Foundation in Life Insurance Products

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | 1 & 2 July 2024 | 14 CPD Hours

Registration Deadline: 26 June 2024


Welcome to the “Fundamentals of Life Insurance and Product Development” program! This comprehensive learning initiative has been designed to provide participants with a solid understanding of key concepts related to life insurance products, the product development cycle, types of riders, and the structure of life insurance policy provisions contracts.

By the end of this program, participants will not only have a solid grasp of the basic concepts of life insurance but will also be well-versed in the intricacies of product development, types of riders, and the structure of life insurance policy provisions contracts. This knowledge will empower them to navigate the dynamic landscape of the life insurance industry with confidence and expertise.

Recommended For

  • New entrants in the insurance companies / Takaful operators
  • Newly recruited agents

Learning Format

  • In-Person Training

Learning Outcome

  • Understand the basic concept of life insurance products and their purpose in financial planning.
  • Explain the product development cycle, including the stages of design, pricing, underwriting, and distribution.
  • Identify the types of riders that can be added to a life insurance policy to customize coverage.
  • Describe the structure of life insurance policy provisions and contracts, including key terms and conditions.

Foundation in Life Insurance Products

Programme Structure
Meet The Expert
Additional Information

For Inquiries


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Programme Structure

Day 1

  • History
  • Life Insurance Products – Worldwide
  • Types of Life Insurance Products
  • The Pricing Strategy of Life Insurance Products
  • Introduction to New Product Development and Product Life Cycle
  • Reasons for New Product Failures
  • Main Stages in New Product Development:
    » Idea Generation
    » Idea Screening
    » Concept Development and Testing
    » Business Analysis
    » Market Strategy Development
    » Product Development
    » Product Implementation
    » Post Implementation Review
Day 2

Definition of Basic Plans

  • Individual
  • Group

List of Basic Plan

  • Endowment
  • Term insurance
  • Whole Life
  • Investment Link
  • Annuity
  • Hospital and Surgical

Definition of Riders

  • Total Permanent Disability
  • Term Rider
  • Accidental Death Benefit
  • Hospital Income Benefit
  • Waiver of Premium

Standard Policy Provision

  • Basic Plan – Individual
  • Basic Plan – Group
  • Riders



Early Bird (Member)

Single: RM980 | USD230

Register before 17 June 2024

Early Bird (Non-Member)

Single: RM1,080 | USD250

Register before 17 June 2024

Normal Fee (Member)

Single: RM1,080 | USD250

Group of 3: RM930 | USD218

Normal Fee (Non-Member)

Single: RM1,180 | USD272

Group of 3: RM1,030 | USD240

*Fees inclusive of 8% SST (Malaysia Sales and Service Tax)

Meet The Expert

B.Sc (Hons) (UK), MFP(Aust), ANZIIF(Senior Assoc), ChFC, CFP, RFP and Shariah RFP
Elwin has been actively involved in insurance industry for more than 25 years. He has held various positions as Manager of Underwriting, Branch Head and Head of Operations and Customers Service. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a Master in Financial Planning. He is also a Senior Associate of The Australian Insurance Institute and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

He currently provides financial planning consultancy to both individual and business owners in the financial services industry. He serves as Treasurer of the Malaysia Financial Planners & Advisers Association.

He also conducts regular trainings in technical insurance with The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) and various other institutions in financial planning for professional examination. He is a certified trainer for MII, RFP programmes and CFP programmes.

Elwin is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Registered Financial Planner (RFP) and Shariah Registered Finnancial Planner (Shariah RFP).

Additional Information


  • Registration can be done via online at
  • As the maximum intake is limited to 25 pax per course, registration will be based on first come first basis.
  • MII practices a ‘no-credit’ policy. As such, all companies and individuals are required to make payment before the commencement of the course.
  • MII reserves the right to reschedule, change the trainer, modify the course content or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notice.
  • Contact person or participants will be notified through the email or phone on the status of the programme
  • Any Cancellation after the closing date is not allowed.

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