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Conestoga Chapter IIO – Insurance Fundamentals

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by Conestoga Chapter, IIO
September 24, 2018
Conestoga Chapter Office 101-515 Riverbend Drive Kitchener Ontario N2K 3S3


If you are new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the P&C insurance industry, this full day seminar 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 like to broaden their understanding of it.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

– Define and explain “insurance” in everyday terms, including insurable risk

– Discuss the impact of risk and list some examples of perils and hazards

– Outline the basic insurance roles and relationships

– Discuss the functions of insurance in society

– Identify three major types of insurance and give examples of general insurance

– Recognize types of insurers and identify key functional areas

– Outline processes to establish insurance coverage and claims handling

– Recognize the role of and the types of reinsurance

– Identify various insurance organizations

Facilitator: Dawna Matton, FCIP

The price of our full-day seminars include breakfast snacks upon arrival, morning and afternoon refreshments, and lunch

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