Professional Development - Local

On this page we list educational courses relevant to Risk Management, Loss Control, Insurance, and other courses of interest to those in our area.  Note that inclusion on the list below may not constitute endorsement by RIMS. 

Contact the Webmaster if you would like to post an event.

 

August Professional Development Events

CEU Webinar

Voluntary Benefits Best Practices for Communication and Enrollment
August 22nd
| Time: 2-3 PM

Join us for this SHRM pre-approved*, complimentary, one-hour webinar as our speaker, Stephen Ivey, Director of Voluntary Benefits with AP Benefit Advisors, LLC, walks through best practices for communication and enrollment within the voluntary benefits marketplace.  Open to all HR professionals - but not brokers, agents, TPAs.
 

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SAFETY Act: What's it all about?
August 22nd | 2:00 PM

An overview of the SAFETY Act, what it takes to get certified, why your business might want this and how AIG can help to get your business certified.  As part of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Public Law 107-296, Congress enacted the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act) of 2002.  The SAFETY Act provides incentives for the development and deployment of anti-terrorism technologies by creating systems of risk and litigation management. 



Measuring Cyber Risk Through a Cognitive Risk Framework 
August 23rd| 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET
Fee: Members FREE | Non-Members $50

Learn how organizations can enhance their cybersecurity programs using a systemic approach to measure, reduce, and manage cyber risks using new cognitive tools to build “Situational Awareness” to respond to the inherent threat in cyber risk.
Register


Lessons Learned from Recent Disasters and Catastrophes
august 30th | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET
Fee: Members FREE | Non-Members $30

Gain insight to help re-evaluate your existing crisis management plans to ensure strategies are designed to address today’s emerging risks and threats.  
Register

September Professional Development Events

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

This course is approved for licensed FL adjusters only.  Licensed adjusters will receive 6 legal credits for FL.  You must attend the entire program to receive credit.  (This course does not apply towards the new FL 5-hour CEU requirement.)   There is no cost to attend this seminar.
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All Day CEU Seminar

Friday, September 14th | Registration 7:30 AM 

Registration includes Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Break as well as attendance to full CE Day (5 hour CE credits).
Cost: $50.00 Members $75.00 Non-Members 
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LIVE SEPTEMBER 19 | 1PM EST | 10AM PDT | 12PM CDT
Building a 24/7 monitoring and incident response program is an important part of an organization’s commitment to the health and safety of their employees. Join our panel of experts to learn first-hand how leading companies assess and determine the most efficient way to proactively prepare, monitor and care for employees wherever, whenever.


Webinar
Workers' Compensation & Auto Networks 101
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
2:00 to 3:00 PM Eastern

During this session we will review the ins and outs of workers' compensation and auto networks. Our discussion will focus on the evolution of networks, what to look for in a network, as well as compliance and credentialing best practices.

Registration is limited to the first 1,000 people. 
After completing the webinar adjusters and nurses are eligible for 1 CE credit.

 

RIMS Live Workshops and Online Courses

free or with discounts for Members


Upcoming RIMS Educational Opportunities

Advance your risk knowledge by taking advantage of the wide variety of in-person and online professional learning opportunities that RIMS offers. These valuable educational offerings are designed to fit your evolving business needs.
 
No time or budget for travel?  No problem!
RIMS CourseCasts allow you to attend world-class educational courses—delivered by our expert faculty—without ever leaving your desk. These highly interactive 90-minute online "mini-courses," will provide you with takeaways you can put into practice immediately.

 

In-Person Learning         
Stay Competitive with 2018 Workshops
The 2018 schedule is up!  Is there a new skill you'd like to learn?

Start planning your personal professional development schedule today.

Remember, you save $75 when you register 30 days before a workshop
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Online Learning
NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND!
CourseCasts
Webinars
Online Courses
Podcasts

 
Here are a few examples:

• Risk Analysis Forecasting Tools
• Designing an Enterprise Risk Management Framework
• And so much more!

Florida State University (FSU) Masters in Risk Mgmt. and Insurance


Master of Science in Management
with a Major in Risk Management/Insurance
Today’s insurance professionals face difficult financial, ethical, legal and global concerns. Our program further develops a student’s ability to analyze these issues from different perspectives, fosters critical thinking, and enhances the discipline needed in today’s risk management and insurance market.

Consider FSU's Top 10-ranked program offering an innovative curriculum designed for the working professional.

For more information, contact Dr. Kathleen McCullough, master’s program coordinator for the Department of Risk Management / Insurance

The Ohio State University Risk Institute

 
 

THE RISK INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE EDUCATION SERIES: BALANCING RISK TO CREATE VALUE

The Risk Institute brings together leading academics and a collection of forward-thinking companies that understand that effective risk management strategies position them to create value in a competitive and dynamic marketplace. The Risk Institute Executive Education Series arms practitioners with fresh perspectives and approaches to:

• Identify, measure and managerisks critical to an organization’s success
• Apply leading academic research to business strategies for more competitive and sustainable advantages
• Communicate effective risk management strategies to create an integrated and enterprise-wide approach
• Create an organizational culture that manages risk proactively by allowing ideas, innovation and initiatives to flourish

For more information please contact:
Denita Strietelmeier, Program Manager
The Risk Institute
strietelmeier.1@osu.edu
(614) 688-8289

 


Metro Florida Safety Council

 
SCHEDULED CLASSES ARE HELD AT:

3726 West Oakland Park Blvd. Fort Lauderdale Florida 33311 (unless stated otherwise)


WATCH FOR UPCOMING COURSES!

On-site Safety Classes available throughout Florida.  For your convenience MFSC will come to your location to conduct safety training.

For more information on MFSC courses:
888.697.MFSC / 954.603.1900 or go to
www.metrofloridasafetycouncil.com.
To order any workplace safety training materials: 800‐621‐7619.

Metro Florida Safety Council is a recognized National Safety Council training center and Florida Dept. of Transportation (FDOT) approved provider #140

Florida Gold Coast CPCU Insurance Education Program


   FLORIDA GOLD COAST CHAPTER
 
 

 

  INSURANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS
CHARTERED PROPERTY & CASUALTY UNDERWRITER

Please contact Bill Mason below if you have the CPCU designation, or equivalent qualifications, and are interested in teaching. Click here for the CPCU Program Description.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS: Simply call or email the course instructor for instructions.
OVERALL PROGRAM QUESTIONS: Call Bill Mason, CPCU, ARM-P at (954) 790-3734. 
ORDERING STUDY MATERIAL OR REGISTER FOR AN EXAMINATION BY PHONE: To ensure you order the correct ARM 55 study material, please call the Insurance Institute of America’s Customer Service at (800) 644-2101.   
ONLINE: Click here to search by exam or search by program.

REGISTRATION PAYMENT AVAILABLE ONLY BY COMPANY OR PERSONAL CHECK
Checks are made payable to the individual instructor’s name & designations. W-9 Request for Taxpayer :
Identification Number and Certification forms for the instructor shall be made available during or prior to registration. No cash or credit cards accepted.

Broward College



Online class options are available under the insurance web site.  For more information go to:
Broward College Continuing Education

REGISTER BY PHONE: Claudia Alvarez, Insurance Coordinator, Broward College, (954) 201-7800

PARKING PASSES: Download and print a parking pass when you register online. To pickup a parking passes in person at the North Campus visit the Safety Office, Building 46, Room 101 or call at (954) 201-2229. Bring with you proof of class registration and vehicle registration card. Students attending Downtown Center Campus classes pay an hourly parking garage fee for each weekly class.

Miami Dade College



Miami Dade College, North Campus, School of Continuing Education and Professional Development received a Susan Harwood Grant from OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) to provide training and education programs for employers and workers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. 
 
We can setup a training session at your location at no cost. It is a 4 hour training which can be done in English, Spanish or Creole in Miami, Broward or Monroe counties. We require a minimum of 25+ attendees per session. After the training, participants receive a Miami-Dade College certificate of participation that can serve as training documentation for OSHA as part of your safety program. 

Topics:

• Introduction to OSHA-Worker’s Rights & Responsibilities
Recognizing Hazards
Fall Protection
Heat Illness
Ergonomics
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
HEFE – Safety Equipment for head, eyes, face & ears Focus Four (Falls, Caught-In or In-Between, Struck by and Electrocution)
Dangers of Confined Spaces

Other Educational Opportunities

National Alliance
Certified Risk Manager Courses (CRM)
Available in Florida and Nationwide

For information go to www.TheNationalAlliance.com

 Wickstrom Publishing Intensive One Day Review Sessions
Concentrated ARM 54, 55, 56 and ARM-P CLASSES
Can be taken at any time with compatible 2 hour study sessions
Register online at 
www.wirtc.com

 PRIMA (Public Risk and Insurance Management Association)
On-Line Tutorials ARM54, ARM 55, and ARM 56 For Members and Non-Members

Register online at
www.primacentral.org
 
 FAIA
(Florida Association of Insurance Agents)
AAI Insurance Classes in Ft. Lauderdale, Boca, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Lake Mary
2009 full schedule now available,
Online CE classes provided
For information go to http://www.faia.com/