The GSB Online Seminar Series

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Get these programs together, at a discount: Establishing and Amending IRAs Everything Roth IRA Beneficiary Distributions IRA Contributions IRA Distributions IRA Fundamentals IRA Transfers and Rollovers Required Minimum Distributions Rollovers Between Retirement Plans and IRAs Top 10 IRA Issues Read More

Presenter: David Osburn, Osburn & Associates, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: December 17, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: March 17, 2020 Price: $275   Attend this proactive webinar and receive a thorough overview of commercial real estate (CRE) loan documentation.   Basic business structure, loan structure, and loan support will be highlighted along with a review of commercial real estate loan documentation including promissory notes, business loan agreements, deeds of trust, assignment of rents, hazardous substances certificates, subordination agreements, landlord waivers, flood insurance notices, and other supporting documents including corporate resolutions, guarantees, and Reg B notices.   Additionally, the related concepts of managing problem commercial real estate loans/collateral,  MAI appraisals, leases, fee simple and judicial foreclosures, deficiency judgments, the single form of action rule, and other legal issues dealing with commercial real estate transactions will be reviewed.    The seminar will be summarized via a hands-on comprehensive CRE loan documentation case study.   Objectives:     Discuss commercial real estate (CRE) loan documentation issues Review basic “business” structure, loan structure, and loan support Highlight CRE loan documentation including promissory notes, deeds of trust, landlord waivers, and guarantees Discuss related concepts of “problem” commercial real estate loans/collateral, MAI appraisals, leases, foreclosures, deficiency judgments, and other “legal issues” with commercial real estate transactions Analyze comprehensive CRE loan documentation case   Target Audience: Commercial lenders, credit analysts, loan documentation specialists, branch managers, private bankers, and business development officer Read More

Presenter: Ann Knutson, First Bank Financial Centre This 90-minute program will be presented live on: December 12, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: March 12, 2020 Price: $275   Whether you realize it or not, as an HR professional, you are negotiating all day long, every single day.  The discussion you have with a manager in encouraging him to place an employee on corrective action, the meeting you have with your President in convincing her that making drastic changes to the health care plans in an effort to reduce expenses is not in the company’s best interest or the actual contract negotiation you have with an HRIS system provider who tells you that they can’t reduce the price any further – these are all negotiations!   If you feel you are a “master negotiator” who lives by the motto “The Winner Takes All” or if you prefer to avoid any type of negotiating at all costs, this webinar is for you.  It has been designed by an HR professional who is also an instructor of Principles of Negotiation.  The presenter will expose you to five different types of negotiation styles and convince you there is a time and a place in using each style.  The presenter will also help you identify your personal style, even if you think you know what it is, and provide you with tips and techniques on how to capitalize on your negotiation skill strengths, based on your style, but will also guide you to understanding how you can develop skills with the other types of styles.  This webinar will also address how you prepare for a negotiation and how you can successfully and ethically close a deal.   Along the way, you will be introduced to negotiation concepts including reservation points and BATNAs that are critical to a successful to a negotiation. You will gain a new appreciation for how negotiation skills can help you overcome a wide range of challenges and make all HR negotiations a win/win.   Target Audience: Human resource officers, supervisors, CEOs Read More

Presenter:  Chad Knutson, SBS Cybersecurity This 60-minute program will be presented live on: December 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Central Time Recording available through: March 12, 2020 Price: $179   The FFIEC released a major update to its Business Continuity Planning booklet, renaming the guidance "Business Continuity Management." The updated Business Continuity Management (BCM) booklet is a complete overhaul of the 2015 updated BCP booklet, which added the famous Appendix J to Strengthening the Resilience of Outsourced Technology Services. Appendix J, along with all of the other significant appendices, has now been interwoven into the new November 2019 BCM booklet. In this webinar, we will overview the updated BCM booklet and its contents. This webinar will give you a good starting point at understanding the new areas of focus and how to navigate the first 49 pages of expectations. Our discussion, along with this redesigned resource will cover the following major areas: Business Continuity Management Business Continuity Management Governance Risk Management Business Continuity Strategies Business Continuity Plan Training Exercises and Tests Maintenance and Improvements Board Reporting   Target Audience:  Information Security Officer, IT Manager, Risk Officer, Internal Auditor, and Executives looking to understand more about the proposed changes Read More

Presenter:   David Osburn, Osburn & Associates, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: December 17, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: March 17, 2020 Price: $275   What should the bank do and not do when a good loan turns into a bad loan and the payments are severely delinquent? Attend this seminar to learn how to better manage problem loans and protect the rights of the bank in today’s market!   The question will be answered by addressing the legal rights of the bank and the practical steps that the bank should take in order to protect itself. This will include the collection process, restructuring the loan, and/or proceeding against the borrower through repossession, foreclosure, filing a law suit to obtain a judgment, forcing the borrower into bankruptcy or simply walking away. This section will also include the outside influence from the banking regulators.    The program will begin with a review of the basics of how a commercial loan request should be processed in today’s market i.e. avoiding problem loans. This will include a brief review of correct business structure, the six elements of proper loan structure, and the four aspects of adequate loan support.  The seminar concepts will be summarized through case studies.   Program Topics: Review the management of problem loans Process a commercial loan in today’s market-correct business structure, loan structure, and loan support Face the reality that some loans go bad Determine the bank’s strategy in protecting itself-collections, restructuring the loan, repossession, foreclosure, filing a law suit to obtain a judgment, forcing the borrower into bankruptcy or walking away Assess outside influence by the banking regulators Apply the concepts through case studies   Target Audience:  Commercial lenders, credit analysts, loan documentation specialists, branch managers, assistant branch managers, private bankers, and business development officers Read More

Presenter: Patricia A. Wise, Spengler Nathanson P.L.L. This 90-minute program will be presented live on: December 5, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: March 5, 2020 Price: $199   What can employers expect from the EEOC, the NLRB and the DOL in the new year?  What are best practices to avoid litigation, and how can your bank avoid the most common claims against employers?  Topics will include the ongoing influence of the #metoo movement, and new ideas for bystander training and other methods to prevent and eliminate workplace harassment.   Target Audience:  Human resource officers, supervisors, CEOs, and general counsel or in-house legal counsel Read More

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