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CAS Reinsurance Management

The reinsurance industry is an internationally active sector. Switzerland and Germany are not just the countries of the two world market leaders, but also global centers for reinsurance. In the conflict area of risk and return, reinsurance plays an important role: Risk profiles characterized by natural hazards and new technologies pose ever-greater challenges for risk management. At the same time, the industry is part of a dynamic capital and financial world which is looking for new opportunities. CAS in Reinsurance Management provides an overview of current developments in the reinsurance industry and its environment, delivers the latest scientific methodological and specialist knowledge, and addresses the most compelling issues with the help of industry experts.

At a glance

Qualification: Certificate of Advanced Studies in Reinsurance Management (12 ECTS)

Start: 16.04.2020

Duration: 14 days

Costs: CHF 9'500.00 / € 8'725.00


ZHAW School of Management and Law in Winterthur, two minutes from the central railway station.

Language of instruction: English

Objectives and content

Target audience

The CAS in Reinsurance Management is aimed at specialists from insurance and reinsurance companies in Switzerland, Germany and Austria who have a university degree (university, ETH, university of applied sciences) and at least three to five years’ experience in the industry. Previous management experience is desirable, as are completed in-house training and continuing education courses.


The certificate course provides ambitious specialists and business leaders with the necessary technical fundamentals, methods, and tools to master the present and future challenges of the reinsurance industry in a challenging specialist or leadership role.


In Module 1 (Management in Reinsurance), the focus is on business models and management as well as sectors and customers. Module 2 (Risk and Technology in Reinsurance) deals with the topics of risk and capital as well as data and technologies. In addition to deepening participants’ specialization competence, the principal aim is to expand their problem-solving and analytical competence, as well as their reflective and judgment skills.

  • Modul 1:
    Business Models and Management
    Business Lines and Customers
  • Modul 2:
    Risk and Capital
    Data and Technologies

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16.04.2020 15.03.2020

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