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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.

Basic Surety
Business As Un-Usual

Facts of "Life"
Fraud: Detection and Prevention
E&O Hot Spots

Let’s Talk Coverage
LTC: 101 
(Long Term Care)
Personal Umbrella
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
Commercial Auto
Commercial Property
Commercial Umbrella
Insurance Claims: A Basic Overview
Life and Health Insurance Basics
Personal Auto

Workers’ Compensation

Communication Skills:
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

Homeowner Coverage

Life and Health Insurance Basics

Long Term Care: A Complete Picture

Professional Ethics

Career Development Courses

30 Minutes to More Successful Negotiations

ABC’s of Time Management

Advanced Writing Skills

Business Etiquette

Business Writing

Confidence While Communicating

Conflict Resolution

Customer Service

Dynamite Sales Presentations

Emotional Intelligence

Generation Gap

Goal Setting

Influence and Persuasion

Leadership Savvy

Listening Leads to Learning

Making a Difference: Ethics

Making Change Work for You

Managing Difficult Conversations

Managing Stress

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.



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