MADISON, Wis. (10/7/13)--The CUNA Consumer & Residential Mortgage Lending School, scheduled for April 14-17 in Las Vegas, is designed to strengthen core lending skills, answer questions and offer opportunities for credit union lenders to further develop their proficiencies.
In addition to conference sessions, the school features insights and best practices from credit unions that have successfully grown loans.
"This year's school will place a strong emphasis on developing attendees' professional versatility," said Kathy Smith, Credit Union National Association instructional design manager.
"As the financial industry grows more complex, the most effective lenders will be those who see the big picture of the field that they excel within. We're committed to preparing today's credit union lending professionals with well-rounded skills necessary to succeed in the credit union market," she said.
Among the school's speakers will be Brett Christensen, owner of CU Lending Advice LLC, who will share tips for increasing monthly loan production. Other speakers will cover lending topics from portfolio risk rating and growth to consumer compliance and regulatory reviews.
For lenders who have attended in the past, or experienced lending professionals, the school offers three levels of training, ensuring that professionals of all aptitudes will leave prepared to handle their future lending challenges, CUNA said.