School of Strategic Management & Best Practices in Banking

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The overall aim of this 5-day, top-level school is to explore how leading banks are led and managed strategically, how they deploy best-practices to boost performance, and how delegates' banks could upgrade their own approaches to world-class standards.
This course gives delegates the opportunity to:

  • Explore the best-practice leadership of banks:
    -Setting objectives and creating a vision
    -Establishing “winning” strategies
    -Allocating resources optimally
    -Reorganising banks to implement strategy
    -Preparing future leaders
    -Motivating the workforce
    -Corporate governance
  • Examine how to improve the performance of key banking businesses:
    -Retail banking
    -SME banking
    -Corporate banking
    -Asset & liability management - “ALM”
  • Review how leading banks advance essential management processes:
    -Credit risk management
    -Strategic planning and action planning
    -Budgeting and financial control
  • Set priorities at their banks for strengthening leadership, upgrading strategic management capabilities, and establishing best-practices that are key to boosting bank performance

Learning Level
This is an advanced school for senior bankers and their management teams who are ambitious to ensure that their banks are led well, are adopting the correct business strategies, and implementing best-practice management methods.

The school is intensive and participative. Various methods are used:
Formal presentations, including many real case histories with discussion
Case studies that illustrate the application of the approaches examine
Group work in which delegates discuss improvement priorities for their own bank
“Question & Answer” plenary discussions with the school director

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Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company's exact requirements? If you'd like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company's office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course.

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Our Tailored Learning Offering

If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We'll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.


We can offer any of our public courses delivered at your office or we can devise completely tailored solutions:

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Why us

We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

  • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
  • Track record – we have delivered training solutions for 95% of worlds’ top 100 banks and have trained over 250,000 professionals.
  • Knowledge – our 150 strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
  • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 20,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 180 countries.
  • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 96% on service and 95% on product