New Cybersecurity Certification Programs
The Washington Bankers Association is excited to announce a new educational partnership with Secure Banking Solutions and the SBS Institute certification programs. Properly trained banking professionals will improve the security around customer data and other sensitive information entrusted to them. The certification communicates to management, the board, stakeholders, and examiners, that a professional can perform the necessary functions to manage and reduce risk to the bank. Learn more about the certfications offered here.
Professional Development Programs Open for Registration
WBA is currently accepting registrations for three outstanding Professional Development Programs. The Commercial Lending Development Program is a must for those looking to cultivate a strong foundation in the commercial lending arena, and starts September 23. Then, October 28, the Retail Branch Manager Development Program will help you navigate the retail banking landscape's ever-shifting dynamics. Finally, our flagship, the Executive Development Program, an exclusive 12-month course designed for the industry’s top emerging bank leaders, starts January 14, 2016.
WBA has some exciting conferences coming this Fall. We kick the season off with the tenth annual Women in Banking Conference, on September 18. Then, October 1-2 we have the Northwest Compliance Conference. October 29 brings the Northwest Retail Sales & Leadership Conference. November 10 is the Northwest Executive Leadership Conference, and November 13 is the Northwest CFO Conference. If you're looking to maximize the value of your training dollars, these conferences are your best bet!
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