Back to School with PA Bankers

With banker educational needs and our mission in mind, the PA Bankers offers a systematic curriculum approach to professional development through our schools. These programs are analogous to 100-400 college- level courses, enhanced with projects, presentations and application-based learning. Specialty Schools, along with traditional banking and advanced banking programs, are revised annually to develop leaders, hone banking knowledge and skill, and pave future career paths.

PA Bankers Schools include:

  • PA Bankers School of Compliance - March 24-26 2020, PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.
  • PA Bankers School of Treasury Management - April 28, 2020, PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.
  • PA Bankers School of Banking - June 14-18, 2020, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pa.
  • PA Bankers School of Commercial Lending - June 14-18, 2020, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pa.
  • PA Bankers Advanced School of Banking - July 26-31, 2020, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pa.
  • PA Bankers School of Consumer Lending- June 9-10, 2020, PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.
  • PA Bankers Advanced School of Commercial Lending - Aug. 18-19, 2020, PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.

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School of Compliance (March 24-26, 2020, PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.)

Member rate: $975
Affiliate Member rate: $1,075
Non-Member rate: $1,463

Regulators continue to emphasize the importance of a comprehensive compliance management system supported by a knowledgeable compliance officer and management team. The program focuses on the regulatory issues with the highest risks and incorporates discussion of real-life examples and best practices. Participants will begin each day with a case study and receive a detailed manual including sample policy language, checklists and customizable tools.

School of Treasury Management (April 28, 2020, PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.)

Member rate: $675
Affiliate Member rate: $775
Non-Member rate: $1,013

*Does not include lodging.

Get a refresher on products and services with an emphasis on electronic, card-based and trending products at the School of Treasury Management. The program will cover a review of current industry trends, emerging products and the quickly changing cast of competitors, as well as how to expand your sales tool kit to grow existing relationships and generate new ones.

School of Banking (June 14-18, 2020, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pa.)

Member rate: $3,000
Affiliate Member rate: $3,500
Non-Member rate: $4,500

Similar to 100-level college course study, the PA Bankers School of Banking focuses on four primary areas of banking: leadership, sales and marketing, bank environment and finance. Our respected faculty
includes experienced banking professionals, college professors and consultants supporting the financial services industry who focus on providing students with practical knowledge they can apply to their jobs on a daily basis. 

School of Commercial Lending (June 14-18, 2020, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pa.)

Member rate: $3,000
Affiliate Member rate: $3,500
Non-Member rate: $4,500

Similar to 200- and 300-level college course study, the PA Bankers School of Commercial Lending focuses on business development, client and internal communication, credit structuring and the practical
application of commercial lending knowledge. Case studies embedded in the curriculum bring real world scenarios to the classroom, providing students with opportunities to share ideas and experience. Our faculty members add unexplored perspectives increasing student knowledge and capability.

Advanced School of Banking (July 26-31, 2020, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pa.)

Member rate: $3,500
Affiliate Member rate: $4,000
Non-Member rate: $5,250

*Includes single room occupancy.

The PA Bankers Advanced School of Banking is a three-year program, analogous to 200-, 300- and 400-level college course study with the BankExec™ asset/liability simulation comprising a significant portion of Year III. A variety of learning techniques - including lectures, small group teamwork, computer simulations, online learning, case studies, peer presentations, independent study and home extension problems (HEP) - keep students interested and engaged. The school also provides an unparalleled opportunity to network with other professionals in the banking industry.

School of Consumer Lending (June 9-10, 2020. PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.)

Member rate: $975
Affiliate Member rate: $1,075
Non-Member rate: $1,463

*Does not include lodging.

Join fellow professionals in the lending industry to learn how to make sound credit decisions at the School of Consumer Lending. This educational program provides essential knowledge and skills to lending professionals and establishes a network for continued support.

Advanced School of Commercial Lending (Aug. 18-19, 2020, PA Bankers Training Room, Harrisburg, Pa.)

This school is designed to introduce experienced lenders to more advanced lending and portfolio management topics: Advanced Cash Flow and Loan Structure, Current Issues in Commercial Lending, Managing Risk in Commercial Real Estate Lending, and Improving Loan Officer Portfolio Profitability and Credit Performance. Use of case studies and exercises will demonstrate the concepts presented. Credit administration, loan review personnel, and lenders and credit analysts with at least five years of experience will benefit from this program.