University of cologne - Business School

Leading Insurance Transformation


Certified advanced training to become a digital transformation leader in the insurance companies of tomorrow

The insurance industry is undergoing a profound transformation. In an increasingly complex and dynamic environment, new approaches and skills are needed to remain competitive and shape the future of the industry. Well-trained, adaptive and innovative professionals make the difference. The InsurLab Academy is a collaboration between InsurLab Germany e.V. and the University of Cologne Business School with the aim of accelerating digital and sustainable transformation processes and promoting cross-company collaboration. On this basis, the InsurLab Academy offers a unique and tailored range of courses to strengthen the future competencies of insurance companies and their executives.

Please note: the programme is taught in German.


Key Facts



Modul 1: 2-3 May 2023 / 14 -15  September 2023
Modul 2: 24 -25  May 2023 / 27 -28 September 2023
Modul 3: 21 -22  June 2023 / 17 -18 October 2023



6 course days (3 modules each 2 days)






Universität of Cologne,
InsurLab Germany e.V. and
member companies

Work experience

Work Experience

Work Experience



Issued by University of Cologne Business School and InsurLab Germany



€3,890 (regular price)
€2,890 (for InsurLab member)

You want to become a member? Find more information here.



All modules at one glance

Modul 1

Leading Change:
„Leading change and managing it effectively“

New Leadership:
Leading Effectively in Transformation

Transforming Business:
Mobilising the organisation for change as a leader

Executing Change:
Innovative methods for effective transformation


Modul 2

Re-Designing the Insurance Value Chain:
"Rethinking Customer Journeys with Data"

Envisioning a data driven Company
Identifying potentials, creating a vision and a target picture

Strategising data driven transformation
Designing the path to a data driven company

Implementing data driven transformation
Implementing data driven strategy in customer journeys and value chains

Modul 3

Explore new Business:
"Leading into the future through new sustainable business models“

Ecosystems & Beyond Insurance
Developing and implementing business models

Managing Innovation
From ideation to venture building to lead new sustainable business models to profitability

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.


  • Benefit from an in-class programme with the perfect combination of science and practice

  • Identify opportunities and risks of technological and sustainable trends and become a transformation shaper in your own company

  • Expand your network and benefit from peer-learning by exchanging ideas with executives from other companies


  • Practical and interactive discussions, case studies, best practices

  • Insights into the working atmosphere of innovative member companies on-site

  • Supporting programme with joint events in the evening

  • Certificate upon successful participation of all three modules

  • Admission to the Alumni Circle

Target Audience

The Digital Insurance Transformation certificate programme is aimed at executives from the insurance industry and insurance-related industries who want to effectively and efficiently set the framework for digital and sustainable transformation in their company.

Your contact person

Janna Pressentin

Janna Pressentin

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 221 470 6614

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