2023 OBL Commercial Credit School

From learning proven tactics to fostering high-quality referrals to identifying often-overlooked indicators of cash flow stress, the OBL Commercial Credit School delivers. Using real-life business case studies, the school also provides a deeper understanding of credit analytics and applies a structured industry analysis tool. Less lecture. More discussion.

Whether you are: a) an experienced banker seeking new ways to save time, b) new to commercial lending wanting to learn how to identify borrower weaknesses before they hit the past due report, or c) an analyst aspiring to develop a solid foundation and quickly deepen credit analytical skills, the OBL Commercial Credit School is designed to meet each need…all in a 2 day program.

For the first time the Commercial Credit School will be immediately followed by the Advanced Commercial Credit Workshop.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE ADVANCED CREDIT WORKSHOP!

Watch for additional details on the Commercial Credit School and Advanced Commercial Credit Workshop soon.

 Start Date - End Date

November 28, 2023 - November 29, 2023

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

 Start Date - End Date

November 28, 2023 - November 29, 2023

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Online Registration is Closed!
Call 614-340-7610 to Register!


Returning in-person is the popular OBL Commercial Credit School with instructor Mike Wear. This workshop is unique as it is entirely case-driven, using real businesses, real financial reporting issues, and real situations to evaluate.

Mike Wear has over 25 years experience as a commercial lender and manager of credit analytic departments. He will share tips, techniques, and lessons learned from real-life situations. Attendees work on cases in teams and share ideas and different ways to underwrite. Complex concepts will be illustrated with humor, games, and funny stories providing an enjoyable learning experience.

Who Should Attend?

  • New & Experienced Commercial Lenders
  • Credit Analysts
  • Ag, Retail and Mortgage Lenders expanding knowledge in C&I Lending
  • Retail Bankers
  • Credit Risk Administration Staff

Event Questions?

Email Sarah Husk
Ph: (614) 340-7610

Location  OBL Education Center

Tags  Audit & Accounting; Compliance; Lending; Chief Lending Officer; Chief Risk Officer; Credit Risk; Credit Analysis

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
OBL Member $795.00
Non OBL Member $1,590.00
SBA Member $795.00


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Location Information

OBL Education Center
4215 Worth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219

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Hotel Information

2023 Discounted overnight rooms are available at the following locations.

  • $114. Hampton Inn 7 Suites which is .5 miles from the OBL. No shuttle service is available. 614-473-9911
  • $142. TownPlace which is .5 miles from the OBL. Shuttle services are available. 614-471-6300. $129 (01/01/23 – 03/31/23); $149 (04/01/23 – 10/31/23); $129 (11/01/23 – 12/31/23)
  • $142. SpringHill Suites which is .5 miles from the OBL. Shuttle services are available. 614-471-3500. $129 (01/01/23 – 03/31/23); $149 (04/01/23 – 10/31/23); $129 (11/01/23 – 12/31/23)
  • $145. Embassy Suites Columbus Airport which is 4 miles from the OBL. Shuttle services are available. 614-536-0500
  • To receive 8 percent discount at The Hilton Columbus Easton, use this client name (Ohio Bankers League) and client ID (N3382021) to book online or call the hotel at (614) 414-5000

For additional hotel options visit www.eastontowncenter.com.


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