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CIP: Last chance to register for standard Winter 2017 courses
The CIP is an important investment in your insurance career. Employers look for it when making hiring decisions, and those who have the designation earn about $8,000 more than their peers without it.
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Learn how to advance your career
Join 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!
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). Learn more.
Register now for:
• Subrogation and Proximate Cause - January 20, 11 a.m. - Noon
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
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.
Must-Attend Events and Seminars
Automated Vehicles: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada – February 3
The Insurance Industry is pleased to present the findings of its research report, Automated Vehicles: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada, released this spring. Learn more.
Closing the Sale: Effective Sales Techniques for Insurance Professionals (Webinar) – February 13
Are you new to the insurance industry and have limited knowledge of specific sales techniques needed to effectively service clients? Do you understand the importance of cross-selling and up-selling? Learn more.
Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Weekend Warrior – Starts March 31
Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to better prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Learn more.
Do you live or work in Toronto?
You may also be interested in events, seminars and classes held by our GTA Chapter.
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.
Get your RIBO hours OnDemand
Help is 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.
Ask the Institute - now updated!
Education Questions? Ask the Institute! You’ll find the answers to questions our students ask the most. We want to help you make the most of your student experience so you can get ahead in your career and stay there! Learn more at www.insuranceinstitute.ca/ask.
DID YOU KNOW?
• Continuing Education - Did you know that students taking CIP courses in Ontario are eligible for 16 RIBO technical hours, except for C16 and C132 that are eligible for 20 management hours? Contact your local chapter for details. firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
• The Kawartha/Durham chapter is on Twitter. Follow us @IIOKaw_Dur
• Take a look at our flickr page to view photos of events that happen in our chapter.
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.