University of cologne - Business School

Digital Insurance Transformation


The new 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.


All modules at one glance

further education in the insurance industry

Module 1: Digital Business Strategies

  • Digital transformation strategies
  • Disruptive business models
  • Develop and establish business models

Dates: 26-27.10.2021 (Tue-Wed)*
Duration: 2 days

digitalisation in the insurance industry

Module 2: Digital Innovation & Change

  • Innovation management approaches
  • Disruptive innovations & Design Thinking Workshop
  • Management of (cultural) change processes

Dates: 30.11-01.12.2021 (Tue-Wed)*
Duration: 2 days

Agile Management in insurance companies

Module 3: Lean & Agile Management

  • Agile workflow
  • Scrum & Lean Management
  • New way of working

Dates: 14.-15.07.2021 (Wed-Thu)*
Duration: 2 days

further education for insurance companies

Module 4: Technology Trends & InsurTechs

Relevant technologies, such as:

  • Block Chain & Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data & Internet of Things
  • Insurtech business models

Dates: 27.-28.07.2021 (Tue-Wed)*
Duration: 2 days

Digital Marketing for insurance companies

Module 5: Digital Customer Experience

  • Digital Customer Journey
  • Multiple Customer Touchpoints / Omnichannel
  • Social Media & Influencer Marketing
  • Workshop: Storytelling for insurance companies

Dates: 11.-12.08.2021 (Wed-Thu)*
Duration: 2 days

digital transformation in der insurance industry

Module 6: Leading Digital Business Transformation

  • Entrepreneurship as a mindset
  • Leadership in a virtual team
  • Digitalisation as a ethical condition

Dates: 25.-26.08.2021 (Wed-Thu)*
Duration: 2 days


*Subject to change

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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.



Download the registration form here.

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.

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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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