IUMI launches new Masterclass in Cargo Insurance

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has announced a new Masterclass in Cargo Insurance. The programme will take place in London in March 2023 and will focus on key principles and practices of cargo insurance. It is IUMI’s first in-person training course.

The Masterclass in Cargo Insurance is aimed at senior underwriters and executives who want to expand their knowledge of their own business. IUMI said that individuals involved in the management of the cargo book of business that their insurers write would benefit most from the course.

The Masterclass in Cargo Insurance will comprise five modules taught by industry experts with outstanding expertise in their respective fields.

Sanjiv Singh, Education Forum Chair and Head, Marine & Specialty lines, General Insurance Council, Mumbai, India, said that breakout workshops and group exercises would see the participants take an active role to expand their learning and the view of the global cargo insurance business. A trip to Lloyd’s of London will enable delegates to explore the market’s history and meet with senior representatives from the Lloyd’s Market Association and Joint Cargo Committee. Two evening events will offer further opportunities for networking.