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.

Like webinars?  Do you have multiple attendees that would be interested in attending from your very own boardroom?   Ask us about our flat fee Boardroom Program.

SPECIAL! Complimentary webinars for members:

Fire, Flood and Severe Weather (Member Bonus)

In this 1.5 hour webinar, you’ll learn simple ways to help clients understand how climate change is increasing risk and simple ways to help prevent a flood from occurring in their homes, all while earning CE technical credits.
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Webinar
September 23, 2019 10:30am to 12:00pm MST

 

  • 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 ...

  • Mapping Education for the Insurance Professionals
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In this seminar, participants explore the process of researching and preparing a comprehensive education plan. They explore the various insurance professional education resources and programs available, learn how they complement each other, and discover effective planning strategies that enhance their continuing professional development. Participants improve their understanding of the various learning programs available and learn how to effectively map their educ ...

  • Fire, Flood and Severe Weather - MEMBER BONUS
    SOLD OUT - Please email iisamail@insuranceinstitute.ca to be placed on the waitlist WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In this 1.5 hour webinar, you’ll learn simple ways to help clients understand how climate change is increasing risk and simple ways to help prevent a flood from occurring in their homes, all while earning CE technical credits. Severe weather is on the rise. We are seeing an increase in frequency and severity of extreme weather events. Insurance is evolving as well. With more events ...

  • Environmental Liability - Risks, Costs, Health & Safety and Legislations
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In this half day seminar participants will learn about the environmental liabilities associated with commercial/industrial properties, spill response and remediation of contaminated sites. An understanding of costs/cost control, risk receptors, regulatory notification, qualifications, and legislation will also be presented. Attendees can apply the learnings to current and future claims to understand and control risk and costs. The material presented during the se ...

  • Directors and Officers Liability Insurance – a Technical Overview
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This 3 hour seminar focuses on identifying  directors’ and officers’ liability exposures, examining the insuring agreement and triggers for coverage, comparing alternate wordings, deciding which insureds need and don’t need directors’ and officers’ liability coverage and how to decide which policy is best for the client. Presenter: Karen MacWilliam, BA, FCIP, CRM, is a consultant and educator with 30 years experience, focusing on risk management and insurance ana ...

  • The Magic of Statutory Conditions
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will re-visit the Statutory Conditions and explore them as they relate to the day to day placing of insurance and handling of claims. It will include: A review of the statutory conditions Discussion of claims denials in the context of the statutory conditions Overview of case law related to statutory condition issues Duties of insurance professionals related to statutory conditions Errors and omissions implications for insurance professionals resulti ...

  • Filling The Gaps In Your Clients Commercial Portfolio
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL The objective of this dynamic 60 minute presentation is to provide attendees with a clearer understanding of this rapidly growing class of insurance. Education areas of focus are: A detailed review of DAS Legal Expense Insurance Highlighted the gaps in commercial liability policies and how DAS would step in Customer stories that showcases the process and value of a Legal Expense Insurance policy Seminar Outline and Features: DAS overview What are the legal gaps in ...

  • Managing the Madness - Certificates of Insurance and Interim Insurance Documents
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will discuss the appropriate and inappropriate use of certificates of insurance, elaborate on when to use them and when to use other types of documentation, and describe how to communicate effectively with certificate requesters, clients and underwriters. In addition to discussing current case law regarding certificates of insurance, cover notes, binders and other interim and ancillary insurance documents, the seminar will focus on how to achieve gre ...

  • Additional Insureds - All You Need to Know
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will address how, when, and why to add additional insureds to client policies and will examine the legal and claims consequences of doing so. Various certificate and endorsement forms will be discussed. The seminar will also examine the underwriting information required to understand the risks associated with adding additional insureds and will discuss risk mitigation strategies for insurance professionals. Presenter : Karen MacWilliam, BA, FCIP, CRM ...

  • Fundamentals of Financial
    Please Note Date Change! 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 ...