ABA Lending Certificates
The American Bankers Association offers certificates for lending professionals.
Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending
The ABA Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending focuses on financial statement analysis and commercial lending, will familiarize lenders with both audited and unaudited statements, and fill any gaps in your understanding of credit analysis and underwriting. Pre and post-tests allow seasoned lenders to test out, and more importantly, let the industry know you are “credit trained” and ready to bring in new, qualified business.
Residential Mortgage Lender Certificate
A thorough review of banking, credit analysis, and legal principles that support the mortgage process, underscoring relationship sales skills in addition to the mechanics of the mortgage loan. The certificate is designed for aspiring mortgage lenders and those individuals new to the mortgage area of the bank, including mortgage loan clerks, loan processors, and closers.
Small Business Banker Certificate
Develop the key skills for building trusted relationships with business customers. Discover tactics to better engage customers by understanding their needs and being able to offer appropriate solutions. Develop a broad knowledge of small business-specific products. Learn how to cultivate strong customer relationships. Master best practices for executing sales calls, handling objections, and delivering on-going service. Gain insight into ways to grow your book of business.