Seminars

Do you live or work in GTA East?
You may also be interested in events, seminars and classes held by our Kawartha Durham chapter.

Brokers - looking for RIBO hours?
Our seminar program is below, but if you're looking for a quick and easy way to meet the CE requirements of your license, check out CE OnDemand - a new catalogue of online continuing education courses. Learn more.

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MEMBER BONUS Webinars 

Register now for:
• Insurance Implications of Automated Vehicles - February 16, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Complimentary webcast in partnership with the IBAO.

Essential Management Skills

Moving into management is an exciting step in your career. Do you have the skills you need to be effective in your new role? Equip yourself with the core skills of management that will enable you to master the day-to-day challenge of leading others and achieve maximum results!
GTA Office, 18 King Street East, 16th floor, Toronto
February 7-9, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.  Learn more

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Seminar Program:

  • From FSCO to FSRA: The Future of Regulation in Ontario
    (IN-PERSON SEMINAR)
    There’s a new regulatory body coming. How will it impact the insurance industry in Ontario? Join us for an Insider Panel Discussion – In-Person Seminar In November 2016, Ontario’s Minister of Finance announced that the province was proceeding with plans to establish a new Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), as recommended by an advisory committee appointed by the ministry. The over-arching goal of this new body is to foster a more innovative and dynamic business environment. It’s a p [Ellipsis]

  • Risk Selection for Commercial Auto
    Risk selection is the key to profitability. This seminar will teach you some of the commercial automobile criteria that will allow you to better assess risk to improve your account selection success as an underwriter, and to improve your submission documentation as a broker. This session is targeted towards experienced and entry level brokers, auto underwriters, transportation company management & safety personnel. Learning Outcomes: Identify the primary exposures relative to a commercial au [Ellipsis]

  • Bridging the gaps with Legal Expense insurance:
    Learn about a growing niche cover
    Learn about a growing niche cover: Mitigate legal risks and costs with LEI for your commercial clients... Did you know that... The average hourly rate for an experienced lawyer in Canada is $394* One in ten small business owners know someone who lost a business due to a legal dispute* 55% of Canadians did not have a lawyer represent them when they accessed the legal system* 45% of Canadians know somebody personally who has gone into debt trying to settle a legal dispute* (*DAS website) The cost [Ellipsis]

  • Understanding Serious Injury: Enhanced New Format (5 days)
    New Program Format & Modules: We listened to your feedback, and have modified the format of the program to better suit your time constraints and availability. It still contains the same fullness and quality of content, but with a m ore manageable pacing , with less time away from your desk. Each of the five modules are now spaced out over a total of 9 weeks, to minimize disruption to your day-to-day job. Module 1 - Thursday Februray 2 Module 2 - Thursday February 16 Module 3 - Thursday March [Ellipsis]

  • Teaching & PresentationTechniques
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills? If so, this four-day certificate program is for you. (All Fridays in February: 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2017) 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 / Planning - Unders [Ellipsis]

  • 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 [Ellipsis]

  • 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 [Ellipsis]

  • Insurance Implications of Automated Vehicles - Member Bonus
    Do you have the knowledge you need to answer questions on the insurance risks associated with automated vehicles? You are invited to this special edition Member Bonus event in partnership with the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario. It is complimentary for members of the IIO and IBAO. Semi-automated vehicles have begun to replace conventional cars and trucks on Canadian roads. This changing landscape will have an impact on the insurance industry. Via webcast video broadcast technology, you [Ellipsis]

  • Distracted Driving: Panel Discussion
    Distracted driving is a major problem on Canadian roads. At best it can mean offenders receive punishment and pay higher auto insurance premiums, but at worst distracted driving can cause injury and death. The newly formed Canadian Coalition on Distracted Driving (CCDD) completed its first meeting in June over a two-day gathering in Ottawa where it started to draw an action plan to deal with the problem. The coalition has been working towards a National Action Plan that will aim to halt the rise [Ellipsis]

  • Understanding Case Law
    Are you equipped to effectively prepare a comprehensive file in anticipation of negotiation, settlement or litigation? The Insurance Institute and the Ontario Insurance Adjusters’ Association have once again partnered up and have developed a third certificate program for adjusters! This seminar is suited for adjusters and claims professionals who want to gain the knowledge and skills to expertly source, interpret and apply case law. If you are an experienced underwriter or broker, you will appre [Ellipsis]

  • 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 [Ellipsis]

  • 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 [Ellipsis]