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Course Name : Becoming a General Insurance Agent

Course: Becoming a General Insurance Agent
Course Number: 002
Time Estimate: 50 hrs

Description : This course is designed for aspiring candidates wanting to become non-life insurance agents. It introduces the learner to general insurance and its importance. It explains the various non-life insurance products such as fire, marine, motor, and other types of insurance. This course explains the basis of general insurance policy through illustrative examples and also brings out its benefits to the society as a whole.

Furthermore, this course defines general insurance; it explains the underlying fundamentals and principles and lists the various insurance documents. It also covers basis of insurance, tariff rates, market agreements, and legislative and regulatory matters.

It elucidates on various types of general insurance and the claim procedures involved in each of them. It also deals with the role of insurance in rural and social sector.

The course also introduces the learner to risk identification and management techniques. It explains the role of insurance in personality development and enhancement of various behavioral aspects.

It defines an agent and describes the functions and the authority of a general insurance agent. It also lists the essential qualities required by an agent for selling general insurance products and further goes on to describe the general insurance company set up.

It also introduces to information technology, describes the benefits of internet, intranet and kiosk to insurance agents. It also describes the role of IT in rural sector.

Topics Included

  • Introduction to Insurance
  • Fundamentals / Principles of General Insurance
  • Insurance Documents
  • Theory and Practice of Rating
  • Legislative and Regulatory Matters
  • Fire Insurance
  • Marine Insurance
  • Motor Insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • Engineering Insurance
  • Claims

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