Practical Considerations for Basic Predictive Modeling Webcast


August 16, 2016

  • Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving


The presenters of this webcast both have extensive experience in predictive modeling and have recently produced research on predictive modeling for the SOA. This webcast will focus on preparing attendees to begin their first predictive modeling project and discuss a few of the challenges that an aspiring predictive modeling practitioner could encounter while developing their first project. The presenters will also discuss their experiences, provide insight on strategies and share practical tips to overcome such challenges.




Demonstrating the listening, writing and speaking skills required to effectively address diverse technical and nontechnical audiences in both formal and informal settings.

Professional Values

Adhering to standards of professional conduct and practice where all business interactions are based on a foundation of integrity, honesty and impartiality.

External Forces & Industry Knowledge

Identifying and incorporating the implications of economic, social, regulatory, geo-political and business changes into the design and delivery of actuarial solutions.


Initiating, innovating, inspiring, creating or otherwise acting to influence others regardless of level or role toward a common goal.

Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration

Creating mutually beneficial relationships and work processes toward a common goal.

Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Applying the actuarial knowledge, skills and judgment required to provide value-added services.

Strategic Insight & Integration

Anticipating trends and strategically aligning actuarial practice with broader organizational business goals.

Results-Oriented Solutions

Providing effective problem solving that addresses relevant interests and needs.