Introduction to InsurTech Course Overview

InsurTech, or insurance technology, is disrupting the traditional insurance industry by leveraging technology to make the insurance process more efficient and cost-effective. In this course, we’ll first define what InsurTech is and its importance before exploring the history and evolution of insurance distribution. We’ll then identify the main areas of InsurTech, guided by technological and economic trends, and how they differ from traditional practices. Next, we’ll examine some of the InsurTech innovations that are impacting pricing, underwriting, and claims, including data science, telematics, drones, and robotics. We’ll also look at important metrics such as frequency, severity, loss ratio, and combined ratio. Finally, we’ll explore the future of InsurTech, including embedded insurance, changing customer expectations, and diversifying risk through new products and services. 

Introduction to InsurTech Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Define what InsurTech is and its importance
  • Explain the history and evolution of insurance
  • Identify the main areas in InsurTech and how they differ from traditional practices
  • Identify InsurTech innovations and impact to pricing, underwriting, and claims
  • Explain the future of InsurTech

Who Should Take This Course?

This is a beginner-level course suitable for insurance professionals, data analysts, and aspiring entrepreneurs who are interested in leveraging technology to transform the traditional insurance industry. 

Introduction to InsurTech

Matt Christopher
Led by Matt Christopher

Level 1

Approx 1.5h to complete

100% online and self-paced

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Course Summary

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This Course is Part of the Following Programs

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What Our Members Say

Very insightful course. I have no background in Insurance and how it works, but this course has enlightened me on the topic of insurance and InsurTech.

Onyedika Nwoji

Very Informative and well summarized
I totally loved this course!

Rajalakshmi Arumugam

Strong Foundation
Must complete this course for understanding how InsureTech Works

Suman Kumar

Insure tech introduction
Great content and presentation. Exam questions should be atleast 20.

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