The Southeastern Schools
Conducted by the Tennessee Bankers Association. The Southeastern Schools provide a solid foundation on which to build your banking career. Graduates develop the skills that will bring them success in upper-level management positions and forge the networks that will serve you throughout your career.
The Southeastern School of Consumer Lending
March 11–14, 2024Sponsored by the Tennessee Bankers Association in cooperation with the Georgia Bankers Association and the Louisiana Bankers Association.
The Southeastern School of Consumer Lending is an intermediate-level, program featuring more than 30 hours of classroom instruction in 14 modules within five-course clusters that provide specialized but well-rounded training in consumer banking. Recommendations for participation include at least one year’s experience in consumer credit or five years of general banking experience, in addition to prescribed ABA or college course prerequisites. Classes are held at TBA Barrett Training Center. Students will reside at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (2100 West End Ave, Nashville 37203).
The Southeastern School of Commercial Lending I & II
May 13–17, 2024Sponsored by the Tennessee Bankers Association in cooperation with the Georgia Bankers Association and the Louisiana Bankers Association.
The Southeastern School of Commercial Lending I & II offers more than 70 hours of combined commercial lending curriculum. Tuition includes the cost of housing in double rooms. The commercial lending curriculum addresses all aspects of business operations for various types of companies. Special emphasis is placed on understanding operating cycles and how bankers meet the ever changing financial needs of commercial customers through effective relationship banking. The commercial lending curriculum also demonstrates how bankers can understand and evaluate company’s management by analyzing key financial trends. The advanced commercial curriculum focuses on issues related to advanced cash flow, loan structuring, commercial real estate lending and new approaches to predicting portfolio credit performance and managing loan portfolio risk. Both the commercial and advanced commercial schools incorporate classroom lectures as well as case studies.
Recommendations for attendance include at least one year of commercial lending experience or five years general banking experience in addition to prescribed American Bankers Association or college course prerequisites. Classes are held at TBA Barrett Training Center. Students will reside at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (2100 West End Ave, Nashville 37203).
The Southeastern School of Banking I & II
July 21–26, 2024Sponsored by the Tennessee Bankers Association
The Southeastern School of Banking offers a 70-hour general banking curriculum. Serving Tennessee financial institutions since 1939, the two-year school incorporates lectures and home study assignments. Students from both years attend classes during the same week. Some of the topics covered in the first year are bank financial analysis, macroeconomics, asset/liability management, investments, lending, business planning, managing liquidity/capital planning, sales management, and HR management. Students will also use the nationally recognized ABA BankExec Game to learn about financial institution management. The second-year general banking classes include managing up skills, a fraud overview, ethics in banking, trust services, credit and credit scoring, technology in banking, the changing bank environment, bank security, management, and completion of the ABA BankExec Game. This school is a must for career bankers.
Students will reside at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (2100 West End Ave, Nashville 37203).