Insurance and Risk Management professionals are key players in successful business. They know how to gain an edge on competitors by forecasting and avoiding risk and identifying advantages. You’ll learn core business fundamentals and specialized skills in underwriting, claims adjusting, and agency services for property, liability, and automobile insurance. From start-ups to multinationals, all businesses aim for peak efficiency and that’s why Insurance and Risk Management professionals are desirable in any industry.
The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
The Business Administration: Insurance and Risk Management program prepares you for a career as an assessor, valuator, appraiser or clerk at a banking, insurance or financial organization. There are also career opportunities in the insurance industry as an adjuster, claims examiner or underwriter. The insurance specific content is taught in keeping with the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC). Upon successful completion of insurance related courses from the program, students may choose to register for the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation examinations administered by the IIC. This may lead to further career opportunities. Registering for IIC examinations is the responsibility of the student.
1312 - Insurance adjusters and claims examiners1313 - Insurance underwriters1314 - Assessors, valuators and appraisers1434 - Banking, insurance and other financial clerks
The insurance specific content is taught in keeping with the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC). Upon successful completion of insurance related courses from the program, students may choose to register for the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation examinations administered by the IIC. These exams are offered in the months of April, July, and December and students must register in advance. Exams must be written during the semester in which the student receives the given instruction. Should a student wish to defer a CIP examination, he/she must submit his/her request in writing in advance to the IIC registrar, along with supporting documentation. Registering for IIC examinations is the responsibility of the student.
This program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. See here for more information: L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).
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