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Exam FAM-S Bootcamp

By: Abdallah

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Overview: This highly intensive, 3-part live online instruction course will meet on the three Saturdays leading up to the exam with Professor Anas Abdallah. During the live sessions the exam material will be reviewed, with special focus on harder topics, common errors, and exam strategy. Professor Abdallah will guide the class through key examples and answer any particular questions you’d like to discuss. The live bootcamp sessions are recorded and hosted privately for viewing in case you miss a session or want to review a past session. Beyond that, the professor will assign select review exercises to guide your study (through Academic Goal) and be available for Q&A email correspondence. 

November 2024 Sitting 

  • First review date: Saturday, September 14, 2024

  • Second review date: Saturday, September 28, 2024

  • Third review date: Saturday, October 5, 2024

  • Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET (There will be an additional optional 30 minutes at the end if there are more questions). 


About your Professor

Anas Abdallah obtained his Engineering and master’s degree in Mathematical and Statistical Modeling from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquees (INSA), in France. He then decided to undertake a MSc. and then a PhD in Actuarial Science, in Canada. His applied thesis has been awarded the Hachemeister prize, by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) in 2016, to recognize the impact on the actuarial industry in North America. Anas has an extensive work experience in the insurance industry (2011-2018), where he had the opportunity to work in Corporate Actuarial Services, Research and Innovation team, and Actuarial Pricing & Segmentation department. He joined McMaster University in 2019 as an Assistant Professor in the department of Mathematics & Statistics and he is also the Actuarial and Financial Mathematics (AFM) program coordinator. Thanks to the applied research and engagement with the industry, the AFM program was awarded the 2020 CAS University Award. Anas Abdallah’s research lies in the area of Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance, and more particularly in pricing/ratemaking and reserving.

Some restrictions apply

  • Access via “My Account/My Learning Tools” section of your account or visit

  • Single user (sharing and/or resale is prohibited)  

  • No returns

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