Insurance Essentials 101

Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta

1110, 833 - 4 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB [Map]
Date and Time: May 16, 2018 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MST


If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the P&C insurance industry, this half day seminar 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 like to broaden their understanding of it.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

- Define and explain "insurance" in everyday terms, including insurable risk

- Discuss the impact of risk and list some examples of perils and hazards

- Outline the basic insurance roles and relationships

- Discuss the functions of insurance in society

- Identify three major types of insurance and give examples of general insurance

- Recognize types of insurers and identify key functional areas

- Outline processes to establish insurance coverage and claims handling

- Recognize the role of and the types of reinsurance

- Identify various insurance organizations

Presenter: Darius Delon, MBA, FCIP,CCIB, CRM RIMS-CRMP

Darius is the Past Chair of the Rims Canada Council (RCC), the Past President of the Southern Alberta Risk and Insurance Management Society (SARIMS) and the past Associate Vice President, Risk Services for Mount Royal University.  He has taught various courses at York University, University of Calgary and Bow Valley College - he also sits on the Bow Valley College advisory board of the Risk Management Diploma Program. Darius started his career as an insurance adjuster, worked as a commercial underwriter and was a commercial broker before becoming a risk manager. He has a well rounded understanding of the entire insurance risk eco-system and how it benefits the many parties involved.


Registration:   8:30 a.m. MST
Presentation:  8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MST
Location:        Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta 
                     1110, 833 - 4 Avenue SW 
                     Calgary AB 

CE Credits:   AIC Course ID # 46639, 3 CE Hours all classes

No membership required to attend the Insurance Essentials 101 seminar to accomodate the industry.

Sorry no refunds for cancellations - substitutions permitted as long as the substitute is registered with IISA. ***Late arrival or early departure results in no CE hours issued as per Alberta Insurance Council regulations.


Pricing for this seminar varies based on your membership. Prices exclude tax

Fee Description Amount
Standard $50.00