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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Presenter: David Osburn, Osburn & Associates, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: January 23, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: April 23, 2019 Price: $275   This webinar covers the basics of commercial lending and is a must for all new commercial lenders and/or those individuals who want to explore this vital discipline!   The session will begin with a brief overview of conventional commercial lending versus SBA lending. Additionally, the concept of credit scoring will be explored. Next, the program will cover underwriting a commercial loan including a brief review of financial statement analysis (with emphasis on various cash flow analyses). Additionally, a standard loan write-up or written presentation format will be displayed.  Finally, the session will conclude by reviewing various related concepts including negotiating a commercial loan, sources of commercial financing, and legal aspects of commercial lending.   Program objectives: Define commercial lending Discuss conventional commercial lending versus SBA lending Explore credit scoring Review underwriting a commercial loan including financial statement analysis (with emphasis on cash flow analyses) Display a standard loan write up Discuss negotiating commercial loans, sources of commercial financing, and legal aspects of commercial lending   Target Audience: Credit analysts, branch managers, assistant branch managers, private bankers, and business development officers Read More

Presenter: David Osburn, Osburn & Associates, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: January 17, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: April 17, 2018 Price: $275   The seminar will cover the basics of consumer lending including the consumer loan function, marketing consumer loans, and making consumer lending decisions based on the five (5) C’s of credit- capacity, capital, collateral, conditions, and character.   The attendee will also be exposed to loan structure, loan support, and documentation issues and how they are an intricate part of the consumer lending process. An auto loan, RV loan, and home equity line of credit (HELOC) will be utilized as examples throughout the session.   Additionally, the basics of consumer loan compliance will be provided including Reg B, Reg Z, TRID, BSA, and Fair Credit Reporting.   The bank’s consumer lending function will be illustrated through case studies.   Objectives Learn about the basics of consumer lending Explore marketing consumer loans Gain an understanding of how banks make consumer lending decisions based on the five (5) C’s of credit. Review the basics of consumer loan structure, support, documentation, and compliance with an auto loan, RV loan, and HELOC as examples Apply consumer lending through case studies   Target Audience:  Consumer lenders, loan documentation specialists, private bankers, business development officers, branch managers, financial service representatives Read More

Get these programs together, at a discount: Establishing and Amending IRAs Everything Roth Introduction to IRAs IRA Beneficiary Distributions IRA Contributions IRA Distributions IRA Transfers and Rollovers Retirement Rollovers: Are You Ready? Top 10 IRA Issues Read More

Presented by: Ascensus  This 90-minute program will be presented live on: February 20, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: May 20, 2019 Price: $275   Retirement plan portability can be confusing, not only for IRA owners and plan participants, but for financial organization personnel. The differences between a rollover and a transfer, and a direct and indirect rollover are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this session. This webinar also touches on designated Roth account assets. Read More

Presenter: David Osburn, Osburn & Associates, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: February 26, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: May 26, 2019 Price: $275   Ratios, ratios, and more ratios! What do they really mean? Many financial professionals including bankers use financial ratios on a regular basis. But do they always use the same ratios and more importantly, do they always interpret the ratios in the same manner?   Attend this proactive  webinar and learn a five-step analysis plan including liquidity, activity, leverage, operating performance, and cash flow analysis which will clarify and unify this often confusing financial subject. Upon completion of this webinar, the bank employee will be able to better negotiate with their business clients as well as other financial professionals.   The session will also include a review of spreading a financial statement using the Moody’s Risk Analyst software in order to analyze key ratios.   A case study will be presented to illustrate the main concepts associated with key ratio analysis.   Topics to be covered include: Utilize a five-step key ratio analysis plan to correctly interpret the financial condition of the business client Discuss negotiations with business clients and other financial professionals using the key ratios Case analysis: Applying the concepts!   Target Audience:  Commercial lenders, credit analysts, loan documentation specialists, branch managers, assistant branch managers, private bankers, and business development officers Read More

Presenter: Michael Boehlje, Purdue University This two-part program will be presented live on: March 19 & 21, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Central Time Recording available through: June 21, 2019 Price: $415   The ag lending market is changing dramatically – new customers with new market opportunities, new competitors and new risks.   This program will focus on the challenges and opportunities in the new market, as well as the fundamental forces shaping agriculture today.  Topics to be addressed include:   The implications of the current downturn in farm incomes The longer-term business climate for the agricultural industry What to watch to assess the future business climate for agriculture Lending to the modern farm and agribusiness firm Assessing the risks in farm and agribusiness credits Risk management strategies to review with your farm customer   Target Audience:  Ag loan officers and staff Read More

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