Course Type: Workshop

A Guide to Training Needs Analysis

Staff are the most valuable assets a business has. So it’s vital you ensure they get the tailored training and development they need to achieve their full potential.

This training needs analysis workshop provides tools and techniques for undertaking skills audits, benchmarking and preparing learning and development plans.

Our training needs analysis workshop is ideal for those with line and team management and HR responsibilities in a broking environment.

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An Introduction to NLP

This highly participative NLP training for business workshop is a practical introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming,  the study of how changes in thinking, language and behaviour can lead to better practical outcomes.

It’s suitable for anyone responsible for people management and shows how NLP offers a means of modelling excellence to consistently achieve results.

Our NLP training for business workshop aims to heighten delegates’ self-awareness and understanding of others, to help them let go of restrictive old habits and patterns, to develop new ways of thinking and communicating, and to help them succeed as managers.

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Application of Insurance Principles

This one day participative principles of insurance training workshop provides an excellent introduction to the principles and practices of insurance.

It’s suitable for staff working at technician/frontline insurance level with less than two years’ experience in insurance.

Our principles of insurance training workshop provides a good grounding for trainees and introduces to many of the subjects covered by the IF1 examination.

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Award in London Market Insurance (ALMI) LM1 (2 Days)

Our LM1 workshop provides an essential grounding in the operation of the London insurance market and is ideal for anyone starting out in the market. It provides a valuable standalone learning programme for those employed in support functions such as HR or finance, or the first stage of a more in-depth learning pathway for those employed in a more technical role

This two-day London market workshop mixes presentations with practical exercises. As the course progresses, delegates undertake multiple-choice questions to check their understanding of the topics covered. The course concludes with a mock exam featuring 50 multi-choice questions.

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Award in London Market Insurance (ALMI) LM2

The LM2 London Market Principles and Practice workshop builds on the learning provided by the LM1 Insurance Essentials unit, covering additional subject areas and developing a broader understanding of insurance process and practice across the London Market.

With additional detail on technical topics such as reinsurance, intermediation and claims and underwriting, this unit is well suited to anyone in a technical role such as broking, underwriting or claims.

This one-day London Market Principles and Practice workshop can be delivered in two different formats. If students have undertaken extensive self-study, this workshop will concentrate on the completion of multiple choice questions/answers to check their understanding of the topics covered.

The course concludes with a 75-multiple-choice-question mock exam.

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Best Laid Plans (Successful Project Management)

Research suggests many projects fail to hit their objectives. This is often caused by a lack of planning, scope creep, moving goalposts, changing priorities, budget cuts or diverted resource. But projects that benefit from skilful project management can deliver outstanding results.

This interactive project management workshop focuses on the essentials for success, with particular emphasis on change management and some of the softer skills that can often be overlooked.

We outline a project management framework that set out clearly how to plan, implement and close projects effectively so that they become a catalyst for positive change.

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Binding Authority Management

This binding authority management training workshop provides an analysis of the procedures and practices of delegated underwriting and claims authorities in relation to binding authority management.

It considers some of the problems that can arise and their solutions. The workshop is generic in nature and applies to all classes of binding authority business.

Our binding authority management training workshop is suitable for staff from underwriting, broking and claims disciplines who are involved with the operation and management of binding authorities.

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Bloodstock Insurance

This interactive bloodstock insurance training workshop provides an excellent introduction to the principles and practices of bloodstock insurance. It explains the risks involved and an analysis of the cover available.

Our bloodstock insurance training workshop will be valuable to brokers, insurers, and claims handlers who are new to this class but have a basic grounding in insurance principles and practice.

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Broking in a Hard Market – Practical Tips and Hints for Key Classes

Brokers are currently facing a ‘hard market’ when rates are increasing, cover is reducing, and capacity is more limited. Most brokers have never faced these market conditions and lack the practical experience of trading in a ‘seller’s market’. This course will provide brokers with some practical hints and strategies for broking in these difficult market conditions

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Business Communication Skills

Communicating effectively with customers can be challenging. That’s where our business communication skills workshop comes in.

When writing to or calling customers, it’s easy to lose sight of the original objective(s) of the communication in question. Communicating electronically makes better writing  – and an ability to communicate simply and directly – even more critical.

The ability to communicate effectively over the phone can make all the difference between a productive and an unproductive call, between success and failure.

This interactive business communication skills workshop provides practical help and guidance on developing the effective business communications skills that drive successful businesses.

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Business Continuity Planning

However hard an organisation tries to mitigate or avoid risk altogether, events can arise that simply lie beyond its control. Such events can threaten an organisation’s very existence. Senior managers, board members and indeed all managers and staff members need to plan in advance against such threats.

Business Continuity Planning is not an optional extra. It should be part of any organisation’s overall approach to risk management. However remote the possibility of a major incident occurring is – it should still be planned for.

For those in management roles business continuity planning training is a must.

This business continuity planning training workshop is designed for anyone with input into the formulation of the Business Continuity Plan, from dedicated risk managers and senior managers and team leaders down.

Our business continuity planning training workshop takes delegates through all the various stages in the formulation of a Business Continuity Plan.

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Business Interruption Insurance – Advanced

This participative workshop provides a more detailed study of some of the more complex features of business interruption insurance.

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Business Interruption Insurance – Intermediate

This workshop is ideal for those with more than two years’ experience of handling business interruption insurance as a separate class of business, as it provides a more detailed study of some of the more complex features of business interruption insurance.

The workshop examines all the main aspects that need to be mastered by those involved in placing or underwriting this class of business.

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Business Interruption Insurance – Introduction

This participative workshop provides an introduction to the principles and practices of business interruption insurance. It explores the aspects which need to be understood by those involved in providing basic technical or administrative services.

The workshop is ideal for those with less than 12 months experience of business interruption insurance providing they have a basic grasp of commercial insurance principles and practices.

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Captive Insurance Companies

This captive insurance training workshop teaches brokers and insurers who want to understand the development of captive insurance companies, the reason for their formation, and how they operate.

It covers the history and development of captive insurance companies, including discussion of their advantages and disadvantages, tax, regulatory, location, fronting and reinsurance issues, and the various different types of captive and their key characteristics.

Our captive insurance training workshop is suitable for anyone involves with captive insurance companies.

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CII Certificate: IF1 Insurance, Legal and Regulatory

Delivered by our expert trainers, our revision courses offer valuable support as the exam approaches and are designed to maximise your chances of passing.

Results have shown that those candidates who attend revision courses have a much higher success rate than those who do not attend a course.

Single-day revision courses are structured to concentrate on the key elements of the syllabus, suggestions for effective revision, and techniques for the exam.

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