Allianz enhances its underwriting academy by introducing Excellence in Technical
Allianz Insurance has revitalised its award winning underwriting academy by launching Excellence in Technical. Reflecting the latest advances in technology and supporting the development of the underwriter of the future, new faculties include data, pricing and portfolio management.
Key highlights include specialist online and external training alongside on the job support and a greater range of learning styles reflected in types of training available. Modules have been refreshed and new areas of expertise have been introduced to the programme.
The new data management faculty is split into seven areas of specialism so that the learning journey can be tailored to suit each individual role within that part of the business.
Allianz’s underwriting academy began in 2001 and Excellence in Technical evolves from this, and will continue to develop and grow as technology in insurance and the importance of data increases.
Neil Clutterbuck chief underwriting officer, Allianz Insurance, commented: “In a highly competitive and fast moving market it’s crucial that we continually increase our technical trading capabilities. We need great underwriters but in addition we also need highly developed data and pricing skills to fully exploit the wealth of data we have using the latest technologies and ways of working available to us.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for our employees as we’ve created bespoke learning journeys for each role. It’s about creating meaningful skill sets that serve the business and the individual in an increasingly digital world. Excellence in Technical demonstrates our ongoing commitment to learning and development ensuring that our people are equipped to respond to the evolving world.”
Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group, a leading integrated financial services provider and the largest property and casualty insurer in the world. The mission of Allianz Insurance is to be the outstanding competitor in our chosen markets by delivering products and services that our clients recommend, being a great company to work for and achieving the best combination of profit and growth. We aim to achieve this by putting the customer at the heart of everything we do.
Allianz is able to offer customers a wide range of products and services including home and motor and commercial insurance with full range of products and service for sole traders' right up to large commercial organisations. Allianz Insurance employs over 4,500 people across a network of 20 offices in the UK and the company’s Head Office is situated in Guildford, Surrey. Our heritage and financial strength help make Allianz what it is today; a safe and trusted partner. Over 40 FTSE100 companies partner with Allianz. youTalk-insurance sharing Allianz Insurance news and video
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