Expert training and education programs to help you better understand catastrophe models

The quantity and scale of catastrophic events around the world is growing and changing. This is creating a global demand for people who can understand and utilize catastrophe models. The mission of the Certified Extreme Event Modeler™ (CEEM) Program is to be a center of excellence for catastrophe risk management training and education.


CEEM Program

This 5-day intensive program for catastrophe modelers gives you insight into the science behind natural catastrophes and a behind-the-scenes look at how catastrophe models are developed and validated. We give you hands-on training in our software and how it can be used to explore the assumptions underlying the models, understand uncertainty, and interpret model results. After completing the program requirements, you become a Certified Extreme Event Modeler.

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Virtual CEEM Program

The Certified Extreme Event Modeler Program has gone virtual! This program consists of everything the in-house program offers but can be taken from the safety of your own home during these uncertain times. With shorter live sessions and more on-demand material, the Virtual program can be adapted to your remote schedule. After completing the program requirements, you become a Certified Extreme Event Modeler.

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Executive Program

Specifically designed to meet the needs of senior management, this 1-2 day program will help you gain new understanding of catastrophe models and model results. The core Executive sessions will give you the tools you need to discuss your company’s risk management approach and ask the right questions of your internal teams and vendors. Additional in-depth courses are tailored to you per your preferences.

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Custom Program for Teams

This flexible program provides an overview of catastrophe models and interpreting model results. Instructors will tailor this 1-3 day program to meet your organization’s needs and address the challenges you face. It is ideal for audiences that may not use Touchstone every day, yet work with model outputs and require robust comprehension of what they represent.

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