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Seminars, Webinars and Workshops

MMA wants clients and the business public to understand risk and how it can be prevented. By gaining a better understanding of business risk and how insurance and risk management practices can be used effectively to prevent risk, you’ll be able to make the best decisions for you and your organization.

Broadly, our topics include:

  • Human resources
  • Health management
  • Safety and loss control
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Claims management and prevention
  • Commercial property & casualty insurance
  • Employee benefits


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EventsEvents Overview
We offer several insurance and risk prevention seminars and workshops, and online Webinars (most of which are free) to help you understand risk, how it affects you and what you can do about it.
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SeminarsRisk Prevention & Insurance Seminars
Upcoming risk prevention seminars offered by Marsh & McLennan Agency.
Health Care Ricochet - How the ACA Affects Workers’ Comp
Event Postponed
In this panel presentation, you’ll hear directly from insurance carriers how they see the interconnectedness affecting employers.
Succession Planning and Knowledge Transfer
Succession Planning & Knowledge TransferThursday, June 4, 2015, 8:30-11 AM - Golden Valley
Learn the skills needed to develop succession and knowledge transfer programs.
WebinarsWebinars Overview

Upcoming risk prevention Webinars offered by Marsh & McLennan Agency.

Affordable Care Act - A Mid-Year Update
Thursday, June 18, 2015, 1-2 PM CST
Health Care Reform has left many employers feeling unprepared and ill-equipped to make educated decisions about their benefit plans.
What's Trending in Employee Benefits Compliance
Thursday, July 16, 2015, 1-2 PM CST
As employers continue to struggle with rising health care costs and the administrative burdens of health care reform, new products and solutions are being presented as a way to minimize those concerns.
WorkshopsWorkshops Overview
Upcoming risk prevention workshops offered by Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC.
Loss Control for Contractors
Learn about loss control and risk prevention for contractorsWednesday, May 27, 2015, 8-10:30 AM - Brooklyn Park, MN
Join us for an in-depth discussion on current issues surrounding risk in the contracting world.
On-Site Clinics
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:30-11 AM, Brooklyn Park, MN
Overview of on-site clinics and how implementing them can reduce health care costs.
Charity ChallengeBriefly From Bill - 2012 Charity Challenge
Sept. 19, 2012--Last week MMA celebrated its 2012 Charity Challenge, which is our capstone philanthropic event. I was extremely proud to present more than $250,000 to Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota and College Possible.
Past Charity Challenges
See what we've done in years past.
Charity Challenge Supporters
Many, many thanks to you for taking up our challenge. We couldn't do it without you!
2014 Charity Challenge | Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC
Marsh & McLennan Agency's 2014 Charity Challenge campaign has a goal of raising $250,000 by August 29 for three non-profit organizations: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, College Possible and St. David's Center.
2014 Charity Challenge Supporters
Thanks to the donors and contributors to the 2014 Marsh & McLennan Agency Charity Challenge.
2015 Charity Challenge Supporters
Thanks to the donors and contributors to the 2014 Marsh & McLennan Agency Charity Challenge.
2016 Charity Challenge Supporters
Thanks to the donors and contributors to the 2016 Marsh & McLennan Agency Charity Challenge.
Charity Challenge
The 2018 Charity Challenge is here! Each year, MMA leads the charge and teams up with our carrier partners through our Charity Challenge to show our industry's commitment to helping the community.
2017 Charity Challenge Supporters
Thank you to our 2017 Charity Challenge Supporters!
Archived WebinarsWebinar--Leadership Development

Recorded on May 9, 2012, Duration: 1 hour
Developing current and future leaders is critical to the growth and sustainability of any organization. No culture change or employee engagement effort can succeed without quality leaders. Effective leadership development needs to be approached with a long-term strategy, just like any other organizational initiative. 

Webinar--Shifting Patterns of Thinking
Recorded on May 22, 2012, Duration: 1 hour
Leaders need to shift how they think about people and choices in order for culture improvement and employee engagement efforts to succeed. Likewise, sustainable change on an individual level requires people to take ownership of their own engagement and well-being. The key to sustainable change is to move away from trying to change and control behaviors to focusing on shifting how a person thinks about choices.
Webinar--Measuring Safety Culture
Recorded on June 7, 2012, Duration: 1 hour
The safety of your employees is of the utmost importance. Not only do accidents affect your insurance premiums, but they also affect your culture and your most important investment, your employees. They key to creating an excellent safety culture is knowing how to measure it's effectiveness.
Webinar--Effective Safety Committees
Recorded on June 13, 2012, Duration: 1 hour
Having a safety committee seems simple enough, however many organizations struggle with how start and maintain an effective safety committee. While having the best intentions, a committee without the right support and guidance can quickly become defunct.
Webinar--Emod Calculation Changes
Recorded on September 26, 2012, Duration: 30 minutes
Beginning January 2013, the NCCI will make changes to how an employers’ experience modification factor is calculated, which may influence your insurance rates. Learn how these changes may effect you.
Webinar--Implications of the Election on ACA Rules
Recorded on November 15, 2012, Duration: 30 minutes
During this Webinar, we will discuss the changes to your benefit and compensation plans you need to be ready for in 2013 as ACA provisions start coming due.
Webinar--Health Care Reform and Compliance Update Q1
Recorded on January 23, 2013, Duration: 45 minutes 
Stay ahead of health care reform and compliance changes. Prevent risk by making sure you have the most recent information.
Webinar--Prevent Turnover with Pre-employment Screening
Presented on January 30, 2013
Prevent employee turnover and see how different pre-employment screening tools can help your organization. Please note: There was a technical issue with the recording, but the presentation is available for download.
Webinar--Trends in Benefits Administration Technology
Recorded on February 12, 2013, Duration: 1 hour
Learn about the latest innovations and trends in benefits administration technology.
Webinar--Understanding Your Surety Relationship
Surety Bonding ServicesRecorded on February 27, 2013, Duration: 45 minutes
Learn how surety bonds can prevent risk to your company.
Webinar--Cyber Liability
Learn common causes of data breaches and some simple risk prevention measures to take within your organization to minimize your cyber liability exposure at this Webinar.Recorded on March 6, 2013, Duration: 1 hour
Cyber liability is an often over-looked risk that every organization faces. Is your data safe? What kind of sensitive information does your company keep that could lead to an exposure that could cause major fiscal damage.
Webinar--Prevent Claims Fraud and Litigation
Recorded on March 13, 2013, Duration: 1 hour
Learn how to keep workers' compensation insurance claims from hurting your culture and balance sheet.
Webinar--Workers' Compensation 101

Recorded on April 10, 2013, Duration: 1 hour
Learn the ins and outs of workers' compensation and how you can prevent risk to your organization.

Webinar--Medical Funding Concepts

Recorded on April 24, 2013, Duration: 1 hour
Learn about the different options available to fund benefits programs and which is best for your organization and balance sheet.

Webinar--Trends in Voluntary Benefits

Recorded on May 8, 2013, Duration: 45 minutes
Voluntary benefits can help a company attract and retain top talent. Learn about national voluntary benefits trends and see how your company stacks up.

Webinar--Learn the Risk Management Center

Recorded on May 28, 2013, Duration: 45 minutes
Learn how to use the Risk Management Center to prevent risk to your organization.

Webinar--Health Care Reform and Compliance Update Q2

Recorded on June 5, 2013, Duration: 45 minutes
Stay ahead of health care reform and compliance changes. Prevent risk by making sure you have the most recent information.

Webinar--Bring Sustainable Culture Change to Your Organization

Recorded on June 12, 2012, Duration: 65 minutes
To make permanent changes to your culture, leaders and employees must be open to changing the way they think about themselves and others.

Webinar--Maximizing Your Surety Credit

Recored on September 25, 2013, Duration: 30 minutes
Learn what you can do to maximize your surety credit and ensure you get the best possible terms and pricing.

Webinar--Health Care Reform & Compliance Update Q4

Recorded on Dec. 11, 2013, Duration: 1 hour
Stay ahead of health care reform and compliance changes. Prevent risk by making sure you have the most recent information.

Webinar -- Health Care Reform
Recorded on September 9, 2014, Duration: 1 hour
Health Care Reform Update
Webinar--Employer Benefits Obligations Post-DOMA

Recorded on Jan. 16, 2014, Duration: 1 hour
Learn about the U.S. v. Windsor decision and its impact on group health plans, to include guidance on imputing income for non-tax dependents.

Webinar--Unweaving the World of Leave Managment

Presented on Feb. 13, 2014
Learn about the legalities and proper procedures for leave management. 

Webinar--Private Exchanges

Recorded on February 27, 2014, Duration: 1 hour
Learn about the evolving private exchange marketplace and what employers need to know when considering a private exchange.

Webinar--Basics of Low-Cost Group Health Plans
Recorded on Feb. 20, 2014, Duration: 1 hour
Learn about "skinny" plans and other ways organizations can comply with health care reform employer mandates.
Webinar--Discrimination Testing

Nondiscrimination testing requirements, Affordable Care Act, Health Care ReformRecorded on March 20, 2014, Duration: 1 hour
During this Webinar you will learn about the Affordable Care Act's rules on discrimination regarding cafeteria plans and self-funded group health plans.  

Workshop--Pay or Play - Minneapolis

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 8:30-10:30 AM
Do you know how health care reform is going to financially impact your organization? Get the numbers and start making your strategic plan by attending this workshop.

Webinar--Mercer Benchmark Survey
Recorded on June 12, 2014. Duration: 1 hour
Review the latest Mercer Benchmark Survey results to help you in evaluating and creating competitive compensation offerings.
Webinar--Wellness Program Legalities
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 1-2 PM CDT
Learn about the legalities of creative benefit designs and the treatment of wellness plans under federal law (HIPAA, ADA, GINA). 
Webinar--Complying with HIPAA Privacy Rules
Comply with HIPAA Privacy Rules. Attend a free Webinar to satisfy your training requirements.Recorded on April 17, 2014, Duration: 1 hour 
This Webinar satisfies HIPAA's training requirement for employees who handle protected health information.
Webinar--Public vs Private Exchanges
Recorded on May 14, 2014, Duration: 1 hour
Learn about the differences between public and private exchanges, the risks and rewards.
Webinar--Employers Playbook - Pay or Play
Join us for a Webinar that will provide insight into the identifying full-time employees and selecting measurement and stability periods for variable-hour employees under the ACA.Recorded on May 15, 2014, Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Learn how to identify full-time employees and how to track measurement and stability periods for hourly employees.
Webinar -- Employers Guide to Surviving an Agency Audit

Recorded on Thursday, August 21, 2014, Duration: 1 Hour
Tips on how to survive an audit by the regulatory agencies with enforcement authority over ERISA and the Affordable Care Act.

Webinar -- Crash Course on Mid-Year Changes to Cafeteria Plans

Recorded on October 16, 2014
Review the events that permit employees to make mid-year changes to cafeteria plan elections

Webinar -- E-mods and Workers' Comp
Wednesday, November 5, 12 -1 PM CDT
Learn how E-mods can have a direct impact on your workers' comp premiums.
Webinar -- Health Care Reform - December
Recorded on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, Duration: 1 hour
Health Care Reform has left many employers feeling unprepared and ill-equipped to make educated decisions about their benefit plans.
Evaluating Your Safety Program
Recorded on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, Duration: 1 Hour
Learn how to use leading safety indicators to gauge your safety program.
Understanding 6055/6056 Reporting Requirements
Recorded on Thursday, February 19, 2015 Duration: 1 Hour
Join us to learn more about the ACA's new reporting requirements that will affect you in 2015.
Self-funding Your Health Plan
Recorded on April 8, 2015, Duration:1 Hour
Self-funding your health can plan can be advantageous for many organizations. Learn about the pros and cons  in light of the ACA.
Compliance Requirements for the Small Employer
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1-2 PM
An overview of the ACA's insurance mandates and market reforms that apply to small employers, and other considerations for small employers.
E-Mods and Workers' Comp
Recorded on May 6, 2015, Duration: 1 hour
Learn how the experience modification rating works and how to ensure you aren't paying any more than neccessary.
Self-Funded Plans in a Post-Reform World
Thursday, March 19, 2015, 1-2 PM
Overview of self-funded plans and a discussion of pros and cons of self-funding in light of the ACA.
Seminar -- An Introduction to Total Worker Health
Recorded on Thursday, February 26, 2015, Duration: 2 Hours
Learn how to use total worker health to prevent risk to your company.