Insurance & Risk Management

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Business Diploma

Next Intake

September 2018

Program length

2 Years

Application Fees



1st Year – $24,517

2nd Year – $19,336


MacEwan University

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Course structure

First Semester

MATH 020-2 Mathematics
ENGL 111 Communications
INSR 101 Insurance Principles & Practices
INSR 203 Automobile Insurance
MGMT 107 Business Computing

Second Semester

Math 030-2 Mathematics
MGMT 121 Principles of Management
LEGL 210 Business Law I
INSR 202 Property Insurance
INSR 211 Essentials of Loss Adjusting

Third Semester

FNCE 113 Introduction to Quantitative Decision Making
MGMT 122 Organizational Behaviour

Fourth Semester

INSR 204 Liability Insurance
INSR 205 Risk Management & Insurance
INSR 212 Underwriting Essentials
MGMT 131 Marketing
ACCT 111 Financial Accounting I

Fifth Semester

INSR 210 Essential Skills for the Insurance Broker & Agent
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomics
ORGA 330 Managerial Skills Development
MGMT 231 Sales
ACCT 218 Management Accounting I

Tuition and Mandatory fees. Not included in the fees noted above are Books, Supplies, CIP test fees, and the National Exam fee.

Program outcomes

Career prospects are exceptional in the insurance and risk management filed, with a graduate employment rate at almost 100% – and you can block transfer your credit to MacEwan’s Bachelor of Commerce degree, graduating with a specialized diploma and degree. Insurance and risk management is one of the hottest careers this century. From the airline industry to internet banking fraud to oil and gas expansion projects, insurance professionals are there, every step of the way. It’s so much more than traditional home and automobile policies!

Examples of position include

Adjuster - investigate insurance claims, make recommendations about benefit payments and negotiate settlements

Broker or Agent - assess the needs of clients and offer insurance policies that best serve those needs

Marketing underwriter - assess the risk of various promotional activities

Risk Manager - analyze potential harm due to accidents or other unforeseen events

Underwriter - evaluate the risks involved in insurance applications and determine which clients to accept Various management position within insurance companies.

Some of the more intriguing career possibilities in insurance and risk management include

  • Computer Hacker Protection
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Pipeline Expansion Planning
  • Snowy-day and Hole-in- one Promotions
  • Transportation of Hazardous Products

How to get started with the admission process?

  • All educational documents
  • 10th and 12th standard mark sheets
  • Diploma/degree mark sheets for all years attended along with diploma/degree certificate if applicable
  • Passport
  • IELTS test result form