What You'll Learn

This interactive learning forum will utilize a mixture of lectures, small group discussions, computer simulations, and case studies to enhance the learning experience. You’ll learn how to:

  • Develop an effective capital planning strategy
  • Use the annual planning process to respond to change and make effective decisions on risk-return trade offs
  • Analyze peer and trend analysis to develop a risk management profile with effective measures and goals
  • Examine interest rate risk and the measurement systems of gap, duration, dynamic income at risk, static and dynamic value at risk
  • Use an A/L model to evaluate risk-return trade offs
  • Communicate financial information to management for responsible decision making
  • Evaluate liquidity risk management strategies and funding options
  • Review investment portfolio management strategies and investment policy issues
  • Examine effective credit risk management including loan policy, tracking issues, and integration with the ALCO process
  • Price loans using benchmark securities
  • Install an effective deposit pricing process with decision-making tools for choosing the best retail and wholesale funding options
  • Make better decisions by measuring the profitability of the organization, lines of business, products and customers
  • Use profitability analysis tools in the product development process


CPE Credit

FMS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to: The National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue, North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Phone: 615-880-4200.

Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Prerequisite: Financial manager actively involved in the financial responsibilities of a small- to medium- sized financial institution
Advanced Preparation: Pre-reading assignments
Field of Study: Accounting and Auditing, Management
Credits: Attendees will earn 1 CPE for each 50 minutes of verified instruction