After a long period of soft and competitive conditions the UK insurance market – or perhaps more accurately sections of it – is hardening. How well insurers are positioned for this change can be assessed by some specific questions aimed at Underwriting Directors and/or Portfolio Managers.
We were delighted to spend some time in Dublin recently to work with a new client – FBD Insurance. We were asked to tailor and deliver our two day Portfolio Management training workshop – one of our core product offerings.
Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago provides a very different perspective – mirroring exactly the different perspective we took in developing a new training programme in Portfolio Management for our client AXA XL.
In this latest article, Peter Turrell reflects on six of the key questions that have shaped a number of our client engagements over the past three years when considering the pricing knowledge needed by underwriters. If these questions can be answered and used to resolve the issues behind them, then pricing capability throughout the organisation can be transformed for real competitive advantage.
We are delighted to have enjoyed another successful joint workshop with the team at AXA XL, this time in their offices in New York.
As an insurance leader, what would make you invest your time and budget in improving the capability of your staff? In this article we share some insights from discussions we have had with a number of senior insurance leaders over the past 12 months where they share what would make them invest.
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.
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.