Skills and Development Archive
- 2013 Intermediate Leasing
17 Jun 2013 - 19 Jun 2013
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the leasing market including risk, taxation, documentation, lease evaluation, assessing risks and fraud. It follows the process and the life of a lease from beginning to end to give delegates a better understanding of the lessor/lessee position.
- 2013 Essential Underwriting Skills
10 Jun 2013 - 11 Jun 2013
This course is designed to present the essential credit skills that are vital in understanding the financial and non-financial risks in any lending proposition. Mastering the assessment of these risks is a central contributor to business success and will result in more productive and profitable application of time and resources.
- 2013 Lending Code Workshop
7 Jun 2013 - 7 Jun 2013
The revised FLA Lending Code was published on 1st February 2012. The Code sets standards of good practice in consumer lending. It provides assurance to customers that they can buy with confidence from full members of the FLA. All full members must comply with the Code and should have internal monitoring procedures in place to ensure that compliance with the Code is maintained. This workshop will provide an overview of the Code’s requirements and the new standards which have been added. It will also cover how customers can bring complaints under the Code’s Complaints Scheme and how the FLA will monitor compliance.
- 2013 Beating Asset Finance Fraud
3 Jun 2013 - 3 Jun 2013
This course examines the various types of asset finance fraud, how they work, where the asset financier is exposed and the best ways of stopping and preventing such frauds. Real case studies will be used to provide an insight into each of the frauds under scrutiny. This programme is targeted at those working in the business-to-business, asset finance or motor finance sectors who wish to understand the mechanics and impact of fraud on all the areas of their industry.
- 2013 Understanding of Vehicle Fraud and Investigation Procedures
21 May 2013
The course examines the remit of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (AVCIS), how it operates and what is required to ensure all referrals to AVCIS are completed accurately and in line with the police Best Practice Guidelines. The course will cover current practices and procedures, identifying official documents required for submission by lenders to AVCIS and how to complete them. This will ensure allegations of fraud and vehicle crime are accepted, and allocated to the most appropriate police force for further investigation. Practical work-based case studies will be used to explain the process of fraud investigations. The course will explain how to complete a pro-forma witness statement, specifically designed by AVCIS for those reporting vehicle fraud. It will also identify the appropriate content of a statement and thus what exhibits are needed for submission to AVCIS.
- 2013 Foundation Course in Asset Finance
13 May 2013 - 14 May 2013
A two-day masterclass in the fundamentals of asset finance and leasing that will provide delegates with a contextual and practical framework on which they can build their skills. The course explains to delegates how the industry has come to fulfil such a significant role in the provision of business finance; how it is currently shaped by legal, fiscal and financial imperatives; and signposts to the future of the industry.
- 2013 Lease Accounting and Tax Update
23 Apr 2013
This course provides an in-depth overview of recent developments. It includes technical aspects of lease accounting and taxation. This intensive course programme offers a useful update to your existing lease accounting and tax knowledge. The focus of this course is to update delegates on recent developments in lease accounting and taxation. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact of taxation on leasing and how this has changed over recent years.
- 2013 Operational Risk Management
19 Apr 2013
Operational Risk comprises fraud risk, business continuity, processing errors, IT security and suitability of business practices, just to name a few. Large operational risk events can bankrupt banks more surely than credit or market risk. It is part of the Basel II and Solvency II international capital adequacy regulations. This is a comprehensive introductory course on a ‘must have’ area of financial risk management. Delegates will leave the course with a broad knowledge of how operational risk is defined and distinguished, and the key elements of the Operational Risk Management Model, including risk identification, risk assessment, control, and loss reporting. Delegates will be introduced to a very wide range of specialised topics including fraud, business continuity, strategic, legal and reputational risk.
- 2013 Codes of Practice and Guidance for Collections Services
26 Mar 2013 - 26 Mar 2013
With the recession still affecting many people’s ability to cope with increasing debt, it is important that creditors have a good understanding of the processes, policies and best practice models adopted by the voluntary money advice sector for helping consumer financial difficulties. Working together with lenders and money advice professionals can ensure that repayment programmes are realistic and sustainable. This course is designed to raise awareness of the legislation, guidelines and codes of practice that govern debt recovery and help lenders identify a best practice model.
- 2013 Understanding Credit Scoring
22 Mar 2013 - 22 Mar 2013
Credit scoring is now the most common method employed by banks and other lenders when making consumer lending decisions. This workshop explores the basics of how credit scoring works in a modern consumer lending business - the processes, the strategy, and the decisions. While there is a brief practical excursion into how the scorecards are built, the focus is on what the scorecards look like and how they need to be used and managed.