Seminars

  • 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]

  • "Lunch & Learn" Cyber Issues - The Sharing Economy
    Cyber Issues - The Sharing Economy Lunch & Learn The Insurance Institute of Prince Edward Island, in partnership with Stewart McKelvey invites you to an upcoming seminar on sharing economy. - What is the sharing economy? - What is Uber? - What is Airbnb? - What is coming next? The sharing economy is becoming the new normal in many parts of Canada and the world. These economies and their associated insurance issues can follow you into your back yard, literally. Do you know what these online a [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]

  • Fuel Oil and Transportation Losses
    This seminar is available in-person and via webinar. This discussion involves the Nova Scotia Contaminated Sites Regulations and Protocols and how it applies to the insurance industry on transportation and domestic/commercial fuel releases. It includes a summary of the regulations and protocols, the process for getting closure and the roles each party plays. In some cases, site closure under the generic Tier 1 site criteria is impractical due to structural or other considerations. This presentat [Ellipsis]

  • (Webinar)Fuel Oil and Transportation Losses
    This seminar is available in-person and via webinar. This discussion involves the Nova Scotia Contaminated Sites Regulations and Protocols and how it applies to the insurance industry on transportation and domestic/commercial fuel releases. It includes a summary of the regulations and protocols, the process for getting closure and the roles each party plays. In some cases, site closure under the generic Tier 1 site criteria is impractical due to structural or other considerations. This presentat [Ellipsis]

  • Course of Construction: From Contract to Building (Commercial)
    Course of construction policies are issued for commercial ventures on a regular basis. Have you ever considered what happens when a claim triggers a COC policy? Join our panel of experts as they walk you through a building under construction. This seminar will analyze a claim professional’s process including an overview of the standard policy wording and the responsibilities of a broker . SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Review the claim adjustment process including investigation, causation, and the use of ex [Ellipsis]

  • The Generation G.A.P. Generational Applied Perceptions
    Brokers, adjusters, management will gain knowledge on how to engage their co-workers, staff members target clientele by exploring how each generation was raised, interacts with each other and motivated. Seminar Topics include : Identify each generation's characteristics and their primary influences Understand the differences between different generations Establish the impact that each generation has in the workplace Develop effective strategies to motivate each generation Apply these strategies [Ellipsis]

  • The MultiMillion Dollar CASL Market - Will you get your share?
    This webinar will start with basic information and work upwards to the business opportunities for insurance professionals. Underwriters and adjusters must understand what CASL (Canada's AntiSpam Legislation) is and what the legal/monetary risks are. The sales team has to know what is being sold now, why it is inadequate (under D&O and CGL), where the growth opportunities lie and how to sell it. The C-suite must understand its own exposures (diverse employee base, liability for independant ag [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]

  • The MultiMillion Dollar CASL Market
    This session will start with basic information on CASL (Canadian Anti Spam Legislation) and work upwards to the business opportunities for insurance professionals. Underwriters and adjusters must understand what CASL is and what the legal/monetary risks are. Brokers need to know what is being sold now, and how those products will respond under D&O and CGL policies, where the growth opportunities are and how to sell them. The C-suite must understand their own exposures (diverse employee base, [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]

  • How to Enhance Insurance Professionals' Technical Expertise
    This seminar is only available in-person. This 3 hour seminar will focus on the types of knowledge and skills that insurance professionals need to move from being ordinary to extraordinary with technical expertise. It will discuss what technical skills many professionals lack, how, when and why to acquire new technical skills and what skills will set them apart from the pack. Attendees will learn: - what information skills and education can help deliver superior service - how to anticipate insur [Ellipsis]

  • Automated Vehicles: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada
    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. The automation of vehicles will bring extensive changes for the industry. This report champions the road safety benefits of automated vehicles and raises many questions for the industry. More than 73 % of respondents to an Insurance Institute of Canada member survey believe that the introduction of self-driving vehicles wil [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]

  • Essential Management Skills - Feb. 7-9, 2017 (Toronto)
    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]

  • Management Licensing Prep Course: Virtual
    Are you ready to take your career to new heights? We’re offering a RIBO Level 2 Unrestricted – Management licensing prep course in virtual format, two hours at lunch per week for ten weeks. With proven results, you won’t want to miss out on this highly sought-after program. Get everything you’ll need to successfully complete the next stage in your broker licensing. You’ll be prepared to meet the exam with a sound knowledge of: RIBO Act and Regulation Administration and Finance Broker Management [Ellipsis]

  • Industry Trends & Predictions: 2017
    J oin us for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2017 , featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry, and give us his predictions for the next year and beyond. He always delivers a fascinating and thought-provoking presentation – book now to secure your space. Special Guest Speaker Philip H. Cook, MBA, FCIP Chief Executive Officer Omega Insurance Holdings Inc. Philip H. Cook currently hold [Ellipsis]

  • Insurance on Construction Risks
    Insurance on Construction Risks Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Breakfast - 8:30 a.m. seminar - 9 - 10:30 a.m. Location 303-175 Hargrave St (Insurance Institute office) Cancellation Policy: NO REFUNDS. Substitutions are permitted at no charge 48 hours prior to the programme start. IIMB reserves the right to cancel this seminar due to unforseen circumstances. In the event IIMB cancels this seminar, registrants will receive a full refund.

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go [Ellipsis]

  • Fundamentals Series: 106 Covering Clients with Personal Umbrella
    Imagine that one of your clients was judged to be legally liable for injuries suffered by a third party. What would happen if the incident that caused the loss was covered under the insurance policy, but your client was ordered to pay the injured party more than the limit of the liability provided by the policy you sold? Or, perhaps your client is sued for an occurrence arising from his or her volunteer work for a non-profit organization. Would a claim of this nature be covered by the underlying [Ellipsis]

  • "Lunch & Learn" Insurance on condominiums
    Lunch Included Lunch & Learn Insurance on condominiums Come join us for Lunch and Learn about Insurance on condominiums This seminar presentation will explore insurance on condominiums, what to look for and avoiding gaps in coverage. Topics that will be discussed during the presentation: What is a condo Legal Structure of condos Condo owners and Condo Corporations The New Brunswick Condo Act and Condo Corporation by-laws Insurance coverage’s required: Property coverage’s Liability coverage’s [Ellipsis]

  • Closing the Sale: Effective Sales Techniques for Insurance Professionals - Webinar
    Are you are 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? During this valuable session, you will be given an overview of the "insurance sales professional" role as well as certain characteristic traits that a sales professional possesses. Through numerous examples using both personal lines and commercial lines insurance, you will be led through the prog [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: NEW!!
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l [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]

  • Study for Success: Winter 2017
    Have you been away from formal study? Do you need to learn new dynamic strategies for studying? Would you like improved results on Insurance Institute tests and exams? If you answered "Yes" to any of the above questions, then this is the session for you! This is a free workshop to all Insurance Institute members! While the session focus is built around the CIP program, the same techniques would apply to CAIB exams and others. You will learn to: - Identify your learning style - Create an effectiv [Ellipsis]

  • Electrical Fire Risks in Old Homes - Victoria
    Electrical fires in older homes continue to be a concern within our industry. This interactive seminar will explore predominant electrical fire hazards in older homes and provide solutions to mitigate these risks. Through case studies, you will examine where electrical fire hazards are commonly present in older houses and provide new cost-effective solutions to reduce electrical fire risks. SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Predominant fire hazards in older homes & indicators of high risk homes Determine a [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]

  • Don't Get Taken to the Cleaners
    Replacing contents in a loss can become complicated and expensive. Contents can vary in value from one loss to the next and often replacement leaves your insureds without adequate limits. This seminar will provide you with an understanding of what is involved in textile and electronic restoration, why contents limits are so important, the consequences of contents limits that are too low and the benefits of restoration versus cashing out. Presenter: David Bonnar, CIP, Water Restoration Technician [Ellipsis]

  • CIP Society Winter Luncheon - Industry Update
    Join your industry colleagues for this annual winter event... A delicious lunch overlooking scenic Dow's Lake and a vibrant discussion on the challenges and changes facing our industry. Get your questions answered straight from the source: industry trends, emerging issues, product development, consumer habits, legal developments, legislation & regulations and more. 11:30 am - Meet & Greet 12:00 pm - Lunch 12:30 pm - Speaker Speaker: Jason Storah, Executive Vice-President, Broker Distribu [Ellipsis]

  • Understanding Xactimate Estimates
    Are you an insurance professional who receives construction/restoration quotes from contractors who are using Xactimate estimating software? Do you feel sometimes that you are having difficulty understanding the contents of the estimates, including the various charges, codes, calculations, and what repairs are being performed? Would you feel better knowing you had a good working knowledge of how to interpret the information in these quotes? You're not alone! Please join us for a morning to under [Ellipsis]

  • Distracted Driving Panel
    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]

  • Insurance Fraud Webinar - Its Impact & What You Can Do
    Fraud is, and always has been a challenge insurance professionals need to be conscious of as it costs millions of dollars each year. With every technological advance, the avenues to commit fraud grow along with the level of deception and sophistication of fraudulent behaviours. As an insurance professional, your ability to identify and prevent fraud is a benefit to the entire industry. During this webinar, you will learn how fraud may arise from insurance policies and what initiatives the insura [Ellipsis]

  • Les formulaires d'assurance habitation du BAC : les changements 2017
    Contenu de la formation Les formulaires d’assurance habitation du BAC : les changements 2017 Description : Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada lancera une nouvelle version de ses formulaires d’assurance habitation du Québec le 1 er juin 2017. Quel est l’impact de ses changements? Quelles sont les améliorations et les diminutions de garanties? Cette formation vous permettra de bien évaluer les besoins de vos clients et de lui offrir les protections adéquates pour combler ceux-ci. Objectifs : Voir l’é [Ellipsis]

  • Assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants - Une protection essentielle
    Contenu de la formation Assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants – Une protection essentielle Description : L’assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants a beaucoup évolué depuis les dix dernières années. Cette formation vous aidera à mieux naviguer à travers les nouvelles couvertures et tendances dans le marché. La première partie se veut un retour sur les principaux éléments de la couverture d’assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants. La secon [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]

  • Advanced Business Interruption Claims
    At a moment’s notice, a machinery breakdown, a fire or, an explosion can destroy a company or inhibit their ability to operate effectively which can result in economic damages. Spend half a day with our expert speakers to learn the fundamentals of Business Interruption Claims. Who can benefit from this seminar? Brokers: Learn about the exposure that your clients face. Underwriters: Learn about the exposure when assessing risks for this type of insurance. Claims Adjusters: To learn about the mech [Ellipsis]

  • CIP Study Tips - From Start to Success
    Scary. Nervewracking. Queasy. Overwhelming. Are these words you've heard to describe some commonly experienced feelings when it comes to studying for and sitting CIP exams? Facilitated by Becky Wagner, CIP and experienced IISA Instructor, this workshop will offer you study tips and techniques to help you prepare for your upcoming Insurance Institute exams. It will also offer some stress relief by briefly explaining and demystifying some of the Insurance Institute examination protocol so you know [Ellipsis]

  • PROedge: Liability Day 2017
    Celebrate National Education Month with liability seminars and dessert! Registration Deadline: February 16, 2017 Group Pricing: 25% off for groups of 3 or more - 40% off for groups of 6 or more Gourmet desserts will be served including dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan options… for those trying to keep their New Year’s resolutions! Session 1: How Liability Issues Impact Claims Resolution Colleen L. Burn, CIP Personal Injury Lawyer BURN TUCKER LACHAÎNE LLP 1:15-2:45 p.m. 1.5 RIBO Technical Hours [Ellipsis]

  • Les formulaires d'assurance habitation du BAC : les changements 2017
    Contenu de la formation Les formulaires d’assurance habitation du BAC: les changements 2017 Description : Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada lancera une nouvelle version de ses formulaires d’assurance habitation du Québec le 1 er juin 2017. Quel est l’impact de ses changements? Quelles sont les améliorations et les diminutions de garanties? Cette formation vous permettra de bien évaluer les besoins de vos clients et de lui offrir les protections adéquates pour combler ceux-ci. Objectifs : Voir l’év [Ellipsis]

  • Assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants - Une protection essentielle
    Contenu de la formation Assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants – Une protection essentielle Description : L’assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants a beaucoup évolué depuis les dix dernières années. Cette formation vous aidera à mieux naviguer à travers les nouvelles couvertures et tendances dans le marché. La première partie se veut un retour sur les principaux éléments de la couverture d’assurance responsabilité des administrateurs et dirigeants. La secon [Ellipsis]

  • The Sharing Economy and The Internet of Things - Understanding Coverage Issues
    This program will review the rapid escalation of the sharing economy and the internet of things and focus on the emerging liability and coverage implications arising from these developments from a broker’s perspective. The sharing economy is redefining traditional business relationships and reshaping consumer behavior. Innovative uses of the traditional personal automobile, commercial use of residential premises, the evolution of the internet of things and autonomous automobiles will dramaticall [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting! This intensive 8-day course is designed to assist students, new to the insurance industry, to pass the Agent or Broker - Basic Licensing Exam. We have small classes, with excellent results. Topics include: Principles & Practices of Insurance Property Automobile Liability Travel/Health Commercial Registration deadline: February 17, 2017. [Ellipsis]

  • Leading Insurance Coverage and Liability Cases
    In the dynamic and evolving world of p&c insurance, it’s vital that you stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Join Mario Fiorino, Senior Council of the Insurance Bureau of Canada as he updates us on the most current and relevant information over the past year. You will navigate through the leading coverage and liability decisions of 2015-2016 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Coverage Interpretation in personal [Ellipsis]

  • The Science of Drying
    This seminar presentation educates brokers, underwriters, adjusters and claims examiners about a broad overview of the scientific methods and theories used by professional water damage restorers adhering to the IICRC S500 guidlines. Participants will partake in hands on exercises and demonstrations including Category and Class identification for a variety of water loss scenarios. Participants will use mathematical formulas to calculate proper equipment loads for drying (air movers and dehumidifi [Ellipsis]

  • Restorative Drying and Communications Throughout the Claims Process
    This seminar presentation educates brokers, underwriters, adjusters and claims examiners about the basic premise of restorative drying for water damage and why restorative drying is critical. It explains what type of equipment restorers use to assess and dry water dmage. New and emerging technology is discussed. The claims process is examined under the lens of the industry's most asked question "how long will it take to restore my property?". A communication framework is provided. Discussion foc [Ellipsis]

  • Environmental Loss Management for Oil Spills
    If you are an adjuster, broker, underwriter or manager who deals with environmental or transportation accounts plan to attend this introductory webinar. Insurance professionals in all sectors of the industry will learn about different aspects to consider with environmental accounts, factors affecting clean-up costs, and various case studies will be discussed. Minimal technical background is required. Seminar Topics Include: Why clean-up a spill? Importance of documentation and rapid response Ris [Ellipsis]

  • Analyzing Client Contracts
    Can you identify hidden liabilities and indemnity pitfalls? This seminar will provide technical information with respect to analyzing client insurance and indemnification obligations present in commercial contracts as well as outlining the process for identifying and analyzing contractual risks. It will discuss the development of appropriate insurance, risk financing and surety bonding strategies to fulfil contractual obligations and reduce client risks as well as presenting strategies to optimi [Ellipsis]

  • Upselling Commercial Coverages
    Have you considered ALL the coverage options for your clients? This seminar will focus on how to generate more revenue from existing accounts and how to minimize errors and omissions exposures by discussing how to enhance coverage already carried by the client. It will analyze options for additional coverage that may not have been considered previously. Case studies will help participants design insurance programs that minimize risk to the client and maximize broker revenue. Topics Covered: Busi [Ellipsis]

  • Environmental Loss Management for Oil Spills
    If you are an adjuster, broker, underwriter or manager who deals with environmental or transportation accounts plan to attend this introductory webinar. Insurance professionals in all sectors of the industry will learn about different aspects to consider with environmental accounts, factors affecting clean-up costs, and various case studies will be discussed. Minimal technical background is required. Seminar Topics Include: Why clean-up a spill? Importance of documentation and rapid response Ris [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]

  • Breakfast - Fireside Chat
    Your chapter has lined up an amazing group of industry professionals for a panel discussion on hot topics. This event is presented as a part of the Insurance Institute’s " National Education Month ". The theme to our discussion will be: How our industry can handle the challenges of the future economy and technology including distribution. Do you have a question you wish the panel to discuss? Please submit your questions to: HamiltonNiagaramail@insuranceinstitute.ca by Monday, February 20, 2017. [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l [Ellipsis]

  • Auto Claims 101: An Introduction to the world of Claims
    This seminar will increase your knowledge and awareness about Automobile claims, emphasis on personal auto, but with some content about Commercial Auto risk. This will be an interesting discussion about Casualty claims. Attendees can learn more about different types of claims, including negligence and legal liability claims; the complexities once claims move into litigation and how to manage litigation. Joel will talk about some of the unique types of claims that have been presented by policy ho [Ellipsis]

  • Fire Investigation for the Insurance Professional (Nanaimo)
    Would you like to increase your understanding, efficiency and effectiveness when working with a fire investigator? If so, join us to learn the ins and outs of fire investigation from the initial examination through to legal ramifications. This seminar will build on the previously presented material but does not exclude those who did not attend those sessions. This seminar will present current fire investigation techniques and concepts. Methods to maximize the outcome of a fire scene examination [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]

  • Formation des formateurs
    L’Institut d’assurance de dommages du Québec vous offre une formation de 24 heures dûment accréditée par la Chambre de l’assurance de dommages, selon les normes en vigueur. Cette formation donne droit à 21 UFC en Administration. La formation est présentée sur deux périodes telles que mentionnées ci-dessous. Formateur : Marc Nadeau, C.d'A.A., MBA, FPAA, CRM Cette formation s'étend sur trois jours aux dates suivantes: . Samedi 11 mars 2017 . Dimanche 12 mars 2017 . Samedi 18 mars 2017 Exigences de [Ellipsis]

  • Broker Licensing Prep Course: Level 2 Management
    Give yourself the best chance of success in your RIBO Level 2 management exam. This " preparation course" for individuals preparing to write the "RIBO – Unrestricted – Management " licencing exam. Learning outcomes: RIBO Act and Regulation Administration and Finance RIBO form 1: Financial Statement To make an application to write the "Unrestricted – Management" examination, an individual must hold a RIBO registration restricted to "Acting Under supervision" or "Unrestricted – Technical Only" and [Ellipsis]

  • IISA-Personal Estate Planning WEB - March 14/17
    Everyone will need a will it is undeniable. Advanced planning is beneficial for everyone, no matter their financial or family circumstances. For people working in the insurance industry, this is especially relevant and will provide information they need to flag issues for their clients and provide appropriate advice or recommendations to get further legal advice. We will dispel some common myths about estate planning and probate, and learn about the other essential elements of an estate plan, in [Ellipsis]

  • Wellsite Abandonment: Understanding the Problem and the Liabilities
    As a broker, underwriter, or adjuster you will gain an understanding of the issues related to Well Abandonment, the Regulations and Inspection requirements. Well Abandonment: The equipment in the well and possible future areas for failure The surface equipment removal requirements Surface Reclamation and restoration Alberta Energy Regulator Directives: Well Suspensions Injection Wells Well Abandonment Oilfield Waste Liability Drilling Waste Management Emergency Preparedness Surface Development i [Ellipsis]

  • Clean Energy: Technology for the Future
    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. Technical Topics Include: History and Development Where and to what extent is the energy being currently used and future projections General Economics of each type of energy Applicable Regulations, Provincial and Federal Advantages and Disadvantages of each of the types of energy being used in Alberta Types of Energy: Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Bioenergy &a [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]

  • Building Better Relationships at Work using DiSC® - March 22, 2017 (Moncton)
    Have you ever wondered why connecting and working with some people is easier for you than with others?Have you noticed that you relate better to colleagues who focus more on creating momentum and inspiring others than those that are very direct, or strive for accuracy and perfection? Perhaps you are more comfortable working with people who take a spontaneous, energetic approach than those who work at a steadier, more cautious pace? If you recognize that there are some people you find harder to w [Ellipsis]

  • CIP Society Symposium 2017: Insurance in the 21st Century - Shaping our Future
    The inaugural CIP Society Symposium in Edmonton provides a full day of professional and leadership development alongside multiple networking opportunities with insurance and business leaders. The 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 Symposium will provide yo [Ellipsis]

  • Technique de ventes - volet 2
    Contenu de la formation Techniques de ventes – volet 2 Lors de cette formation, le participant apprendra des techniques appliquées pour gérer les objections les plus courantes, peu importe le moyen de communication, et conclure la transaction avec succès pour obtenir la fidélisation du client. Pour réussir à vendre de l’assurance de dommages, il faut savoir s’adapter aux demandes d’une clientèle de mieux en mieux renseignée et toujours plus exigeante. Après cette formation, vous serez donc en me [Ellipsis]

  • Techniques de ventes - volet 2
    Contenu de la formation Techniques de ventes – volet 2 Lors de cette formation, le participant apprendra des techniques appliquées pour gérer les objections les plus courantes, peu importe le moyen de communication, et conclure la transaction avec succès pour obtenir la fidélisation du client. Pour réussir à vendre de l’assurance de dommages, il faut savoir s’adapter aux demandes d’une clientèle de mieux en mieux renseignée et toujours plus exigeante. Après cette formation, vous serez donc en me [Ellipsis]

  • Marketing to Millennials: A How-to Guide (Sudbury Luncheon)
    Are you trying to expand your business more into the millennial market? The numbers cannot be ignored: millennials are a huge group, and are now at an age where their business can significantly contribute to your brokerage’s bottom line. Many marketers have relied on the stereotype of the selfie-taking, urbanite hipster with a short attention span and a penchant for hashtags. But in reality, they are a widespread group with varied interests. What they do demand is real-time engagement and commun [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Weekend Warrior
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  • PROedge: Cyber Liability: Exposures, Coverages and Emerging Trends
    Are you prepared to help your clients with the increasing risk of cyber-attacks? Canadians are embracing the use of cyberspace in every aspect of their lives. With both the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks increasing, join us for this PROedge seminar to learn how to understand, recognize and advise your clients on the risks, potential impacts and available coverages. Learning Objectives: Identify common cyber exposures Describe coverage gaps in traditional insurance products Explain cyber [Ellipsis]

  • Tendances et Enjeux de l'industrie de l'assurance de dommages (Montréal)
    L’Institut d’assurance de dommages du Québec, en collaboration avec L’Association de la relève en assurance du Québec, est heureux de vous annoncer le 9e déjeuner-causerie sur les tendances et enjeux de l’industrie de l’assurance de dommages. Conférencier invité : Monsieur Michel Laurin, F.I.C.A., F.C.A.S. Monsieur Laurin a obtenu son baccalauréat en actuariat de l’Université Laval en 1985, année à laquelle s’est amorcée sa carrière en assurances IARD. De 1985 à 1992, il a travaillé pour Les Coo [Ellipsis]

  • Tendances et Enjeux de l'industrie de l'assurance de dommages (Québec)
    L’Institut d’assurance de dommages du Québec, en collaboration avec L’Association de la relève en assurance du Québec, est heureux de vous annoncer le 9e déjeuner-causerie sur les tendances et enjeux de l’industrie de l’assurance de dommages. Conférencier invité : Monsieur Michel Laurin, F.I.C.A., F.C.A.S. Monsieur Laurin a obtenu son baccalauréat en actuariat de l’Université Laval en 1985, année à laquelle s’est amorcée sa carrière en assurances IARD. De 1985 à 1992, il a travaillé pour Les Coo [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Preparation Course
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  • IISA-Hazardous Materials Awareness WEB-Apr 25/17
    If you are an adjuster, broker or underwriter this webinar will help to understand mould, asbestos, lead, hazards with rodents and pets and the health concerns and remediation protocols and Radon gas considerations as a new health risk in Canada. To help understand the issues and risks associated with exposures and the causes of contamination. Seminar Topics Include: What mould is, where it is found, causes of mould growth and what mould is a symptom of another moisture issue Asbestos factors as [Ellipsis]

  • Essential Management Skills - May 2-4, 2017 (Conestoga)
    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]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l [Ellipsis]

  • How to Analyze and Compare Insurance Policy Wordings
    T his session provides insurance professionals with a 'tool kit' for analyzing policy wordings to understand how different insurer’s wordings vary and what the implications of the differences in language can be. The facilitator will set up a logical and systematic framework for analyzing most types of policy wordings (with an emphasis on CGL and commercial property forms) as efficiently as possible and will enable participants to better differentiate as to which wording may provide better value [Ellipsis]

  • Analyzing Client's Contracts - Insurance and Beyond
    This seminar will provide technical information with respect to analyzing client insurance and indemnification obligations present in commercial contracts, as well as outlining the process for identifying and analyzing contractual risks. It will discuss the development of appropriate insurance, risk financing, and surety bonding strategies to fulfill contractual obligations and reduce client risks, as well as presenting strategies to optimize client service and reduce errors and omissions exposu [Ellipsis]

  • Client and Insurer Disaster Protection
    We all know from experience that natural disasters and man-made catastrophes can happen at any time. From earthquakes and floods to infernos and terrorist attacks, they present insurance professionals with a number of potential challenges. Are you and your clients prepared to handle such emergencies? Are you ready to handle a sudden large-scale crisis, including having to respond to a significant increase in loss reports and other operational challenges? In this seminar, you will learn how to as [Ellipsis]

  • Not So Obvious Business Interruption Risks & Coverage Solutions
    This seminar will explore more advanced business interruption exposures and insurance. The risks discussed include: contingent business interruption and supply chain risk, extra expense, delay in start-up, income risks for public sector and non-profit organizations, service interruption coverage, extended indemnity periods, exacerbated delays due to environmental risks and shortage of skilled trades, and catastrophe related income risks. Also examined: insurance and surety products, such as cred [Ellipsis]

  • Think on Your Feet® - May 9-10, 2017 (Calgary)
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers [Ellipsis]

  • Advanced Business Interruption with Leonard Boon
    Business Interruption Insurance has the reputation of being very complicated, and questions often arise about how the same (or similar) wording applies to different businesses with varying operations. This seminar aims to simplify the technical aspects of business interruption insurance and allows participants to gain insight into how coverage applies in practice through the use of problem-based learning. Utilizing hands on numerical exercises to depict how the wording is applied helps participa [Ellipsis]

  • Building Better Relationships at Work using DiSC® - May 11, 2017 (Edmonton)
    Have you ever wondered why connecting and working with some people is easier for you than with others?Have you noticed that you relate better to colleagues who focus more on creating momentum and inspiring others than those that are very direct, or strive for accuracy and perfection? Perhaps you are more comfortable working with people who take a spontaneous, energetic approach than those who work at a steadier, more cautious pace? If you recognize that there are some people you find harder to w [Ellipsis]

  • Building Better Relationships at Work
    Have you ever wondered why connecting and working with some people is easier for you than working with others?  Have you noticed that you relate better to colleagues who focus more on creating momentum and inspiring others than those who are very direct, or strive for accuracy and perfection? Perhaps you are more comfortable working with people who take a spontaneous, energetic approach than with people who work at a steadier, more cautious pace? If you recognize that there are some people you f [Ellipsis]

  • Personal to Commercial Boot Camp
    Are you a personal lines underwriter, broker, or adjuster looking at making the move into commercial lines? Join us for this two day interactive immersion into the world of commercial insurance. This success series seminar will "boot" you forward in your career! The learning outcomes include: A thorough introduction to commercial lines Key documents Commercial property exposures and underwriting factors Commercial prperty policy forms Commercial liability exposures Commercial liability forms Rec [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Preparation Course
    Give yourself the best chance of success in your RIBO Level 1 or OTL exam. This 10 day course is designed to assist you, new to the insurance industry, to pass the Agent or Broker Basic Level 1 Licensing Exam. The licensing exam will be held on Friday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m. This is an intensive course and requires you to attend all classes as well as complete at home assignments which will be reviewed in class with your instructor, Lyall Bell, CIP. Here's what you'll need to succeed: 1.) All t [Ellipsis]

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l [Ellipsis]