Easy ways to meet your CPD activities deadline

 We are approaching the end of our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) annual cycle. This will materialize on the 31st of May 2022. The date marks a time when all IISA Professional Members are required to submit at least 18 CPD activity hours. 18 hours is the minimum number required to remain a member in good standing and compliant with ...

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A current global perspective of the industry: what’s going on in the world of insurance?

The world's methods of conducting business have changed. Business industries and sectors inevitably follow suit. They have adjusted the manner in which they operate. We have recently shared with our members the current global perspective of our industry, as per the sentiments of the International Insurance Society (IIS). In their 2021 Global Priori...

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Unprecedented times force us to be innovative in order to be progressive

 It was Steve Jobs who said "Innovation distinguishes from a leader and a follower". Nothing could have been truer of the season that has been 2020. If there has been any take away from the year it's that we came out knowing ourselves even further as we were collectively plunged into a crisis which required us to either find ways out or follow...

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What must I study to be in the insurance industry?

Who remembers those career guidance conversations one had in high school? Most of them were focused on getting young people into mainstream careers that required a higher education certificate to even set foot in the industry. Times have since changed. More and more the South African climate has shown that brilliant young minds don't make it to hig...

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South Africa’s unique insurance market still has room for growth

 The South African insurance market has undergone remarkable changes over the years with each stage in the evolution presenting opportunities for growth and new business models, says Thokozile Mahlangu, Chief Executive of the Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA). IISA is a skill and capacity building hub that promotes the highest profess...

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Diversity a new priority in the insurance industry

There is a growing appreciation of diversity and inclusion as a means of enhancing organisational performance.  This is the word from Thokozile Mahlangu, CEO of the Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA), who says that diversity and inclusion have become key discussion points in boardrooms across the world as leaders recognise the signific...

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