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Line of Business: Property & Casualty
Level: Intermediate

17 – 21 August 2020

Duration: 5 days
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Target group

This course is an introduction to general occupancies and suitable for property underwriters, cedents, client managers and claims specialists who want to learn more about loss prevention and risk engineering. We do not recommend taking this course if you are a risk engineer or loss prevention specialist.


Participants must be fluent in English and have a basic understanding of insurance and the impact of risk engineering on the underwriting process.


  • Terminology and risk management process
  • Fire protection – structural, technical and organizational
  • Lessons from loss events
  • Cyber exposure assessment
  • Warehousing and storage
  • Utilities and renewables
  • Umwelt Arena site visit
  • NatCat risk assessments, hazards and modelling
  • Business interruption
  • Human elements – resilience

Contact information

If you are interested in our Client Programmes, please reach out to your respective client manager.

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Sabina Baumann

Senior Client Programmes Manager

Swiss Re Institute

I develop and implement Swiss Re Institute's Client Programmes, which offer exclusive content and access to Swiss Re and the institute. To complement our existing portfolio, we have now introduced a number of virtual trainings. I enjoy tailoring our programmes to meet the needs of our clients.