Don't forget to register for the 2023 Atlantic Brokers Convention October 11 - 12 in Charlottetown, PEI

Professional Development

One of the satisfactions of being an insurance broker is the opportunity for professional growth through an extensive program of higher education. This constant learning and honing of skills allows you to expand your knowledge, assume higher levels of responsibility and ultimately serve your customers better. The levels of achievement are a matter of personal ambition and aptitude, but there’s no shortage of options.

For information about registering for programs, please contact the IBAN office.


Online MBA and H.B.Com for Insurance Brokers.
IBAC and its member associations are pleased to offer Laurentian University’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) and online Honours Bachelor of Commerce (H.B.Com) programs for member brokers across Canada. There is no better way for insurance professionals to gain the strategic business skills needed to compete and win in this new world than in completing a university business degree. LEARN MORE

Elite Force – Best Practices Producer Academy
A specialized sales training program which inspires brokers who exhibit particular promise. The Academy represents life-long learning in key business building areas, from goal setting and prospecting, to landing new accounts and securing renewals. LEARN MORE


Fundamentals of Insurance
An excellent study program for general insurance brokers, focusing on the needs of the consumer. LEARN MORE

CSIP – Customer Service for the Insurance Professional
A program dealing with the critical service role of the Customer Service Representative. LEARN MORE

IRM – Introduction to Risk Management
A basic understanding of what Risk Managers do, how they do it, and why risk management is so important. LEARN MORE

CAIB – Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker
A designation program for Property & Casualty insurance brokers, delivering formal, fundamental insurance knowledge. LEARN MORE

Professional Selling for Insurance Brokers
This is based on validated sales competencies. It will help you to establish yourself as the kind of person any buyer would want as a partner. LEARN MORE

CPIB – Canadian Professional Insurance Broker
A senior, university level designation designed specifically for Property and Casualty insurance brokers. LEARN MORE

CCIB – Canadian Certified Insurance Broker
A designation denoting a standard of excellence for all commercial insurance brokers. LEARN MORE

Best Practices
A performance enhancement program, benchmarking broker operations against the 150 top performing brokerages in North America LEARN MORE

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