Finance for insurance professionals - two day
This course has two overriding aims: to improve understanding of
the financial dynamics of insurance and to enable learners to
'read' the accounts of any company using 14 key financial ratios.
Two distinct modules cover these two aims, and both are prefaced by
an 'Introduction to Accounts' module which ensures that learning is
built on solid foundations. Throughout the course there is an
emphasis on the practical application of new-found knowledge, and
exercises and group-work are used extensively to reinforce
- Introduction to accounts
- Nature and purpose of accounts
- The main financial statements: balance sheet and profit and
- Principles of accounting, and the implications for interpreting
- Finance of insurance
- The unique nature of insurance and specific balance sheet
- Actuarial methods for loss reserving
- Financial year, accident year and underwriting year
perspectives on data
- Insurance performance measures including loss ratios, operating
profit and ROE
- Interpreting company accounts
- Profitability, efficiency, liquidity and solvency
- How analysts interpret ratios
- Characteristics of different industry groupings.
Attendance of this course awards up to 12 CPD
hours where you consider it relevant to your
professional development needs.
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