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Line of Business: Property & Casualty
Level: Intermediate
Date: 03 – 07 June 2019
Duration: 5 days
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Target group
This course is designed for insurance professionals who are involved in property treaty reinsurance matters and have at least three years' experience. They are familiar with the functions and interaction of quota-share, surplus, working excess of loss and catastrophe excess of loss treaties. The seminar will appeal to those who enjoy working in a multicultural group.

Training goals
Participants learn the underwriting principles of how to set retentions and design a reinsurance program. They acquire knowledge in rating property proportional and non-proportional reinsurance programs. They learn the key elements of natural catastrophe modeling and rating. Moreover, they gain the maximum benefit from dialogue with Swiss Re specialists.

Content / Agenda

  • Introduction to setting retentions and reinsurance program design
  • Introduction to natural catastrophe modeling
  • Rating methods for property proportional and non-proportional treaties, such as experience rating (burning cost and Pareto model), exposure rating and catastrophe rating
  • Risk and Capital Management
  • Loadings (capital cost)
  • Technical reserve


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