Graduate School of Banking

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Graduate Banking School - Curriculum

Elective Courses

GSB students have the opportunity to customize their learning experience by selecting from a broad range of electives. You will take 10 electives during your 25-month Graduate School of Banking program to help increase your knowledge and expertise in a number of banking areas. Electives, which are selected by students, change annually and may include these topics:

Agricultural Lending Outlook

Banking in an Era of Digital Disruption

Banking the Independent Business

Commercial Real Estate: Appraisals & Cash Flow Analysis

Creating Lifetime Bank to Business Parterships Through Trust, Value and Resource Management

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

Cybersecurity and Vendor Risk Management

Days to Close - Using Lean Process Improvement Tools to Speed Up You Process

Effective Negotiations

Leadership Presentation Skills Workshop

Liquidity and Funds Management

Maintaining Customer Loyalty Through Business Resilience

Maximizing Human Resource Leadership at Your Bank

Moving Customers from Satisfied to Loyal Improves Bottom Line Performance

Payment Systems and Fraud Loss Allocation

Problem Loan Identification and Resolution

Providing Effective Feedback: Positive and Not So Positive

Retail Marketing for Growth and Profitability

Strategic Plan and Capital Plan Alignment: Best Practices of High Performing Community Banks

Strategically Managing the Investment Portfolio for Long-Term Performance

Successful Social Media Strategies for Today's Community Banker

Total Compensation

Treasury Management: A Powerful Tool to Increase Deposits and Fee Income

Understanding and Managing Option Risk