RIMS continues Indian expansion with launch of certification programme with Tata AIG

RIMS continues Indian expansion with launch of certification programme with Tata AIG

RIMS continues Indian expansion with launch of certification programme with Tata AIG

US risk management society RIMS and Indian insurer Tata AIG General Insurance, the joint venture between Tata Group and AIG, have agreed to jointly develop a RIMS-CRMP Certification prep course to offer risk management training in India. The move forms part of a wider effort by RIMS to expand into the Asia-Pacific region, notably so far focused on India, China,…

Parima holds Manila conference

Parima holds Manila conference

Parima holds Manila conference

Asia’s risk managers gathered in the Philippines to discuss technology disruption, changes in consumer behaviour and the threat of fake news at the latest conference held by the Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (Parima). The event, titled Redefining Risks, also gave the association the chance to announce its Competency Framework, a personal benchmarking tool for risk managers. The event,…

April renewals create mixed picture for insurance buyers

April renewals create mixed picture for insurance buyers

April renewals create mixed picture for insurance buyers

Despite the apparent hardening of the insurance market following the April renewals in Japan, it is still possible for commercial risk managers to attain coverage at a good price if they can show a positive risk history and are equipped with sound risk management skills. That is according to a number of leading risk managers. In addition, risk managers have…

RIMS strikes educational partnership in India

RIMS strikes educational partnership in India

RIMS strikes educational partnership in India

US risk management association RIMS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Insurance Academy (NIA) in India, to develop a risk management education course. The agreement was signed in Pune, India by RIMS vice-president of global development Steven Chou, RIMS board director Jennifer Santiago and NIA director Shri G Srinivasan. The MoU is designed to formalise the…

RIMS report highlights need for active shooter plan

RIMS report highlights need for active shooter plan

RIMS report highlights need for active shooter plan

US risk association RIMS has produced a new report – Active Shooter Preparedness for Your Organisation – encouraging its members to customise an active shooter plan that focuses on prevention, training, feedback and post-incident protocols. In doing so their workforce will be mentally and physically prepared to react to violent threats, the report says. The need for this was recently…

IRM contracts new training provider in southeast Asia

IRM contracts new training provider in southeast Asia

IRM contracts new training provider in southeast Asia

The UK-based risk management education provider, Institute of Risk Management (IRM), has licensed a new training provider in southeast Asia for its Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) course. JGA Training Services has been accredited as a licensed FoRM provider operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. The course, according to IRM, is designed to provide an introduction…

Parima pushes sustainability at Tokyo conference

Parima pushes sustainability at Tokyo conference

Parima pushes sustainability at Tokyo conference

Delegates at the recent Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (Parima) conference in Tokyo heard from the high priest of a Buddhist temple, as part of the risk management association’s drive to promote corporate sustainability. Mr Kojo Morimoto, high priest of the Todai-ji Temple in the Japanese city of Nara, addressed how the temple, which has stood for more than…

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma has rolled out its continuous professional development (CPD) programme to help those qualified maintain their rimap certification, and announced that AMRAE’s training programmes, as well as those provided by US education provider The Institutes, have been granted equivalence to rimap. Ferma said the CPD programme offers more than 100 days per year of courses, conferences and other activities across…

Parima recruits EB provider Maxis as a partner

Parima recruits EB provider Maxis as a partner

Parima recruits EB provider Maxis as a partner

The Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Managers Association (Parima) has announced a partnership with employee benefits provider Maxis GBN that will see the two collaborate on a series of events as Maxis looks to expand its captives business across Asia. Under the terms of the partnership, Maxis will be present at Parima’s two regional conferences in 2018, in Bangkok in May…