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Fundamentals of Accounting Course 2019
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5 day workshop that provides a comprehensive study in the application and theory of P&C insurance accounting

The Fundamentals of Accounting Course is our marque learning and development program that attracts insurance finance professionals from all over Canada. This course provides our attendees with a look at every facet of the P&C insurance business and how each function works together. You’ll be challenged by experienced instructors and peers throughout the course. The program outline demonstrates our commitment to providing superior L&D programming to both our members and our industry as a whole. This course is a valuable investment for both you and your company".
- Daniel Singer, President, Canadian Insurance Accountants Association


June 9-14, 2019 | Deadline to register: May 10, 2019

Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre
6015 Highway 89
Alliston, ON L9R 1A4
1 (800) 669-5501


EARLY BIRD rate before April 2, 2019 - $2000 (plus HST)*
Regular rate after April 2, 2019 - $2175 (plus HST)*

Registration fees are taxable at 13% and cover:

  • Cost of instruction and materials
  • All meals from Sunday dinner to Friday breakfast
  • A one-year complimentary CIAA membership (promo code to be provided after the course)

Cancellation Policy
A cancellation fee of $300.00 applies until April 25th, 2019, after which a cancellation fee of $1500.00 will be charged. Substitutions will be allowed at no additional charge. 

Attendees must bring a laptop computer, tablet or similar device for the duration of the course as materials will be accessible online only. 


The Top Performer at the 2019 Fundamentals of Accounting Course will be recognized at CIAA’s Annual Conference being held in Saskatoon on September 15-18, 2019. The Top Performer will be identified and awarded for receiving the top mark amongst all course attendees and will receive a certificate indicating this achievement.







"I attended this course when I was new to the insurance industry. It provided me with an invaluable knowledge base of property and casualty insurance terms, concepts, and industry requirements. The lecturers and staff were truly invested in each student’s ability to understand the topics and were always very friendly. It was also a great opportunity to network with individuals in similar roles within the industry!"

Nikia Fleischhacker, CPA, CA, MPAcc
Accounting Supervisor
Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company
2017 Graduate

"This course was a jam packed week that truly helped me gain a better understanding of insurance accounting...the amount of knowledge I learned during the course provided me with a better understanding of my job and allowed me to go back to work with more confidence".

Jennifer Hare
Financial Controller
Westminster Mutual Insurance
2017 Graduate


Jatinder Bassi
Co-Chair, Fundamentals Course

Patrick Espeut
Co-Chair, Fundamentals Course