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ABA Commercial Lending Schools

April 25 - May 1, 2020 • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX


Take your lending career to the next level by joining us at one of three ABA Commercial Lending Schools, and benefit from immersive learning for lending and credit personnel. Enhance proficiencies essential to win in today's marketplace and increase bank profitability. Learn from the best and brightest, shape your professional network, and gain insight into best practices.

Learn in one week what could take years to learn on the job. You'll build your expertise, sharpen your competitive edge, gain the regulators' perspective, and build a nationwide network of peers. The foundational school features daily simulations modelled after real-life bid sessions. Gain hands-on experience in a fun, risk-free environment.




Master Analytical Credit Skills

Perfect for lenders who want to master their analytical credit skills and hone their skills in developing credit analyses, understanding pricing models, and crafting successful lending strategies. 





Take it to the Next Level

Perfect for lenders with management responsibilities, complex portfolios, and credit analysis expertise. Students will hone their skills in high-level credit risk management, loan portfolio management, and loan and transfer pricing..


 Agricultural Lending


​Develop Specialized Skills for Successful Ag Lending

Perfect for lenders working with agricultural business loans, students will hone their skills in building reliable projections in an environment of commodity price volatility, and employing agri-business-specific inspection techniques.


 Pre-Session Workshop


Drill Down into Commercial Lending's Key Data Points

The Financial Statement Analysis for Lenders Workshop delivers a deeper understanding of common accounting entries, the ability to construct a direct cash flow statement, and insight into interpreting the key ratios uses in credit analysis. 

Program Questions? Please contact Susan Bonney for more information.