Have you ever avoided a tough conversation because you don’t like conflict? Many leaders avoid tough conversations for multiple reasons, generally boiling down to fear. If you could release that fear and build your courage muscles, would you be willing to learn new skills and commit to taking new action? If yes, join Karen Butcher, communication coach and trainer, for this challenging session on Courageous Conversations.
The Virginia Bankers Association and Brown, Edwards & Company, L.L.P. are partnering to host two virtual peer group meetings in 2023. The purpose of these exchanges is to provide a platform to network, find answers, solutions and best practices to common issues and problems.
You don’t master the art of leading and managing through luck; you master it with training, experience, self-learning, and applying best practices. As a supervisor, you must have the attitude, aptitude, skill-set, confidence, persistence, and commitment to excel in this multi-tasking, challenging role. This training will help take your expertise to a new level as you learn how to collaborate and coach your employees to excel on the job.
The VBA Performance Excellence Conversation Series is a subscription-based monthly audio series created in partnership with Dave Martin with bankmechanics and is designed to be utilized to engage, inform and motivate your teams. Dave uses humor, storytelling and authenticity to address topics like motivation, employee engagement, business development, culture and performance excellence.
The VBA Connect|Protect Experience is an event for marketing, HR, retail baking, training, security, ERM, operations and technology and compliance professionals that will uncover new ideas, trends and developments in banking.
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.
For over a decade, the VBA’s Executive Leadership Institute
(ELI), a 5-month leadership development program for highly
motivated and high potential bankers who are currently in or
progressing toward a senior level position, has been known for
its intense level of connection, learnings and peer relationships
that are fostered by its in-person format and deep content.
This conference is designed for emerging banking leaders and members of the Virginia Bankers Association Emerging Bank Leaders (EBL) group. This conference will give Emerging Bank Leaders the opportunity to share ideas and network with peers from across the state. You do not have to be an EBL member to attend.
American Bankers Association (ABA), Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) and Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) are joining together to host the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit for bankers nationwide. This virtual event is designed to help bankers become an agent of change for the banking industry and for the community.