The GSB Online Seminar Series

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Presenter:  Dave Koch, Abrigo This 90-minute program will be presented live on: April 20, 2:00-3:30 p.m.  Central Time     Recording available through: July 20, 2022 Price: $330   Decision making in uncertain times drives future earnings, valuation, and overall relevance.  In this session we will explore common traits and actions of several high performing community banks during past crises to assess their decisions versus the rest of the field to enlighten our process in today’s market. Target Audience: CEOs, CFOs, ALCO members, controllers, chief risk officer, chief retail, funding officers Read More

Presented by: Marcia Malzahn, Malzahn Strategic This 90-minute program will be presented live on: March 10, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: June 10, 2022 Price: $330 During this basic course, we will review all the treasury management products and services that are available in the market. You will learn about the new products, technology, and authentication methods now available and decide which ones your business account holders may need based on their industry. You will learn strategies to cross-sell the right Treasury management products your business account holders need from the start. The bankers of today must be “lenders” as well as “deposit gatherers.” Community banks are searching for ways to increase core deposits and non-interest fee income: treasury management is the answer. In this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of how the sales, treasury management, IT, marketing, and deposit operations team members must collaborate to successfully sell and implement the products and services at your institution. We will cover the ideal organizational design for Treasury management and how to incentivize the sales team. You will walk away from this course with a deeper knowledge of treasury management, learn to conduct risk assessments on new products, and learn strategies to increase core deposits. You’ll also bring ideas back to your institution on how to market treasury management products and services to your business account holders and ways your team can work better together knowing how critical each area is to the success of the implementation and sale of these products and services. Topics Covered: Maximizing the account analysis statement as a tool to cross-sell and identify new fee income opportunities Quick overview of all treasury management products and identifying enhancements focusing on each product’s benefits to businesses—the value Identifying new products available that your business customers or members are asking for that you may be missing How to determine which products you need to offer to your business customers or members based on industry How treasury management integrates with technology, operations, marketing and sales teams Ideas on how to market and brand your treasury management products The ideal organizational design for treasury management and how to incentivize the sales teams Process to implement treasury management products How to choose the right digital payment strategy for your business clients or members (including Blockchain) Identifying new authentication methods to enhance your products’ security Target Audience:  Business bankers/sales team members who want to learn about treasury management products and their benefits to business clients, treasury management sales officers/specialists, deposit operations personnel, IT, and marketing staff. This course is also designed for presidents/CEOs who are looking for the ideal organizational structure for treasury management and looking for additional non-interest fee income as well as new core deposits. Read More

Presented by: Marcia Malzahn, Malzahn Strategic This 90-minute program will be presented live on: February 17, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: May 17, 2022 Price: $330 With financial institutions increasingly relying on third-party providers to offer their products and services comes increased risk. Starting with the core system, should you outsource it or keep it in-house? And following with the rest of all the banking products you offer to your business clients or members that depend on technology, how in depth should your due diligence be? In this educational session, the presenter provides best practices based on the FFIEC IT Examination Handbook to help you develop a simple yet comprehensive Vendor Management Program. In addition, along with Vendor Management, which includes all the third-party providers of systems and software, comes yet another risk—Model Risk. The presenter will explain step by step the OCC SR Letter 11-7 following their guidance on Model Risk Management. You will walk away with a clearer understanding of where Vendor Management and Model Risk Management fit it within your ERM program. Topics to be covered: How Vendor Management Program fits in within Enterprise Risk Management Vendor Management Program Components Vendor Management Policy and Procedures Vendor Due Diligence Example of Vendor Risk Assessment Monitoring and Reporting Assessment Results Definition of Model Risk and how it applies to your Institution The OCC SR Letter 11-7 – A Step by step explanation Examples of Model Risk – How it affects your institution Example of Model Risk Assessment How to establish your own Model Risk Management Program Target Audience:  Chief risk officers, risk managers/leaders, chief credit officers, chief financial officers, compliance officers, internal auditors, presidents involved in the risk management process and their ERM program. Read More

Presenter: SBS CyberSecurity, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: March 25, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: June 25, 2022 Price: $330 A financial institutions’ Board of Directors has the ultimate responsibility for securing customer information, as well as the responsibility for approving financial investments into cybersecurity, creating accountability throughout the institution for security operations, and setting clear expectations for management. The trouble with all that, however, is that the Board of Directors has not historically included a lot of technical or security expertise, which can limit the understanding of information and cyber security at their organizations. So what do the Board of Directors and Executives need to most understand information and cyber security? How can the Board improve its oversight of its own ISP? Let’s discuss. This presentation will cover the following areas/topics: Trends in cybersecurity Cybersecurity regulatory expectations of the Board The biggest challenges facing the Board and cybersecurity A framework for asking better questions IT Risk = Lending Risk Most important things for the Board to know about IT/IS Risk Add technical/cybersecurity expertise to the Board Setting a culture of security Target Audience:  Board members, executive team, and managers responsible for information security. Both board members and information security professional will benefit from this session. Board and senior executives will receive a basic review of cybersecurity and a strong information security program, plus questions to ask of management. Members of the management team will benefit from a better understanding of what the board needs to know, how to communicate it, and tips in creating a strong culture. Read More

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