As a joint initiative by Digital Insurance Agenda and the Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG) at the University of St.Gallen to accelerate innovation this course focuses on the central role of Data in insurance innovation and will help insurance executives gain a new perspective on the impact of data on the future of insurance. The course consists of 8 modules, combining the latest in academic foundational thinking with practical examples from insurtech leaders and insurance executives and thought leaders.
Learn from the Leaders – Course overview
Online – Interactive – 9 weeks – 3h/week – Kickoff March 26, 2022
By combining specific expertise from DIA and the University of St.Gallen’s Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG), this online executive education course offers a unique combination of academic rigor, research and insights with the latest advanced insurtech practices from across the globe; strategic and actionable – and in engaging formats.
A business course that speaks at the right executive level. That only speaks about data in terms of how they add value; how you can grow your business. Where you can Learn from the Leaders.
Grow your business. Learn from the leaders
The course focuses on the central role of Data in insurance innovation and will help insurance executives gain a new perspective on the impact of data on the future of insurance. The course consists of 8 modules, combining the latest in academic foundational thinking with practical examples from insurtech leaders and insurance executives and thought leaders.
“Next Level of Innovation in the Age of Data” will provide participants with a new type of online experience, focused on brief speaker presentations with lots of interaction. The course includes a range of real use cases from compelling speakers and companies, providing participants with the opportunity to engage directly with the presenters.
The course kicks off on April 26th, 2022. Classes are online, 3 hours per week, conveniently scheduled at the end of the workday; 2 hours on Tuesdays and 1 hour on Thursdays. There will be ample time for interactive Q&A and discussion sessions to develop key takeaways that participants can directly apply in their companies.
Alexander Braun is Associate Professor of Insurance and Capital Markets at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) and Vice Director at the Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG). Before joining HSG, he worked in the capital markets division of Lehman Brothers in London. Dr. Braun studied at leading universities in Germany, Australia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He holds the degree “Diplom-Kaufmann” from the University of Mannheim (Germany) and a Ph.D. in Finance from HSG. In 2016, he additionally obtained the venia legendi in Business Administration. The research and teaching activities of Dr. Braun have been awarded, amongst others, by the American Risk and Insurance Association, the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, and the Casualty Actuarial Society. Overall, he looks back on more than 10 years of combined scholarly and practical experience in risk management, insurance, and the financial markets.