Seminars

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The Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia offers a variety of seminar topics for members and insurance professionals. Most of our seminars provide CE credits for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

If you have seminar topics you are interested in, please email your suggestions to IINSmail@insuranceinstitute.ca

COVID-19 UPDATE:

Until further notice all of our seminars will be offered in webinar format. 

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Upcoming seminars and webinars:

  • The Impact of Rising Reconstruction Costs - Webinar (Atlantic)
    **This is a Member Bonus webinar** Current members of the Insurance Institute register for free. All others will have the annual membership fee added. The price of construction materials has skyrocketed since the beginning of COVID, increasing the cost to rebuild homes and businesses. This directly affects the amount of insurance purchased by consumers, which is an issue both for brokers and their clients. Join Greg McCutcheon, President, Opta Information Intelligence, as he takes you through th ...

  • P&C Pride: LGBTQ2S+ Insurance Professionals & Their Allies
    Join us for this celebration of all things Pride and Insurance as a part of the Insurance Institute's ongoing programming for early career professionals. This session spotlights a panel of the voices of experience of LGBTQ2S+ industry professionals and offers a tremendous opportunity to explore themes of inclusion, Pride, career development, allyship, and emerging trends in the sector. Get your free tickets for June 23rd, 2021 from 2 – 3:15 p.m. Atlantic for what promises to be a rich and engagi ...

  • Top Cases & Industry Developments in P&C Insurance - Webinar (Atlantic)
    Is your provincial Institute also offering this seminar? Please register with them at the following links: IIPEI IINB IIM IIBC IINA Stay up-to-date with current legal decisions on noteworthy cases and industry developments in p&c insurance. There will be a particular focus on the life of a claims file, from investigations to conclusion, managing risk, and avoiding bad faith claims throughout. This webinar will benefit all insurance professionals, including claims adjusters, third party admin ...

  • FREE! Educational Planning for Insurance Professionals (Atlantic)
    In this webinar participants will review the process of researching and preparing a comprehensive education plan. Explore the various insurance professional education resources and programs available, learn how they complement each other, and discover effective planning strategies that enhance continuing professional development. Participants will improve their understanding of the various learning programs available and learn how to effectively map their education direction. Programs discussed ...

  • Being an Effective Team Player - Webinar (Atlantic)
    Our ability to work well with co-workers is becoming increasingly more important. Inter-personal skills and our ability to communicate, coordinate, and cooperate are essential to career success. What are the essentials to working well with others? During 27 years of working with companies, teams, and individuals, Stephen has identified seven core competencies. A lack in any of these competencies creates distraction or disruption and compromises the ability of the team to be successful. In this s ...

  • The Keys to High Powered Staff Meetings - Webinar (Atlantic)
    Meetings are plentiful in the Insurance Industry, and they are critical to our success. But many professionals name the meetings they attend as a major time-waster. This indicates meetings that are improperly run. In this session we look at the critical role meetings play and the value that well-run meetings provide to our over-all success. You will also learn how to lead meetings that energize, engage and mobilize staff.  During this webinar you'll learn: - The role of meetings in a healthy bus ...

  • Dealing with Workplace Negativity - Webinar (Atlantic)
    Negativity is a major issue and a problem in many Insurance workplaces. Griping, complaining, bad mouthing (about company, customers, management, co-workers, etc.), a pessimistic response to new ideas; these are all forms of negativity and their impact is significant. Reduced productivity and poor performance almost always accompany an increase in negative conversation and behavior. Workplace morale is affected, along with the co-worker’s sense of job satisfaction.Negativity breeds negativity. L ...

  • Customer Service Tune-Up - Webinar (ADT)
    Did you know that it takes 3 years to break even on each new policy written by your office? It’s true! Insurance customers are not only interested in the policies you offer, they demand a positive customer experience. Customer retention is the lifeblood of an insurance agency or brokerage, so each person, from the receptionist to the CEO, and everyone in between, must strive to provide a superior customer experience for each and every client, each and every day. OBJECTIVES: > Discuss the crit ...

  • Managing Mental Health as an Insurance Professional - Webinar (Atlantic)
    Mental Health is defined as a person’s condition with regards to their psychological, mental and emotional well-being. Positive mental health is further defined by criteria or characteristics such as those put forth by the Canadian Mental Health Association. The unprecedented circumstances of the last year and a half have created unusual levels of personal stress, with significant amounts of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA), putting serious pressure on our ability to main ...