Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont Bankers Associations are pleased to announce a new tri-state partnership with the American Bankers Association (ABA) to offer ABA-published continuing education content.  This collaboration enhances our mission of empowering all of our members to lead the evolution of banking.

ABA Training is a comprehensive source for training and education, available through the American Bankers Association.  All ABA Training certificates, courses, and briefings are brought to you through the Maine Bankers Association, your local ABA Training Provider.

ABA Training includes extensive learning opportunities suited to specific job roles, in both facilitated and self-paced online formats.  Online training delivers unmatched content that meets the needs of today’s learners and the changing demographics of the banking industry.

Flexible and cost-effective, ABA’s online training opportunities are continually updated to provide a superior learning experience that can be accessed from anywhere, at any time.  They include:

Please NoteAll links bring you to our Tri-State ABA portal where you can view and register for courses.  When asked if you’re a member or non-member, they are referring to ABA membership.  

 

ABA Online Course Catalog (updated April 2020)
The catalog provides a comprehensive list and descriptions of all available certificates, self-paced courses, and facilitated courses (it does not include briefings).  Categories include:

  • Business Banking & Commercial Lending
  • Compliance
  • Executive Education
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Retail Banking & Marketing
  • Risk Management
  • Wealth Management & Trust

 

ABA Certificates
ABA certificate programs build the skills necessary for career advancement. Through a prescribed course of study, certificates provide practical, tailored knowledge specific to a job role in the bank.  Programs are continually reevaluated and refined to meet current needs and changes in the industry.

 

ABA Self-Paced Online Training Courses
These courses offer the greatest flexibility in skill-building and practical application as they are independent study and include real-life practice scenarios.  Courses may be purchased online for individual use or banks may purchase a license to access a single course or a suite of courses within their organizations.  Self-paced online training courses offer:

  • Rich graphics and inter-activities in mobile-ready courses
  • Frequent self-checks to measure comprehension
  • Built-in tools and job aids to support ongoing learning

 

ABA Facilitated Online Training Courses
These courses are available in a virtual classroom environment, complete with fellow students, instructor guidance and feedback.  Facilitated online training courses offer banking-specific content supported by:

  • Weekly discussions to engage with the instructor and other students
  • Experienced instructors with banking expertise
  • Exercises and exams to validate your understanding
  • A flexible weekly schedule with no set day or time

 

ABA Briefings 
ABA briefings enable you and your team members to stay on top of the current issues facing bankers today.  Take advantage of the briefings available in several subject areas. Briefings include streaming audio over the Internet so all you need is a computer and a pad of paper.  Save time and stay current.  Check out the FAQs for more information.  Categories include:

  • Compliance/Risk
  • Corporate Trust
  • Mortgage
  • Retail Banking
  • Wealth Management/Trust

 

Questions? Contact:  Jessica Verry, jverry@mainebankers.com