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Dakota School of Lending Principles - Bismarck
Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 8:00 AM to Friday, April 17, 2020, 5:00 PM CST
Category: SDBA Events

Dakota School of Lending Principles

Courtyard by Marriott
3319 N 14th St
Bismarck, ND

April 14 - 17, 2020

The Dakota School of Lending Principles is held every other spring and alternates between North and South Dakota. 

The Dakota School of Lending Principles is a learning event with one foot grounded in the classroom and one foot in the bank. This school allows students to learn the theory and process of basic lending and then put this knowledge to work in actual nuts and bolts sessions. This school provides basic instruction appropriate for loan officer trainees, loan support personnel and personal bankers. To ensure exposure to bank structure and terminology, it is recommended that applicants have a minimum of six months lending experience or one year of loan department experience. Applicants not meeting the suggested prerequisites will be contacted to discuss admission  qualifications.

Students will gain:

  • insight into how funds and risk management and profit objectives affect the lending process
  • increased skill in comprehending and analyzing business and personal financial statements
  • improved skill ascertaining client needs through the interviewing process
  • increased knowledge of the steps and analysis process involved in consumer, real estate, small business and agricultural lending
  • the ability to capitalize on selling opportunities
  • an understanding of loan documentation requirements
  • the opportunity to learn from respected, dynamic and experienced faculty members as well as peers
  • the opportunity to expand skills and knowledge beyond the bounds of "on-the-job training."

Four Modules:

  • Consumer Lending
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Analyzing Small Business Lending and Loan Documentation
  • Agricultural Lending