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CLBB Continuing Education Credit Options

Pre-Approved ABA Options

The following ABA programs have been pre-approved for Certified Lender Business Banker (CLBB) continuing education (CE) credits as indicated below:

Conferences/Schools - Due to changes in content, new program credits are added 30 days prior to the date of the event. Please check back to see actual credits approved:




Browse Calendar of Events

Program Title Credits
ABA Commercial Lending School - Foundational, April 28 – May 3, 2019 43.50​
ABA Commercial Lending School - Agricultural, April 28-May 3, 2019 42.00​
ABA Commercial Lending School - Advanced, April 28-May 3, 2019 42.50​
Financial Statement Analysis Workshop, April 27-28, 2019 13.50​
ABA Real Estate Lending Conference, April 4-6, 2018
up to 11.25




Browse Available Programs

Program Title Credits
Due Diligence on CRE Appraisals, October 16, 2018 2.00
Commercial Lending Hot Topics, October 11, 2018 2.00
Agricultural Lending: Assessing Your Risk and Calibrating in a Different Environment, July 31, 2018 1.25
Managing CRE Concentration Risk through Effective Loan Review and Stress Testing, March 14, 2018 2.00
Risk Rating: The Cornerstone of Credit Risk Management, February 13, 2018 1.25
Is Your Loan Review Paying Attention to Customer Portfolios?, January 24, 2018 2.00


 Online Training Courses


Course Title Credits
Analyzing Business Financial Statements and Tax Returns 8.00
Analyzing Financial Statements 45.00
Analyzing Personal Financial Statements and Tax Returns 7.25
Appraisals: FIRREA and Interagency Guidelines 1.00​
Appraisals: Reg Z Requirements 0.50​
Banking Fundamentals
BSA/AML: CIP Advanced 0.75
BSA/AML: Complying with the BSA 0.50
BSA/AML: Exempting Customers from CTR Reporting 0.50
BSA/AML: Overview 0.25
BSA/AML: Recordkeeping-Wires, Money Orders, and other Challenges 0.50
BSA/AML: Reporting 0.50
BSA/AML: Risk Assessment and Customer Due Diligence 0.25
BSA/AML: SAR Reporting 1.00
Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending 40.25
Certificate in Lending Compliance 5.25
Commercial Lending 45.00
Commercial Real Estate Lending Decision Process (full curriculum)
Series 1: Types of CRE Loans, Risk Asrea and Performance Drivers
Series 2: The CRE Underwriting Process
Series 3: Financing Different Types of Commercial Properties
Series 4: Understanding & Evaluation Leases, Appraisals and Environmental Assessments
Series 5: Loan Structure & Documentation Considerations
Series 6: Construction Lending

Community Reinvestment Act (Reg BB) 0.75
Community Reinvestment Act, Large Bank (CRA) for Compliance Professionals 2.00
Credit Products for Small Businesses 0.75
Deposit Products and Services for Small Businesses 0.75
Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Reg B) 2.00
Ethical Issues for Bankers 1.00
Extending Credit to Bank Insiders (Reg O) 0.50
Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) (No longer offered)
Fair Lending 1.50
Flood Disaster Protection Act 0.50
Information Security and Red Flags 1.00
Introduction to Agricultural Lending 30.00
Introduction to Analyzing Financial Statements 3.75
Legal Foundations in Banking 37.50
Lending Decision Process (full curriculum)
Series 1: Evaluating Industry, Markets & Management
Series 2: Evaluating Quality of the Borrower's Financial Reports
Series 3: Analyzing the Company's Financial Performance & Financial Condition
Series 4: The Cash Cycle, Seasonality & Discovering Borrowing Causes and Repayment Sources
Series 5: Analyzing Cash Flow Statement & Measuring Repayment Ability
Series 6: The Cash Cycle & Seasonality



Loan Structuring, Documentation, Pricing and Problem Loans 9.00
Loans to Insiders (Reg O) for Compliance Professionals 1.25
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) 0.50
Personal Tax Return Analysis 9.75
Privacy For Customer Contact Personnel 1.00
Qualitative Analysis and Determining a Credit Risk Rating 8.00
Reg Z Credit Cards 0.75
Reg Z HELOCs (Open-End Credit) 0.75
Reg Z HOEPA (Sect. 32) Loans and Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans 1.00
Reg Z Installment and Home Equity Loans (Closed-End Credit) 0.75
Reg Z Mortgages (Closed-End Credit) 0.50
Reg Z Non Home Secured (Open-End Credit) 0.50
Reg Z Overview 1.00
Reg Z Private Higher Education Loans 0.50
Reg Z Reverse Mortgages 0.50
Reg Z Right of Rescission 0.75
Retirement Products for Small Businesses 1.25
Right to Financial Privacy Act (FRPA) 0.75
Understanding Business Borrowers 8.00

Other CE Options and FAQs

See links below for all general types of programs that do and do not qualify for continuing education credits, along with frequently asked questions.

Need to Report CE Credits?


​Questions? Please contact ABA Certifications for more information.


 Important Note


Please note that ABA no longer offers the CLBB Examination. ABA continues to support the CLBB professional certification here for those who have already earned the CLBB and continue to maintain it.