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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Best Training Methods for Ensuring that Lenders Retain and Gain Information

Best Training Methods for Ensuring that Lenders Retain and Gain Information 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

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Simulation Learning: Advantages of the Virtual Workspace

Simulation Learning: Advantages of the Virtual Workspace 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

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Omega Performance Releases New Case Studies Based on Your Feedback

Omega Performance Releases New Case Studies Based on Your Feedback 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

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Master the Asset Conversion Cycle

Master the Asset Conversion Cycle The Asset Conversion Cycle is made up of two separate and unique cycles that cover the short term, or working assets of the business, and the longer term assets of the business. Let’s examine both cycles more closely. The first cycle, and most important in my opinion, is the Operating

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Credit Skills Assessment Course Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute

Credit Skills Assessment Course Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institue The Omega Performance Credit Skills Assessment (CSA) training program- a combination of two of our flagship courses – Financial Accounting for Lenders and Commercial Loans to Business is now formally accredited by the esteemed Chartered Banker Institute. The CSA training program is a benchmark in

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Using Big Data To Analyze Training Effectiveness

Professional development and training needs vary across financial organizations, but a culture of continuous and effective learning is important to enable consistent growth. By understanding the skill level of your talent, organization can embrace emerging business opportunities and adapt to evolving industry needs.

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How Should Global Cash Flow Be Calculated?

The term “global cash flow” is one that is bantered around endlessly by bankers and federal regulators alike. It’s common knowledge that upon assessing repayment risk on a small business loan, it’s important to understand the big picture— which is not limited to the business, and includes analysis of the cash flow situation of any individual signer or

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