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Product Development Strategies (June)

Shape the future success of your products

June 13, 2017
The Alexander, Indianapolis, IN USA

Who Attends

  • Senior managers who design, evaluate, approve, or implement pricing or product decisions.
  • Senior managers in marketing, product development, finance, sales, and strategic planning.     


Take a glimpse into an actuary’s black box and develop an understanding of the constraints and trade-offs that underlie product features and pricing. This industry-specific program provides the opportunity to develop the skills and vocabulary needed to fully engage in product development discussions. Leverage this knowledge to become an effective participant in the discussions that give ultimate shape and market positioning to the product. 

Program Impact

  • Learn about pricing and risk analysis of life insurance annuity products and features. 
  • Identify strategies for risk mitigation and its role in improving product competitiveness. 
  • Understand the value of new business and other measures of product and market performance. 

Meet the Instructor

Arnold Dicke, FSA, is a consultant specializing in reserve and capital reviews, risk analysis, Sarbanes-Oxley readiness, and reinsurance. Previously, he was a senior manager in the actuarial practice of KPMG, and he has served on the boards of directors for the American Academy of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries. Arnold was formerly a senior vice president and chief actuary at ING Re. Earlier, he held similar roles at NY Life, US Life, Equitable, Provident Mutual, and Penn Mutual.


Executive Development Department
Phone: 860-285-7776