Malaysia: Allianz life aims to recruit more agents in partnership with INSEAD

| 24 Jul 2023

Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad (Allianz Life) aims to recruit 500 graduates into its life insurance agent ecosystem this year following its partnership with renowned business school, INSEAD.

Allianz Life Chief Sales Officer Raymond Cheah said the figure only encompasses mid of this year until the end of 2023 when the graduating programme will be in full swing and garner 1,500 graduates next year to propel its insurance agent recruitment programme.

“The collaboration with INSEAD, which is one of the world’s leading business schools, is to create a training and certification programme aimed at transforming and upskilling the organisation’s life and health business agency salesforce,” he said recently. 

He said this six-month programme is a performance-based qualification initiative that recognises and rewards the top-producers agents across seven markets in Asia and is designed to upskill and revolutionise the learning experience of agents licensed in the Life and Health business. 

“Specially designed and co-created by Allianz and INSEAD, the programme follows a hybrid training model consisting of both online and face-to-face content,” he said. 

On the uniqueness of the collaboration with INSEAD, Cheah said the programme allows access to world-class professors, panel speakers, and industry practitioners, while the curriculum covers a wide range of topics from organisational leadership and customer management to marketing, sales and business strategy, agents will also be able to engage with their peers across the region through proven educational and expand their network while learning from one another. 

“Fully sponsored by Allianz Asia Pacific, the programme offers agents the latest skills and knowledge to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving industry. 

“Top qualifiers will also have the chance to complete their training programme at the INSEAD campus in France, exchanging learning experiences with their counterparts for a truly global educational experience,” he said, reported Bernama.