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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

International Training and Assistance (ITA)
for Bank Supervisors

Bank Analysis and Examination SchoolFederal Reserve System Courses

Type of Participant Targeted

The Bank Analysis and Examination School is designed for individuals with approximately 12 to 18 months of relevant experience. Attendees are typically involved in risk-focused supervision, risk management processes, bank examination, loan classification, and surveillance.



Course Overview

This is an intensive course based on risk management and analytical concepts that apply to all areas of supervision: examinations, inspections, surveillance, and applications. The program emphasizes risk-focused examination and its products as well as common analytical and supervisory themes and techniques.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this one-week course, the participant will, at a minimum, be able to

  • Discuss and apply risk-focused examination techniques to a bank
  • Analyze the financial condition of a bank using the Uniform Bank Performance Report (UBPR)
  • Use information from a bank examination report and a UBPR to prepare and present an analysis of a bank's condition
  • Understand the CAMELS bank rating system
  • Provide an introductory analysis and classification of a loan
  • Understand various regulatory and financial topics, including principles of internal controls, information systems, and supervisory strategies

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Last update: February 2, 2017