Education

Professional development plays a vital role in banking today. When bankers are well-trained for their jobs, everyone wins -- the bankers, their banks, shareholders and, of course, customers. Recognizing the critical importance of training, the Oklahoma Bankers Association offers an extensive lineup of seminars and schools covering almost every area of bank operations. See our events calendar for upcoming education events. We also provide timely Web seminars.

The Latest

Register for GSB Bank Technology Security School

The Graduate School of Banking’s Bank Technology Security School is now open for enrollment. The school will be held Oct. 3-7 at the Fluno Center for Executive Education in Madison, WI.

The innovative one-week school is designed by, and especially for, information security officers in the financial industry. It features in-depth labs that will allow you to work with learned concepts to gain skills and tools you can put to use immediately at your bank.

To learn more information, download the brochure here. To enroll, visit GSB.org.

Register for 2022 GSB Sales and Marketing School

The GSB Sales and Marketing School is taking place Sept. 26-30, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education in Madison, Wisconsin. This popular school from the Graduate School of Banking includes a mix of lecture, small group exercises and individualized application sessions to incorporate practical, hands-on content. The program’s curriculum features two core areas of study—the business of banking and sales and marketing management.

Enroll today at GSB.org or click here to download the flyer for more information.

GSBC, Leeds School of Business partner to offer executive leadership certificate in 2022

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) has announced its new Certificate in Executive Leadership, developed in partnership with the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business.

GSBC alumni may earn this certification by attending GSBC’s Community Bankers Summit, scheduled for July 25-27, 2022, on CU Boulder’s campus during the school’s 71st Annual School Session.

Click here for more information.

Learn more about BankWebinars.com

The online training used by the OBA, webinar training by BankWebinars.com offers a flexible solution to meet your Financial Institution’s needs. Save time by using webinar training to train your employees more efficiently. Our 2-hour programs permit trainees to spend as little time away from the office as possible. Since they can train right from their desk, there is no time spent traveling! You can also choose pre-recorded webinars from our extensive on-demand library.

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Janis Reeser

Janis Reeser, Executive Vice President/Education

Email: janisr@oba.com      |      Phone: Ext. 108

Reeser joined the OBA in 1984 as education secretary and was quickly promoted to Director of Banking Schools. She has been in her current position for over 15 years. She is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma and devotes much of her time to Junior Achievement. She serves on boards and committees of the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education and the United Way.