Online Course Newsletter – May 2024

May 28, 2024
In the April edition of the Online Course Newsletter, we mentioned that a report is available to see how many attempts learners took to pass a course. Recognizing this can be overwhelming we have written easy-to-follow instructions on how to use Excel formulas to narrow down the spreadsheet and find specific information.

Preparing Your Debit Card Program for What’s Next

May 20, 2024
In today’s environment, the proverb, “Hope for the best, prepare for the worst,” serves as a standard mantra for community banks. The regulatory landscape hurls new challenges, and community banks pivot, adjust, and act to ensure that, no matter the outcome, the best interests of their communities and customers remain the top priority.

How Fintechs Can Elevate Community Banks — with Saroop Bharwani and Allan Rayson

May 16, 2024
Former ICBA chairman Brad Bolton and Lindsay LaNore, ICBA’s senior executive vice president, chief learning and experience officer, join Charles Potts to talk about their experiences at ICBA LIVE and some advice for new and returning attendees.

Latest Banking Agency Review Demands Meaningful Impact on Expanding Regulatory Burdens

May 10, 2024
The propensity of federal banking regulators to enact new regulatory burdens on community banks in response to the risky behavior of the largest institutions—a decades-long problem for local lenders—has only accelerated in recent months.

2024 Advocacy Priorities

May 10, 2024
Community banks are locally based and relationship-focused institutions serving the unique needs of their customers. With a time-tested business model of sound lending and conservative risk management, they are a force for stability and prosperity in their communities.

Powering Potential through Community Bank Innovation

May 2, 2024
Bankers are operating in a fast-paced world, with solutions addressing customer growth and engagement. This technology can be a key driver to help them become more competitive; however, these solutions can only help if deployed strategically.

Online Course Newsletter – April 2024

Apr 23, 2024
Did you know there is a report option in the Learning Management System that allows you to see how many times it took an employee to pass a course test?

New course added to Bank Director Online Courses

Apr 11, 2024
Your Bank Director Program subscription includes access to 20 online courses on topics ranging from the Bank Secrecy Act to Understanding UDAAP. These courses are a wonderful way to onboard new directors while ensuring your seasoned directors are up to speed.

Five Ways Community Banks Can Improve Cloud Security

Apr 11, 2024
Cloud security has become increasingly crucial as more community banks are transitioning from on-premises solutions to cloud-based services. The rapid transition to the cloud has greatly expanded the potential areas for cyberattacks, posing a significant challenge for security teams.

Strategic Planning Reimagined

Apr 11, 2024
Like many of today’s processes in banking, strategic planning is undergoing a dramatic shift. One of the core responsibilities of a bank board is to approve, support, and monitor its strategic plan.