IBDE Core Courses
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
IBDE Core Courses
IBDE Programs may be conducted at your bank or another location designated by the bank board.
AABD-IBDE Core Courses cover the following topics:
- Corporate governance/fiduciary duties - What are a bank director's responsibilities, how should the Board of Directors govern itself to help it do the job it is required to do, how to avoid or address conflicts of interest, how to manage communications between senior management and the Board of Directors, and what are the keys to Board independence?
- Essential Board reports, financial statements, bank performance reports, and reports of examination - what are they and how to read and understand them?
- Red flags - what are they, how to become aware of them, and what to do about them?
- Understanding external audit, internal audit, internal controls, and the role of the Audit Committee
- Lending and the role of the Board and loan committees
- Asset/liability management and bank investments
- Risk management principles - what do the bank regulators expect, and what does the Board need to do?
- The Board's role in strategic planning, the offering of new products, and the use and control of third party vendors, suppliers, contractors and partners
- Evaluating the CEO and the Board - the Board's toughest but most important role, and selection and nomination of new board members
- Director and officer compensation and Board oversight responsibilities
- Basic bank legal and regulatory rules that all bank directors need to know (e.g., Regulation O, Sections 23A and 23B of the Federal Reserve Act, and lending limits)
- Consumer compliance issues from a Board oversight perspective
- Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT programs and the role of the Board
- Steps to minimize personal liability