Property and Casualty Reinsurance Basics

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Date 12 - 23 Sep 2022
Virtual training course Online
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About this course

Do you want to learn about reinsurance and the reinsurance products
affecting your daily business?

This course is an extended introduction into the world of reinsurance.
It is tailored to insurance professionals in the early stages of their career who will interact with reinsurers.

The course features both direct instruction and group work to create your own business solutions. It will be delivered virtually and thus available to you regardless of location. You will have full access to all learning materials and will have the opportunity to engage in discussion directly with our instructors.

Learning goals

Participants will:

  • Understand the functions of reinsurance, its breadth of services and products, and how these can help an insurance company strengthen its balance sheet.
  • Know the difference between proportional and non-proportional reinsurance treaties and understand how to structure and price reinsurance programs.
  • Experience how reinsurance can be leveraged to address specific balance sheet issues with client companies and provide a framework to support strategic market decisions.


Participants should at least have:

  • 1-2 years of experience in an insurance company
  • Basic understanding of insurable interest, utmost good faith, indemnity, contract law, insurance law.


Onboarding sessions (choose one)
Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 14.00 – 15.00 CEST or
Thursday, 8 September 2022, 14.00 – 15.00 CEST

Training sessions
Monday, 12 September 2022, 14.00 – 18.00 CEST
Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 14.00 – 18.00 CEST
Friday, 16 September 2022, 14.00 – 18.00 CEST
Monday, 19 September 2022, 14.00 – 18.00 CEST
Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 14.00 – 18.00 CEST
Friday, 23 September 2022, 14.00 – 18.00 CEST

EMEA and Americas friendly time zones


  • Functions and nature of reinsurance, its services and products.
  • Traditional proportional and non-proportional reinsurance treaties.
  • Structure of reinsurance programs.
  • Fundamentals of reinsurance pricing model approaches.


The event may be photographed, videotaped, filmed and /or digitally recorded. You consent to Swiss Re's use, free of charge, of any memorialization of the event in which you may appear for any Swiss Re publication or promotional purpose.

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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.

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