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Course Descriptions

Please select a course from the list below for more information. Please note that you must complete the Web Based Training for Overview and General Liability before attending all of the other training. Each takes about 6-8 hours so keep that in mind when signing up. For times and locations, see the listing of scheduled classes. We are also willing to consider new courses requested by clients. Feel free to contact our training staff to discuss these options.

Web Based Training
AXIS Overview Training
GGY is pleased to announce availability of our online Overview training. This training provides important prerequisites for our other training sessions and MUST be completed prior to attending any session. You can begin the training immediately by clicking the link above or to the left. This session should take about 6-8 hours to get the most out of it.
General Asset Training
GGY is pleased to announce availability of our online General Asset training. This training extends the capabilities of any AXIS user who has completed the overview training but still has limited experience with modeling assets in AXIS. This session introduces users to the fundamental aspects of the asset module in AXIS. You can begin the training immediately by clicking the link above or to the left. This session should take about 6-8 hours to get the most out of it.
General Liability Training
GGY is pleased to announce availability of our online General Liability training. This training will provide a basic understanding of modeling liabilities in AXIS and is a prerequisite to all liability module specific training ( Regular, Par, Universal Life, Disability, Annuity and Group Annuity). You MUST complete it before attending any of these sessions. You can begin the training immediately by clicking the link above or to the left. This session should take about 6-8 hours to get the most out of it.

Formula Tables Training
GGY is pleased to announce availability of our online Formula Tables training. This training provides important information about creating and using AXIS Formula Tables and should be completed before attempting to use them. You can begin the training immediately by clicking the link above or to the left.

Regular Training Sessions
Module Specific Training
Sessions are offered for each of the liability modules of AXIS.
Reinvestment
This full day session will introduce experienced AXIS users to analyzing balance sheets and income statements in AXIS and setting up Reinvestment Strategies.
DataLink Training
This full day session introduces those users with some familiarity with AXIS to seriatim processing, building and updating of AXIS objects.  AXIS DataLink is used to link users' source information with AXIS.  Using AXIS DataLink in Asset and Liability applications will be covered during this session.  

Tools in AXIS for Better Efficiency
As we work through each project, we will use many tricks and tools to accomplish things more quickly and efficiently. Users will get introduced to several "hidden" features as well as many key basic features of AXIS. Users will also be provided a document with step-by-step instructions on how to make use of the different tools introduced.

Stochastic Processing
With the improving speed of computers, actuarial analysis has become more and more about stochastic analysis. In this session, we will introduce Stochastic Processing. This component of StochasticTools offers much more power in setting up and analyzing large numbers of scenarios. It also opens the door to computer-intensive Stochastic-on-Stochastic runs.

Introduction to ScenarioTools
This half-day session introduces experienced AXIS users to stochastic generation of economic scenarios and their uses within AXIS asset and liability modules.
Advanced Training Sessions
Advanced Topics
These sessions cover a variety of topics for the advanced user.
AXIS in a Production Environment
This session covers topics related to running AXIS in a production environment.

New Features Training
This session will take you through recent changes to the system. We are constantly adding functionality to the system and the more you know about these changes, the more productive you will be with the system.

 

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