The Directors Education Series: Credit Risk Management - Understanding the Risk in Loan Portfolios

Credit risk management, continues to be the largest risk a lending institution faces. For most lending institutions, loans are the largest and most obvious source of credit risk. It is important for lending institutions to continue to have credit risk management at the top of mind. Attention continues to be drawn away from credit risk management due to recent improvements observed in credit quality the last two years, as well as other risk factors continuing to monopolize management's time and resources, such as cyber risk and regulatory compliance.  Within this presentation we will discuss managing credit risk, discuss some of the constant risks present for a lending institutions portfolios, and finally discuss the current environment and what some of the risks in the market are today.

Covered Topics: 

  1. Managing Credit Risk
  2. Credit Portfolio Risks
  3. Current Environment Risks
    • Underwriting Standards
    • What the Regulators are saying
    • Commodity Risks

Training Features:

  • Includes Audio, Video and PowerPoint. 
  • PDF Handouts
  • Discussion Questions
  • 20-25 minutes in length (Perfect for your monthly board meeting!)
  • Certificates of Completion

This program is a breakout session from the Directors Education Series, which is a subscription based Library containing over 35 trainings specifically for your Board of Directors. For more information on the Directors Education Series click on or go to You can email questions to or talk with a representative by calling 1-800-831-0678

Who Should Attend?

This program is recommended for your Compliance, Operations, Risk Management and Executive staff including every member on your Board of Directors.