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Leading Insurance Transformation

Certified advanced training to become a digital transformation leader in the insurance companies of tomorrow

The insurance industry is undergoing a profound transformation. In an increasingly complex and dynamic environment, new approaches and skills are needed to remain competitive and shape the future of the industry. Well-trained, adaptive and innovative professionals make the difference. The InsurLab Academy is a collaboration between InsurLab Germany e.V. and the University of Cologne Business School with the aim of accelerating digital and sustainable transformation processes and promoting cross-company collaboration. On this basis, the InsurLab Academy offers a unique and tailored range of courses to strengthen the future competencies of insurance companies and their executives.

Please note: the programme is taught in German.


Key Facts



Modul 1: 21.-22. August 2023 Modul 2: 27 -28 September 2023 Modul 3: 17 -18 October 2023


Universität of Cologne, InsurLab Germany e.V. and member companies


Issued by University of Cologne Business School and InsurLab Germany


250 € Early Bird until 30 June 2023 €3,890 (regular price) €2,890 (for InsurLab member)

All modules at one glance

Modul 1

Leading Change: „Leading change and managing it effectively“

  • New Leadership: Leading Effectively in Transformation
  • Transforming Business: Mobilising the organisation for change as a leader
  • Executing Change: Innovative methods for effective transformation

Modul 2

Re-Designing the Insurance Value Chain: "Rethinking Customer Journeys with Data"

  • Envisioning a data driven Company: Identifying potentials, creating a vision and a target picture
  • Strategising data driven transformation: Designing the path to a data driven company
  • Implementing data driven transformation: Implementing data driven strategy in customer journeys and value chains

Modul 3

Explore new Business: "Leading into the future through new sustainable business models“

  • Ecosystems & Beyond Insurance: Developing and implementing business models
  • Managing Innovation: From ideation to venture building to lead new sustainable business models to profitability


InsurLab Germany e.V.

InsurLab Germany is an initiative that aims to strengthen the insurance landscape in Germany since 2017. Start-ups and universities are networked with insurance companies, leading service providers and experts in the industry. As a result, joint projects, events and workshops are to be created that will help transform and digitise the insurance industry in Germany.

Are you interested in becoming a member? You can find more information here.


All information at a glance


  • Benefit from an in-class programme with the perfect combination of science and practice

  • Identify opportunities and risks of technological and sustainable trends and become a transformation shaper in your own company

  • Expand your network and benefit from peer-learning by exchanging ideas with executives from other companies


  • Practical and interactive discussions, case studies, best practices

  • Insights into the working atmosphere of innovative member companies on-site

  • Supporting programme with joint events in the evening

  • Certificate upon successful participation of all three modules

  • Admission to the Alumni Circle

Target Audience

The Digital Insurance Transformation certificate programme is aimed at executives from the insurance industry and insurance-related industries who want to effectively and efficiently set the framework for digital and sustainable transformation in their company.