August, 2018

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SBS Cybersecurity

{Blog} FFIEC Issues New Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership Requirements

On May 11, 2018, the FFIEC issued a press release in correlation with the final rule on “Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions," issued by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on May 11, 2016. This press release clarifies, as well as adds to, previous policies and examination procedures in association with the “Customer Due Diligence – Overview and Examination Procedures” section of the FFIEC’s Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual. This release not only clarifies Customer Due Diligence but includes a new requirement that will require institutions to “identify and verify the identity of beneficial owners of certain legal entity customers.”  Read more...

{Featured Certification} Certified Banking Ethical Hacker

This course will allow you to master concepts and technologies used by today’s hackers to better defend your institution.

  • Course opens 08/13/2018
  • Price: $999
  • Online/On-demand
  • Self-paced
  • Allowed 10 weeks to complete
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  • Gain real-world cybersecurity defense knowledge and skills you can put to use immediately.
  • Take security into your own hands with the ability to run basic scanning processes on demand as threats arise.
  • Better understand your risks so you can better communicate them to your team.
  • Receive assistance with the Cybersecurity Controls domain of the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment.s.
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{More Certifications}

  • CB Security Manager
    Course Opens Aug 6
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  • CB Vulnerability Assessor
    Course Opens Aug 20
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  • CB Mobile Administrator
    Course Opens Aug 27

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  • CB Vendor Manager
    Course Opens Sept 10
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08/02 - Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL): How to Calculate and Maintain a Proper Allowance

08/02 - BSA: Opening Deposit Accounts for High Risk Customers

08/03 - Excel Explained: Budget Spreadsheets

08/07 - Coaching Tellers to Excellence

08/08 - Crimes Against Your Customer - Frontline Staff Training

08/09 - Dealing with Casual Days, Dress Codes and Work Appearance

08/14 - Compliance Management

08/14 - Three Key Risk Assessments in Your ERM Program: ERM, IT, and Internal Controls

08/15 - Dealing with Appraisals: Regulations and Requirements

08/15 - Banker's Responsibility Under FCRA

08/16 - SSAE18 or SOC 2 - What Provides Value

08/16 - W-9, W-8BEN and W-8BEN-E New Updated Forms and Info

08/17 - Call Report for Banks - Recent Changes, Highlights, and Pitfalls

08/20 - CRE Appraisals: Regulations and the Review Process

08/22 - Customer Service vs Customer Experience

08/23 - Incentives, Ethics, Account & Loan Growth

08/23 - Auditing Your Bank Secrecy Act Program

08/24 - Call Report - Lending Schedules for Banks

08/27 - Top 10 Most Common TRID Issues

08/28 - Advanced Cash Flow Analysis

08/28 - ACH Exception Processing

08/29 - The ACH Audit & Risk Assessment: What You Need to Know

08/29 - Compliance Issues From The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act

08/30 - Sixty (60) Critical Steps for Properly Handling Delinquent and Abandoned Safe Deposit Boxes

08/30 - Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

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09/11 - Commercial Construction Loands: Administering and Monitoring

09/11 - Business Cash Flow Basics and Global Cash Flow Integration Issues for Lenders and Analysts

09/11 - Understanding C&I Loan Structuring, Loan Agreements and Covenants

09/11 - Equipment Finance: Loans and Leases, Plus Capitalization

09/12 - Introduction to Commercial Lending

09/12 - Introduction to IRAs

09/13 - Predicting Future Job Performance through Behavioral Based Interviews

09/13 - Secrets of Buying and Selling a Community Bank

09/17 - Leading the Prospecting Effort

09/18 - Commecial Construction Loans: Administering and Monitoring

09/18 - Accounting Basics/Refresher for Bankers

09/18 - Top Trends that will Disrupt and Define Retail Banking

09/19 - Basic Estate Planning and Estate Settlement

09/19 - Establishing and Amending IRAs

09/20 - Cash Managemennt: How Sales, Operations and Technoogy Can Work Together to Generate More Fee Income

09/25 - Business Law Basics and Lender Liability

09/25 - Creating the Right Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program for YOUR Community Bank

09/26 - IRA Contributions

09/26 - Loan Structure, Documentation and Compliance Training - a Comprehensive Approach

09/27 - Building Your Brand on a Limited Budget

09/27 - Building an Effective Marketing Plan

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Upcoming 2018 GSB Schools

The Graduate School of Banking is wrapping up a terrific year of educating bankers and creating leaders in the industry. We're proud of our success this year and are enthusiastically looking ahead to hosting an array of exceptional programs in 2018. 
Now is the time to budget and make plans to include these outstanding learning opportunities in your bank's professional development plan. 
Applications are currently being accepted for the following 2018 programs: 
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ABA Training

Upcoming Briefings

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Online Facilitated Courses

Building Customer Relationships
Aug 06, 2018 - Member Price: $215

Basic Administrative Duties of a Trustee
Aug 06, 2018 - Member Price: $300

Managing the Bank's Investent Portfolio
Aug 06, 2018 - Member Price: $875

CRCM Exam Online Prep
Aug 13, 2018 - Member Price: $900

CTFA Exam Online Prep
Aug 13, 2018 - Member Price: $1,125

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ABA Certificates

ABA Foundational Certificate in Bank Marketing

Develop the key skills essential to successful bank marketing. Discover best practices for developing a comprehensive strategic marketing plan, including setting objectives, implementing action plans, creating a budget, and evaluating ROI. Learn how to better leverage social media to expand your reach and build your bank's brand.  Strengthen your knowledge of marketing’s role within the banking industry as a whole.

ABA Professional Certifications: 54 CFMP, 1.25 CRCM, 1.25 CSOP

Member Price: $1,195 

Required Courses

Facilitated Online

  • Marketing in Banking
  • Marketing Planning
  • Marketing Management

Self-Paced Online

  • Marketing in a Digital World
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Build Your Campaign
    • Find Your Audience
    • The Power of Facebook
    • Leveraging LinkedIn
    • Strategic Twitter
  • Recognizing and Preventing UDAAP

ABA Certificate in Risk Management Frameworks

New in risk management training, this certificate includes nine courses covering the entire risk management lifecycle. Each course walks through a critical process in sufficient detail for a targeted, yet integrated view of risk management activities vital to an institution, such as establishing an effective governance process followed by risk identification, measurement, evaluation, monitoring, controls and reporting. 

ABA Professional Certifications: 9.75 CERP

Member Price: $1,395


  • Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management
  • Board and Senior Management Oversight
  • Risk Policies, Procedures, and Limits
  • Risk Management Reporting
  • Risk Management Control Framework
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Measurement and Evaluation
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Risk Monitoring
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