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Commercial Lines Seminars

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  • BC Fire Code and Your Responsibilities as a Building Owner -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Alan Kavanaugh
Join Alan Kavanaugh, CRM, (Member of NFPA), Director of Loss Control & Risk Management from Noratek Solutions Inc. In an in-depth discussion on the BC Fire Code and your clients / customers responsibilities as owners or occupiers of buildings. The BC Fire Code - states you as the owner or occupier of a building must adhere to all codes, standards and regulations as discussed in the BC Fire Code. Alan will discuss the requirements for maintaining safe means of egress “Exiting” in all buildings, various standards and regulations and the importance of ongoing inspections as well as the basics on the following: Emergency Planning, Hazardous Operations, Fire Drills, Building and Occupant Safety, Fire Protection Equipment and Others.
Who Should Attend: All commercial-lines brokers at all levels.
02 Mar 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
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  • Brokering in a Hard Market - The Commercial Broker Value Proposition
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
Gain insights on how you, the insurance broker, can best support your clients’ expectations when you provide them with service in the hard commercial-lines market. In this webinar, you’ll look at the current economic drivers of the market, commercial property, liability and transportation considerations, the impact of climate change and adaptation to it, how to explain market implications to insureds, how to avoid gaps in coverage, how to manage expectations in the claims process, and the impact of predictive underwriting on commercial risks.
Who Should Attend: All commercial lines brokers, especially those at the junior to intermediate level.
28 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
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  • Building Owner and Operators Responsibilities - Inspection Requirements & The Importance of Keeping Records -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Alan Kavanaugh
Join Alan in discussing effective risk management strategies for building owners and the municipal responsibilities. Topics will include codes, standards and regulations, municipal related liability issues, inspection needs for exterior and facilities and how to use checklists to improve record keeping. Examples will be provided that all building owners and local governments can relate to – including commercial buildings, buildings open to the public, general facilities, and other related issues. Alan will also touch on the requirements for policy and procedural development for good risk management practices when it comes to developing a system that will not only minimize injuries but minimize exposures to local governments.
Who Should Attend: All commercial-lines brokers at all levels.
This seminar has no more classes scheduled at this time.
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You’ll look at the most commonly used commercial endorsements and floaters. This will include but not limited to Building Bylaws, Stock Spoilage, the Exhibition Floater and the Installation Floater. Through this overview and related claims examples, you’ll gain an excellent understanding of how the various coverages can and should be applied.
Who Should Attend: While of primary of benefit to brokers who are new to commercial lines, senior brokers will also benefit from the review of coverages this webinar will provide.
23 Feb 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
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  • Commercial Lines Claims 101 (NEW DATE)
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Michael Mesic of Ensure Training & Education
In this in-depth webinar, you’ll start by going over the landscape of current financial losses in commercial lines. From there, you’ll take a look at the CGL policy and business-interruption coverages and learn the reason why insurers are increasingly paying losses under these policies. You’ll dive deep into various commercial-lines claims and talk about why a policy may or may not have the duty to defend or pay. You’ll also learn how quantum is determined for commercial property and liability losses.
Who Should Attend: All commercial-lines brokers, especially those at the junior and intermediate level.
12 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
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This webinar begins with an overview of all that Directors & Officers coverage entails. You’ll learn exactly who needs it, what’s included in the coverage, and how to complete an application for it. You’ll then undertake a comprehensive case study, which will consist of a review of an application with financial statements and by-laws. You’ll also discuss how to understand all of the aspects and common underwriting flags to look for.
Who Should Attend: All insurance brokers at all levels.
27 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
1PM - 4PM (PT)
stdClass Object ( [id] => 695 [catid] => 40 [title] => Effective Commercial Lines Account Renewal Processes [titleComment] => [newCourse] => 0 [updated] => 0 [nbes] => 0 [membersOnly] => 0 [credits] => 2 [credit_type] => Technical [sponsor] => [sponsorImage] => [credit_restrictions] => [instructorOne] => 111 [instructorTwo] => [instructorThree] => [instructorFour] => [description] => When a commercial policy comes up for renewal, it’s not the time to sit back and coast. Instead, it’s an ideal time and important opportunity to cement the relationship with your client by reviewing the risk and providing professional risk-management advice. Join us for this dynamic and interactive webinar where you’ll get tips and techniques for performing effective technical renewal reviews including: how to fully address the renewal expectations of all stakeholders in the renewal process, the information and steps needed to ensure successful renewals, how to re-market a renewal while avoiding errors and omissions problems, who should be involved in the renewal process, and when to perform the renewal review. [wsa] => All beginner and intermediate commercial-lines brokers. [wsa_note] => [checked_out] => 0 [checked_out_time] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [active] => 1 [params] => [instructorTwoSeparator] => [instructorThreeSeparator] => [instructorFourSeparator] => [bioOne] => is founder and operator of Effective Training & Communications Plus (E.T.C. Plus). Based in Oliver, B.C., Jo Anne has over 35 years’ experience in the insurance industry, including commercial lines and farms. A seasoned facilitator, she has trained thousands of insurance professionals across Canada. Jo Anne’s insurance career spans both a brokerage and company background, giving her a unique insight into the training needs of both groups. She has been presenting seminars and webinars for IBABC since 2006, and has contributed several articles to our HyperArticles program. [bioTwo] => [bioThree] => [bioFour] => [instructorsNameOne] => Jo Anne Mitchell [instructorsAnchorOne] => Jo Anne_Mitchell [instructorsNameTwo] => [instructorsAnchorTwo] => [instructorsNameThree] => [instructorsAnchorThree] => [instructorsNameFour] => [instructorsAnchorFour] => [instructorsCompanyOne] => [instructorsCompanyTwo] => [instructorsCompanyThree] => [instructorsCompanyFour] => )
  • Effective Commercial Lines Account Renewal Processes
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Jo Anne Mitchell
When a commercial policy comes up for renewal, it’s not the time to sit back and coast. Instead, it’s an ideal time and important opportunity to cement the relationship with your client by reviewing the risk and providing professional risk-management advice. Join us for this dynamic and interactive webinar where you’ll get tips and techniques for performing effective technical renewal reviews including: how to fully address the renewal expectations of all stakeholders in the renewal process, the information and steps needed to ensure successful renewals, how to re-market a renewal while avoiding errors and omissions problems, who should be involved in the renewal process, and when to perform the renewal review.
Who Should Attend: All beginner and intermediate commercial-lines brokers.
11 May 22
Web Broadcast
9:30AM - 11:45AM (PT)
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  • Getting Started in Commercial Lines - 4-Module Series
  • 8 Technical Credits (2 CE credits per module)
  • Jo Anne Mitchell
Are you new to commercial lines? Have you wondered where you can get the information you need to make the transition to commercial as quickly and smoothly as possible? If so, this webinar series is a must! By completing all four modules, you’ll learn the basics of commercial-risk assessment and get good grounding in commercial property and liability coverages. You’ll be able to apply what you learn right away! In Module 1 you’ll explore risk management concepts and methods to asses a commercial risk using key sections of the CSIO Commercial Application form. You’ll also investigate commercial liability exposures. In Module 2, you’ll look at the basics of commercial building construction and property protection systems. In Module 3, you’ll gain knowledge of commonly used commercial property wordings. And in Module 4 you’ll finish up with an introduction to the Commercial General Liability policy.
Who Should Attend: Account executives and customer service brokers who are transitioning into a commercial lines role. This webinar series is also appropriate for a newly licensed broker moving directly into a commercial lines position.

NOTE: While attendance in all four modules is not mandatory, it’s highly recommended.
Module 1 – Commercial Risk Assessment Using the CSIO Commercial Application
9 Feb 22
Web Broadcast
9:30AM - 11:45AM (PT)
Module 2 – Commercial Building Construction and Property Protection Systems
16 Feb 22
Web Broadcast
9:30AM - 11:45AM (PT)
Module 3 – Introduction to Commercial Property Wordings
23 Feb 22
Web Broadcast
9:30AM - 11:45AM (PT)
Module 4 – Introduction to Commercial Liability Including the CGL Policy
2 Mar 22
Web Broadcast
9:30AM - 11:45AM (PT)
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  • Professional Liability: An In-Depth Introduction
  • 3 Technical Credits
  • Melanie Needham
In this in-depth webinar, you’ll start by looking at what professional-liability coverage entails. You’ll discuss who needs the coverage, what’s included in it, and how to properly complete an application for it. You’ll undertake a comprehensive case study, which will consist of a review of a professional-liability application. Along the way, you’ll learn about various professional-liability issues and exposures and the underwriting flags to look for.
Who Should Attend: All commercial lines brokers, especially those at the junior to intermediate level.
11 May 22
Web Broadcast
1PM - 4PM (PT)
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  • Small to Mid-Market Manufacturing Risks - 2022 -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Alan Kavanaugh
Join Alan in discussing small to mid-market manufacturing risks. Topics will include basics of construction – COPE, various occupancies manufacturing, and underwriting concerns. Alan will also touch on the requirements for policy and procedural development in regards to good risk management practices when it comes to developing a system that will not only minimize losses, but meet current codes, standards and regulations.
Who Should Attend: All commercial-lines brokers at all levels.
This seminar has no more classes scheduled at this time.
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  • The Special Insurance Requirements of Commercial Condo Unit Owners
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Jo Anne Mitchell
Just like residential condominiums, commercial condos are units within strata corporations. As such, they’re governed by insurance requirements in the BC Strata Property Act and associated Regulations. During this fast-paced webinar you’ll discuss the building types where commercial condos are found, unit boundaries, what constitutes a unit improvement, and insurance requirements for individual strata-unit owners including coverage for deductible assessments. You’ll gain the knowledge and confidence needed to help your clients make informed insurance decisions in this increasingly complex field.
Who Should Attend: Sales and service brokers who are responsible for commercial accounts, and in-house underwriters and claims adjusters.
13 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
9:30AM - 11:45AM (PT)
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  • Understanding Directors and Officers Liability
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
In this webinar you’ll address the critical issues facing directors and officers today, and get the tools necessary to provide steady and prudent insurance counsel and advice in a demanding legal environment. You’ll learn about the regulatory framework of directors’ and officers’ liability and corporate governance, the liability-risk assessment factors for private and not-for-profit organizations, and the ins and outs of directors and liability insurance coverage. A variety of teaching methods will be applied, including discussion of coverage-specific case studies.
Who Should Attend: All commercial lines brokers at all levels.
28 Sep 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)