The Institute offers a variety of academic and professional programs aimed at improving professional and career development of its members. These programs include both tuition and short term programmes.

Study Intakes

Admissions take place twice a year for each of the programmes. In January & July for the Certificate of Proficiency & Certificate in Insurance. In April & September for the Diploma in Insurance. Each period of study takes approximately 2 months for one to complete a course. More ............

Study times

  • Morning classes 
  • Evening classes 
  • Weekend classes

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Second QUARTER-  TRAINING CALENDAR 2019

  

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CODE

PROGRAMME

DATE

COST DETAILS

 

APRIL

 

1

DIU/01

DIU classes begins

Diploma in Insurance (DIU) is 9 papers that lead to specialization as per the chosen career path of the student within the insurance profession.

 

8 /4/ 2019

Ushs. 400,000 per paper.

2

IIU/ST12

COURSE: Oil & Gas Insurance

·         Group A(New-2019)

·         Group B(2018)

 COURSE OBJECTIVES:

This course will enable participants to gain an understanding of the basics of both downstream and upstream oil and gas insurance and the underlying risks, their placement and underwriting, laws and regulations both locally and globally.

 ABOUT THE COURSE:

The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) has once again partnered with Total Risk Solutions (TRS) to offer 2 modules in Oil and Gas Insurance, the introductory and advanced module. In 2018 over 20 participants completed the introductory module and were awarded certificates and will be progressing to the advanced certificate level. This will be in addition to a new batch that will be studying the introductory module that was introduced in 2017. The course is spread over four quarters with one session per quarter per module to make a total of four quarters to complete for both the ordinary and advanced certificate.

TRS is one of the leading oil and Gas advisory companies helping nations develop their local insurance market capabilities to meet the insurance needs of the energy industry.

 TARGET GROUP:

Designed for those working within risk and insurance in oil and energy companies, brokers, insurers or reinsurers involved in handling of oil and gas risks.

 

Beginners

08/04/2019

 

Continuing

12/04/2019

FREE

 

MAY

 

3

IIU/ST07

Insurance Risk Surveys

 ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Insurance Institute of Uganda has partnered with the ZEP-Re academy to offer a one day training in Insurance Risk Surveys.

02nd /5/ 2019

 

FREE

4

IIU/ST16

TOPIC: Effective Sales Presentation Skills

 OBJECTIVES:

To enable participants create a solid and firm sales presentation pitch, remain calm during the unexpected and use questions to create a sales dialogue.

 COURSE CONTENTS:

  • The sales presentation design process
  • Creating an engaging introduction
  • Using questions to create sales dialogues
  • Using questions to uncover sales opportunities
  • Building sustainable relationships and networks
  •  Provide a platform for skills practice and coaching

TARGET GROUP

Staff of member companies involved in sales and sales presentations

 

7 /5/2019

FREE

5

IIU/ST17

Insurance Clubs Training

 OBJECTIVES:

To equip the students and members of various insurance clubs at the university level with basic insurance knowledge to ease their day today running of insurance clubs and also interest in a career in insurance.

 COURSE CONTENTS:

  • Introduction to Insurance
  • History of insurance
  • The concept of risk
  • Insurance processes
  • The Uganda insurance market

 TARGET GROUP

University students and members of the various university insurance clubs.

09th /5/ 2019

FREE

6

COP/SM/02

COP short module:

Acquire a Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in 2 weeks of full time study instead of two and a half months of evening study.

20/05/2019 – 02/06/2019

Cost: 700,000 per student for 2 papers

Inclusive of membership and registration fee

7

IIU/ST19

Award in Bancassurance (AWB)

The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) has partnered with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) through the Chartered Bodies Alliance (CBA) a partnership between CISI, CII and Chartered Banker Institute to enhance and sustain the level of Professionalism in the financial Services Sector.

IIU is now an Accredited Training Partner (ATP) for the Award in Bancassurance (AWB), with Accredited Trainers to assist students undertake the Award.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this unit, candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of;

·         The main elements of the financial services and insurance industry.

·         The main insurance products

·         Savings and investment products

·         Retirement planning products

·         What constitutes good and ethical client practice.

 

TARGET GROUP:

The course is designed for Heads of departments, senior managers and Executives of both banks and insurance related companies responsible for bancassurance management, sales, partnerships and innovations.

 

27th /5/ 2019

GB POUNDS 200

Inclusive of learning materials, training and exam.

8

IIU/ST14

TOPIC: Managing Bancassurance Partnerships

 OBJECTIVES

To enable participants set up, plan and execute successful bancassurance partnerships and strategies by taking them through key areas that are relevant to and applicable in the local bancassurance market.

 COURSE CONTENTS

      Creating a successful bancassurance strategy

      Key success factors for successful partnerships

      Innovation and product development in bancassurance

      Global trends in bancassurance

      Bancassurance regulations

      Innovation at the branch level

      Digital distribution trends

      Selling the bancassurance products

      What drives profitability in bancassurance

      Turning the branch into a bancassurance profit centre

      Lessons learnt, case studies and best practices

 TARGET GROUP:

The course is designed for Heads of departments, senior managers and Executives of both banks and insurance related companies responsible for bancassurance management, sales, partnerships and innovations.

30 /05/2019

Ushs. 350,000 per participant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE

 

 

9

 

 

TOPIC: Errors & Omissions Liability/Professional Liability for Insurance Brokers

 COURSE OBJECTIVES:

To equip brokers with the necessary skills that would help prevent all or most of the common types of errors and omissions.

 TARGET GROUP

Senior managers of member broking companies.

4th June 2019

 

Ushs 100,000

Per Participant and includes;

Training, Conference facilities, and Certificates.

 

9

IIU/ST20

ILO Training

International Certificate in Impact Insurance – A Focus on Microinsurance

 Duration: 3 Days

 PAPER 2: Market Research: Translating Consumer Insights into Improved Results.

 ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

The International Labor Organization (ILO) supported by FSD Uganda has partnered with the Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) to build capacity on inclusive insurance leveraging on lessons it has learned from practitioner partners to develop quality training courses – The International Certificate in Impact Insurance comprising of 8 papers offered on a quarterly basis.

 

OBJECTIVE:

To equip and certify trainers with knowledge and develop capacity in inclusive insurance leveraging from lessons learned from practitioners.

 ABOUT THE COURSE – MARKET RESEARCH

To improve their institution’s value proposition and outreach, microinsurance practitioners should understand and use market research effectively. This training is designed to increase the a practitioner’s ability to gather consumer insights that can be translated into a product offering suitable to their Target audience, thereby increasing the probability of a profitable and sustainable microinsurance business model.

 COURSE CONTENT

·  Risk management needs and coping strategies of low income households.

·         Key determinants of low income household’s demand for insurance.

·  How market research can improve an institution’s client value proposition and bottom line.

·   Using PACE to define research questions and translate results into practice.

·         Select appropriate methods for specific research objectives.

·        Test data collection and analysis techniques to identify success factors and pitfalls.

TARGET GROUP

Microinsurance practitioners involved in product design and or marketing. Senior executives wanting to make their institution more client focused and staff involved in research and development, sales, customer care and marketing.

11th – 14th /06/2019

US DOLLARS 100

Per Participant

Inclusive of Training, Learning Materials and Exam.

10

IIU/ST21

Certified Pensions Training

Duration: 3 Days

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) in partnership with The School of Pension and Retirement Studies (SPRS) have put in place a three day international pension training program, aimed at equipping and empowering, management and sta­ff of institutions with knowledge on how to run and manage pension schemes e­ffectively.

COURSE CONTENT

      Introduction to Retirement Benefit Schemes (RBS)

      Overview of the laws on RBS

      Governance of RBS

      Management and measurement of service delivery in schemes

TARGET AUDIENCE

      Chief Executive Officers

      County Executive Council (County Governments)

      Managers of institutions

      Trustees

      Pension Administrators

      Fund Managers

      Fund Custodians

      Pension Managers

12th, 13th, 14th/06/2019

US DOLLARS 500

Per Participant and includes;

Training, Conference facilities, exams and Certificates.

 

11

 

DIU classes end

22/6/2019

 

12

IIU/ST22

COP Categorized Agents

 Duration: 3 Days

This course intended for Insurance Sales Agents who have been in the insurance industry for over 10 years but lack the required entry requirements for the regular Certificate of Proficiency (COP). Minimum age is 45 years.

 

26th -28th /6/2019

Ushs 700,000 per student / participant inclusive of Training, Certificate & membership fees and Meals.

 

The COP is the foundational course in insurance introducing the basic insurance principles. A subset of the Certificate in insurance course, the COP course is appropriate for those who are   More .............

 

The Certificate in Insurance is appropriate for candidates wishing to gain a broad understanding of insurance principles, key disciplines and products. It is good for employees who have   More .......

The Diploma in Insurance is appropriate for: Insurance technicians and those who aspire to be technicians; Supervisors, team leaders and those with long-term ambitions of  More ..........

 

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