IAGDM, through its affiliation with IAIP provides members with numerous educational opportunities. For more details about IAIP courses listed below, please see the Professional Development section on IAIP’s website at www.internationalinsuranceprofessionals.org
Speakers at Meetings:
IAGDM has monthly business and dinner meetings which include speakers who are experts on industry related topics, health and safety issues, legislative topics, and community services.
I Can! Series – 30 minute innovative programs:
Programs concern the latest topics current and relative to your insurance business today. They have been specifically designed to offer insightinto areasranging from policy coverages to policy exclusions and limitations that are often overlooked or misunderstood by both agents and clients. This series willo enable you to recommend clients coverages with confidence and power.
Business As Un-Usual
Facts of "Life"
Fraud: Detection and Prevention
E&O Hot Spots
Let’s Talk Coverage
LTC: 101 (Long Term Care)
Risk Management Process
Tax-Free Income Roth IRA$
What’s Up DOC? Drive Other Car Coverage
Wheels of Misconception
ICan! A Step Above Series – 1 hour advanced speaker programs
Basic Homeowners HO-3
Insurance Claims: A Basic Overview
Life and Health Insurance Basics
Confidence while Communicating
Sessions providing training in public speaking through delivery of prepared and impromptu speeches. The course guide includes material on speech structure, vocal delivery, using gestures, lexicography, round table and panel discussion, plus a description of the traditional, group approach to class presentation.
Advanced Communication Skills:
This course focuses on how to write an informative and interesting speech to grab your audience and hold their attention plus how to deliver the speech effectively by understanding your audience and using approriate body language. Learn how and when to use visual aids as well as how to use the group dynamic to interact with your audience. Know how to comfortably deal with unforseeable technical difficulty, the annoying heckler, or ringing cell phones.
Mentors and Protégés: Sharing for Mutual Rewards
Series of eight sessions to assess need for and qualifications to become a mentor. Includes history and purposes of mentoring; descriptions of several formal mentoring programs; information about the benefits, responsibilities and concerns for mentors/protégés; describes IAIP and mentoring; and lists the steps in establishing a formal mentoring program. Also includes self-assessment tools, discussion questions and quotes about mentoring by IAIP members who have been in mentoring relationships..
IAIP Continuing Education Credit Course
Three Steps to E&O Risk Management
Life and Health Insurance Basics
Long Term Care: A Complete Picture
Career Development Courses
30 Minutes to More Successful Negotiations
ABC’s of Time Management
Advanced Writing Skills
Confidence While Communicating
Dynamite Sales Presentations
Influence and Persuasion
Listening Leads to Learning
Making a Difference: Ethics
Making Change Work for You
Managing Difficult Conversations
Marketing with Social Media
Mentors and Protégés
Sales Proficiency & Relationship Knowledge
Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills
Writing Reports & Proposals
Certified Leadership Program (CLP) Designation
This program consists of four modules of advanced study for a total of 52 hours required to complete this designation. The modules are all based off of Leadership through Strategic Managing, Practical Managing, Business Mentoring and Motivating.