Insurance Innovation in the Age of Data

Academic rigor, research and insights with the latest advanced insurtech practices from across the globe; strategic and actionable – and in engaging formats.
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Programme overview

This online executive education course offers a unique combination of academic rigor, research and insights with the latest advanced insurtech practices from across the globe; strategic and actionable – and in engaging formats.

A business course that speaks at the right executive level. That only speaks about data in terms of how they add value; how you can grow your business. Where you can Learn from the Leaders.

Grow your business. Learn from the leaders.

Contact person

Learn more about the programme in a personal conversation.

Christoph Peter

Dr. Christoph Peter Executive Education Director

Programme details

Programme type






Number of ECTS credits



9 weeks




CHF 2'500

Target group

C-Level, Functional Manager, Functional Specialist, High Potential, Senior Manager

Next date

Start date: 27.09.2023
Application deadline: 15.09.2023
places available

Target Audience

This course is for you if…

  • You are a senior insurance executive working in one of the retail verticals. The course is not designed for consultants or representatives of tech providers (sorry!).
  • You are responsible for a part of the business, member of a management team, head of a line of business, leading a business function, responsible for partnerships, or involved in strategy, innovation or transformation – or planning to do that shortly. Data is the business of every insurance executive.
  • You are eager to know more about new opportunities fueled by new data streams and new advanced analytics. Curious about the next level of innovation. Where is the most potential?
  • You want to prepare your team and organisation for the future of insurance, making it ready for the future. Where to start? How to navigate?
  • You believe in constant learning. You always want to challenge yourself, learn new things and keep developing yourself throughout your career.
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The course focuses on the central role of data in insurance innovation and will help insurance executives gain a new perspective on the impact of data on the future of insurance. The course consists of 9 modules, combining the latest in academic foundational thinking with practical examples from insurtech leaders, insurance executives and thoughtleaders.

Your Benefit

We will provide participants with a new type of online experience, focused on brief speaker presentations with lots of interaction. The course includes a range of real use cases from compelling speakers and companies, providing participants with the opportunity to engage directly with the presenters.

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Program structure

The course kicks off on September 27th, 2023. Classes are online, 2 hours per week, conveniently scheduled at the end of the workday on Tuesdays. There will be ample time for interactive Q&A and discussion sessions to develop key takeaways that participants can directly apply in their companies.


DIA’s mission is to accelerate insurance innovation by connecting insurance executives with insurtechs through DIA’s multiple thought leadership platforms. Applying our expertise to executive education with the academic authority in insurance, the University of St. Gallen’s Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG) is a logical next step for your further education. Want to get detailed information about the different modules, including insurance leaders that will be speakers during the course and the engaging formats? Request the course brochure here or apply for the course right away!

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Do you require further information?

I am gladly available for you and look forward to hearing from you.

Christoph Peter

Dr. Christoph Peter Executive Education Director

Why University of St.Gallen

The HSG - your partner for first-class executive education in Switzerland

At the University of St. Gallen (HSG), you can choose from one of the largest executive education portfolios in the German speaking region – the right programme for your needs and career objectives. The renowned quality and practical relevance of the learning experience convinces more than 6000 participants per year. Profit from an Executive Degree from St.Gallen – the best business school in the German-speaking world – and get ahead in your career!

  • For high-quality teaching and executive training by top researchers

  • For competent executives

  • For Lifelong Learning

  • For international collaborations

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