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ABA Commercial Lending School - Foundational

April 26 - May 1, 2020 • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

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Perfect for those in the earlier stages of their career and who want to hone their credit analysis skills, better understand pricing models, and learn how to build successful lending strategies. The ABA Foundational Commercial Lending School provides deeper insight into credit transaction knowledge and features simulated bid sessions for a hands-on experience in a fun, risk-free environment.

Attendees of the foundational school should have familiarity with contents of the balance sheet and operating statement, auditor's reports, ratio  analysis, cash flow statements, working capital and commercial capital.

If you need more training in commercial lending key data points—or could use a refresher—please enroll in the optional Financial Statement Analysis for Lenders pre-program workshop.

Who Should Attend

  • Lending Officers
  • Credit Analysts
  • Loan Review Officers
  • Branch Managers
  • Business Bankers
  • Business Development Officers
  • Bank Calling Officers
  • Credit Managers

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​Program questions? Please contact Susan Bonney for more information.

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Transcripts and Verification of Attendance for the ABA Commercial Lending School - Foundational are available from 1990 to present.

To request either document, please e-mail Daisy Johnson with the following: Name, School Attended, Year of Attendance, and Location.