The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) on Friday said it will launch the Young Insurance Professionals Programme on 7 May 2018 in Accra, Ghana, during the 45th Conference and General Assembly of the African Insurance Organisation (AIO). The launching ceremony will take place at Labadi Beach Hotel
According to the lead reinsurer, the YIPP, which is an online training programme, is free of charge and targets all insurance/reinsurance professionals under the age of 32 years and working with insurance or reinsurance companies, broking firms, insurance supervisory authorities or other related organizations.
This is contained in a statement made available by the company to BusinessToday Online that the fourteen (14) courses, which are carefully selected and well designed, will build a solid foundation in insurance and reinsurance for participants – a key component for career development in the industry.
The YIPP is another milestone in the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of Africa Re, in line with its mission of fostering the development of the insurance and reinsurance industry in Africa.
The best participants in the nine (9) month online training will enjoy the following benefits:
1. Certificate of Completion issued by Africa Re;
2. Invitation to a Capstone On-Campus where they will be introduced to cutting-edge managerial and leadership skills; and
3. Sponsorship to attend one of the major insurance/reinsurance events in Africa (AIO, FANAF, OESAI, GAIF, FAIR, etc.).
Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit an online application between 7 May and 6 June 2018 at http://younginsurancepro.com by clicking on “Register” and following the instructions.