New York Bankers Association

Commercial Lending Training Resources

Whether you are just beginning a career in credit or are an experienced professional seeking a refresher, NYBA offers a range of solutions to help you and/or your team build the professional skills in credit analysis, structuring and strategy.

New York Bankers Association / Pennsylvania Bankers Association

NYBA Making the Commercial Credit Decision
October 23-27, 2017; Albany, NY
Target audience: Credit analysts, commercial lenders with 1-4 years credit experience; relationship managers and branch managers looking to enhance credit skills.

PBA School of Commercial Lending
June 2018; State College, PA
Target audience: Graduates of Making the Commercial Credit Decision or other foundational credit training programs.

ABA Schools

ABA Commercial Lending School: Foundational
April 28 – May 4, 2018; Dallas, TX
Target audience: 1-5 years commercial lending experience

ABA Commercial Lending School: Advanced
April 28 – May 4, 2018; Dallas, TX
Target audience: 5+ years commercial lending experience

ABA Self-Paced Online Courses

ABA Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending
Five self-paced courses designed to familiarize credit staff with audited and unaudited financial statements and fill gaps in their understanding of credit analysis. Focuses on loans to small businesses with sales up to $20 million.
Fee: $600 NYBA or ABA members for full certificate or purchase individual courses within the certificate.
Summary Document of Content PDF

RMA Lending Decision Process
A set of 17 eLearning courses designed for business bankers or credit analysts involved with loans to middle market and larger businesses.
Fee: $720 members for full curriculum or purchase individual modules.
Summary Document of Content PDF

RMA Commercial Real Estate Lending Decision Process

A set of 14 eLearning courses designed to train new commercial real estate lenders.
Fee: $720 members for full curriculum or purchase individual modules.
Summary Document of Content PDF

ABA Facilitated Online Courses

Analyzing Financial Statements
16-week Instructor-facilitated Online Course
A practical introduction to financial analysis from the viewpoint of the commercial loan officer.
Upcoming Start Dates:
October 2, 2017; February 12, 2018; July 30, 2018

Commercial Lending
12-week Instructor-facilitated Online Course
Provides the knowledge and skills required to identify the credit needs of various types of business customers and to sell a “Total Banking” relationship.
Upcoming Start Dates:
October 23, 2017; February 5, 2018

Introduction to Agricultural Lending
8-week Instructor-facilitated Online Course
Provides the knowledge and basic skills needed to undertake credit analysis, loan structuring and monitoring.
Upcoming Start Dates:
October 2, 2017; February 26, 2018; July 16, 2018


Questions: NYBA Professional Development at (212) 297-1679 or elegg@nyba.com