Seminars

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  • At the Forefront Subscription
    Our At the Forefront series gives you the c-suite perspective on the most pressing issues facing our industry today. This year, we’re hosting talks with some of the industry’s most passionate and dynamic leaders. Join the discussion at every session by becoming a regular subscriber to the series. As an ‘At the Forefront’ subscriber, here’s what you’ll get: Save money : Save up to 30% off the cost of an individual registration. Stay connected : As a subscriber, you'll stay engaged with what's hap ...

  • Virtual Teaching & Presentation Techniques (4-day program) - Webinar (EST)
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills for virtual presentations? If so, this four-day program is for you. (Course takes place virtually over 4 days: June 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2022) This instructional course will give you the resources needed to understand your audience, prepare your lessons and outcomes and be an overall better virtual trainer or instructor. This program is also used to develop instructors for the Insurance Institute CIP virtual class programs. Section 1: I ...

  • Construction Surety Bonds - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Who Should Attend: This seminar is intended for underwriters, agents, brokers and adjusters who are not yet familiar with Surety Bonding. Objective This seminar purpose is to provide an overview of how surety and insurance differ, summarize the development and functions of surety, illustrate the importance of surety to the construction industry, and introduce the surety underwriting process By the end of this seminar attendees will: Define and explain "surety" Reco ...

  • Persuasive Negotiation Skills - Webinar (EST)
    To achieve harmony in life, in work, and in play, there needs to be constant negotiation with a variety of people. The aim of negotiation is to achieve results, reach agreements and build relationships that last through effective negotiation. To be truly effective, however, you need to know more. You should be able to communicate persuasively during the process of negotiation. This workshop has been designed to help you become masters of the art of negotiating the "win-win" outcome so often ment ...

  • At the Forefront with Urs Uhlmann - Webinar (ET)
    Climate Change: Insuring a Net Zero Future Commercial insurers play a critical role in enabling the transition of society and the wider economy towards a low carbon future Severe weather events in Canada caused insured losses of $2.1 billion in 2021, making 2021 the sixth costliest since 1983. The impact of climate change is undeniable - the societal challenge is how do organizations, including insurers, transition to a low carbon future? Many commercial insurers are undergoing a cultural transf ...

  • Advanced Business Interruption - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL 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 lev ...

  • Commercial Risk Assessment - Webinar (EST)
    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 ...

  • How FSRA is Encouraging Outside of the Box Thinking - Webinar (EST)
    In January 2022, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA)’s Innovation Office released its Innovation Framework and Test and Learn Environment Guidance . FSRA is committed to collaborating with innovators and businesses to encourage experimentation and promoting outside of the box thinking through the use of unique test and learn environments. Please join us on June 21, as we hear from Marlena Labieniec, Director of Innovation, FSRA, about supporting the creation of strong, ...

  • Virtual Escape Room (EST)
    Grab a drink and a device and try something thrilling that blends collaboration, creativity, and a dash of competition. Escape rooms are a popular game for people looking to use logic and puzzle-solving capabilities to ‘escape’ from some complicated situations. In a team, find clues that help you solve a mystery and escape as quickly as possible!! Usually played in person, you can now take on the challenge virtually – anywhere you are! Compete against other industry professionals in a true ‘batt ...

  • Reinsurance 101 - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Considered the insurance of the insurers, Reinsurance can be a tricky concept to understand. There are many reasons why an insurer would need reinsurance, and it is important for both senior and entry-level staff to understand. To help you, attend our session on June 29th to learn everything reinsurance. Hosted by Melanie Needham, President, MRD Training & Consulting Inc., you will the explore reasons for receiving reinsurance, reinsurance fundamentals, types o ...

  • Blockchain, Smart Contracts & AI: Broker Challenges & Opportunities in Emerging Tech - webinar (ET)
    Blockchain. Smart contracts. Artificial intelligence. What are these technologies, and what do they have in common? With businesses continuing to evolve their operations, technology is advancing. These emerging areas of technology are impacting the insurance industry, and as an Agent or Broker it’s important you understand exactly how. On September 22, join us as Mario Fiorino explores everything tech. Exploring the potential impact of these emerging technologies on the industry, and their seemi ...

  • Forensic Injury Biomechanics of MVAs - Webinar (EDT)
    In this webinar we will explore how experts investigate MVAs (Motor Vehicle Accidents) when damages are contested. We look at how occupants move during different types of collisions, research on human injury tolerances, crash test dummies, injury probability and how they all tie into an MVA claim. We also discuss human subject testing research. Case examples will be presented as well on low/moderate speed collisions and seatbelt related issues. Webinar Objectives - How forensic engineers assist ...