Department of Insurance & Risk Management



IRM aims to serve the learning and developmental needs of emerging markets in the context of their contemporary challenges in Insurance sector.

With a solid stakeholders support, IRM is committed to assist in expertise development in the area of insurance, risk management and other related disciplines in emerging markets.

IRM conducts research programs that are directly related to the above disciplines and also provides consultancy & advisory services.

Specific Research & Consultancy areas include but not limited to: Microinsurance, Bancassurance, Claims management and handling, Alternative Risk Financing/Transfer, Risk Management, Insurance Intermediations, Customer Care, Distribution, Regulation and Compliance.



Programs Offered:

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance—PT (3 Months)
  • Basic Certificate in Insurance & Social Protection—FT & PT (1 year)
  • Ordinary Diploma in Insurance & Risk Mgt—FT & PT (2 years)
  • Bachelor of Science in Insurance & Risk Management – FT & PT (3 years)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Insurance & Risk Management—FT (12 Months) & PT (18 Months)


IRM’s Research and Consultancy section aims to assist clients in the business and public sectors in a broad area in policy and strategic decisions. IRM conducts R & C activities in collaboration with a team of industry experts who are highly qualified experts and established in insurance industry organizations in a wide range of specializations.


Head of Department: Mr. Arthur Ngasani

Coordinator: Mr. Lufunga Musa

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