The Diploma in insurance Course is designed to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to manage insurance functions effectively.  The technical and specialization units in the program are designed to make the trainee acquire a wide range of skills in insurance practice.


  • Developments in Risk and Insurance Economics
  • Higher-Order Risk Attitudes
  • Non-Expected Utility and the Robustness of the Classical Insurance Paradigm
  • The Economics of Optimal Insurance Design
  • The Effects of Changes in Risk on Risk Taking: A Survey
  • Risk Measures and Dependence Modeling
  • The Theory of Insurance Demand
  • Prevention and Precaution
  • Optimal Insurance Contracts Under Moral Hazard
  • Adverse Selection in Insurance Contracting
  • The Theory of Risk Classification
  • The Economics of Liability Insurance
  • Economic Analysis of Insurance Fraud
  • Asymmetric Information in Insurance Markets: Predictions and Tests
  • The Empirical Measure of Information Problems with Emphasis on Insurance Fraud and Dynamic Data
  • Workers’ Compensation: Occupational Injury Insurance’s Influence on the Workplace
  • Experience Rating in Nonlife Insurance
  • On the Demand for Corporate Insurance: Creating Value
  • Managing Catastrophic Risks Through Redesigned Insurance: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Innovations in Insurance Markets: Hybrid and Securitized Risk-Transfer Solutions
  • Risk Sharing and Pricing in the Reinsurance Market
  • Financial Pricing of Insurance
  • Insurance Price Volatility and Underwriting Cycles
  • On the Choice of Organizational Form: Theory and Evidence from the Insurance Industry
  • Insurance Distribution
  • Corporate Governance in the Insurance Industry: A Synthesis
  • Systemic Risk and the Insurance Industry
  • Analyzing Firm Performance in the Insurance Industry Using Frontier Efficiency and Productivity Methods
  • Capital Allocation and Its Discontents
  • Capital and Risks Interrelationships in the Life and Health Insurance Industries: Theories and Applications
  • Insurance Market Regulation: Catastrophe Risk, Competition, and Systemic Risk
  • Insurance Markets in Developing Countries: Economic Importance and Retention Capacity
  • Health Insurance in the United States
  • Longevity Risk and Hedging Solutions
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • New Life Insurance Financial Products
  • The Division of Labor Between Private and Social Insurance


Overall Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course learners will:

  • Provide with a firm understanding of insurance fundamentals and will enable you to build towards advanced technical knowledge.
  • Able to demonstrate a deeper understanding of insurance principles, products and practices and apply them within respective role.

Course Structure

Executive Diplomas are professional diplomas delivered in a manner that gives you the flexibility to learn at a time and place that suits your personal and work life. You can embark immediately on an Executive Diploma knowing you can fit it into your schedule.


There are 50 Multiple Choice Questions (“MCQ”) for each module. If you start an MCQ session, please remember that it will time-out after 1.5 hours. You have three attempts at the MCQ to achieve a pass mark, which is set at 50%.

Admission Criteria

You should show that you will be able to fulfil and benefit from the objectives of the diploma or certificate and be able to achieve the required standards. Although no prior knowledge is required you should normally be at least 16 years old and have the following:

  • Level 2 (QCF) Certificate; or
  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above; and/or
  • Relevant work experience.

Delivery Mode

Mode A: Fully Taught mode

Available at selected Approved Learning Centers. For each module we recommend that Approved Learning Centers provide at least 48 hours of face to face lectures and tutorials.

Mode B: Blended Learning mode

Available at selected Approved Learning Centers where classes are held plus learners are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be accessed through our designated Learning Portal.

We recommend that Approved Learning Centers provide between 24and 36 hours of lectures/tutorials and that you spend at least 12 hours learning online.

Mode C: Fully Online mode

Learners are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be accessed through our designated Learning Portal. For each module we recommend at least 72 hours of online learning.


For the Blended and Fully Taught modes please Contact Us for an Approved Learning Centre near you. Please note we are constantly adding Approved Centers.

Student Learning Time

Executive Diploma should be completed in 6 months.