University of cologne - Business School

Digital Insurance Transformation


The certificate programme Digital Insurance Transformation is a result of the cooperation between the Unversity of Cologne Business School and InsurLab Germany. It provides participants with an overview of current technological trends, gives you tools to design your own digitalisation in an innovative and holistic way and shows how to implement it in your insurance company in an effective way. Please note: the programme is taught in German.


Key Facts



12 days in 3 months

each day from 9.00 until 17.00 h



12 course days






University of Cologne

Work experience

Work Experience

At least 1 year



Issued by University of Cologne Business School and InsurLab Germany



7,500 € (regular price)

6,000 € (for InsurLab members)
You want to become a member? Find more information here.



All modules at one glance

Modul 1 DIT

Modul 1

Digital Transformation
Tue, October 26, 2021

  • Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Key Trends & Fields of Action
  • Business Model Innovation

Business Pattern & InsurLab Academy Introduction
Wed, October 27, 2021

  • Business Pattern Workshop
  • Programme overview


Modul 2 DIT

Modul 2

Entrepreneurship as a mindset
Tue, December 7, 2021

  • Start-Up Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship
  • Agile methods & Lean Start-up
  • Business Modeling & Planing

Innovation Management
Wed, December 8, 2021

  • Identification of innovation potential
  • Elements of change processes
  • The role of innovation managers
  • Innovation Road Map

Modul 3 DIT

Modul 3

Agile Management I
Tue, January 11, 2022

  • Lean Management
  • Scrum & Kanban
  • Structure of Team and Meetings
  • Integration of Design Thinking in agile processes

Agile Management II
Wed, January 12, 2022

  • Implementation of agile management in business
  • Change Management
  • Live simulations
  • Digital Tools

Modul 4 DIT

Modul 4

New Way of Working
Tue, February 15, 2022

  • Marketing development & Trends
  • Changes in the insurance business
  • Workplace concepts
  • Putting it into praxis

Design Thinking Workshop
Wed, February 16, 2022

  • Problem Framing
  • Need Finding
  • Idea generation & variety
  • Prototyping

Modul 5 DIT

Modul 5

Customer Experience
Tue, March 29, 2022

  • Approaches & Theories
  • Digital Customer Journey
  • Multiple Customer Touchpoints

Social Media & Influencer Marketing
Wed, March 30, 2022

  • Digital Transformation in marketing
  • Social media as part of marketing strategy
  • Influencer marketing: relevance, management & strategies

Modul 6 DIT

Modul 6

Technology Trends & ethical challenges
Tue, May 3, 2022

  • market overview & customer focus
  • Customer requirements & Tech development
  • Analytics & Big Data
  • Ethical challenges of digitalisation

Wed, May 4, 2022

  • Start-up introduction:
  • TrustCerts
  • LiveEO
  • Fintechsystems GmbH

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University of Cologne Business school

InsurLab Germany e.V.

InsurLab Germany is an initiative that aims to strengthen the insurance landscape in Germany since 2017. Start-ups and universities are networked with insurance companies, leading service providers and experts in the industry. As a result, joint projects, events and workshops are to be created that will help transform and digitise the insurance industry in Germany.

Are you interested in becoming a member? You can find more information here.


  • Get an overview of the fundamental components of the digital transformation process.
  • Question and expand the technological maturity of your own digital business processes.
  • Identify the opportunities and risks of technological trends and receive impulses for the implementation in your own insurance company.
  • Extend existing business models with customer-centric approaches.


  • Expert knowledge at first hand
  • Interactive lectures, discussions, best practice sharing
  • Networking and exchange opportunities
  • Market trends, case studies and reports
  • Consideration of technological as well as business management aspects

Target Audience

The Certificate Programme Digital Insurance Transformation as well as the individual modules address specialists and executives of the insurance industry, who want to acquire sound knowledge of digital transformation and actively shape and drive this process forward in their companies.

Your contact person

Marketing and Admissions Manager

Janna Pressentin

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 221 470 6614

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Marketing and Admission Manager

Juliana Milla

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 221 470 76337

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