Bank regulator slates 2024 virtual workshops for directors, top execs

A 2024 schedule of free, virtual workshops for bank directors, senior management and other key executives was released Monday by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Workshops are examiner-led, the OCC said. The schedule released Monday is as follows:

  • Jan. 9
    Credit Risk: Recognizing and Responding to Risk:
    Covers the roles of the board and management, credit risk within the loan portfolio, and how to stay informed of changes in credit risk.
  • Jan. 18
    Operational Risk: Navigating Rapid Changes:
    Covers key risk management processes, oversight roles and governance responsibilities, fraud, risk-based audit programs, third-party vendor oversight, establishing a strong ethical culture, and regulatory expectations to address cyber threats.
  • Feb. 15
    Building Blocks: Developing Strong Management:
    Focuses on strategy, people, and oversight. Participants will learn about current issues impacting bank supervision; board responsibilities, duties, and governance; and risk management, succession planning, and matters requiring attention in a report of examination.
  • Feb. 22
    Risk Governance: Improving Effectiveness:
    Focuses on providing practical information for participants to effectively identify, measure, monitor, and control risk. The workshop also focuses on the OCC’s approach to risk-based supervision and major risks in the financial industry.
  • March 5
    Compliance Risk: Understanding the Rules:
    Focuses on the critical elements of an effective compliance risk management program. Participants will review major compliance risks and critical regulations, identify compliance red flags, and learn about common OCC examination findings related to compliance risk.

The OCC said each workshop will run from 1-4 p.m. Eastern. More details and links to registration are online here.

Release: OCC Releases Virtual Workshop Schedule for Community Bank Directors and Senior Management