Our Programmes

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.

Specialised Programmes

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.