Instructor Facilitated Online & Self-Study Education and Training

Provided to community bankers in the West through a partnership between WIB and Center for Financial Training

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When people performance is improved, the performance of your company improves.

The Center for Financial Training (CFT) is WIB's instructor facilitated online and guided self-study training partner for community banks. Together we offer a comprehensive, up-to-date curriculum that will help you achieve your professional development goals and consequently your bank benefits. CFT manages your registration, billing, course delivery and record retention. You must register for programs through this website to receive the WIB member prices.

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The Center for Financial Training

  • A leader in providing the most current training that your employees need, delivered the way you want
  • Offers training with immediate on-the-job applications, coupled with programs of study that award industry-recognized certificates and diplomas
  • Offers flexible formats that fit every need: traditional classroom instruction, customized in-house seminars, multi-media, online and correspondence study options
  • Offers a comprehensive variety of training designed to make a difference at every level of responsibility

Why CFT is Your Best Choice for Professional Online and Self-Study Training

  • Specializes in financial institution training solutions
  • Flexible scheduling options to fit every student's needs
  • Instructor facilitated online classes and self-study program use experienced classroom instructors who have been specially trained for the distance learning environment.
  • Delivers relevant topics, including compliance, management, sales, retail banking, accounting, operations, lending, and tellers.
  • Offers results-oriented training with immediate on-the-job relevance
  • The industry's leader in value and effectiveness
  • Programs enhance internal education programs already in place
  • Delivers a comprehensive curriculum
  • Provides diplomas and certificates, college credit and CPE credit may be earned
  • Instructors are "subject matter experts" with a proven track record
  • Training is available for all levels of employees:
    ◦ Fundamental
    ◦ Supervisory
    ◦ Management

How Your Bank Can See Immediate Results from Our Programs

  • Maximize your company's productivity and profitability
  • Improve employee retention and morale
  • Increase customer satisfaction and retention
  • Informed employees stay on top of compliance issues, decreasing your liability
  • Offer your employees access to college credits

What Students Say about CFT

"My experience with CFT as been very informative and exciting. My instructor is wonderful. She has a very special quality about her that makes you look forward to the next class."

"I'm taking CFT classes to learn more, complete my diplomas and build confidence in what I do. The classes I've taken have helped me get promoted."

"CFT courses have made me more knowledgeable about banking overall and have made my job easier when customers ask questions about other departments in the bank."

"The instructor made the information very interesting therefore a lot of things came together for me."

"The CFT teacher had great communication skills. Can relate to various circumstances in every situation. She was very helpful, very personable. She was interesting and held my attention."

"The instructor is very enthusiastic. She takes pride in her job and encourages others to take pride in their position. I enjoyed spending time in her class."