The insurance industry is on the cusp of a huge talent gap, with 25% of the workforce expected to retire by 2020. Developing your leaders is more critical today than ever. We’re here to help.


What is The Council Academy?

The Council Academy is comprised of uniquely interactive programs that are designed to have a qualitative impact on your staff’s performance and growth. Whether you’re looking to improve the leadership skills of your emerging leaders or those climbing the C-Suite ladder, our goal is to provide industry-specific, competency-driven, world class talent development resources for your firm.

How is The Council Academy different?

  • All experiential workshops begin with an assessment to assist participants in getting maximum benefit from the experience
  • Customized exclusively for Council members’ peer-to-peer networking
  • Small class sizes to ensure individualized attention
  • Conducted by experts in the topics being presented
  • Post-workshop follow up to ensure learning transfer
  • Every program may be brought in-house and offered exclusively for your team

Contact Julia Ruiz at if you are interested or have any questions.
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July, 2021

Relationship Economics: Maximizing ROI on Your Business Relationships

July 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pmJuly 15, 2021 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Attendees will learn systematic and disciplined processes to turn everyday contacts into real, meaningful, and value-based relationships. This workshop will help you elevate how you think about, plan for and…

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Exploring the Cyber Risk Environment

July 20, 2021July 29, 2021

This five-part virtual workshop series will help you build your cyber practice and better support your clients by gaining a deeper understanding of current cyber risks. Agenda topics include: the…

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Brand YOU: A Guide to Establishing Your Personal Brand

July 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm EDT

This virtual workshop will help each participant develop, communicate and leverage their unique strengths and capabilities in a way that benefits the industry. By defining personal strengths and attributes within the…

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Aspiring Broker Challenge

July 26, 2021July 30, 2021

The Aspiring Broker Challenge is a fast-paced, immersive exercise to introduce brokerage interns to the world of insurance brokerage. Over the five-day virtual program, conducted by PriSim Business War Games,…

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August, 2021

Broker Smackdown

August 10, 2021August 12, 2021

The Council’s August Broker Smackdown will be held in Chicago in 2021. This 2.5-day virtual program is designed to give emerging leaders an in-depth understanding of how the insurance brokerage business works, how it makes money,…

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Prospecting Effectively: A Formula for Success

August 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pmAugust 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm EDT

Every sales professional needs more ideal prospects in their pipeline. This three-part seminar will focus on the three variables in the “Prospecting Effectiveness” formula. Each session will focus on one…

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September, 2021

It’s All About Risk

September 1, 2021

This self-paced course is designed to educate any new employee about the insurance brokerage space and advance their professional development, tenure and success within a firm. The course serves as…

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Virtual Workshop: Placing Reverse Flow Business in the U.S.

September 14, 2021September 16, 2021

Placing and servicing multinational insurance programs is a complex task at baseline. When a multinational program includes a local subsidiary in the U.S. it becomes exponentially more complex. The U.S.…

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Virtual Workshop: Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

September 15, 2021December 15, 2021

Leading DE&I efforts at your organization takes courage, empathy, and skill. Similar to icebergs, humans reveal only 20% of their authentic selves to the world – while 80% remains hidden…

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Dive In

September 21, 2021September 23, 2021

The Council is proud to continue its support for Dive In, a global festival for Diversity & Inclusion. Dive In 2021 events will take place from September 21-23. This year’s…

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