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Safety & Soundness Training Program

 

  
EXAMINATION MANAGEMENT SCHOOL

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Examination Management School is designed to simulate the bank examination process, beginning with pre-exam functions and concluding with a completed Report of Examination. The course presentation mainly consists of an interactive case study in which the participant plays the role of an Examiner-in-Charge (EIC).  Participants fulfill the general duties of an EIC over the course of the three-week school. 

The pre-course work is directly related to the interactive case study, and needs to be submitted to the Training Center prior to attendance.

KEY OBJECTIVES
During the course, participants perform the following in accordance with the DOS Manual of Examination Policies and the Examination Documentation (ED) Manual:

  • Prepare a Pre-Examination Planning Memo
  • Defend the Pre-Examination Planning Memo
  • Identify key examination issues
  • Adjust the examination scope and process as needed
  • Conduct meetings with bank management
  • Write the ECC section of the Report of Examination, specifically focusing on Sensitivity to Market Risk, Management, and Asset Quality.
  • Prepare an agenda and conduct an exit meeting
  • Discuss content for an Enforcement Action Memorandum
  • Assemble and submit a completed Report of Examination

INSTRUCTIONAL FORMAT
Classroom setting that simulates a bank examination, role plays, group activities, and facilitated classroom discussion.

DURATION
This is a three-week course. Participants are expected to remain at the Training Center throughout the entire course.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Participants generally have 30-42 months of Safety & Soundness bank examination experience which should include reviewing and discussing loans, preparing all sections of the Report of Examination, and completing one practice job as Examiner-in-Charge. 

PREREQUISITES TO ATTENDANCE
The pre-commissioned examiner should have performed the following items before attending
Examination Management School:

  • Completed the three previous DSC Risk Management core schools - Introduction to Examinations School, Financial Institution Analysis School, and Loan Analysis School
  • Completed at least one practice EIC job
  • Written core comments
  • Completed a Pre-Examination Planning Memo

PRE-COURSE
Prior to attending the course, participants are required to write a Pre-Examination Planning Memo utilizing the material provided in the pre-course package. The pre-course work needs to be sent via e-mail to the Training Center at least 10 days prior to the start of the session.

For
Examination Management School, DSC has authorized 40 hours of official time for completion of the pre-course work.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Participants are required to bring a computer to the session. Printers are available at the training center.

FINAL EXAMINATION
None

POST COURSE ASSIGNMENTS
It is recommended that all participants be scheduled for a practice examination within 4-6 weeks of completion of this course to reinforce the learning from this session. 

POST COURSE FEEDBACK
We provide a written evaluation of the participant's performance.

CREDITS
Continuing Education Units (CEU): 10
Continuing Professional Education Units (CPE): 120

FDIC is registered with the National Association of State Board of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to NASBA, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700
, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For additional information concerning this course, please contact:

  • Dan Hotz (703) 516-1266
  • Kristine Fisk via email at kfisk@fdic.gov

 

Last Updated 05/18/2004 Supervision@fdic.gov