Is there really a hardening insurance market? There are certainly mixed views amongst those we have spoken to in recent months, with many not seeing any hardening at all in their world. However, there are certainly a number of factors that have caused quick corrections for certain classes of business in recent times. This article looks at how underwriters can be prepared to meet the demands of a rapidly changing market.
MAP Training Director, Alan Thompson, was delighted to attend the Insurance Times Awards 2017 at the Intercontinental O2 in London on Thursday 7th December, as a guest of one of our clients, Covéa Insurance.
In this article, one of our Directors, Peter Turrell, draws upon his many years’ experience to consider how best to develop an underwriter
Alex Land, Senior Associate at MAP Training, draws upon her extensive experience of Multinational Insurance business to highlight the keys to writing and managing successful Multinational Insurance programmes.
If you have invested the considerable time and effort into building a capability framework – are you getting maximum value from it? Alan Thompson, Director at MAP Training, looks at how you can reap a return on your investment.
What attributes would you expect to see in an insurance company committed to technical excellence? In this article, our two Directors, Peter Turrell and Alan Thompson explore this based on research carried out earlier this year.
“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action” – this is a quote from Herbert Spencer, a Nobel Prize Winner back in 1902. This may have been said over 100 years ago but bears as much relevance today as always. In order to maximise any investment in training it is crucial that the trainees get the opportunity to make use of their newly acquired skills and knowledge and take action to do things differently. How well do you think the insurance industry ensures learning is utilised to obtain maximum value? This article looks at the findings from our recent research study and highlights some key points that should be borne in mind when any company invests in training and development programmes for their staff.
If you saw someone working up a tree using a powerful chainsaw, would you expect that they have been given the appropriate training and had the relevant skills and experience necessary to do the job? In today’s insurance world with a focus on compliance, regulation and control, would you expect to see employees’ authority to make underwriting and claims decisions clearly linked to their skill, competence and experience? This is what we explore in this latest article following industry research we have recently conducted.
As an industry, do companies operating in insurance maximise their return on training investment? In this article, our views are combined with other leading industry experts, to explore where we see the value of training investment being destroyed and what you can do to maximise your return.
What does an organisation in the insurance sector need to have in place to drive the development of technical excellence across their business? We would love to hear your views so please share a few minutes of your time to take part in our research. All participants will receive a complimentary copy of the final report.
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