MADISON, Wis. (5/15/08)--CUNA Management School is one of several learning opportunities available for credit union professionals in the Credit Union National Association (CUNA)’s July event schedule. CUNA Management School is scheduled for July 13-25 in Madison. The program challenges credit union professionals to be leaders in the credit union movement by providing them with leadership skills and lessons. The program consists of three years of a single two-week session each summer. Topics addressed include credit union philosophy, organizational behavior, crisis management, coaching and leadership, business law, politics and legislation, marketing, human resources, finance, accounting, ethics and economics. CUNA Management School has three regional locations:
* Southwest region--Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. Contact Janine McBee at the Texas Credit Union League; * Southeast region--University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. Contact Jennifer Green at the Louisiana Credit Union League; and * Western region--Pomona College in Claremont, Calif. Contact Nancy Dotson at the California Credit Union League.
Other July learning opportunities from CUNA include:
* Business Lending Certification Institute: Management Strategies, July 21-25, Madison, Wis. The program is created for those responsible for the strategy, planning, and management of an established program and will include an evaluation process to help attendees formu action plans to improve their current lending program. * Business Lending Certification Institute: Fundamentals, July 21-25, Madison, Wis. The program explains the components of offering business lending services to build a solid program foundation. It will start with lending regulations and business basics, and move into financial and application analysis, loan structuring, loan default warning signs, member loan protection, and additional member business services. * Business Lending Certification Institute: Credit Analysis, July 21-25, Madison, Wis. The program will help attendees develop skills to perform an in-depth evaluation of the credit needs of member businesses. Topics include: business credit and tax return analysis, financing fast-growth businesses, loan repayment, business life cycles, financial projections, and business plan case studies. * Business Lending Certification Institute: Advanced Credit Analysis, July 21-25, Madison, Wis. The program focuses on evaluating the financing needs of different industries--manufacturing, service sector, retail and commercial real estate. It also covers financing the purchase of an existing business and uses case studies and loan requests to help participants better understand the specific markets, issues, and red flags of each industry. * Compliance Fundamentals Seminar, July 19-20, Chicago. The overview seminar is offered as an introduction or refresher of more than 25 regulations that affect credit unions on a daily basis; * Regulatory Compliance School, July 20-25, Chicago. It will cover regulations for mortgage and consumer lending, deposit accounts, and general operations, along with National Credit Union Administration requirements and guidance issues. * Regulatory Compliance School: Update, July 20-24, Chicago. The school will explore vendor due diligence and the Bank Secrecy Act, as well as compliance issues for mortgage and consumer lending, eBanking, and more. Participants also will learn about the NCUA’s red flag issues for the year, credit card breaches, and effective compliance audits. * Building Credit Union Leadership Through Communications eSchool, July 23-Aug. 20. Course work will uncover the keys to engaging communications and how to use these skills to build collaborative teams, develop relationships with staff, and create member service excellence.
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