Course description

The concept of risk, and how insurance is a mechanism to transfer risk and benefit society. The key insurance industry functions of selling/distributing insurance, underwriting insurance policies, adjusting losses, and reinsuring risk. The elements needed to form an insurance contract. The regulation of insurance in Canada, including regulation of policy wordings, licensing of insurance professionals, ethical/professionalism considerations for insurance professionals, and the role of insurance industry organizations. A full day field trip is spent at a local brokerage where students will experience hands on training and exposure to the daily life of a brokerage.

Course details

Hours: 48
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Starts: Sep. 2, 2024
Ends: Dec. 1, 2024
Campus: Online
Cost: $641.12

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024. Winter 2025 registration opens November 4, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery