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Greater Detroit Chapter of the CPCU Society 2020-21 Scholarship

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:38
by Renée VanderHagen, CPCU

Open to students in Olivet College’s Insurance and Risk Management Program

One award of $1000 to one Freshman or Sophomore for an essay of at least 500 words on what attracted them to the insurance industry and what they hope to accomplish with a career in insurance.

One award of $1,500 to a Junior or Senior for an essay of 750-1000 words on the value of the CPCU designation and their plans to attain, OR, an essay on risk management in a pandemic era and why business leaders should adopt a new mindset when considering risk management from a holistic viewpoint.

Two ingredients for successful communications: Clarity and Simplicity

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 09:36
by Renée VanderHagen, CPCU

In our industry, our letters/emails become a product for the Company, and may often become exhibits in depositions and trials. So here are a few ways to strengthen this important skill. 

Two ingredients for successful communications:  Clarity and Simplicity

CLARITY- the right words for the occasion

•             Transition words like “however,” “indeed” “additionally,”  “moreover”,  “in any event” break up the flow of a sentence.  Like a hiccup.  Use them sparingly.

Wrongful use of data: The next cyber storm brewing on the horizon

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 13:20
by Bethan Moorcraft

Crum & Forster's Cyber and eRisks expert, Nick Economidis shares his insights of the next cyber storm around the corner and what brokers, insurers and regulators need to be paying attention to mitigate their partners’ risks.

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Greater Detroit Chapter of the CPCU Society 2020-21 Scholarship

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:38
by Renée VanderHagen, CPCU

Open to students in Olivet College’s Insurance and Risk Management Program

One award of $1000 to one Freshman or Sophomore for an essay of at least 500 words on what attracted them to the insurance industry and what they hope to accomplish with a career in insurance.

One award of $1,500 to a Junior or Senior for an essay of 750-1000 words on the value of the CPCU designation and their plans to attain, OR, an essay on risk management in a pandemic era and why business leaders should adopt a new mindset when considering risk management from a holistic viewpoint.

Two ingredients for successful communications: Clarity and Simplicity

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 09:36
by Renée VanderHagen, CPCU

In our industry, our letters/emails become a product for the Company, and may often become exhibits in depositions and trials. So here are a few ways to strengthen this important skill. 

Two ingredients for successful communications:  Clarity and Simplicity

CLARITY- the right words for the occasion

•             Transition words like “however,” “indeed” “additionally,”  “moreover”,  “in any event” break up the flow of a sentence.  Like a hiccup.  Use them sparingly.

Wrongful use of data: The next cyber storm brewing on the horizon

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 13:20
by Bethan Moorcraft

Crum & Forster's Cyber and eRisks expert, Nick Economidis shares his insights of the next cyber storm around the corner and what brokers, insurers and regulators need to be paying attention to mitigate their partners’ risks.

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