Business Banking & Commercial Lending Diploma

Business Banking and Commercial Lending Diploma

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The ABA Business Banking & Commercial Lending Diploma is designed for small business bankers, new commercial lenders, and those individuals in lending support positions, and management trainees. The courses address broad banking comprehension, financial accounting, commercial lending and credit analysis, product knowledge — both credit and deposit products for small businesses — legal and regulatory issues, and a number of other topics like relationship selling and presentation skills that support the overall business relationship.

The ABA Business Banking & Commercial Lending Diploma meets the pre-certification education requirements for the Certified Lending Business Banking designation from ICB.

Required courses:
ABA Principles of Banking
Credit Products for Small Businesses
Deposit Products for Small Businesses
Ethical Issues for Bankers
Evaluating and Structuring Commercial Loans (all 5 levels) or Analyzing Financial Statements and Commercial Lending
General Accounting
Law and Banking: Principles
Presentation Skills
Relationship Selling to Small Business Customers
Servicing & Growing Small Business Relationships


The Nebraska Bankers Association is a Local ABA Training Provider.

For More Information Contact:

Ron Arrigo
Senior Vice President, Education and Administration

Nebraska Bankers Association / 233 South 13th Street, Suite 700 / PO Box 80008 / Lincoln, NE 68501-0008