The California Bankers Association provides our members with the
educational offerings and conferences necessary to grow their
businesses and to keep them profitable. One of the best
investments any bank can make is in the ongoing education and
training of its employees.
CBA has had a long-standing commitment to providing its members
with timely, high quality, cost-effective learning. In 2005 we
became your local American Bankers Association (ABA) training
provider, and now offer the entire American Institute of Banking
(AIB) continuing education curriculum.
Through a comprehensive program of conferences, banking schools,
teleconferences, on-line courses, and seminars offered in
flexible delivery formats, CBA can help bankers at every level
develop their professional and technical skills, from entry level
through executive management.
Ensure your directors have the education they need to
lead your bank and that the regulators require.
Changes are looming for bank directors. Ongoing implementation of
the Dodd-Frank Act has been a game changer for the banking
industry and the boardroom. New governance, capital and
investment rules come into play in 2014. Financial services
regulation is changing rapidly and dramatically.
This comprehensive seminar will be a review of each
schedule of the quarterly call report with emphasis on the
extensive 2013-2014 revisions, accounting changes and regulatory
In January 2014, the regulatory agencies finalized several
changes to the call report to provide additional data for safety
and soundness or other public purposes. The effective date of the
most of the changes will be March 2014. Basel III has been
approved and the regulatory changes to risk weightings and
capital will affect the call report. Additionally, any subsequent
changes proposed by the regulators affecting the 2014 call report
will be covered in the session.
One of the core elements in your commercial lending
This course will provide bankers (with the responsibility of
examining personal and corporate financial statements and tax
returns) a clear understanding of this type of financial source.
The primary objective of having this required knowledge is to
allow the banking analyst to determine the creditworthiness of
current customers and prospects.
Fair Lending training isn’t just for employees in the loan areas.
Every employee having contact with a potential applicant needs to
understand the basic requirements of Regulation B (and Equal
Credit Opportunity Act) and what actions might discourage “a
In today’s post-CFPB world, the pressure is on when you receive a
complaint that could be perceived as unfair, deceptive and/or
abusive. This webinar teaches the what, when, how and why of
UDAAP compliance when handling customer complaints.
The five-day Commercial Lending School is the centerpiece of our
lending curriculum. This school will cover the major areas
commercial loan officers must master in order to build a safe and
sound loan portfolio.
Commercial and industrial lending has moved to the forefront for
many banks. After years of extending loans to develop and support
commercial real estate, loan portfolios have become heavily
concentrated in loans secured by commercial real estate.
Regulators are demanding banks to diversify their commercial loan
portfolios to include more commercial and industrial loans thus
lessening the impact of commercial real estate loan
Approved for 41.75 credits by the ABA
Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) toward your Certified
Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) certification!
The continued fallout from Dodd-Frank has brought an increased
focus by federal regulators on protecting consumers from alleged
bank excesses, lead by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
You’ll see more emphasis on the compliance management and
oversight responsibilities of senior management and Directors.
Also you’ll be subject to a steadily increasing ramp-up of Fair
Lending issues (and penalties).
Bank compliance today requires the type of information and
support that begins with the CBA’s Regulatory Compliance School;
it encompasses a network of peers you will get to know at the
School. . .and provides the awareness bankers need when managing
a cost effective compliance system.
For more than 100 years, bankers have taken advantage of the
diploma and certificate programs sponsored by the American
Institute of Banking (AIB) to prepare for careers in banking
or to enhance the skills and knowledge they already possess.
Diplomas, which take longer to complete, provide broader and more
in-depth coverage of banking as a profession. The programs are
continually reevaluated and refined to reflect the current needs
of bankers in their jobs today and changes in the industry.
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.
ABA eLearning includes more than 130 training courses in the
retail, small business banking, wealth management and trust,
management and leadership, and compliance topics, many of which
lead to certification.
When you have earned a certificate, please fax or mail the
appropriate worksheet to the CBA office. You will be billed a $30
processing fee per certificate.
Have you ever seen one of our seminars or schools and said to
yourself, “I’d like to send all of our bankers to that class, but
between the registration and travel costs it doesn’t make sense.”
Well we may be able to help you with that.
CBA, through unique partnerships with state banking associations
across the country, can provide education on a wide variety of
topics. We have a network of consultants and training
companies that we work with to create the curriculum that you see
on our website, much of which we can deliver at your bank, and at
a reduced cost!