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LSCU & Affiliates is bringing Webinar Wednesdays directly to member credit unions at a time when the industry will need to adapt to excel.
These FREE online learning opportunities being offered to LSCU member credit unions will focus on timely topics and provide meaningful information employees can bring back and put into practice at their credit unions. The webinar offerings are also designed to help credit union employees acquire valuable skills to continue their path to professional excellence.
While these are challenging and uncertain times, opportunities can be realized through crisis. Register now to discover more about preparing your credit union for future success.
*Webinars will be recorded and provided to attendees following each webinar.
Economic Impacts of COVID-19: Where to From Here?
Presented by Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union
The unexpected outbreak of COVID-19 has dealt a severe shock to the global economy and markets around the world. Given this unprecedented event many are wondering how to navigate the shocks and asking the question, where do we go from here?
Presenter: Tom Slefinger, Senior Vice President, Institutional Fixed Income Sales, Alloya Investment Services
Embracing the Role the Accounting Department Plays in Driving Performance
Presented by Deluxe
This session will focus on the mindsets, skillset, and tools the Modern accounting professional needs to expand beyond their traditional roles to become the driver of financial performance. Over the last 30+ years, the role of the accountant has evolved from that of Reporter of Financial Condition and Results of Operations in Accordance with GAAP to a Miner of Financial Data that is provided to others for making key performance decisions. The evolution continues. The accounting professional of the future will be the driving force behind building and empowering a culture that drives financial performance.
Presenter: Barry Adcock, Financial Performance Strategist
What You Need to Know About Marketing Efforts Post COVID-19
Presented by Growth by Design
After weeks of sheltering in home, some of our habits have changed. These changes will impact your credit union’s marketing and public relations efforts going forward. Experts have weighed in and we have everything you need to know, including what to do and what NOT to do. Growth by Design will teach the Top Five Marketing Trends to expect and how to use them to your advantage.
Presenter: Ann Howard, Director of Communications, Growth by Design
Security Considerations During a Pandemic
Presented by SHAZAM
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it the perfect storm for fraudsters and criminal activity affecting financial institutions. SHAZAM's course outlines basic lobby reopening considerations financial institutions should address now, prior to opening. Topics include:
* Current robbery trends
* ATM skimming activity
* Reopening physical security considerations
Presenter: Michael Burke, Senior Robbery and Crisis Management Consultant, SHAZAM
Mike came to SHAZAM in January 2016 with over 30 years of experience in retail loss prevention, criminal justice education, law enforcement and homeland security. During his law enforcement career as a sergeant detective Mike was a case agent for financial institution robberies, drug investigations and homicides. Mike has been recognized by the United States Attorney Office for his meritorious acts in the investigation and prosecution of a methamphetamine trafficking organization.
He is founding director of Iowa Central Homeland Security Training Center, responsible for development, implementation and instruction of over 40,000 first responders in critical homeland security curriculum. Active Shooter law enforcement response training and conducting threat assessments for government facilities were included in his responsibilities. Mike is a member of the Midwest Financial Fraud Investigators Association (MFFI) to assure SHAZAM Clients are receiving relevant, timely and accurate training.
Empowering a Revolution: What Deluxe Learned from Small Businesses
Presented by Deluxe
Deluxe Corporation launched the Small Business Revolution in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the small businesses that make America great. Along the way, while creating a reality makeover TV series, Deluxe learned the real issues small businesses face each day and how they live in the razor’s edge each day. This session will provide insight into why Deluxe focused on small businesses and the lack of financial planning small business owners bring when starting a business.
Presenter: Cameron Potts, VP of Corporate Communication, Deluxe
Crisis Management: Historical Wins & Losses
Presented by Corporate America Credit Union
“A condition of instability or danger, as in social, economic, political, or international affairs, leading to decisive change.” This is the definition of “crisis’ according to Dictionary.com – sound like the state of the world? Although each crisis carries a unique underlying cause, brings unique challenges to the world, and requires unique resolution action, we can learn from history. Join us as Pete Pritts, President/CEO of Corporate America Credit Union, shares lessons learned from those who have successfully guided through a crisis as well as those who did the opposite.
What Auditors Look for When Auditing Your Credit Union
Presented by CU Audit & Compliance Group
CU Audit & Compliance Group (CUACG) audits over 190 Credit Unions and performs more than 600 audits in a single year. Learn what the auditors are looking for when they audit your Credit Union. A couple of the different topics we will discuss are Credit Cards, Allowance for Loan Loss, and Accrued Expenses. Also, learn examples of some of CUACG’s most common findings and how your Credit Union can avoid these findings yourself.
Presenter: Marcus King, MBA, BSACS, Vice President, CU Audit & Compliance Group
Economic and Investment Outlook
Presented by Corporate America Credit Union
Corporate America’s Investment and ALM team will provide a market update as well as discuss where credit unions can find value from a risk/return perspective in a low rate environment.