American Management Association Seminars

Seminar No: 01898 -XNBB
CEU Credits: 0.6
Length: 1 days

Ensure your company’s continuing financial health--understand all aspects of insurance and risk management.

Get straightforward answers to your critical insurance questions. Come away with a working knowledge of the industry, including the types of exposures that must be covered, various protections available and the costs involved.

CEOs, CFOs, controllers or any executive responsible for the financial health of the organization.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Identify the risks your company faces and the necessary types of coverage
  • Avoid costly losses by having the best coverage
  • Cut through jargon and technical terms
  • Ensure the continued financial stability of your company
  • Understand domestic market cycles and dynamics

What You Will Cover:

  • Components of an insurance policy
  • Traditional insurance coverages: property, general and professional liability, crime, workers' compensation and environmental impairment
  • Establishing a risk-management program
  • Evaluating claim and loss control services
  • Risk financing alternatives and cash flow analyses
  • International insurance
  • Selecting your broker/agent

Extended/Detailed Seminar Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the Risks Your Company Faces and Identify the Necessary Types of Coverage
  • Avoid Costly Losses by Making Sure Your Operations Have the Best Coverage
  • Cut through Jargon and Technical Terms
  • Ensure the Continued Financial Stability of Your Company
  • Understand Domestic Market Cycles and Dynamics
Introduction to Risk Management
  • Types of Risk and Terminology
  • How to Identify Risk
  • What Is Risk Management?
  • Risk Management vs. Insurance
  • Risk Management Professionals: The Role of the Broker/Agent, Consultant, and Risk Manager
The Insurance Marketplace
  • Understand Domestic Market Cycles and Dynamics
  • Examining Offshore Markets
  • Exploring Excess and Surplus Insurance (E&S)
  • What Is Reinsurance and What Role Does It Play?
  • How to Select an Insurance Company
The Anatomy of an Insurance Policy
  • What to Look for in the Title Declaration Page
  • How Extensive Is Your Coverage?
  • What Are Your Exclusions?
  • What Are Endorsements?
Traditional Insurance Coverages
  • Key Considerations and Important Clauses, Including an Overview of: - General Liability, Automobile, and Umbrella - Property and Workers' Compensation
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Establishing a Risk Management Program
  • Non-Insurance Mechanisms for Transferring Risk, Including Hold Harmless and Indemnity Agreements
  • How to Measure and Monitor Risk
  • Establishing a Claims Program: Loss Control and Safety
  • Risk Management Information Systems (RMIS)
  • When to-and When Not to-Unbundle Provider Services
Risk Financing Alternatives and Cash-Flow Analyses
  • Guaranteed Costs
  • Retrospective Ratings
  • Dividend Plans
  • Risk Retention Groups, Associations, and Pools
  • Captives
  • Self Insurance/Deductibles
  • How Your Bottom Line Is Affected by Your Financing Method
Selecting Brokers/Agents/Consultants
  • Why, When, and How
Market Update: New Trends and Developments
  • Cutting-Edge Risk Management Techniques
  • International Insurance
  • M & A Activity
  • The Regulatory and Judicial Environment

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New York
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1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

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8655 west higgins rd
Chicago, IL 60631

San Francisco
AMA executive Conference Center is located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel
55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
San Francisco, CA 94103

AMA Executive Conference Center
Address: 1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
City, State, Zip: Atlanta, GA 30309

Washington, DC
Arlington, Virginia
2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22202

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If you cannot attend a seminar you can contact AMA in advance to transfer to a future session, or you can send someone to take your place. If you need to cancel your attendance, AMA will give you a complete refund if you cancel more than three weeks before your seminar begins. To cancel, simply email us at . If you cancel with less than three weeks’ advance notice, you will be liable for the entire seminar fee. Once your payment has been received, you may request a courtesy transfer to use at any future AMA seminar of equal or lesser length. The courtesy transfer must be used within one year of the date of your originally scheduled seminar. In fairness to all attendees, if you do not attend a seminar session for which you are confirmed and do not contact AMA to cancel in advance, you will be charged the entire seminar fee.

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