Course Catalog Updated for 2018

Course Catalog Updated for 2018 The Driving Credit & Sales Effectiveness: 2018 Course Catalog is now available for you to download.  This year’s catalog features up-to-the-minute information about our new and existing courses, including duration, learning topics, and the results and business benefits your organization can expect. It has also been updated to align with

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Year-End Wrap Up

Year-End Wrap Up 2017 has been quite a successful year for Omega Performance, and we look forward to continuing to help your financial services organization thrive as you implement our industry-leading training solutions. Here are some of our highlights from 2017: In February, we released our “Small Business, Big Payoffs” white paper to help you

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Five ways to win leadership’s buy-in for your training program

Five Ways to Win Leadership’s Buy-in for Your Training Program You’ve decided high-level learning objectives, honed in on a vendor and training solution, and identified potential challenges that may arise. Now you are ready to seek buy-in from leadership at your financial services organization. How can you present the best possible case so that you can

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Omega Performance Launches New Website

Omega Performance Launches New Website As the financial services industry’s leading training provider, we embrace innovation in everything we do. With that in mind, we recently reorganized our website and updated it with a fresh, mobile-friendly look and feel to better serve our existing and potential clients. Among the enhancements is a searchable course listing,

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Four Reasons to Create Your Own Talent

Four Reasons to Create Your Own Talent Fall hiring season is under way, and you may be having trouble finding experienced (and affordable) applicants who have the banking and lending skills you need, and who can learn your organization’s unique processes quickly. If you’re having difficulty finding the right people to hire, then consider using

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

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

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Credit Unions Thinking of Ramping Up Commercial Loan Opportunities

Credit Unions Thinking of Ramping Up Commercial Loan Opportunities 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,

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How to Reduce Credit Risk and Employee Friction at Banks

How to Reduce Credit Risk and Employee Friction at Banks Determined to increase sales and market share, banks continue to focus on external communications. They develop marketing and corporate communications strategies designed to reach target audiences and convert them to bank customers. Undoubtedly, developing strong external communications programs to reach audiences continues to be critical

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Credit Risk Training for Bankers: The Robust Response to Aggressive Federal Regulation

With the economy maintaining positive growth and banks relaxing lending policies to facilitate economic development, regulatory agencies respond by implementing additional lending rules. Over the past several years, there has been a rise in the number and complexity of bank regulations. That has increased costs of compliance to avoid those associated with noncompliance. Indeed, banks

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Developing Your People to Create Better Efficiency

Developing Your People to Create Better Efficiency This is the second in a three-part series on what we see as the major challenges that banks must address in order to be as successful and as profitable as possible. Earlier, we talked about creating a consistent sales culture in the bank. Today, we’ll focus on how

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