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 ............

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  • Weekend classes

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FIRST QUARTER-  TRAINING CALENDAR 2019

  

No

CODE

PROGRAMME

DATE

COST DETAILS

JANUARY

1

COP/CIU/LM/01

COP/CIU classes begins

21/01/2019

 

FEBRUARY

2

IIU/ST01

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

12/02/2019

 

Continuing

13/02/2019

FREE

3

 

COP TEST(CAT)

20/02/2019

 

4

 

CIU TEST(CAT)

To Be Advised

 

5

IIU/ST02

TOPIC: Risk Management the Future for Broking

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

In an ever increasing competitive insurance distribution market, brokers need to continuously look at risk management as a way of enhancing their services to clients but also as an alternative source of income.

 

COURSE CONTENTS:

  • Introduction to risk management.
  • Why brokers need to learn about risk management.
  • Stages in risk management
  • Understanding the context of risk in an insurance role
  • Brokers as risk managers; Developing analytical skills to determine the effects of risk and mitigation techniques.
  • Importance of adjusting and improving the risk management program
  • The relationship of the risk manager to the organization's pre-and post-loss objectives, culture, and risks.

 

TARGET GROUP

Senior managers of member broking companies.

26/02/2019

FREE

6

COP/SM/01

COP short module

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

 

18/02/2019 – 02/03/2019

Cost: 700,000 per student for 2 papers

Inclusive of membership and registration fee

7

IIU/ST03

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.

25/02/2019

GB POUNDS 200

Inclusive of learning materials, training and exam.

MARCH

8

11U/ST04

ILO Training

 

International Certificate in Impact Insurance – A Focus on Microinsurance

 Duration: 3 Days

 PAPER 1: Introduction to inclusive insurance and its business case

 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.

 OBJECTIVES:

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

 ABOUT THE COURSE – INTRODUCTION TO MICROINSURANCE

Microinsurance is an important risk management tool for low income households. Before entering the market, its crucial that potential and new players have an understanding of microinsurance and the low income market in order to offer quality microinsurance products to the market

 

COURSE CONTENT

·         What is microinsurance, types of products and models used.

·         Characteristics and needs of low income households and how good microinsurance products can address them.

·         How microinsurance units can be structured.

·         Success factors and challenges in making microinsurance viable for providers.

·         The relationship between client value and viability.

·         Defining action plans

 TARGET GROUP

Insurance practitioners exploring and setting up microinsurance for their organizations and members of the financial institutions or other distributors interested in offering microinsurance products.

 

 

 6th ,7th ,8th /03/2019

US DOLLARS 100

Per Participant

Inclusive of Training, Learning Materials and Exam.

9

IIU/ST05

Reinsurance – Introduction to Reinsurance Practice

 

Duration: 2 Days

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Insurance Institute of Uganda has partnered with the ZEP-Re academy to offer a comprehensive course in Short Term Reinsurance Practice and Claims Management. The course is divided into 3 subunits, Introduction, Intermediate and the Advanced offered on a quarterly basis.

 

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Proficiency in Short-Term Reinsurance Practice and Claims Management course is intended to address the skills gap in reinsurance, experienced generally in the Region’s Insurance Industry.  The course is designed to equip the trainees with technical reinsurance knowledge and skills that would enable them carry out reinsurance underwriting and claims tasks competently.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The course covers the following main topics: -

·         Introduction to Reinsurance

·         Types and methods of Reinsurance

·         Reinsurance Pricing for Proportional treaties

·         Reinsurance Pricing for Non Proportional treaties

·         Reinsurance Treaty Contract for Non Proportional treaties

·         Claims Management

·         Reinsurance Claims

·         Reinsurance Accounting for Proportional treaties

·         Reinsurance Accounting for Non-Proportional treaties

 

TARGET GROUP

The Proficiency in Short-Term Reinsurance Practice and Claims Management course is intended for all the employees deployed in the following departments of an Insurance and or Reinsurance Organization:

·         Direct Underwriting,

·         Claims,

·         Reinsurance Underwriting,

·         Reinsurance Accounting.

 

14th, 15th /03/2019

FREE

10

IIU/ST06

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

 

13th, 14th, 15th/03/2018

US DOLLARS 500

Per Participant and includes;

Training, Conference facilities, exams and Certificates.

 

11

 

COP/CIU classes end

17/03/2019

 

12

 

COP Final exams

27/03/2019

 

13

 

CIU Final exams

28/03/2019

 

14

IIU/ST07

Upcountry insurance workshops/training – MBALE, MABARA, GULU

 

TOPIC: Social Media for Insurance Business

 

OBJECTIVES:

To enable participants understand the concept of social marketing and promotion and how to leverage on social media tools to create a competitive advantage in insurance related business.

 

COURSE CONTENTS:

·         Digital marketing concepts

·         Meaning of social media

·         Key dimensions of social media environment

·         Digital promotions and social media planning

·         Emerging trends in social media marketing

·         Ethical issues in social media marketing

 

TARGET GROUP

All branch managers, administrators, officers and agents of member companies based in their regional offices.

 

30/03/209

FREE

15

CIU/SM/01

CIU short module

25-03/2019 - 7/04/2019

 

 

 

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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