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ABA Commercial Lending School - Advanced

April 28 - May 3, 2019 • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

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2018 Schedule  |  2018 Course Catalog  |  2018 Faculty  |  Advisory Board

Schedule and curriculum details for 2019 will be updated soon.

The only national program of its kind, the ABA Commercial Lending School - Advanced offers unique access to nationally-known instructors, and a network of industry peers based all across the country. The School explores the challenges and issues you face daily.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore how the changing economy is affecting your bank
  • Define your bank's strategy for setting risk
  • Gain an understanding of the leadership motives that drive a bank's lending strategy
  • Position yourself on a trajectory of professional success and personal growth.

Course Highlights

The Business Lending Leadership course is designed to develop or enhance leadership skills and address the broad list of responsibilities necessary to effectively supervise this business line. Specific training is provided on how to oversee all of the activities necessary to originate, analyze, underwrite, process, close, service and collect business loans. Topics covered include:

  • Sales - meeting budget goals while maintaining quality standards
  • Administration - exploration of the attention needed to perform critical tasks
  • Performance Standards - effective delegation of tasks to achieve results
  • Ethical Leadership - creating expectations, transparency, and trust
  • Managing People - effective leadership in today's environment.

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Program questions? Please contact John Capotosto for more information.


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