New York Bankers Association

Analyzing Bank Performance

7-week instructor-facilitated online course

Course Description:  An overview of tools and techniques to analyze and improve a bank’s financial performance. Participants observe the effects of certain kinds of risk on a bank’s financial track record, and the correlation between risk optimization and superior financial performance. .

“The content of this course was thorough and insightful.  Overall great experience.”
“Very interesting course! It will definitely help me in the analysis of UBPRs.”
“We had a great instructor!  He was so informative and engaged and very well informed [and] it was great to get feedback on the discussion board assignments.”

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Easy Registration: Call NYBA at 212-297-1679 or 212-297-1666 to enroll by phone.

Price $660 NYBA or ABA Members/$870 Non-Members
Textbook-8th Edition: $215 NYBA or ABA Members/$255 Non-Members
A shipping/handling fee is added to textbook orders. 
Prerequisites Participants should have previously taken a basic accounting course and must have experience using Microsoft Excel.
Required Software Technical Requirements
Textbook Bank Management, 8th Edition, 2013, Timothy W. Koch and S. Scott MacDonald  Other courses using this textbook are: Managing Funding, Liquidity and Capital; Managing Interest Rate Risk; Managing the Bank’s Investment Portfolio.  

Audience:  This course is designed for junior-level bank officers up through CEOs who need the analytical tools to analyze their bank’s performance. Participants should have some basic knowledge of balance sheets and income statements.

Learning Objectives:  After successfully completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Use the Uniform Bank Performance Report to analyze a bank’s performance over time and compare that with other banks
  • Demonstrate the connection between a consistently high level of financial performance as measured by the Return on Owners’ Equity Ratio and its relationship to credit, liquidity, capital and operational risk for the bank
  • Identify the major factors that affect a bank’s financial performance
  • Identify key components of non-interest income and expense and explore strategies to improve performance
  • Utilize tools such as the Balanced Scorecard to assess and improve financial performance, including functional goal setting and performance evaluation

Students who complete this course along with four other courses, may obtain the Bank Financial Management Diploma.

The New York Bankers Association is a Local ABA Training Provider.

Questions: NYBA Professional Development at (212) 297-1679 or