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Five Reasons to Check Out Omega Performance’s Updated E-Learning

August 4, 2017
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As a leader in the financial services training industry, Omega Performance continuously strives to provide banking and lending organizations with high-quality, innovative solutions.

Recently, we finished relaunching all of our eLearning courses with a fresh new look and feel to enhance the learning experience and improve retention. Below are some of the specific updates […]

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U.S. Department of the Treasury Recommends Regulatory Relief for Community Banks and Credit Unions

July 21, 2017
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Though community banks hold less than 20 percent of the banking industry’s assets, they account for nearly 50 percent of small business loans.

Why are small businesses more inclined to fuel their growth using community-based lenders, rather than regional or national financial institutions?

One reason, according to the USA Today, is that small […]

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Credit Unions Thinking of Ramping Up Commercial Loan Opportunities

July 14, 2017
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With recent changes to member business lending rules, credit unions have new opportunities to target areas of commercial and business lending that were previously unavailable to them.

According to an article by the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, credit unions have been increasing their market share since 1998, when membership criteria was relaxed.

New regulations that took […]

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Understanding the 2017 Training Effectiveness Benchmarking Report

June 26, 2017
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The Benchmarking Report is real data from real learners from around the globe who have taken Omega Performance’s seven most popular courses and features an easy-to-understand graphical format depicting one course per page.

Omega Performance has compiled industry training benchmarks using data gathered from learners’ pre-test and post-test results. It […]

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Best Training Methods for Ensuring that Lenders Retain and Gain Information

June 13, 2017
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Last week, Omega Performance hosted a webinar to encourage lending organizations to incorporate our Case Study Library into their training. This unique approach to case-based application is designed to  help learners apply and expand their lending knowledge, and—when used in conjunction with foundational credit training—reduce the likelihood that they’ll forget new […]

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Simulation Learning: Advantages of the Virtual Workspace

May 30, 2017
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When you think of simulation learning, you probably think of flight simulators for pilots, or medical simulations for healthcare workers. But what about simulation learning to help your financial institution’s employees become better lenders?

Simulation is the artificial representation of a real-world process. It can help learners develop skills by exposing them to […]

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Omega Performance Releases New Case Studies Based on Your Feedback

May 11, 2017
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Omega Performance continuously strives to provide you with high-caliber content. As part of that, we often reach out to our clients to find out how we can best meet their training needs.

We recently surveyed our clients about the kinds of Case Studies they’d like us to develop. Case Studies are designed for […]

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If You’re not Learning, You’re Forgetting

April 26, 2017
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When you were in school, did you ever cram for an exam the night before? If so, did you forget much of the information shortly afterwards?

Ebbinghaus’ Forgetting Curve—or, more simply, “the Forgetting Curve”—shows how newly learned information is lost exponentially over time if it’s not used.

Basically, the Forgetting Curve posits […]

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