Introduction to Agricultural Lending

Course Number: ABA

Course Code: ABA

The Introduction to Agricultural Lending course has been designed to provide students with a basic overview of the agricultural lending function. Updated to reflect the current challenges facing agricultural lenders, this course will help students have a fundamental understanding of the role of agriculture and agricultural lending in the financial services industry.

Produced by the Schools of Banking, Inc., a jointly-owned subsidiary of the Kansas and Nebraska Bankers Associations.

Learning Objectives
-Gain an understanding of the impact of the Farm Financial Standards Council recommendations on agriculture lending, including recommended key financial statements
-Understand how to calculate deferred taxes, and the impact of such taxes on agriculture financial analysis and lender decisions
-Understand the differences between cash and accrual income statements, and begin developing a working knowledge of accrual income statements and their place in proper financial analysis and lender decision making
-Understand the role of cash flow analysis in in making agricultural lending decisions, and begin developing a working knowledge of the ?Sweet Sixteen? ratios, specifically: Repayment, Liquidity and Solvency Analysis
-Develop an appreciation for the purpose of loan policy, including an overview of loan structure and its relationship to problem loans as well as problem loan workout.

Audience: Those new to agricultural lending or with limited experience

Prerequisites: None

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Member Price: $475.00
Non-Member Price: $575.00
Textbook Charge: $0.00

Credits: 3

Start Date: 01/20/2020
End Date: 03/13/2020
Length: 8 Weeks
Start Time: 12:00 am
End Time: 12:00 am
Day: Online
Location/Room: Online Instructor-Led

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