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Breaking Into Banking 201: Analyzing Repayment Sources - Virtual Workshop

Breaking Into Banking 201: Analyzing Repayment Sources - Virtual Workshop

Wednesday, March 27, 2024


This 9-module online course is a “sequel” to the Breaking into Banking 101 course and is best taken after completion of that course, though it is not a prerequisite. The 201 course dives deeper into topics covered in modules 4, 6, and 8 of the Breaking into Banking 101 course: Analyzing a borrower’s balance sheet, income statement, collateral, and risk ratings. Credit analysts, lenders, portfolio managers, and others who need skills in financial statement analysis and writing credit documents will all benefit from this full day training.


  • Introduction and Overview
    • Outline of course objectives and topics
    • Understanding primary and secondary repayment sources
    • Why banks need accurate loan data to estimate credit losses

  • Balance Sheet Analysis, Part 1: Analyzing Liquidity
    • Better definitions of assets, liabilities, and equity
    • Measuring liquidity: beyond formulas and ratios
    • Quality of current assets

  • Balance Sheet Analysis, Part 1: Analyzing Leverage
    • The difference between debt and equity
    • How to measure leverage
    • Highly leveraged lending

  • Income Statement Analysis, Part 1: Revenues and Profit Margins
    • Analyzing revenues: growth and drivers
    • Keys to analyzing gross margin and operating margin
    • Why Return on Assets (ROA) matters

  • Income Statement Analysis, Part 2: Coverage Ratios
    • Explanation of fixed charges
    • EBITDA as a proxy for cash flow
    • Measuring debt service coverage and fixed charge coverage

  • Collateral Analysis, Part 1: Non-current Assets
    • Why bankers need a back-up plan
    • Commercial real estate as collateral
    • How to evaluate fixed assets

  • Collateral Analysis, Part 2: Trading Assets
    • Understanding self-liquidating collateral
    • How to assess the value of inventory
    • Analyzing a borrower’s Accounts Receivable

  • Collateral Analysis, Part 3: Solving the Problems
    • Understanding Accounts Receivable Aging reports
    • Borrowing base formulas and certificates
    • Unsecured and under-secured loans

  • Risk Ratings, Expected Loss, and Provision for Credit Losses
    • Assessing an obligor’s likelihood of repayment
    • Dual risk ratings and expected loss
    • Provision for Credit Losses and why it matters


CBA Member - $ 295.00

Non-Member - $ 590.00

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY  Please note that you will be billed and no refunds will be made for cancellations received within three business days of the program.  Registrants may send a substitute to the program without loss of program fees.  Registrants who do not attend the scheduled program will not receive a refund of program fees but may request program materials.

Virtual via Zoom
Event Contact
Kimberly M Tuttle
(860) 677-5060
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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
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