I.VW | Welcome at CIM-HSG
University of St.Gallen (HSG)

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Knowledge transfer is one of the core functions of the Institute for Insurance Economics.

In addition to a variety of teaching commitments at the University of St.Gallen, the institute has offered various continuing education programs for executives over the years. Our activity has gained us the reputation as one of the leading international centers for executive education and we are proud to count among our customers and partners numerous leaders and executives active in the European insurance industry.

We bundled our services under the name «CIM - Competence in Insurance Management».

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The profound changes that have affected the insurance industry, the insurance-specific vocational training and the University of St.Gallen have led to the foundation of the CIM-HSG Competence in Insurance Management.

The conception and implementation of level-appropriate education services are carried out in close cooperation with the insurance industry. To ensure a broad base of management skills for our clients, the cooperation with other HSG institutes was further intensified.


programm

HSG-Diplomprogramm Insurance Management

The seven-week management seminar for executives of the European insurance industry. In preparation for their next career step, the participants seek a comprehensive and practice-oriented insight into the development of the international insurance markets.

Program Type

Diploma Course

Duration

17 Months

Start Date

February 23, 2020

Language

Deutsch

Price

35'900 CHF
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CAS Insurance Business Excellence

This new certification course has a modular structure and supplements the proven St.Galler AssekuranzForum with an in-depth module (Distribution Management, Health Management and Digital Management). They are given the opportunity to acquire the latest knowledge in insurance management and build up specialist competence in their respective fields. The course concludes with the Graduation Module at the end of the year.

Program Type

Certificate Course

Duration

18 Days

Start Date

May 10, 2020

Language

German

Price

14'900 CHF
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CAS Digital Insurance Transformation

Successful management in the digitalization of insurance processes, the simplification of the customer experience, the realignment of the organization as well as the further development of digital skills of employees requires transformation and strategy competence. Tomorrow's leaders are increasingly working in networks and teams. A practical excursion to Silicon Valley will deepen this knowledge. You will learn the craft to successfully navigate the path from analogue to digital insurer.

Program Type

Certificate Course

Duration

18 Days

Start Date

March 24, 2020

Language

German/English

Price

17'500 CHF
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Insurance Broker/Makler Seminar

This seminar is designed for executives of insurance brokers, insurance consultants and financial service providers from Switzerland, Germany and Austria. They receive the latest management knowledge of successful leadership in the insurance market and get to know new business models. As an entrepreneur, you will receive an update on sales and personnel management as well as new approaches to digital transformation. You will broaden your horizons and gain valuable insights. Flexible entry possible (individual modules can be booked).

Program Type

Intensiv-Seminar

Duration

6 Days

Start Date

June 23, 2020

Language

German

Price

4'900 CHF
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Generalagenten & Regionenleiter Programm

A management and leadership course for general agents and agency managers in cooperation with Ritter Institut Deutschland. This intensive seminar is rated with 60 CICERO points and is aimed at experienced managers and entrepreneurs who want to bring their knowledge of the insurance market up to date. A goal of the seminar is to point approaches out on the basis concrete case studies, how the management of an agency can be optimized in the digital age, in order to achieve top achievements in the customer satisfaction and consulting quality. Flexible entry possible (individual modules can be booked).

Program Type

Intensiv-Seminar

Duration

6 Days

Start Date

February 11, 2020

Language

German

Price

4'900 CHF
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St.Galler AssekuranzForum

A seminar for junior managers of internal and external sales (e.g. team/group leaders, younger general agents). The aim is to gain a better understanding of the characteristics, drivers and consequences of the current market upheaval as well as a holistic understanding of an insurance company and its functioning and management challenges.

Program Type

Seminar

Duration

10 Days

Start Date

May 10, 2020

Language

German

Price

9'400 CHF
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Health Insurance Innovation 2019/2020

As an industry-specific management seminar, this course offers health insurance executives the opportunity to acquire up-to-date knowledge and the instruments of effective leadership. From development to strategy implementation, new business models for health insurers are systematically deepened. The focus is on the health ecosystem. They will learn how digital transformation can help them develop into modern healthcare providers.

Program Type

Intensiv-Seminar

Duration

6 Days

Start Date

March 3, 2020

Language

German

Price

4'900 CHF
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Basisseminar Fit for Insurance

The proven three-day intensive course gives you an overview of the structures of national and international insurance markets and the special features of insurance-specific market services and business processes. You will develop the actuarial and financial fundamentals and discuss the significance and impact of current industry topics.

Program Type

Seminar

Duration

3 Days

Start Date

March 31, 2020

Language

German

Price

2'600 CHF
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Fit for Digital Management: Blockchain & AI

The new six-day intensive program for specialists and executives from the insurance industry gives you a detailed insight into Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), crypto currencies and the latest methods and approaches in artificial intelligence. The participants work on the conceptual and practical basics of modern data management in the insurance industry and deepen concrete use cases. You will benefit from inspiring speakers and cutting-edge topics.

Program Type

Kompakt-Seminar

Duration

6 days

Start Date

April 27, 2020

Language

German

Price

4'900 CHF
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Executive MBA HSG in Insurance and Financial Services (EMBA-IFS)

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The revised EMBA-IFS is a modular program for executives in the insurance and finance industries that flexibly combines DAS and CAS programs (Diploma and Certificate of Advanced Studies) into a full-fledged Executive MBA. This allows the course to be tailored to the personal needs of the participants. The application process and initial interviews will start in autumn 2019.

Program Type

Executive MBA

Duration

Depending on the chosen DAS- and CAS-Modules

Start Date

January 1, 2020

Language

German/English

Price

75'000 CHF
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Inhouse Programme

At our tailor-made in-house events, current research results, industry experience and the management knowledge of the I.VW-HSG are tailored to the specific questions of the client. In many cases, these executive education activities involve intensive cooperation with renowned colleagues from the University of St.Gallen and other universities in Switzerland and abroad.

alumni community

The Institute of Insurance Economics invites all former participants to meet again in Zurich.

Alumni from the seminars

  • Diplomprogramm
  • AssekuranzForum
  • Digital Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Generalagenten
  • Broker

Program

13:30  Door opening and welcome drinks
14:00  Event with I.VW-News, Alumni-Talks, Workshop and Key Note Speech
18:00  Apéro
19:00  Dinner
22:00  End of the Event

The event will take place on

Friday, 3rd of Mai 2019
at the Giesserei Zürich-Oerlikon

The number of places is limited, so please register early. The contribution towards expenses amounts to CHF 150.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Marco Allenspach, Martin Eling, Hato Schmeiser, Christoph Peter, Sandra Oberholzer und Monika Lutz





Competence in Insurance Management
Dr. Marco Allenspach
marco.allenspach@unisg.ch
+41 71 224 79 42

Please contact our staff directly.
Mo-Fr 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sa-So Closed



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