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Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC)

Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP)

News – Announcement

Original-Track FCIP Program closes December 31, 2017

The Original-Track FCIP program, offered by the Insurance Institute of Canada, closes in 2017. If you are working towards the Original-Track FCIP, you must complete all courses by December 31, 2017. For further details, including eligibility, please contact the Insurance Institute of Canada or see www.insuranceinstitute.ca/fcip .

As of January 2018 the Insurance Institute of Canada’s FCIP program will be available via online courses only through the Insurance Institute of Canada. For further details, including eligibility, please contact the Insurance Institute of Canada or see www.insuranceinstitute.ca/fcip . Please contact the Insurance Institute of Canada directly regarding completion of the FCIP program: fcip@insuranceinstitute.ca

Institute’s Requirements for Designation
The original-track FCIP Program is closing. It is no longer possible to begin FCIP studies by this route, and courses must be complete by December 31, 2017 for eligible students in progress.
Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Hold the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation.
    Please refer to the IIC website for details on how to obtain the CIP designation.
  2. Meet the following Education requirements:
Compulsory Courses:
candidates must take three compulsory courses:
The following University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses can be taken to fulfil the Compulsory Courses requirement:
Business Administration 910 SCS 0977 Business Management
Economics 911 SCS 0980 Economics, Introductory
OR
SCS 0082 Business Economics
Law 912 SCS 0973 Business Law
Major: candidates must select one major and take four courses related to it as follows: The following University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses can be taken to fulfil the courses toward a chosen major:
Major: Management Major: Management
Organizational Behaviour 913 SCS 0988 Organizational Behaviour
Fundamentals of Accounting 914 SCS 0984 Accounting: The Fundamentals
Marketing 915 SCS 0978 Marketing: An Introduction
Business Statistics 917 SCS 0081 Quantitative Methods for Business Management
Business Strategy 920 SCS 0974 Business Strategy
OR

Major: Claims Major: Claims
Communications 918 SCS 1241 Effective Communication and Negotiation
OR

Major: Underwriting Major: Underwriting
Business Strategy 920 SCS 0974 Business Strategy
OR

Major: Risk Management Major: Risk Management
Structure of the Risk Management Process 960 SCS 2921 The Foundations of Risk Management
Risk Control 961 SCS 0985 Risk Control
Risk Financing 962 SCS 0986 Risk Financing
Business Strategy 920 SCS 0974 Business Strategy
OR

Major: Broker Major: Broker
Marketing 915 SCS 0978 Marketing: An Introduction
Business Finance 916 SCS 0976 Financial Management
Structure of the Risk Management Process 960 SCS 2921 The Foundations of Risk Management
Business Strategy 920 SCS 0974 Business Strategy
Electives: Candidates must take three electives from the following list of topics The following University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses can be taken to fulfil the courses toward the elective course requirement:
913 Organizational Behaviour SCS 0988 Organizational Behaviour
914 Fundamentals of Accounting SCS 0984 Accounting: The Fundamentals
915 Marketing SCS 0978 Marketing: An Introduction
916 Business Finance SCS 0976 Financial Management
917 Business Statistics SCS 0081 Quantitative Methods for Business Management
919 Computer Concepts SCS 2810 Online Business Fundamentals & Strategies
918 Communications SCS 1241 Effective Communication and Negotiation
920 Business Strategy SCS 0974 Business Strategy
923 Employee Relations SCS 2009 Industrial/Labour Relations
925 Management Accounting SCS 0983 Management Accounting
926 Management Information Systems SCS 1209 Management Information Systems (MIS)
928 Human Resource Management SCS 0987 Human Resources Management
929 Public Relations SCS 3033 Foundations of Strategic Public Relations
960 Structure of the Risk Management Process SCS 2921 The Foundations of Risk Management
961 Risk Control SCS 0985 Risk Control
962 Risk Financing SCS 0986 Risk Financing
970 Mediation SCS 2355 Understanding & Managing Conflict
and
SCS 2705 Conflict Management Skills
971 Negotiation SCS 2072 Be An Effective Negotiator
and
SCS 2080 Powerful Negotiation Skills

Candidates must become Members of the Insurance Institute and the CIP Society

Institute’s Requirements for Designation
Candidates who want to take the alternate route to the FCIP new track must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Hold the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation.
    Please refer to the IIC website for details on how to obtain the CIP designation
  2. Have a current Insurance Institute membership
  3. Have a current CIP Society membership
  4. Hold a diploma from a Canadian community college or university (minimum of two years)
  5. Complete five designated continuing education courses from a Canadian university within five years prior to application. The courses must be in the following core subject areas:
The following University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses can be taken to fulfil the requirement related to the five designated continuing education courses:
Microeconomics SCS 0980 Economics, Introductory
OR
SCS 0082 Business Economics
Financial Accounting SCS 0984 Accounting: The Fundamentals
Business Finance SCS 0976 Financial Management
Business Administration SCS 0977 Business Management
Business Strategy SCS 0974 Business Strategy
If candidates took any of the required core courses listed above more than five years ago, they must be supplemented with an equivalent number of additional courses from the following list (provided these additional courses were completed in the last five years):

The following University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses can be taken to supplement core courses (listed above) that were taken more than five years ago
Human Resources Management SCS 0987 Human Resources Management
Statistics SCS 0081 Quantitative Methods for Business Management
Management Accounting SCS 0983 Management Accounting
Macroeconomics SCS 0980 Economics, Introductory
OR
SCS 0082 Business Economics

Please see www.insuranceinstitute.ca/fcip for other FCIP program requirements.

Maintain/Renew FCIP
FCIP graduates must maintain a membership in their local Insurance Institute and the CIP Society.
IIC Courses School of Continuing Studies Courses No Longer Offered

  • If you have taken any of the courses listed below they are still eligible toward the FCIP designation program.
Major: Claims Major: Claims
(the courses below were also elective courses)
940 Torts 0919 Claims Management: Torts
941 Evidence 0922 Claims Management: Evidence
942 Conflict of Laws 0924 Claims Management: Conflict of Laws
Major: Underwriting Major: Underwriting
(the courses below were also elective courses)
952 Commercial Liability Underwriting 0926 Commercial Liability Underwriting
953 Commercial Property Underwriting 0925 Commercial Property Underwriting
954 Reinsurance Practices 0931 Reinsurance Practices

Updated: September 2017

Disclaimer:
The Association may offer designations in addition to the one(s) identified. The University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies is committed to providing current and accurate information about the requirements of the Association leading to the designation(s) identified. Given that everyone has a unique combination of education and professional experience, contact the Association directly to confirm your pathway to the designation.