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

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 inhouse experts will discuss future insurance trends with a digital audience tuning in from around the world. Boost your business potential by following our Spotlights series!


Global March 21, 2024

Critical Illness and Disability Insurance – Competition or Valuable Coexistence?

Gen Re Spotlights Client Series Disability and Critical Illness insurance both offer a living benefit and serve a similar purpose. This webinar describes different design options of the two products and discusses how they could complement each other in a meaningful way. 

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Global April 30, 2024

The Transgender Perspective – Diversity and Inclusion

Gen Re Spotlights Client Series Transitioning from one gender to another is a very complex process that differs between individuals. This webinar reviews challenges in the process of a transgender transition and explores why diversity and inclusion play a significant role in the insurance business.

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Global June 18, 2024

Interpreting Lab Data – How to Read and Interpret Deviating Values?

Gen Re Spotlights Client Series Laboratory values are an integral part of basic medical diagnostics and of an underwriter’s everyday risk assessment. This webinar discusses the meaning and importance of deviations in lab values and the association between these deviations and possible diseases.

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Global September 19, 2024

What is a Standard Risk? The Need for an Updated Underwriting Philosophy

Gen Re Spotlights Client Series Today’s underwriters are confronted with the fact that hardly any client is without diagnostic findings. This webinar analyses how to determine the relevance of disclosed application details and how to modify the underwriting philosophy.

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Iberian Peninsula / Latin America October 30, 2024

Desarrollo y Tendencias de la Industria de Seguros de Vida y Salud – Una Entrevista

Gen Re Spotlights Client Series En los últimos años la industria de Seguros de Vida y Salud ha sido duramente golpeada por varias razones. En este webinar tocamos temas de fuerte actualidad en la economía y las tendencias recientes de nuevas tecnologías.

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Global November 26, 2024

Automation in Life Insurance – The Customer Journey from Underwriting to Claims

Gen Re Spotlights Client Series Automation and new technologies will continue to impact key roles in insurance companies, including processes in underwriting and claims. This webinar reviews recent trends in digitisation and identifies valuable features for claims automation. 

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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.