Ghana Insurance College (GIC) has held its 15th Graduation ceremony at the La palm Royal Hotel in Accra last week. About 240 students were awarded certificates, and Advanced diplomas for exceptional performance.
A breakdown of students was as follows: 36 graduates received certificates in Insurance programme for the 2021 academic period, 73 Applied Insurance Studies Diplomas, 40 diplomas in E-learning.
13 received the Advanced Diploma in Insurance Life and Health Specialty Area for 2020, 28 received Advanced Diploma in Insurance Broking Track, 16 passed in the Advanced Diploma, majoring in Advanced Claims Management, and 46 received Advance Diploma in Insurance Underwriting Track.
Special awards were given to 3 students in the Certificate in Insurance – they include overall best, Akosua Asieduah Ampong of Ghana National Petroleum Cooperation; while second and third overall best went to Sandra Pinnamang Boateng of SIC Insurance Company and Emmanuel Avoka of Maxmens Con. Ser Ltd., respectively. In the Advanced Diploma Category, the overall best went to Enock Acheampong of Old Mutual Life Assurance Company, while the third overall best was awarded to Diana Ewurabena Arthur.
Special awards were given to students in the Diploma Programme for 2021 section in the Module one category. Francesca Yahann Awotwi-Woanyah of Donewell Insurance Company topped, while Enock Acheampong of Old Mutual Life Assurance Company grabbed the second position.
Module two went to Jennifer Sira Darteh of GLICO General. Module three was worn by Samuel Kwame Amoah of Health Star Clinic. While Module four and five went to Enock Acheampong and Regina Nana Serwaa Asare of Old Mutual Life Company and Phoenix Insurance, respectively.
Special awards were also won in the Diploma in insurance E-learning Programme for 2021. The award-winners include Kenneth Doh and Louis Mawuena Hiagbe, both of Provident Insurance Company, picking up Modules one and two, respectively. Modules three and four were clinched by Araba Adadzewa Asumanu of Enterprise General and Abdul-Hakeem Adams of KEK Insurance Brokers, respectively.
The graduation programme was attended by insurance captains including the High Commissioner H.E Jean Claude Galea Mallia; Dr. Justice Ofori, Commissioner of Insurance; Seth Kobla Aklasi, President of Ghana Insurers Association and Managing Director of Donewell Insurance Company Ltd. Others present were Mr. Richard Okyere, Director GIC.
It will be recalled that the Ghana Insurance College was in line with the objective of contributing more meaningfully toward the advancement of the insurance profession in Ghana and in the industry. The principal stakeholders engaged in the practice of the profession, namely, National Insurance Commission (NIC), Ghana Insurer Association (GIA), Insurance Brokers Association of Ghana (IBAG), Chartered Insurance Institute -Ghana (CIIG), founded the Ghana Insurance College in 2006.