The Institutes have partnered with the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business to offer an Executive Education program designed for senior-level managers in the property/casualty insurance industry.

This five-day interactive seminar will be held March 30 to April 4, 2014, and will provide leadership training focused on effectively formulating and planning organizational strategies.

Course titles include:

  • How Do You Know You Have a Good Strategy?
  • Linking Financial Performance & Strategy
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Managing the Innovation Process
  • The Changing Role of Data, Marketing Analytics and Marketing Accountability
  • Leading from an Enterprise Perspective

Several courses are presented in a “learning teams” format, allowing small groups to discuss cases and other in-class assignments to encourage interaction between participants and learning from each other’s diverse perspectives.

In addition to allowing participants to build a global network of industry peers and experts, the program is designed to help attendees gain a competitive advantage by learning strategic decision-making techniques. They will also:

Accelerate the development of their leadership skills.

Learn how to lead organizational change in a high-performance environment.

Understand insurance industry issues and how they influence decision-making.

For more information about The Institutes’ Executive Education program, visit

About The Institutes

The Institutes deliver proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property/casualty insurance industry. The Institutes’ knowledge solutions include the CPCU designation program; associate designation programs in areas such as claims, risk management, underwriting and reinsurance; introductory and foundation programs; online courses; research; custom solutions; assessment tools; and continuing education (CE) courses for licensed insurance professionals and adjusters through their business unit.

The Institutes are affiliated with the CPCU Society, a community of credentialed insurance professionals who promote excellence through their technical expertise and ethical behavior, and The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, a not-for-profit educational organization that promotes the study and teaching of risk management and insurance.

About the Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business is one of the world’s leading business schools, offering MBA, PhD and executive education programs. The Darden experience combines the case-study method, top-ranked faculty whose research advances global managerial practice and business education, and a tight-knit learning environment to develop responsible and complete leaders who are ready to make an impact.

Source: The Institutes