Webinar

ABA Online Training: Introduction to Agricultural Lending

$475 Monday, January 20, 2020 8:00 AM Register

This 9 week online course has been designed to provide students with a basic overview of the agricultural lending function. Updated to reflect the current challenges facing agricultural lenders, this course will help students have a fundamental understanding of the role of agriculture and agricultural lending in the financial services industry.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the impact of the Farm Financial Standards Council recommendations on agriculture lending, including recommended key financial statements
  • Understand how to calculate deferred taxes, and the impact of such taxes on agriculture financial analysis and lender decisions
  • Understand the differences between cash and accrual income statements, and begin developing a working knowledge of accrual income statements and their place in proper financial analysis and lender decision making
  • Understand the role of cash flow analysis in in making agricultural lending decisions, and begin developing a working knowledge of the “Sweet Sixteen” ratios, specifically: Repayment, Liquidity and Solvency Analysis
  • Develop an appreciation for the purpose of loan policy, including an overview of loan structure and its relationship to problem loans as well as problem loan workout.

Audience:
Those new to agricultural lending or with limited experience. Learn more about ABA facilitated online courses here.

Registration:
The registration fee for WBA Members for this facilitated online course is $475/attendee.

Click Register to register online in the ABA LMS site, with credit card payment required. To be invoiced by WBA, download and complete the WBA/ABA Facilitated Online Course order form.

Course Credits:
ABA Professional Certifications: 30.0 CLBB

 


$475 Monday, January 20, 2020 8:00 AM Register