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TechAssure University Launches With Broad Array of Educational Resources to Support Increasingly Complex Risk Management Needs of Technology Industry

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TechAssure Association and OneBeacon Technology Insurance, a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group, launched TechAssure University to meet the growing needs for corporate training-related services in an increasingly complex insurance, risk management and regulatory environment.

TechAssure University will provide a broad range of customized courses, webinars, private classes and seminars. The topics range from basic commercial insurance and risk management topics, to specialized areas of knowledge including cyberliability, technology errors and omissions, and director's and officer's liability. The program also offers three education tracks:

  • brokerage sales and service
  • specific technical knowledge
  • serving the personal lines needs of high-net-worth executives

OneBeacon Technology Insurance is a lead sponsor of this new online resource and will be providing content developed by its staff of technology insurance experts.

"Every day we see that evolving risk management needs for the technology industry grow more complex," said Julie Davis, executive director of TechAssure Association, Inc. "TechAssure University aims at making sure that our members are prepared to meet those demands effectively and efficiently."

The TechAssure Learning announcement follows on the heels of TechAssure's 2013 Risk Management Survey which reflects the growing list of top risk concerns. "We understand that technology companies are focused on keeping current with risk management practices and this new service demonstrates our commitment to providing insurance and risk management solutions with timely, strategic and streamlined approaches to learning and development. And with the support of OneBeacon Technology, we are confident that the relevance and caliber of our content will be second to none."  New Level Partners will support the new venture to design a curricula that supports the educational program.

TechAssure University is open to the members of TechAssure Association. The association membership will open up an affiliate membership in the fall aimed at a small group of college and MBA graduates and technology transfer professionals in major universities.

About TechAssure Association, Inc.

Founded in 2001, TechAssure has 22 worldwide insurance broker members in seven countries, serving over 4,000 industry clients with annual industry insurance premiums of $1 billion.

The members of TechAssure help a wide range of technology clients develop effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions, so they feel more confident about managing their future.  TechAssure members are affiliated with 48 technology associations throughout the world.

TechAssure Association leads TechAssure University, TechAssure Innovation Labs and is managing partner for VentureInsure.

TechAssure members include:

The Addis Group, AH&T Insurance, AHM Financial Group, Audit & Risk Solutions, Avatar, Bolton & Co, Costello & Sons, Diversified Insurance Group, Giles Insurance Brokers LTD, Globalex, GPL Assurance, Gregory & Appel, IMA Corporation, JJ Wade & Associates, Keaney Insurance Brokers, Mason & Mason Insurance, Plexus Groupe, Prudent Brokers, RJ Ahmann & Co, Roach Howard Smith & Barton, Rollins Agency, Sanderson Risk Advisors. In addition, TechAssure has worldwide innovation partnerships with legal, venture capital and key players in the insurance industry.

Contact:

For more information, contact:  Julie K. Davis, executive director, TechAssure Association, Inc. 512-377-9594, ext 700, email, Web: http://www.techassure.com, Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/techassure

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SOURCE TechAssure Association, Inc.



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