In The Media

Season 5 – Episode 6 – Addressing critical skills (Sponsored by Inseta)

In episode six the apprentices had the opportunity to influence a mix of grade 11 and 12 learners at Florida Park High School. The apprentices were tasked with sharing some detail around two of the scarce and critical occupations in the insurance industry, namely an insurance broker and an underwriter and why there are great opportunities in the insurance industry for learners.

Season 5 – Episode 4 – Company relevance (Sponsored by Sasria)

In episode four the apprentices had to come up with some innovative ideas to ensure the sustainability of the Sasria business model. They were tasked to consider the financial viability, premium growth, business retention, marketing, distribution, reinsurance and investment options and had to keep Sasria’s relevance to the insurance industry and its value to the shareholder in mind.

Season 5 – Episode 3 – Cyber risk management (Sponsored by Marsh Africa)

In task three the apprentices have been called to a meeting with the CEO and Risk/Insurance Manager of their broker firm’s client. The client had a ransomware attack and wants to know why he was not covered, and what to do now. The apprentices had to advise the client on how they can assist them with an effective cyber security strategy, focusing on the importance of cyber risk management.

Season 5 – Episode 2 – Risk assessment 101 (Sponsored by Emerald Africa)

In task three the apprentices have been called to a meeting with the CEO and Risk/Insurance Manager of their broker firm’s client. The client had a ransomware attack and wants to know why he was not covered, and what to do now. The apprentices had to advise the client on how they can assist them with an effective cyber security strategy, focusing on the importance of cyber risk management.

Season 5 – Episode 1 – The customer needs analysis (sponsored by AON)

The first episode of The Insurance Apprentice 2019 sees the apprentices head to the first boardroom session of The Insurance Apprentice 2019. The first task challenged the candidates to conduct a customer needs analysis that would identify gaps in the current corporate portfolio, with the aim of achieving profit, growth and continuity for the client’s business.

Season 4 – Episode 7 – The legislative prohibition of inducements (Sponsored by the FSB)

The task was to look at the legislative prohibition on inducements, as set out in section 44 of the Short Term Insurance Act, 53 of 1998 (STIA) and section 45 of the Long Term Insurance Act, 52 of 1998 (LTIA), some inducement practices in the industry, and then determine if there are other principles that the Registrar should consider when it comes to inducements in terms of delivering good outcomes for customers.

Season 4 – Episode 6 – Women in insurance (Sponsored by Inseta)

The insurance industry is traditionally white, and male dominated. However, a few strong ambitious women are breaking through the glass ceiling. Inseta wanted the apprentices to talk to learners about women who are breaking the glass ceiling in the insurance industry, the education journey of the chosen individual and motivation for the learners, with a brief overview of what Inseta is/does and the opportunities that Inseta provides that could offer a similar career trajectory for the learners. But there was a twist…