Is the leading Australian publication on this complex area directed at students, financial planners, insurance professionals and the general public.
This essential guide provides practical instruction that will enhance financial planning and insurance curriculums. Insurance and Risk Management provides a clear analysis of the principles of insurance and the types of insurance products available, as well as a comprehensive discussion on insurance law, risk identification and management, regulation, compliance, ethics and advisers’ due diligence responsibilities when providing advice on financial products.
Provides a practical explanation of risk management and its application
Explains complicated and technical general and life insurance concepts in plain English
Empowers readers to present life and general insurance risk management solutions in an authoritive and professional manner
Provides readers with a detailed explanation of the theory of ethics and its application in the workplace
Assists learning with study questions, references and further reading
About the Author:
Dr John Teale has worked in the general and life insurance industries for almost 40 years. He has served in executive roles with global general and life insurers and has operated his own successful financial services and insurance brokerage company. Until recently he was a senior lecturer in financial planning at the University of New England, Armidale and the University of the Sunshine Coast. He also was a foundation committee member of the Financial Planning Education Council and a member of the U.S. based Financial Planning Standard’s Board education working group. He is also the author of several highly acclaimed peer reviewed academic papers on Self Managed Superannuation Funds, the education of financial advisers and guidance on advisers’ due diligence responsibilities when providing advice on financial products to aged clients.
Dr Teale is now retired with his wife Judy to their beach house in Woodgate, Queensland from which they travel extensively. He is still keenly interested in his lifelong vocation of insurance and still reads and researches actively in this area. The insurance industry is a challenging and dynamic industry and offers any young person a wonderful opportunity to pursue a lifelong and rewarding career.