Commercial Lending Schools:  building leadership, rebuilding commercial lending success.
The Commercial Lending Schools take a leadership approach to the complex challenges you face each day.
American Bankers Association
Commercial Lending Schools
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas
American Bankers Association
Financial Statement Analysis
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas

Agricultural Lending School

The Agricultural Commercial Lending School provides expert instruction on the analytics of agri-business. Perfect for lenders working with agricultural business loans, students will hone their skills in building reliable projections in an environment of commodity price volatility, and employing agri-business-specific inspection techniques.

Agricultural Lending Courses

  • Market Intelligence:  Making Good Use of Borrower Interviews
  • Integrated Approach to Financial Statement Analysis
  • Case Studies in the World of Agriculture - Loan Workout
  • Financing the Dairy Industry (Elective)
  • Financing the Cattle Industry (Elective)
  • Financing the Poultry Industry (Elective)
  • Financing the Row Crop Industry (Elective)
  • Case Studies in Agricultural Credit Risk Management
  • U.S. Agricultural Outlook:  Where Are We in the Credit Cycle?
  • Lender Risk Management Tools
  • Unique Features of Agricultural Appraisals
  • Unique Features of Agricultural Title Work
  • Clause and Effect:  Good Deal Gone Bad

Upon completing the School, you will earn the ABA Agricultural Commercial Lending School Certificate.

Note: The optional pre-program workshop, ABA Financial Statement Analysis for Lenders is open to Agricultural Commercial Lending School students in need of a refresher.