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FDIC Virtual 101: An Introduction to Deposit Insurance, Bank Supervision, and Resolutions

FDIC is soliciting applications for the 2021 sessions of FDIC Virtual 101: An Introduction to Deposit Insurance, Bank Supervision, and Resolutions.

The deadline to apply is April 15, 2021.

FDIC Virtual 101 is a four day program designed to provide a high-level overview of the FDIC’s policies and operations in a format tailored for an international audience. During the program, senior FDIC experts will:

FDIC Virtual 101 does not intend to teach international best practices in deposit insurance, bank supervision, or resolutions; FDIC experts will only present the FDIC’s approach to these issues.

Candidate Profile

FDIC Virtual 101 is designed for senior to mid-level managers and rising leaders from deposit insurers, central banks, bank supervisors, and other agencies involved in financial stability.

Participants should have at least five years of experience in the financial sector and be familiar with one or more of the program’s core subjects: supervision, resolutions, or deposit insurance. Applicants will be asked to provide information to verify that they meet the prerequisite experience.

Translation services will not be offered. Students should have a strong command of English to maximize their comprehension of the program.

Application Process

Space in the program is limited. FDIC will attempt to accommodate at least one candidate from interested organizations.

1. Use the online FDIC International Training Application Form to apply to attend. The form is due no later than April 15, 2021.

2. FDIC will confirm accepted participants by April 30, 2021, and may offer organizations an opportunity to register additional candidates.

Program Fee

There is no fee for this virtual course.

FDIC Contact

If you have questions about the FDIC 101 program, you may direct them via e-mail to Please copy Robert Vanderbilt at on correspondence.


Sample class schedule. Please note the session will begin on Monday morning at 7:00 a.m. local time and end on Thursday at 12:00 p.m.