Training Initiative of the Year

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This award will recognise global insurance training initiatives that embrace innovation and explore new approaches to educating, training, informing and developing individuals, teams and the business. Entries should demonstrate an improvement in learning outcomes and the positive impact for operating in the global insurance industry.

Judges will be looking for examples that challenge the status quo and look to drive improvement. Examples may include extending the reach and impact of training programmes, changing the delivery method and employing new formats, engaging with wider industry partners to create programmes that set the industry standard, supporting new entrants into the team, or supporting further skills development. Entries will demonstrate a passion for education and continuous development, regardless of the scale of the initiative.


  • This award is open to all global insurers/reinsurers/broker teams.
  • Entries must demonstrate evidence from the last 12-18 months, up to the awards entry deadline.
  • We welcome entries from teams and individuals working with or for businesses in the UK and Europe.


  • Describe the ambition and goals of the initiative.
  • Any business of external environment context to explain the drivers for the initiative.
  • What was the business case for the initiative? What problem or challenge were you trying to solve?
  • Please share any other contextual information that will help judges understand the background to the submission.


  • Examples of outstanding skill, best practice, activity, and process.
  • How this initiative is an exemplary case study for other global insurance professionals, other teams in the global insurance sector, and for the wider multinational community.
  • Demonstrate excellence in approach and delivery of the initiative.
  • Describe any key challenges faced in the project and how these were overcome.


  • Examples of how the individual/team working on this initiative has shown creativity and agility to meet challenges and exceed goals.
  • Relevant detail about how they have used fresh and successful new models and strategies to operate successfully in challenging markets and in response to changing environments
  • Provide details on how they have responded with innovation to major events.
  • Illustrate any innovation using the latest technology, processes, and communication channels.


  • Relevant detail to support your entry that illustrate the benefits to the team, your company and the wider insurance sector.
  • How has the project impacted on the business and other stakeholders.
  • Any metrics that support their entry.
  • Demonstrate how the team delivered impact within resource constraints and value for the business? 

Customer Experience

  • Details of how they have excelled in meeting the needs of the client.
  • Examples to show how they have developed effective client relationships that have impacted positively on the business.
  • Illustrate how the individual/team working on this initiative strengthened good outcomes and/or improved experience for customers.

Training Initiative of the Year

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