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Spring CIP courses are now available
Register early for the chance to win!
It's time to make an investment - in yourself. Employers across Canada know that CIPs have completed a rigorous program of study and have a wealth of industry-specific knowledge. This spring, give your education a boost.
Enrol by March 22 for the chance to win! If you enrol in a Spring 2017 CIP class by Wednesday, March 22, you'll go into a draw to receive one of six $100 gift cards to Chapters or Best Buy.
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Member Bonus: Complimentary for IIO Members!
Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending).
Register now for:
• Fleet Commercial Insurance - March 24, 11 a.m. to Noon
Symposium West Date Announcement - August 17
We're pleased to announce that the third annual Symposium West will be returning to Cambridge, Ontario on Thursday, August 17. Registration opens May 1 - save the date now, and register early to avoid disappointment. Learn more.
Membership: why do you need it?
As was mandated by those that formed the Institute, we rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us. And in return, we’re able to provide you—and the industry—with many benefits. Learn about the benefits.
Learn how to advance your career
Welcome to National Education Month - February 2017
NAVIGATE | EDUCATE | CELEBRATE
Attend local seminars, webinars, and events, and celebrate the launch of mycareer, a new open online resource of career maps, education pathways, assessment tools and tip sheets for those in the industry looking to navigate their insurance career.
What’s your career goal? Choose the complimentary webinar that best fits your area of interest and discover pathways to advancing your career. If you attend a local seminar, event or "Take a break with the Institute" visit in Ontario, you'll have a chance to win one of three $100 gift cards. We look forward to connecting with you during National Education Month!
Must-attend events and seminars
Annual Speaker's Breakfast – February 23
Join our keynote speakers as they discuss hot topics, key issues and predictions for the future of the property & casualty insurance industry. Learn more and register now.
Social Media Skills for the Insurance Professional - February 23, 2017
As part of our "National Education Month" celebration in February, members are invited to this complimentary educational event! If you are attending the Annual Speakers Breakfast, this session follows immediately afterward- why not stay and benefit even further?!
CIP Society Volleyball Tournament – March 3
Join us for a fun & fellowship at Spike's Indoor beach Volleyball. You are welcome to register as an individual and we will match you up with a team. Learn more and register now.
Check out more of our upcoming events and seminars.
Get your RIBO hours OnDemand
You know we provide local seminars to help you get your hours, but help is also here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.
CIP student? Download the Institute's free mobile app!
Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.
Is your member profile up-to-date?
Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile. To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services.
Connecting you with the latest industry news
The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.
Follow us on Twitter!
For all the latest Chapter updates, check out @IIOSouthWest.
Did you know?
Living Outside of Canada?
Registration for virtual classes is available for International Students. Enrol in the course of your choice by contacting our member services team at 1-866-362-8585.
RIBO Hours Available
Did you know that students taking CIP courses in Ontario are eligible for 16 RIBO technical hours, except for C16 and C132, which are eligible for 20 management hours? Contact your local chapter for details. Continuing education credits from seminars will vary depending on the type and length of seminar. More information is available on each of the seminar information pages.
If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.