May 2021

Featured Learning and Development Opportunities
RECHARGE: Relationships, Referrals & Results Webinar - May 12, Zoom Webinar Format
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and PPP program execution, discussions around loan and deposit production goals, sales meetings, joint calling strategies and networking opportunities were set aside. As we look forward to the post-Covid world, how do we help our teams zero-in-on activities that will grow the bank and expand its client base? This workshop hosted by Jennifer Finkelstein Hall of MatchKey Consulting will concentrate on how to get back into the mindset of adding value to our existing clients and bringing in new opportunities to the bank. Learn more and register here.
Information Security Officer (ISO) Seminar - In-Person - May 19, Macon
What are examiners expecting from an ISO? How has the pandemic changed ISO expectations? Tom Hinkel of Safe Systems, Inc., will answer these questions and more at this in-person seminar May 19 at Middle Georgia State University in Macon. Hinkel will also cover risk management basics, key responsibilities of an ISO as well as how to interact with stakeholders. This seminar is designed for new and experienced ISOís, but compliance officers, audit committee members, IT Steering Committee members and network administrators will also benefit from attending. This seminar is sponsored by Safe Systems, Inc. Learn more and register here.
Rural Development and Lending Conference - In-Person - May 20-21, St. Simons
Registration is open and thereís a growing attendee list for this yearís Rural Development and Lending Conference. Georgia Ag Commissioner Gary Black will put a bow on the conference with his closing session. Participants will also hear about state and federal resources to help fund small ag businesses, an ag economy outlook, a commodity outlook, a crop insurance update, ag tech and precision ag trends, regulatory updates and spend some quality time networking. Get all the details and register here.

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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
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