Getting a smart education: Are virtual masterclasses the best way to learn?
25 April, 2023
The first gearshift he points to in the insurance market is the reduction in the number of underwriters offering yacht coverage. “This makes the job of the broker more challenging” notes Huens. Not only are there less underwriters to provide
“And how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? …Every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain.” So exclaimed cartoon anti-hero Homer Simpson, before he goes on to elaborate, “Remember when I took that home wine-making course, and I forgot how to drive?”
While it`s true – as many of us can testify – that as time goes on, we have the impression, like Homer, of forgetting more than we learn, the opportunities for acquiring new knowledge and skills have arguably never been greater. The internet and the virtual world, for all their sins, have opened-up a vast world of information and learning. And all of this available at the click of a button.
Continuous professional education is indeed a requirement for many lawyers, accountants and others, who are expected to undergo a certain number of hours training per year in order to carry on practising. Quaynote and other providers can offer attendees the opportunity to acquire their CPD (continuous professional development) or equivalent points via their participation at industry conferences.
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Getting a smart education