The VBA offers a variety of seminars/institutes on specific, functional areas of the bank and also on personal development topics. Contact Walt Lyons for more information.
Fundamentals of Credit Analysis
This program has been designed for lenders and credit analysts who require the knowledge to analyze the credit-worthiness of businesses. Course participants will learn how to analyze the financial statements of various types of businesses and how to structure financing packages. Case studies of actual businesses will be utilized to demonstrate standard credit analysis techniques.
Supervisor Boot CampParticipants will find this 2-day experiential training opportunity invigorating, motivating and applicable to managing and supervising others. If your bank strives to keep supervisors on the competitive edge, then this high impact workshop is exactly what you are looking for!
Back to School at the VBA
This one-day program is designed to provide training to bankers interested in making a difference in economic and financial education in their local schools.
Ranging from 2-4 days, these programs focus on specific areas such as lending or compliance to give bankers a comprehensive overview of the skills and knowledge needed to excel in that function. Content is usually presented at the intermediate level with the exception of the Compliance School which is geared towards personnel new to this arena. Dynamic and knowledgeable instructors and extensive peer interaction in a relaxed, academic environment further enhance the overall learning experience.
AML & BSA School
The Bank Secrecy Act School is a two-day program designed to encompass the broad range of topics found within the realm of the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering.
Commercial Lending School
While “relationship-based” lending is one of the foundations of community banking, today’s economic environment demands a complete understanding of your borrower’s repayment capacity. This course focuses on the fundamental concepts that lenders must understand when underwriting commercial loan requests.
The Compliance School is designed for entry-level compliance personnel to help build a solid foundation toward bank compliance. It will also cover any new regulation updates. The one day Advanced Session is geared for more seasoned professionals and will cover any new regulation changes.
Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management
Through the use of highly qualified instructors and a challenging curriculum, the VBA School of Bank Management is designed to provide a multi-dimensional educational experience in banking. Upon completion of three one-week summer sessions and eight home study problems, students will have developed a range of skills that should both enhance current performance and qualify them as candidates for advancement.
Executive Leadership Institute
The Executive Leadership Institute is a five month leadership development program designed to actively enhance the leadership, organizational and performance skills of the highly-motivated, high-potential banker who is currently in or progressing toward a senior level position.