February 2021

Featured Learning and Development Opportunities
Virtual Operations & Technology Conference - Feb. 24-25
We’ve got two powerhouse fintech sessions lined up for the Virtual Operations and Technology Conference Feb. 24-25. The OCC’s Chief Innovation Officer will be with us, as will other high profile fintech leaders. Here is the full conference agenda. With no travel involved and hours of unique programming, this virtual event is an incredible value. Most, if not all sessions, will be recorded and available for viewing for a limited time after the event. And we have set up a special LinkedIn group for participants to encourage networking and connections in the virtual space. See more details and register here.
Marketing Six Pack Virtual Conference - Kicks off March 16
Take a break from your busy day at the bank with our six pack of amazing professional development sessions for bank marketers this spring. First up, on March 16, is “The LinkedIn Guy,” Gregg Burkhalter, whose session will show you what you should be doing daily on LinkedIn to build your personal brand, grow your professional network, and increase brand exposure for your bank. See the full lineup of sessions happening on six consecutive Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. and register here.
Virtual HR Professionals Institute - March 24-26
The way we work has changed so much during the past year, so we’ve put together an event for HR pros designed to help you successfully manage your teams. The GBA HR Committee has put together a virtual conference agenda that focuses on new ways of doing business. Among the highlighted sessions are. We’ve adjusted pricing for this as a special virtual event, so you get hours of programming at a great value. Recordings of sessions, as allowed by presenters, will be available to presenters for a limited time so that you may watch at your convenience. See more details and register here.
Several In-House Webinars Coming Up in March
Click the links below to learn more.
Georgia Banking School - May 2-7, 2021, Athens
For more than 50 years, the school has developed generations of Georgia bank leaders who shape the industry in our state. It offers everything you want and expect from an investment in banker education, specifically preparing the next generation of bank leaders, building the pool of management-level talent in your bank, and connecting students to the most knowledgeable industry experts and a community of fellow bankers. Enroll here.
GBA Compliance School - Year One - May 2-7, 2021, Athens
The school’s new, Year One curriculum will provide students with a solid foundation on compliance fundamentals and ensures that a bank’s internal compliance program is sufficiently comprehensive to avoid costly compliance violations. Enroll here.
Facilitated Online Courses
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Self-Paced Online Courses

See a list of all the self-paced courses we have to offer here. (click "member" status)

ABA Certificates

Certificates build the skills necessary for a specific position in the bank and can be taken entirely online as a certificate curriculum. The programs are continually reevaluated and refined to reflect the current needs of bankers in their jobs today and changes in the industry. There are multiple certificates available in each of the categories below.
  • Business Banking & Commercial Lending
  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Retail Banking & Marketing
  • Wealth Management & Trust
  • Executive Education
See all available certificates here. (click "member" status)