Seminars

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The Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta offers numerous educational and professional development seminars and training sessions to meet the needs of Southern Alberta insurance professionals.  Delivered in a variety of formats and in various cities in our region, bookmark this page and visit often to keep informed of upcoming opportunities.  We also welcome you to contact us if you have a topic to suggest.

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  • Introduction to Umbrella Insurance
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL The Introduction to Umbrella Insurance webinar is addressed to all industry professionals who want to learn the essentials of this coverage. The session will begin with an overview of what the coverage entails. We will then discuss who needs the coverage, what is included in the coverages and how to underwrite an application. We will discuss how to understand all of the aspects and common underwriting flags to look for. Both personal and Commercial lines will be ad ...

  • Fundamentals of Financial
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL 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 and suggestions for controlling errors and omissions exposures. The facilitator will provide suggestions for eliminating the use of certificates of insurance as much as possible and educating clients to har ...

  • Insurance Essentials 101
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance industry, this webinar 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 ...

  • Equipment Breakdown 101
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL Attachment rates for equipment breakdown remain low, despite the coverages being relatively inexpensive and filling important gaps in commercial property insurance. This introductory seminar will cover the basics of a breakdown policy with a focus on real-life loss examples and how to explain the coverage to your clients. This will help them make a more informed purchasing decision and have a better understanding of what they are able to claim when they have a loss ...

  • Symposium IISA: Adapt & Thrive
    The current economic climate requires creative solutions from industry experts. Join us at the third Annual IISA Symposium event for a day of discussion on how we will adapt and thrive during these challenging times. This 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 presenters, CIP Society S ...

  • Clean Energy: Technology for the Future
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL As a broker, underwriter, or adjuster you will gain an understanding of the issues related to the types of Clean Energy being used in Alberta. Wind Power: Definition of Wind Power Nomination Period Wind Power Potential Economics Advantages and Disadvantages Combined Technologies Solar Power: Types of Technologies Solar Power Economics Geothermal Power: Definition Geothermal Sources Application of Geothermal Energy Marine Geothermal Energy Environmental Benefits N ...

  • Equipment Breakdown 201: TechAdvantage™
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL You have a basic understanding of commercial equipment breakdown (or have attended the Equipment Breakdown 101 webinar on April 8 ) but are not sure how it applies to some of your clients, especially those who are mobile or do most of their business online. This intermediate seminar will introduce 5 brand new coverages that are bringing Equipment Breakdown into the 21st century and making the coverage more relevant than ever, for a wider variety of clients than eve ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Red Deer
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL New Condominium regulations that have been recently released will be reviewed. Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals. Understand condominium insurance so you can advise unit owners and boards about the unique aspects of insurance related to their needs and The Condominium Act of Alberta. Objectives: Learn the basics of condominium insurance Claims study Complete review of the new sections of the Act 2014 and the 2020 Regulati ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Red Deer
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL New Condominium regulations that have been recently released will be reviewed. 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, a ...

  • Commercial Auto Fundamentals
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL Details Coming Soon! Format : Webinar Registration: 9:45 a.m. MDT Presentation: 10:00 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. MDT CE Credits: AIC Course ID# _______, 2 CE Hours General and Adjuster Sorry no refunds for cancellation - substitutions permitted as long as the substitute is registered with IISA and is a paid member. *** Late arrival or early departure results in no CE hours issued as per the Alberta Insurance Council regulations. For a webinar, this includes a transmission d ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Calgary
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL New Condominium regulations that have been recently released will be reviewed. Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals. Understand condominium insurance so you can advise unit owners and boards about the unique aspects of insurance related to their needs and The Condominium Act of Alberta. Objectives: Learn the basics of condominium insurance Claims study Complete review of the new sections of the Act 2014 and the 2020 Regulati ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Calgary
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL New Condominium regulations that have been recently released will be reviewed. 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, a ...

  • IBC Settlement Chart: How does it affect the out come of your clients claim?
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will be of interest to any insurance professional that either works with claims (adjusters) or has to review claims on policy renewals (underwriters/brokers). The goal of the seminar is to shed light on how claims are investigated. And to show how adjusters apply the IBC settlement chart rules to establish who will be held responsible for the loss which will lead to an insurer seeking subrogation and waiving deductibles. No claims experience is requi ...

  • Petroleum Development Operational Risks
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will provide a discussion of the activities of Drilling, Completion and Production for oil and gas as well as the number of people involved in these activities. Examples of insurance claims in this area of the industry will also be discussed. Introduction: Size of the Canadian Petroleum Industry Drilling the Well: Lease preparation and restoration requirements Drilling the Well - Types of Drilling Rigs - Vertical, Directional and Horizontal Wells Dri ...

  • Time Management
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Maximize results - Enhance Productivity and Performance - Improve workflow and reduce stress Time Management is a method of applying more efficient practices in regards to how we manage our work, particularly through the most effective use of our time. This is accomplished through skills and techniques applied in combination with the appropriate tools. Through Time Management training, we learn how to be more organized; we learn how to prioritize our work in order ...