WASHINGTON, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host workshops for directors of nationally chartered community banks and federal savings associations in Birmingham, Alabama, at the Wynfrey Hotel, April 17-18, 2012.
The workshops provide practical information that expands bank directors' skills and understanding of issues facing their banks. The workshops cover risk assessment ("Directors: Where is the Risk in Your Bank") on April 17, and compliance risk ("Compliance Risk: What Directors Need to Know") on April 18.
Workshops will be held on consecutive days and cost $99 each. Individuals may register for one or both of the workshops. Attendees receive pre-course reading and course materials, an OCC telephone seminar CD, a director's toolkit, other supervisory material, and a lunch. Workshops are limited to the first 35 registrants and are geared primarily to outside directors of national community banks and federal savings associations with assets of less than $5 billion. Management directors may also find the workshops beneficial.
For information or to register online, visit http://www.occ.gov/about/who-we-are/occ-for-you/bankers/bankers-education/directors-workshop-schedule.html or call 240-485-1700.
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SOURCE Office of the Comptroller of the Currency