Loss-of-Profits insurance is intended to cover losses to a business following physical damage by fire or breakdown, until turnover has recovered to a similar level to that prior to the damage. It requires that a fire or machinery breakdown policy has been effected by the insured. Cover is for a maximum sum insured representing the insured's gross profit and the increased cost of working for the anticipated period that production is interrupted following the physical damage, and for a maximum indemnity period representing the anticipated period to restore the business to normal operations and profitability. Hence this course serves as an inroduction to  Fire & Loss of Profits Insurance.

Objectives

Upon the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Define the physical and financial assets protected in property and business interruption insurance
  • Classify the main contingencies covered by property insurance
  • Illustrate the cover provided by different types of property policies
  • Discuss the main terms and conditions related to property insurance and apply appropriate terms to relevant property cover
  • Discuss the cover provided by business interruption insurance and examine its interrelationship with property insurance
  • Apply risk perception, assessment and underwriting to property and business interruption insurance.

Target Audience:

  • Insurance employees, Brokers, Agents, Loss Adjusters, Employees who manage insurance in non-insurance companies.

Course Structure

  • The course is conducted via a combination of lectures; case studies; role plays; and videos, where applicable.

Program Contents:

  • General introduction to property and business interruption insurance
  • Insurance principles vis-à-vis property and business interruption insurance
  • Essentials of the property and business interruption insurance contracts
  • Fire and special perils policy
  • Home insurance
  • Property all risk policy
  • Business interruption policy
  • Special policy extensions and covers
  • Nature of fire and loss prevention
  • Rating and underwriting
  • Maximum possible loss
  • Property reinsurance
  • Claims aspects

Day Topics to be covered

  • 1 Main concepts related to fire insurance
  • 2 Main fire policies' clauses, memorandum and conditions
  • 3 Maximum Loss
  • 4 Main fire underwriting and rating considerations
  • 5 Main concepts related to fire insurance

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