Ylempi vakuutustutkinto, YVTS
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Target group and prerequisites
The Advanced Insurance Examination (YVTS) program is designed for professionals in the highly regulated insurance industry; it supports and further develops insurance professionals' expertise. The program embeds theory with examples from industry and establishes a strong connection between regulatory knowledge and hands-on experience.
The program covers themes such as a profitable and prudent insurance company and insurance mathematics, tort law, insurance contracts, resolving disputes related to insurance, pension systems, and customer experience. You will be introduced to issues and topics that are profound while finding a way to excel in the industry. You'll take a further look through practical cases into challenging and inspiring topics such as customer encounters and their handling, the practices of the Insurance Contracts Act, the various indemnity situations and their solutions, and the insurance industry's appeal. Both participants and their organizations benefit from the program. The knowledge gained allows participants to embed learning related to their home organization's strategic development goals.
The program takes two years to complete. It includes a range of learning methods and covers learning days, online materials, an exam, and research on a topic to be specified later. The studies also include Finva seminars of your choice as electives. The contact teaching, online learning, and exam usually occur during the first year, while the electives and research are typically conducted during the second year.
By joining the program, you will deepen your industry knowledge and enhance your problem-solving abilities. You build and strengthen your skills on essential themes to become an even better insurance professional. The acquired knowledge allows you to excel in your work, and after completing successfully the program, you will have the right to use the degree title YVTS (Advanced Insurance Examination).
The total duration of the studies is 25 study weeks. This includes 11 teaching days, including elective days, with 66 hours of classroom learning, 575 hours of self-study, and 33 hours of online study at your own pace.
The program includes an online course that is in English, otherwise, the program is held in Finnish. Literature and Finva seminar electives are not included in the degree fee.
The training will be held at Finva's premises in Helsinki.