The GSB Online Seminar Series

The GSB Online Seminars Series offers a convenient, cost-effective way to access quality educational opportunities. Please note ALL times below in CENTRAL TIMEZONE.

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Presented by: Ascensus  This 90-minute program will be presented live on: April 24, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: July 24, 2019 Price: $275   This course is perfect for individuals who are comfortable with HSAs and are looking to further enhance their understanding of these accounts. This course will take your knowledge to the next level with a review of difficult HSA issues regarding eligibility requirements, employer contributions, excess contribution issues, prohibited transactions, mistaken distributions and reporting. Read More

Presenter: Marc Courey, Wipfli LLP This 60-minute program will be presented live on: April 30, 10:00-11:00 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: July 4, 2019 Price: $225   Although internal controls seem to be a simple concept, many organizations struggle to implement effective control environments.  Attendees will learn a range of internal controls to address various risks, including theft or misappropriation.  In particular, we will discuss ways organizations can implement effective controls in lean staffing environments.   Learning Objectives: Identify fraud schemes that could impact your organization. Internal control opportunities that can mitigate the risk your organization will be a victim of fraud. Additional ways your organization can manage potential fraud risks.   Target Audience: Risk officer, Internal Auditor, CIO, and Executives looking to understand the risk of occupational fraud Read More

Presenter: Patrice McGuire, McGuire Business Partners This 90-minute program will be presented live on: May 17, 9:30-11:00 a.m Central Time Recording available through: August 17, 2019 Price: $275   Making a bad or wrong hire can be a costly mistake.  The problem is we often make hiring decisions because we “liked” the candidate, not necessarily because they were the right candidate and the most qualified candidate.  In this program participants will learn the three elements of an effective interview.  The idea is that past performance of candidates will predict future performance, good or bad.  So, by applying these three elements during the interview process, interviewers will likely ask better questions, get better answers, evaluate how well the candidate will “fit” the job and organization and ultimately make solid hiring decisions.   Target Audience:  Anyone involved in the interview and hiring process of employees Read More

Presenter: David Osburn, Osburn & Associates, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: May 21, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: August 21, 2019 Price: $275   Attend this proactive seminar and receive a thorough overview of commercial lending loan documentation with an emphasis on secured transactions.   Basic business structure, loan structure, and loan support will be highlighted along with a review of secured loan documentation including promissory notes (signature requirements, authority & capacity, confession of judgment clause, jury waiver, and arbitration agreement).  The program will also cover business loan agreements, security agreements, UCC financing statements (Article 9), Small Business Jobs Act certificates, and other supporting documents including corporate resolutions, guarantees, and Reg B notices.   Additionally, the related concept of Commercial & Industrial (C&I) lending will be covered including documenting secured working capital lines, ABL facilities, and equipment financing (loans/leases). This section will further review the Borrowing Base Certificate (BBC) and the valuation and quality of accounts receivable, inventory and equipment.   The seminar will also analyze the use of the BSA Loan Rating Matrix, Collateral Rating Matrix, and C&I Borrower Rating Matrix.   The session will be summarized through a hands-on comprehensive loan documentation case study.   Program Objections: Be introduced to secured commercial loan documentation Review basic business structure, loan structure, and loan support Highlight secured loan documentation including promissory notes, security agreements, and guarantees Discuss related concept of C&I lending including secured working capital lines, ABL facilities, and equipment financing and also cover the BBC and inventory and equipment issues Analyze the Loan, Collateral, and Borrower Matrixes Explore a comprehensive loan documentation case study   Target Audience:  Commercial lenders, credit analysts, loan documentation specialists, relationship managers, branch managers, private bankers, and business development officers Read More

Presenter: Patrice McGuire, McGuire Business Partners This 90-minute program will be presented live on: April 26, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Central Time  Recording available through: July 26, 2019 Price: $275   In today’s working world, people are expected to work closely with others who represent different generations.   The way that the different generations approach their work, view their environment and communicate with others may cause stress and frustration in the workplace.  In this program participants will be able to identify the characteristics of each generation and how they differ.   When we are able to identify these differences and understand them a little more, we can then apply different strategies and approaches when working with people from each generation.   Each generation adds tremendous value to the organization.  We just need to figure out how to embrace these generational differences so what we can be more respectful and productive while at work.   Target Audience:  CEOs, HR managers, individuals in leadership roles with team or project responsibilities Read More

Presenter: Marcia Malzahn, Malzahn Strategic This 90-minute program will be presented live on: April 25, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: July 25, 2019 Price: $275   This webinar is a combination of tips on being a mentor as well as a mentee and strategies you can use in your journey to succeed as a mentor and mentee. The presenter shares how by being both during the course of her life has helped her succeed in her career as well as in her personal life. Traits of successful mentors, keys to becoming a successful mentor, the concept of reverse mentoring, and traits of a successful mentee will be covered.  The instructor will help participants to identify what type of mentor they may be looking for during this time in their careers, how to choose the right mentor, and how to be a successful mentor and mentee. You will walk away inspired and encouraged to change someone’s life by mentoring them and also encouraged to seek the ideal mentor for you.   Learning Objectives The concepts of mentor, mentoring, and mentee Difference between coaching, mentoring, counseling, and consulting Traits of successful mentors – how to look for the right mentor for you Keys to becoming a successful mentor Reverse mentoring Traits of a successful mentee   Target Audience:  Anyone interested in developing as a leader and as a mentor. How to find to find the right mentor for you. Learning how to be a successful mentor and mentee to help you be more successful in your career as a professional and as a leader. Read More

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