July 22-23, 2024 · Farmers Branch · Seminars

Credit Analyst & Portfolio Manager Workshop

Learn important tools beyond basic business financial ratios and upfront underwriting in this hands-on course. Case studies and exercises will be used to boost your underwriting skills – ** Bring a Calculator**

Credit analysts and portfolio managers, branch managers with small business lending responsibilities, small business lenders, community bank “generalist” lenders, private bankers and loan review specialists will all benefit from attending this seminar.

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TIB – The Independent Bank
11701 Luna Road
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234


  • The four keys to loan structuring, how to apply them to the four primary commercial loan types and avoid potential problems later.
  • Basic financial statement analysis and ratios.
  • How the accountant-prepared statement of cash flows (SCF) is constructed and compares to the Uniform Credit Analysis (UCA) model.
  • Analytical conclusions that can be made from the
    SCF or the UCA model.
  • How to write a better credit memorandum.
  • Assess risk in three non-financial (or qualitative) areas: industry, competition/market and management.
  • Key steps in a CRE cash flow construction plus the role of cap rates in estimating value during underwriting and over the life of the loan.
  • Identify the non-financial (or qualitative) risks in CRE loans.
  • Two primary uses and approaches to global cash flow and two analytical and conceptual hurdles in developing the numbers.

Program: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registration & Breakfast: 8:30 – 9:00 AM
Lunch: Noon – 1:00 PM

Registration Fees

First Registrant: $850

Additional Registrant: $750

All Non-Members: $1,700

Registration & Cancellation Policy

IMPORTANT: Registration is per person. All attendees must be registered to ensure access to the program, materials, recorded content and to be eligible to receive CE credit.

Cancellation/substitution requests must be made in writing. Email requests to education@texasbankers.com. Full registration fees will be refunded if written notice is received no later than June 30, 2024. Substitutions are permitted without penalty.

Hotel Information

Nearby Hotels:

DoubleTree Hotel
11611 Luna Road (next door to TIB)
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
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Hampton Inn & Suites Farmers Branch
1570 Mira Lago Blvd. (.8 mi. from TIB)
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
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Renaissance Dallas North Hotel
1590 LBJ Freeway (.3 mi. from TIB)
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
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Holiday Inn Express Farmers Branch
1570 LBJ Freeway (.6 mi. from TIB)
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
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Continuing Education

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy: 14 CPE credit hours. There are no educational prerequisites.


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Richard Hamm

Richard Hamm has been training bankers for more than 30 years, including both creating and teaching courses for the American Bankers Association (ABA) and the Risk Management Association (RMA), plus regional banking schools (Graduate School of Banking – Wisconsin, Graduate School of Banking at Colorado, Southwestern Graduate School of Banking and Barret School of Banking – Memphis), numerous state banking and community banking associations and individual banks.

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