Insurance and Risk Management - Business Management Diploma
Can you think through problems and weigh various options? This quality can help you shine in the insurance profession. Learn how to use information to make smart business decisions. Highly trained insurance professionals assess risks and insure clients against unforeseen events: physical, financial or acts of nature.
The Insurance and Risk Management diploma is suited to students who thrive in a challenging environment. Critical thinking, problem-solving, attention to detail and customer service skills are all valuable assets.
The program is offered in a condensed course of study, with students completing a full diploma in 13 months. Offered in co-operation with the Insurance Institute of Canada and the Insurance Institute of Northern Alberta, this major prepares students for the Institute’s Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. Topics covered include general business courses such as accounting, business law, sales and marketing combined with insurance industry-specific courses such as property insurance, liability insurance, loss adjusting, underwriting and risk management.
The insurance industry is a vital part of the financial/ business community across Canada. It offers excellent career opportunities as claims adjusters, commercial and personal lines underwriters, account executives, brokers, agents, customer service representatives, risk management professionals, marketing representatives, and office or department managers.
Program of Study
|WRIT 101 |
or ENGL 102
|First Year Writing |
or Analysis and Argument
|ECON 101||Introduction to Microeconomics||3|
|INSR 101||Insurance Principles and Practices||3|
|INSR 203||Automobile Insurance||3|
|MGTS 107||Business Computing||3|
|FNCE 113||Introduction to Quantitative Decision-Making||3|
|INSR 202||Property Insurance||3|
|INSR 211||Essentials of Loss Adjusting||3|
|LEGL 210||Business Law I||3|
|ORGA 201||Introduction to Management||3|
|ACCT 111||Financial Accounting I||3|
|INSR 204||Liability Insurance||3|
|INSR 212||Underwriting Essentials||3|
|MGMT 240||Business Research and Report Writing||3|
|ORGA 316||Contemporary Organizational Behaviour and Theory||3|
|ACCT 218||Management Accounting I||3|
|INSR 210||Essential Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent||3|
|ORGA 330||Managerial Skill Development||3|
The minimum passing grade for a course at MacEwan University is a D unless otherwise noted next to the appropriate course in the program of study.
|Credit Earned in:||May Be Substituted for Credit in Program Course:|
|ACCT 311||ACCT 111|
|ACCT 322||ACCT 218|
|MARK 301||MGMT 131|