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FDIC Bank Resolution Experience (BRE) Training Program


FDIC’s Bank Resolution Experience (BRE) program begins on Friday, May 6, and runs through Friday, May 13, 2022. The program will be hosted virtually for 4 to 5 hours per day on Microsoft Teams. The program will begin each day at 0800 EST.

Friday, May 6, is a basic overview of the FDIC, U.S. banking, deposit insurance and supervision functions. Knowledge of these functions will enable a focus on resolutions during the remainder of the course. Those students who have not attended FDIC 101 or FDIC Virtual 101 are encouraged to attend this pre-requisite session to maximize their experience in the course.

BRE is a 6-day program designed to provide an operational overview of FDIC’s bank resolution processes in a format tailored for an international audience. FDIC experts will use lectures, exercises, and panels to discuss:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to compare FDIC’s approach to resolution to their own experiences.

The May 2022 schedule can be viewed here.

Candidate Profile

BRE is designed for staff experts with a responsibility for implementing or designing bank resolution activities. Participants should have at least five years of experience in bank resolution. Once registered, applicants will be ask to provide a copy of their CV to corroborate the requisite experience.

Translation services will not be offered. To maximize comprehension of the program, students should have a strong command of English.

Application Process

This program is being offered by invitation only.

Program Fee

There is no fee for this course offering.

Location of Training

The 2022 course will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams. Students should confirm they can access this platform.

FDIC Contact

If you have questions about the BRE program, you may direct them via email to Please copy Robert Vanderbilt at on correspondence.