The FDIC Directors’ College is an interactive program that provides ongoing education on current topics of bank supervision to bank directors, senior officers, corporate secretaries, and board advisors. The course is designed to help directors and trustees, both new and experienced, stay abreast of the ever-changing regulatory environment.
A discussion of the essential ongoing processes necessary to effectively identify and assess risks within the institution. The presentation will use examples to apply these concepts to analyze funding, strategic, compliance, and Fair Lending risks. Additionally, the module will discuss how the Board’s risk appetite can influence the risk identification and assessment processes.
This module will discuss cybersecurity risks, and the processes and strategies that can be implemented to effectively identify, mitigate, and monitor the risks. The presentation will also provide participants with key questions that Board members should ask to develop a better understanding of their institution-specific cybersecurity risk.
An informal setting for participants to hear what is on regulators’ minds and to share experience and insights as a community bank board member. Members of the FDIC regional management team will highlight emerging issues, answer participant questions, and discuss topics raised by participants. The session structure will include prepared remarks, as well as an open forum for questions and discussion.
An analysis of national and local economic data to assist attendees in identifying key trends that have impacted and may continue to impact the industry.
A focus on fundamental board governance issues and is designed for Directors with less than five years’ experience. In addition to discussing participant questions, the session will cover Directors’ roles and responsibilities, the examination process, and effective strategies to monitor bank performance.