ZEP-RE Academy’s training focuses on providing high-quality programmes aimed at enhancing the technical competencies of insurance and reinsurance practitioners. The training programmes run throughout the year through seminars, workshops, conferences, webinars, and online modules. On request, the Academy also provides tailor-made training programmes to meet clients’ particular needs.
Proficiency in Short Term Reinsurance Practice & Claims Management (PSTRP)
The Proficiency in Short Term Reinsurance Practice & Claims Management (PSTRP) is the flagship course offered by the Academy, in conjunction with the College of Insurance in Kenya. This course is for all insurance intermediaries, brokers, and other industry service providers in the departments of Direct Underwriting, Claims, Reinsurance Underwriting and Reinsurance Accounting. The PSTRP addresses the practical aspects of the day-to-day experiences within insurance and reinsurance, increasing your knowledge and sharpening your skills to fast-track your career in insurance and reinsurance.
Life and Medical Training
ZEP-RE Academy’s Life and Medical Insurance training programmes equip participants with practical and current skills on pricing techniques, risk management tools, underwriting, claims, and technical accounting for reinsurance in life and medical business.
Fire and Engineering Training
The Academy’s Fire and Engineering training program provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to assess fire and engineering risks, conduct risk surveys, appreciate risk and construction classifications, and understand common fire hazards and exposures. The training also equips participants with knowledge on pricing of fire and engineering risks as well as claims management.
Enterprise Risk Management Training
This training programme demystifies the complexities associated with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and aids in the establishment of sound risk management practices in organisations. The programme’s focus is to equip participants with knowledge on the following aspects: the critical role of risk management to an organisation, the importance of having a good organisational risk culture, and the techniques and tools for identifying, managing, and mitigating risk in an organisation.
Marine Insurance Training
The Marine Insurance training programme develops and broaden the understanding of how commercial shipping is carried out worldwide and the importance of sound underwriting of marine insurance.
Insurance Regulators Proficiency in Reinsurance Training
We explore various topics such as international and emerging best practices on insurance regulation, claims reserving, risk accumulation, reinsurance portfolio evaluation, and monitoring .
The Academy offers this training in partnership with the different regulators in Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa, who are key stakeholders in the development of their respective insurance industries.
Risk Survey Training
Risk identification, evaluation, quantification, and mitigation are essential processes that help in underwriting insurance and reinsurance with prudence and define the underwriter’s risk appetite.
This training equips risk surveyors, underwriters, and brokers with the technical skills to efficiently make determinations on the exposure to different risks.
Agriculture Insurance Training
We equip participants with skills to underwrite Agriculture Insurance with farmers on both large and small scale projects. The training covers principles in livestock insurance, crop husbandry insurance, agricultural insurance claims loss adjustment processes, and loss qualification. It also provides capacity building and insight on agriculture insurance risk surveying.
Bonds and Casualty Training
The Bonds and Casualty training programme equips participants with the knowledge and skill sets needed to assess, evaluate, and determine the terms and conditions applied to, and the pricing of different types of bonds and guarantees. It also equips participants to outline the contractual obligations placed on sureties by both conditional and non-conditional bonds and understand the security documentation required in the management of this type of business.
“The Academy has equipped our teams with technical knowledge and skills in a number of areas such as reinsurance, claims, product development, and underwriting. It has also created a drive in the participants to pursue professionalism.”
“The Academy is an extremely organized and well-structured institution with a pool of trainers that understand the different areas of study as a result of having practiced in the given areas for a modest period of time. This makes the skills transfer more practical and also easy to relate with for all participants.”
“ZEP-RE (Academy) has been one of the best trainers I have had the privilege to associate with. I have had interactions with ZEP-RE in my work-space and they have been a reliable reinsurer to work with.”
“Thank you to ZEP-RE ACADEMY and TanRe for putting together this thorough, content-driven workshop. Not a single moment was spent dozing or dreaming away as we were constantly being taught, asked, challenged and encouraged throughout the 4-day workshop. We look forward to more interactive and thought-led training sessions which ultimately uplift and benefit the insurance industry in East Africa as a whole”.
“Zep-Re Academy has really widened my technical knowledge in insurance policies as an underwriter through their free training webinars.”