? How did we get there and what is on the horizon? Covering topics like the 2012 and 2013 reforms, the complaints process and the introduction of Electronic Pink Cards, this seminar offers something to everyone in the insurance industry. Who should attend? Brokers – Obtain information that will help you better serve your clients Underwriters - Learn how regulatory changes aff ...

  • Property Claims: Behind the Scenes (Cobden)
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL A property claim has been reported… what happens next? Learn what happens behind the scenes so you can better address client questions! This seminar is designed for brokers interested in a better understanding of what happens at the scene of a loss after a property damage claim has been reported. Join us for an exploration of the claims process and specifically what happens after a claim has been assigned to a restoration contractor. Learning Objectives: The role ...

  • Assurance habitation : Propriétés luxueuses haut de gamme
    Contenu de la formation Le participant pourra connaître le contexte de croissance du marché de ces propriétés qui se souscrivent en forte augmentation chez les assureurs La croissance de la construction des maisons haut-de-gamme Les lieux géographiques où se situent ces résidences: Quartiers et Sites confinés et sécurisés Le participant pourra identifier les aspects particuliers des lieux physiques d’une maison haut-de-gamme pour identifier les besoins à assurer et les conseils à prodiguer Les i ...

  • Assurance habitation : Propriétés luxueuses haut de gamme
    Contenu de la formation Le participant pourra connaître le contexte de croissance du marché de ces propriétés qui se souscrivent en forte augmentation chez les assureurs La croissance de la construction des maisons haut-de-gamme Les lieux géographiques où se situent ces résidences: Quartiers et Sites confinés et sécurisés Le participant pourra identifier les aspects particuliers des lieux physiques d’une maison haut-de-gamme pour identifier les besoins à assurer et les conseils à prodiguer Les i ...

  • ADVANTAGE LIVE: The evolving nature of terrorism risk – Global and Canadian perspectives
    Location: Webinar (at your computer) The evolving nature of terrorism risk – Global and Canadian perspectives Terrorism as a global risk is evolving – from the methods used by terrorists (from high-explosive attacks to armed attacks) to the targets (from states to societies). At the same time, incidents in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Ottawa and most recently in Quebec City, have redefined how we think about terrorism at home – it can happen here. This webinar will include a brief history of terror ...

  • Solid Fuel Burning
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Whether for ambience or for heating, solid fuel burning appliances are a common addition to homes throughout Eastern Ontario. If not properly installed and maintained, they can be a major cause of residential fires. Sold fuel-burning appliances in all their variations require extra care and handling by insurance professionals, including brokers, underwriters and adjusters. Join us to discover the many types of solid fuel-heating appliances and gain an understandi ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Medicine Hat
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Medicine Hat
    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, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...

  • Think on Your Feet® - May 30-31, 2017 (MTL)
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers ...

  • Trending Topics in Tort Law: Occupiers’ Liability (Commercial & Personal Lines)
    Occupiers' liability is a large exposure for many insureds. We will explore the recent trends and case law developments as they apply to this area of insurance. Join our team of legal experts from Dolden Wallace Folick LLP as they discuss the trends in damage awards for bodily injury claims and provide an overview of developments regarding the enforceability of waivers in an occupiers' liability context. . SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Discuss the factors considered by the court in deciding whether occupie ...

  • Webinar : Air1 Insurance / UAV Presentation
    This Seminar will focus on the basics of UAV Insurance. Topics Coverage will include, how to insure UAV’s, how to fit within Transport Canada Regulations and what training is required? The goal of the Seminar is to help understand the growing industry of UAV Insurance. Seminar Speaker: Caleb Winterburn, CAIB , Insurance Specialist with Air 1 Insurance Services Ltd.   CE Credits : 1 CE Hours Please be aware that tardy arrival to or early departure from any seminar or, in the case of a webinar an ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Lethbridge
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Lethbridge
    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, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...

  • Risk Forum 2017: Hamilton/Niagara Chapter
    As insurance professionals, it's vital that we are up-to-speed on local and global emerging risks, because it's not just about managing risks today--it's also about anticipating and preparing for future risks. Are you up-to-date on the latest in risk management? Join us for Risk Forum 2017: Hamilton/Niagara Chapter, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestrictred access to seasoned risk managers. You'll find a lot of value in this combination of structure ...

  • The Basics of Business Interruption (Cornwall)
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Learn how to ensure proper coverage is in place! Business interruption insurance is a crucial component of any prudent business plan. Join us to gain a better understanding of business interruption policies: what they do and do not cover, how to calculate coverage and common pitfalls that arise with business interruption losses. Learning Objectives: Types of financial records Business interruption policies Profits Earnings Exposures Warning signs Types of risk Ca ...

  • Teaching & PresentationTechniques
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills? Do you want to polish your presentation skills? If so, join us June 2, 9, 16 & 23 for this four-day certificate program. 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 ...

  • 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 8-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 & Practices of Insurance Property Automobile Liability Travel/Health Commercial RIBO Act Registration deadline: May 29, 20 ...

  • CIP Society Spring Luncheon - Marketing to Millennials
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Are you trying to expand your business into the millennial market? The numbers cannot be ignored: millennials are a huge group, and are now at an age where their business can significantly contribute to your company’s bottom line. Many marketers have relied on the stereotype of the selfie-taking, urbanite hipster with a short attention span and a penchant for hashtags, But in reality, they are a widespread group with varied interests. What they do demand is rea ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Calgary
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Calgary
    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, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...

  • Risk Forum 2017: Southwestern Chapter
    As insurance professionals, it's vital that we are up-to-speed on local and global emerging risks, because it's not just about managing risks today--it's also about anticipating and preparing for future risks. Are you up-to-date on the latest in risk management? Join us for Risk Forum 2017, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestrictred access to seasoned risk managers. You'll find a lot of value in this combination of structured sessions on two risk hot ...

  • Understanding Property Claims Investigation
    Investigate claims more effectively with increased positive outcomes . From the ‘Understanding’ Series for Adjusters.' 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 in ...

  • Top Cases in P&C Insurance
    Insurance professionals stay up-to-date with current legal decisions and industry developments within P&C insurance. Join our expert presenters as they review key cases and other developments that have occurred over the past year that impact you. This seminar is suitable for all insurance professionals, including claims adjusters, third party administrators, brokers, and underwriters. . SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Gain a clear understanding on the latest legal developments in P&C insurance Discus ...

  • Negotiation Skills for a Win-Win Situation
    Are you constantly negotiating with people? Are you a good negotiator? Do you need to brush up on your skills? This seminar is addressed to all industry professionals who want to learn how to effectively continue thier professional development. . This session will be of great benefit to Brokers, Agents, Property & Casualty Underwriters and Adjusters as negotiating skills are required for everyone in our industry. By the end of this session, you will : * be able to understand and apply the 10 ...

  • Auxiliary Heat - From Woodstoves to Wood Furnaces
    How a person heats their home is an important consideration in deciding whether to insure a risk and the premium charged. Homeowners may choose to use something to supplement their primary heat source during regular heating season – such as a fireplace, wood burner, space or electric heaters, or solar heating. These items are auxiliary heat sources, and they bring with them additional risk exposures due to the many opportunities for error by the people using them. Brokers: Learn what questions t ...

  • 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. 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 ...

  • Trends in Insurance Injury Claims: How the Rare Has Become Common
    Join us for this presentation with our subject matter expert as we discuss how what used to be a rare injury claims has now become more and more common in Insurance claims. Brokers, underwriters, adjusters should attend this seminar to get a doctors perspective on certain diagnosis such as concussions and strains. You will walk away with the knowledge of: How to navigate through over-reported illness Why concussions are now deemed to be mild traumatic brain injuries How a strained shoulder has b ...

  • Injury Biomechanics in Personal Injury Cases
    Please join us for this seminar as it will help educate adjusters and insurance professionals on how injury biomechanics can be used to investigate issues like injury causation, seatbelt effectiveness, and helmet effectiveness. The session will specifically examine how injuries are caused and how this information is used to assess the biomechanical relationship between an injury and the incident in question or other potential incidents. The session will also explore how human performance capabil ...

  • Lunch & Learn: Commercial Vehicles
    Please join us immediately following the AGM for a Lunch & Learn presentation on Commercial Vehicles. Below is an outline of the presentation: International Registration Plan (IRP)  What is IRP? Full Reciprocity Charter Buses Unladen Vehicles Optional IRP Commercial Class Plate Review Plate Class history Goal of the review Status of the review National Safety Code (NSC) Goal of the NSC Who is in the program? Carrier Requirements Saskatchewan NSC Changes Seminar Leader : Ron Foord started wit ...

  • Annual General Meeting
    54th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE OF SASKATCHEWAN Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Executive Royal Hotel, Jade Room 4025 Albert Street S. Regina, SK S4S 3R6 The agenda of the meeting is as follows: Notice Calling Meeting, Roll Call, Establishment of the Quorum Reading & Acceptance of Minutes from the Previous Year's AGM Reports of Officers, Councils, Committees Approval of Acts of Directors Elections Auditor's Report Other Business Termination of the AGM In accordan ...

  • Personal to Commercial Boot Camp
    Are you a personal lines underwriter, broker, or adjuster looking at making the move into commercial lines? Join us for this two day interactive immersion into the world of commercial insurance. This success series seminar will "boot" you forward in your career! The learning outcomes include: A thorough introduction to commercial lines Key documents Commercial property exposures and underwriting factors Commercial property policy forms Commercial liability exposures Commercial liability forms Re ...

  • Condominium Conundrums (Webinar)
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • Coffee & Conversation - Watercraft
    With summer just around the corner, the calls will begin asking for insurance on Watercraft (and so will the claims). Are you up to date with the specifics of watercraft? Do you know the difference between hull and beam? Can you identify the various watercrafts (All Purpose fishing boat; Bowrider; Bass Boat; Cabin Cruiser; Cuddy Cabin; Deck Boats; Dinghies; High Performance Boats; Jet Boats; Motor Yachts; Multi Hull Power Boats; Personal Watercrafts; Pontoon Boats; Sailboats; Trawlers; Walkaroun ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. 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. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • D & O....Get In The Know!
    T he directors and officers liability marketplace continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Increased competition has resulted in broadening coverage as companies look for a competitive edge. Join us at this seminar to review the D&O insurance contract with a focus on the latest coverage enhancements. This seminar is designed to bring you the very latest critical information and practical advice on directors' and officers' liability. You will address the critical issues facing directors and offic ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • Assessing Commercial Risks
    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 frustration; the adjuster will have to e ...

  • Life Leases (Webinar)
    Life lease housing is a relatively new form of tenure in canada, but a rapidly growing one in Ontario and the western provinces that is misunderstood by the purchaser and industry. This webinar will take you through basic understanding of the life lease terminology, process of development, ownership issues as well as how the industry is responding with respect to coverage. Brokers: Learn what questions to ask to understand your customer’s exposure, how to explain the applicable coverage and ulti ...

  • 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. 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. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • CIP Society: The Sharing Economy and the Internet of Things: Understanding Coverage Issues
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TRENDS The sharing economy is redefining traditional business relationships and reshaping consumer behavior. Innovative uses of the traditional personal automobile, commercial use of residential premises, the evolution of the internet of things and autonomous automobiles will dramatically alter the nature of traditional risk exposures and corresponding insurance solutions. This seminar will examine the rapid escalation of the sharing economy and the internet of things wit ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Weekend Warrior
    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. Kawartha/Durham Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, a convenient yet intensive Weekend Warrior (3 weekends) 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. Partic ...

  • Anatomy of a Commercial Package Policy
    Are you new to commercial insurance, or interested in moving from personal lines to commercial lines? This seminar will take a practical look at commercial package policies, providing insight for the less experienced brokers, underwriters and adjusters working in commercial insurance, as well as those interested in broadening their knowledge of the coverages. Participants will learn the foundations of a commercial package policy including coverage extensions and gain confidence in explaining com ...

  • Designing Commercial Insurance Programs
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will focus on practical strategies and examples for designing commercial insurance programs: - Matching coverage to identified risks - How much insurance is enough - Selecting the deductible that works for your client - Package vs. monoline policies - Fitting coverages together for a seamless fit - "Add-on" coverages for mature insurance programs - Minimizing coverage gaps - File auditing tips to ensure you’re not missing anything Seminar Leader: Kar ...

  • Certificates of Insurance and Interim Insurance Documents
    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 ...

  • 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, October 6 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 t ...

  • Building Construction 101
    Building Construction 101 is designed to put the pieces of the construction types and insurance industry puzzle together. Don’t let the name "101" fool you — participants are calling this session a master’s course because of the vast and valuable information included. This half-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction types and the underwriting complexity around each type. You will engage in learning activities that will enable you to fully understand the five categories (Types ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • ProEdge Advanced Business Interruption
    Business interruption insurance is often perceived as a highly technical field, both difficult to sell and to service. As a result, it is a commodity that, although important to all risk portfolios, is undersold. This seminar aims to put aside the accounting and the numbers so that the insurance people in all disciplines can get a better handle on the how to’s of business interruption. Using case studies learners will get hands on practice determining coverage levels and claims settlements. Busi ...

  • Understanding Property Claims Investigation
    Investigate claims more effectively with increased positive outcomes . From the ‘Understanding’ Series for Adjusters' 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 inv ...

  • Essential Management Skills - Oct 17-19, 2017 (Toronto)
    Leading others is challenging. Having the skills to lead others makes the challenge enjoyable and rewarding. Moving from career professional into the role of management is an exciting step in one’s career. As you make that shift, your role and the skills you need to be effective will change. New managers must work hard to adapt to the challenges of managerial work and their new network of relationships and responsibilities. The transition into management requires changes in the way you work; com ...

  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
    Where does responsible oversight of corporations begin? What are the recent developments in Director Liability? This seminar will address the critical issues facing officers and directors today. You will gain the necessary tools to provide prudent insurance counsel and advice in a difficult and demanding legal environment. The session is geared towards junior commercial underwriters, claims professionals and commercial brokers. Today, under increased public scrutiny and in light of significant r ...

  • Building Construction 101
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Building Construction 101 is designed to put the pieces of the construction types and insurance industry puzzle together. Don't let the name "101" fool you - participants are calling this session a master's course because of the vast and valuable information included. This half-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction types and the underwriting complexity around each type. You will engage in learning activities that will enable you to fully unde ...

  • Insuring Seasonal & Secondary Homes
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Many policyholders have been captivated by the lure of owning a cottage for seasonal use or as a secondary residence. These homes range from a shack in the woods to large modern dwellings. As an insurance professional your challenge is to identify the risks associated with the various types of properties and to find the right insurance solution. Join us for this half-day interactive seminar to increase your seasonal and secondary home expertise. Learning Objectiv ...

  • PROedge Seminar - Directors & Officers Liability
    Seminar Description: Corporate misfeasance both in the United States and Canada has resulted in significant legislative and judicial responses aimed squarely at the conduct of corporate directors and officers. This has highlighted the importance and need for directors’ and officers’ insurance and for understanding this seemingly complex area of regulation and liability. This course will provide an overview of the duties of directors and officers, the exposures facing them, the nature and scope o ...

  • 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. 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. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Think on Your Feet® - November 14-15, 2017 (Toronto)
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers ...