McKissock Learning Banking Suite

In the ever-changing regulatory landscape, banking and lending professionals assessing real estate value need an extra edge to mitigate risk, stay compliant, create efficiencies, and improve bank audit scores.  McKissock Learning partnered with the Ohio Bankers League to offer online courses on valuation for banking and lending professionals.  The new Banking Suite courses were created from a deep understanding of real estate appraisal and the valuation industry.  The flexible online delivery format makes it easier than ever to grow your knowledge and learn new skills.


The McKissock Learning Banking Suite offers three courses on the topics that you need most:

1.           Evaluating a Report for USPAP Compliance, developed in partnership with The Appraisal Foundation

2.           The Mechanics of Appraisal Review: Single Family Residential

3.            Best Practices for an Appraisal Review Operation  

4.            Selecting the Right Valuation Services


For more information or to enroll in courses today, visit the McKissock website.

The SBS Institute serves community banks by providing educational programs that will certify a banker has the knowledge and skills to protect against today's information security threats. The certification programs offered by the institute are uniquely designed to address community banking needs, using community banking problems and solutions. Properly trained banking professionals will improve the security around customer data and other sensitive information entrusted to them. The certification communicates to management, the board, stakeholders, and examiners, that a professional can perform the necessary functions to manage and reduce risk to the bank.

Available Programs

 Contact Julie Kiplinger at 614-340-7612 for more information.

The OBL also provides online seminars via a partnership with the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Plese note programs are available live and on demand. Check out this upcoming list of programs:



Accounting Basics/Refresher for Bankers with David Osburn, on January 29
Business Law Basics and Lender Liability with David Osburn, on February 5
Key Ratio Analysis: Calculating and Interpreting the Numbers Correctly with David Osburn, on February 26
Basic Estate Planning and Estate Settlement with Jim Lethert, on February 26


Create a Culture of Employee Engagement and Reduce Turnover with Ann Knutson, on January 9
The Essentials of On-Boarding with Ann Knutson, on February 27
Becoming an Employer of Choice with Ann Knutson, on February 6
Building a Recognition Program for Success with Ann Knutson, on February 20


Introduction to Consumer Lending with David Osburn, on January 17
Introduction to Commercial Lending with David Osburn, on January 23
Bank Lending for the Retail Manager with David Osburn, on January 23
Analyzing the Company’s Liquidity Using the Cash Conversion Cycle with David Osburn, on February 5
Loan Structure, Documentation and Compliance Training - a Comprehensive Approach with David Osburn, on February 6

Commercial Real Estate Cash Flow: Analyzing Income-Producing or Rental Real Estate, Plus Global Cash Flow Issues with Richard Hamm, on February 19, 26, March 5 & 12

Commercial Real Estate Appraisals: Reviewing and Interpreting with Richard Hamm, on February 19, 26, March 5 & 12

Developing Personal and Global Cash Flow from Tax Returns with Richard Hamm, on February 19, 26, March 5 & 12


Top Strategies for Community Banks in 2019 with Philip Smith, on February 5

Cash Management: How Sales, Operations and Technology Can Work Together to Generate More Fee Income with Marcia Malzahn, on February 7

Growing Long-Term Retail Deposits – General Overview with Neil Stanley, on February 21

Growing Long-Term Retail Deposits - Overview for Front-Line Bankers with Neil Stanley, on February 28


Compelling Advertising for Community Banks with Tom Hershberger, on February 14

Building an Effective Marketing Plan with Tom Hershberger, on February 14


Enhancing the Customer Experience with Jill Slupe, on February 21


FFIEC CAT Continual Improvements with Jon Waldman, on January 18

Cybersecurity 101 - Board Basics with Chad Knutson, on February 15