Community Development - Beyond The Basics: An Advanced Banker CRA Training Workshop Community Development - Beyond The Basics: An Advanced Banker CRA Training Workshop

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Friday, June 18, 2015
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Clark University

Higgins School of Humanities

Dana Commons, 2nd floor

950 Main Street

Worcester, MA

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency invite you to participate in an Advanced Banker CRA Training Session in Worcester, MA on June 18, 2015. This is a knowledge-sharing event, specifically tailored for experienced CRA Officers of Intermediate Small Banks or Large Banks. The training is designed to help banks attain optimal community development performance. Participation in the workshop is limited to bankers with three or more years of hands-on CRA experience. Topics of discussion include Self-assessment Concepts and Tools; Incorporating Performance Context and Change; and An in-depth review of community development activities through a hands on case study analysis and small group discussion.

There is no cost to attend this event, however advance registration is required and space is limited.

Registration and a continental breakfast will be available beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Business casual attire is appropriate for this event.

Working Agenda

8:30 – 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:20

Welcome and Overview

  • Clark University Welcome
  • Agenda
  • Housekeeping items
  • Review objectives

9:20 – 10:00

Self-Assessment Concept & Tools

  • Flip chart
  • Scribe to record answers

10:00 – 10:20

Exercise 1 – Understanding the bank & introduction of the self-assessment tool

10:20 – 10:35

Refreshment Break

10:35 – 11:30

Performance Context

  • Flip chart
  • Scribe to record answers

11:30 – 12:15

Exercise 2 – Change and context

12:15 – 1:00

Lunch – Peer sharing or other selected topic

1:00 – 2:30

Case Study – Community Development

2:30 – 2:45


2:45 – 3:45

Case Study – Group Reports & Discussion

3:45 – 4:00

Closing Remarks/Adjourn