9 Class Hours

Instructor: GSBC President Michael L. Stevens

Driving Financial Performance explains the principles of analyzing a bank’s performance and financial condition. Utilizing the Uniform Bank Performance Report, students will be able to develop a risk profile of a financial institution; evaluate funds management practices; identify and quantify significant changes in a bank’s net interest margin; identify credit, market, liquidity, operational, legal & reputation risks.  With this knowledge, participants will be able to drive financial performance.

Key learning objectives of the course are to:

  • Understand balance sheet and income statement flow.
  • Understand the key risk and performance drivers of your bank.
  • Connect asset quality issues with earnings performance, liquidity, and capital support.
  • Drive change in a bank’s financial performance.


Annual School Session

First Year Core Course

Competency: Financial Management & Strategy