Actuarial & Risk Management

Annual Life Forum

Insurance Trends and Challenges

In recent years, economic obstacles have been accompanied by operational challenges and increased uncertainty, as well as accelerated digitisation. The insurance industry must leave behind the status quo and focus on the future.

The Annual Gen Re Life Forum keeps you up to speed with trending challenges and opportunities. Thought leaders, both from within and outside Gen Re, and invited speakers from the industry will share their expertise with our international audience.

Shape the future and join us for a lively exchange!

Actuarial Course

A Training for Actuaries by Actuaries

Actuarial expertise plays a fundamental role in insurance. The Gen Re Actuarial Course provides a solid foundation in core actuarial techniques and recent product trends to equip young professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to design and price attractive insurance products.

The course delves into the full range of Life/Health insurance products. Each topic starts with the basics, which is then followed by in-depth discussion in trend sessions and is complemented by hands-on workshops.

Don’t miss the opportunity to upskill with Gen Re!

Management & Leadership Course

The Executive Programme for the 21st Century
CII CPD accredited programme

In times of complexity and change, the insurance industry faces multiple challenges. Innovation and creativity are key factors for success. Capable decision-makers with a strategic business mindset and elaborate leadership skills are needed.

The Gen Re Management & Leadership Course prepares insurance managers and leaders to meet future trends with confidence and ability, and to inspire and drive forward efficient performance in their organisations.

Lead through the industry’s future challenges!


Spotlights – The Webinar Series for Life/Health Professionals

Great things in business are never done by one person. Product design, pricing, sales, underwriting, and claims assessment all play important parts in the ongoing insurance cycle. Spotlights, our series of 60-minute webinars, turns the spotlight on trending topics across this value chain and highlights research results for successful operations.

Gen Re’s in-house experts will discuss future insurance trends with a digital audience tuning in from around the world. Boost your business potential by following our Spotlight series!


Global March 30, 2023

Ageing and Mortality – Dying to Age Brilliantly

Spotlights Client Series With life expectancy growing globally, research has started looking at ways for modifying ageing and cell degeneration. This Gen Re webinar describes different approaches how to potentially slow the ageing process and illustrates challenges for underwriting and product pricing.

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Global May 4, 2023

Data and Digitisation – How they Change Underwriting and Product Design

Spotlights Client Series The increase in digitisation facilitates processes such as simplified onboarding, products for new target groups and continuous underwriting. This Gen Re webinar examines recent trends in data and digitisation and summarises how insurers and insureds can benefit from these.

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Global June 13, 2023

Immunotherapies – The Today and Tomorrow in Cancer Treatment

Spotlights Client Series Current cancer research focuses on the development of new treatment methods that harness the capabilities of the body’s own defence system. This Gen Re webinar reviews the current state of immunotherapy research and outlines its relevance for underwriting and product development.

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Global September 12, 2023

Remember to Forget – Insuring Cancer Survivors and the Right to be Forgotten

Spotlights Client Series - The Right to be Forgotten states that cancer survivors can apply for insurance without having to disclose their history of cancer after a certain time period of remission. This Gen Re webinar discusses implications for underwriters taking into account different EU legislations. 

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Global November 14, 2023

Where Soul Meets Body – The Link Between Somatic and Psychiatric Health

Spotlights Client Series As somatic and mental health are associated, psychiatric diagnoses can negatively impact the overall future health and indirectly increase all-cause mortality. This Gen Re webinar evaluates mental health risk factors and red flags in Life and Disability insurance applications. 

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Add Ons

What else can we do for you?

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Inhouse Training

Our inhouse offers are training solutions tailored individually to your company’s needs. The range of topics extends from technical content, such as specific underwriting or actuarial topics, to soft skill training.

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Risk Management Review

Our annual newsletter Risk Management Review evaluates the relevance of insurance industry topics for different markets and prepares insurance executives for decisions in times of disruption.

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“The world is full of change. What is your next step?”

Do you have any questions? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Business School Team.