July 2021

Featured Learning and Development Opportunities
Leadership Conference - July 12-14, Ponte Vedra, FL
We’re just a couple weeks away from our annual Leadership Conference, July 12-14 at the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club, Ponte Vedra, FL. We have a few rooms left, so act quickly to register and reserve your accommodations. If you are a member of a 2021 Leadership Roundtable, your registration is included in your roundtable fee (contact GBA’s Kathy Friestad for the registration code). If you’re already signed up, don’t forget to get your kids registered for the two evening events - click here to do that. That link will also provide access to a detailed conference agenda and all the 4-1-1- you’ll need to make or finalize your plans. Sponsorships are still available. Contact GBA’s Kathy Friestad with questions about sponsorship or the conference.
New-Account Documentation and Compliance Seminar - Aug. 10, Macon
Join us Aug. 10 in Macon for the popular New-Account Documentation and Compliance Seminar with Suzie Jones of Training Resources Consulting. This full-day workshop, customized to Georgia state law, teaches essential new account opening procedures, best practices, and compliance requirements. It answers complex questions asked by customers and staff while focusing on vital information for every new account type. Learn more here.
Women in Banking Conference - Aug. 12-13, Braselton
A panel of peer executives, a leading political and economic strategist, a banking industry overview, a wellness tune-up session and a nationally recognized comedienne are all part of GBA’s Women in Banking Conference Aug. 12-13 at Chateau Elan in Braselton. So, why not join your peer women bankers and Associate Members at this year’s conference? Click here for the complete agenda, hotel information, and more. Sponsorship opportunities are still available – click here for info. Contact GBA’s Kathy Friestad with questions about the conference or sponsorship.
The BSA Experience - Aug. 23-25, Athens (Only 8 Spots Left!)
We’re teaming up with Terri Sands of Secura Risk Management to present the third annual BSA Experience. This year’s program was designed to provide the most pressing topics for BSA officers and support teams such as regulatory expectations, emerging trends that impact your daily BSA, increased fraud and changes to the BSA laws and regulation such as the updated FinCEN guidance on Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020. This year, we are offering a great program that provides subject matter experts and practical tools to simplify BSA compliance. In addition, each attendee will leave with two certificates to reflect the completion of The BSA Experience. Click here to learn more and register.

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Facilitated Online Courses
Virtual learning with an instructor and peer interaction, weekly assignments and deadlines. Categories including Retail, Compliance, Executive Management and more. Learn more about instructor-facilitated online courses here. (click "member" status)

Self-Paced Online Courses

More than 200 courses in all the key banking skills. 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)