Past Events

17 May

Practical Business Writing

PRACTICAL BUSINESS WRITINGIf you could use a little extra help with your everyday writing skills, but you don't want to spend your valuable time learning…


16 May

An Overview of Regulatory Changes & Consolidation Trends in the Banking Industry

An Overview of Regulatory Changes & Consolidation Trends in the Banking IndustryPresented by Karen Grandstrand - Fredrikson & ByronWednesday, May 16, 2018…


10 May

Commercial Title Insurance Refresher Course

COMMERCIAL TITLE INSURANCE REFRESHER COURSE Do you understand the purpose of a title insurance policy and how to read a title commitment? This three-hour…


08 May

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Talent Management, Training and Retention Issues

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


01 May

Network like a Pro and Watch Your Business Grow

Network like a Pro and Watch Your Business GrowPresented by Maria Johnson, Founder/CEO of Speaking Mastery The RMA Minnesota Chapter Young Professional’s…


24 Apr

Loan Documentation II: Collateral Issues

LOAN DOCUMENTATION II: COLLATERAL ISSUESAn unforeseen event happened to your borrower's business. Don't worry, though. You won't need to charge it off…


19 Apr

Beer & Networking with TMA and ACG

BEER & NETWORKING EVENTThursday, April 19 (5 - 7 pm) @ Pryes Brewing Company The Young Professional committees of the Minnesota Chapters of the ACG, RMA…


10 Apr

Loan Documentation I: Non-Collateral Issues

LOAN DOCUMENTATION I: NON-COLLATERAL ISSUESMany individuals think of collateral when they hear the word documentation. However, while collateral is certainly…


10 Apr

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Credit Review - Increasing the Profile of the Third Line of Defense

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


27 Mar

Cash Flow Three

CASH FLOW IIIAll business bankers must be able to assess the cash flow generation abilities of their borrowers, because it’s ultimately their cash flow…


21 Mar

Key Components and Strategies for a Successful Talent Management Program

Key Components and Strategiesfor a Successful Talent Management Program Presented by Marci Malzahn, president - Malzahn StrategicEvery company, regardless…


13 Mar

Paint & Brew Networking Event

Grab a pint and a paint brush for some green networking! The RMA Minnesota Chapter Young Professional’s committee invites professionals of ALL ages to…


13 Mar

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Maintaining Credit Culture in a Changing Regulatory Environment

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


22 Feb

Cash Flow Two

CASH FLOW IIMany cash flow courses, including Cash Flow I, focus more on the mechanics of the UCA® cash flow statement. Their goal is to understand the…


21 Feb

The HOW of Tough Conversations

Presented by Carolien Moors, HardTalk Biz Coaching The HOW of Tough Conversations Regardless of your experience, responsibilities and personality, we all…


13 Feb

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Community Bank Credit Officer Panel

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


23 Jan

Cash Flow One

CASH FLOW IWill the borrower generate enough cash to repay our loan? In order to answer this question, we must be able to both construct and analyze the…


17 Jan

WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLVES?

WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLVES? Presented by KC Mathews, EVP & Chief Investment Officer - UMB Bank There are wolves lurking in the shadows of the economy;…


09 Jan

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Construction Lending Risk Management Strategies

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


12 Dec

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Cloud Computing Opportunities for Community Banks

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


07 Dec

Financial Statement Analysis

FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSISAll business bankers must be able to assess the financial strengths and weaknesses of their borrowers, because it’s ultimately…


05 Dec

Credit Analysis Management Seminar

Credit Analysis Management SeminarAs commercial banking business gets more competitive and margins are more compressed, credit and underwriting teams enter…


30 Nov

Relationship Management: Using Credit as a Sales Tool

Relationship Management: Using Credit as a Sales Tool Monitoring the existing client while seeking cross-sell opportunities. Course OverviewWith banks…


15 Nov

November 15, 2017 - Chapter Luncheon/Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!Please stand by for more details.


14 Nov

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Bankruptcy Basics

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


10 Oct

Understanding, Navigating & Influencing Company Culture

Why is company culture and ethics important?How can you find a company that meets your personal culture preferences?Do you want to learn how you can influence…


10 Oct

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: State of Commercial Real Estate

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


20 Sep

September Chapter Luncheon/Meeting

CHAOS AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT Presented by Kit Welchlin   The RMA Minnesota Chapter would like to invite you to join us for the 1st chapter luncheon for…


14 Sep

Networking Boat Cruise with TMA Minnesota Chapter

NETWORKING BOAT CRUISE Hosted by the RMA and TMA MN Chapters Young Professional Committees Thursday, September 14 (4:00 - 7:00pm)Mississippi River - Aboard…


12 Sep

Lunch & Learn Audio Conference: Small Business Lending - Latest Trends in Underwriting Small Business Loans

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is offering affiliates and non-affiliates a chance to attend a series of ten audio conferences that highlight the current issues…


14 Aug

19th Annual Golf Tournament/Networking Event

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 14TH TO ATTEND. RMA MN and MNCPA get together for our 19th Annual Golf Tournament/Networking Event at Brookview Golf…


24 Jul

Title Work Tips and Tricks: Commercial Title Insurance Basics

The RMA Minnesota Chapter Young Professional’s committee would like to invite professionals of all ages to attend this Lunch and Learn/Networking seminar. This…


13 Jul

Networking w/MNCPA at Canterbury Park

Win, Place or Show at this year's Networking Event at Canterbury Park Back by popular demand, this exciting night draws a mix of young professionals from…


23 Jun

Analyzing Business Tax Returns

Analyzing Business Tax ReturnsUsing tax returns to estimate repayment ability Course Overview: Analyzing Business Tax Returns teaches the participant how…


13 Jun

CECL Is Here - Don't Panic, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCECECL Is Here - Don't PanicJune 13, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & TrustFASB has issued implementation deadlines…


17 May

Introduction to Business Writing 2017

If you could use a little extra help with your everyday writing skills, but you don’t want to spend your valuable time learning the difference between…


17 May

WHERE IS THE TOP FLOOR? A panel discussion on the Twin Cities commercial real estate

WHERE IS THE TOP FLOOR?A panel discussion on the Twin Cities commercial real estate Joe Boone - The Excelsior Group Frank Clark - The Ackerberg Group Anders…


11 May

Problem Real Estate Loans

Problem Real Estate LoansOptions for dealing with problem real estate credits Course Overview: This course is aimed at real estate lenders who may encounter…


09 May

Construction Lending Update, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCE Construction Lending UpdateMay 9, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & Trust Construction Lending continues to grow…



19 Apr

Cash Flow III 2017

All business bankers must be able to assess the cash flow generation abilities of their borrowers, because it’s ultimately their cash flow that repays…


11 Apr

What have Alternative Lenders Taught Banks? Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCE What have Alternative Lenders Taught Banks?April 11, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & Trust Alternative lenders…




22 Mar

Cash Flow II 2017

All business bankers must be able to assess the cash flow generation abilities of their borrowers, because it’s ultimately their cash flow that repays…


20 Mar

Lending to Medical and Dental Practices

Lending to Medical and Dental PracticesA look at the trends affecting the future of medical and dental practicesCourse Overview: Many opportunities exist…


14 Mar

Data Quality/Integrity, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCE Data Quality/IntegrityMarch 14, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & Trust The need for quality data has never been…


24 Feb

Construction Loan Management: Administering the Construction Loan Process

Construction Loan Management: Administering the Construction Loan Process Learn the best ways to manage risk in commercial construction lending Course…


22 Feb

Cash Flow I 2017

All business bankers must be able to assess the cash flow generation abilities of their borrowers, because it’s ultimately their cash flow that repays…


14 Feb

Understanding your Strategic Risks with new Product Development, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCEUnderstanding your Strategic Risks with new Product DevelopmentFebruary 14, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & TrustBanks…


01 Feb

PRESENCE: Owning the Leader in You

What are you known for? AND is it what you WANT to be known for? As an educator for more than 20 years, Academy for Women’s Empowerment (AWEinc.), Founder…


26 Jan

Appraisal Luncheon

The North Star Chapter of the Appraisal Institutein conjunction with Risk Management Association MN Chapter (RMA)present CONTRACTS IN A REAL ESTATE LENDING…


24 Jan

Introduction to Title Insurance

INTRODUCTION TO TITLE INSURANCEDo you understand the purpose of a title insurance policy and how to read a title commitment?This two-hour course is for…



10 Jan

Chief Credit Officers Panel, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCE Chief Credit Officers PanelJanuary 10, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & Trust Hear the hot topics of today’s…


13 Dec

Strategic Planning for the Impending Downturn, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCEStrategic Planning for the Impending DownturnDecember 13, 2016 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & Trust Are your bank’s…


06 Dec

Ugly Sweater and Toys for Tots Holiday Networking Event

YOU'RE INVITED…Too an Ugly Sweater and Toys for Tots Holiday Networking Event! The holidays are fast approaching, now is the perfect time to mix n’ mingle…


01 Dec

Asset-Based Lending for Non-Asset Based Lenders

Asset-Based Lending for Non-Asset Based LendersTargeting profitable candidates for asset-based loans. Course Overview: This course provides participants…


16 Nov

Economic Update

November 16, 2016Chapter Luncheon/Meeting ECONOMIC UPDATEfeaturing JOE MAHON - Director, Regional Outreach - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis The RMA…


14 Nov

Understanding & Interpreting Real Estate Appraisals

Understanding & Interpreting Real Estate AppraisalsLearn to use appraisals as one of many tools to help make intelligent lending and credit decisions. Course…


09 Nov

Networking Event

Women's Networking EventWednesday, November 9 (5:00 - 7:00pm) @ Atlas Grill and Clubroom The RMA Minnesota Chapter is excited to announce our Women’s Forum…


08 Nov

Small Business Lending Challenges, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCE Small Business Lending ChallengesNovember 8, 2016 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & Trust Concerned with compliance…


14 Oct

Lending to the Long-Term Care Industry

Lending to the Long-Term Care IndustryUnderstand one of the largest growth industries in the country. Course Overview: Lending to the Long-Term Care Industry…



21 Sep

Investing in Banking for the Long Term

You are invited to attend the RMA Minnesota Chapter luncheon/meeting on Wednesday, September 21 at Hilton Minneapolis featuring Mr. Richard Parsons. Richard…


13 Sep

Commercial Real Estate Update, Audio Conference

LUNCH & LEARN AUDIO CONFERENCE Commercial Real Estate UpdateSeptember 13, 2016 | 11:30am - 1:00pm @ Bell State Bank & Trust Hear about the current status…


08 Aug

18th Annual Networking Tournament with MNCPA

Mark your calendar to attend.Stay tuned for more details/registration.


23 Jun

Twins Networking Event - 6/23/16

The RMA Minnesota Chapter invites everyone in the banking, finance, accounting and legal professions to attend a networking event at Target Field on Thursday,…


09 Jun

Young Professionals Networking Event with MNCPA

Win, Place or Show! WE'LL RACE YOU THERE!  Meet us at Canterbury Park for a night of networking and horse racing with RMA Minnesota Chapter and Minnesota…


24 May

HEADWINDS OR TAILWINDS? The current state of commercial real estate and predictions for the future.

We would like to invite you to join us at our chapter luncheon/meeting on May 24 at Hilton Minneapolis - HEADWINDS OR TAILWINDS? The current state of commercial…


10 May

What can the Granularity of a Dual Credit Risk Grading Systems Teach You about Your Portfolio

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference SeriesWhat can the Granularity of a Dual Credit Risk Grading Systems Teach You about Your PortfolioMany…


03 May

Cash Flow III 2016

Many cash flow courses focus on constructing historical UCA® format cash flow statements and assessing the borrower’s historical cash flow. However, all…


26 Apr

RMA / TMA Joint Networking Event

GET YOUR NETWORK ON! The RMA MN Chapter Young Professionals and TMA MN Chapter Next Gen committees would like to invite ALL professionals attend this networking…


21 Apr

Fashion Show - Focusing on Dresses

The RMA Minnesota Chapter is excited to announce our annual Women’s Forum Fashion Show Event!  This year’s event will have a focus on dresses – as well…


14 Apr

Advanced Real Estate Cash Flow and Valuation

A look at the more complex issues in real estate lending Course Overview: This course explains the more complex issues encountered in commercial real estate…


12 Apr

Practical Contract Law for Bankers 2016

Recognizing that most business dealings between borrower and banker touch upon contract law issues, this course uses lecture and case studies to explore…


12 Apr

Combining the Power of Appraisals and Environmental Teams to Make Better Decisions

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference SeriesCombining the Power of Appraisals and Environmental Teams to Make Better DecisionsBanks are…


11 Mar

Breaking the Glass Ceiling - Influential Women in Business

Nicole Middendorf, CDFA and CEO of Prosperwell Financial, leads this thought provoking, interactive discussion about the book "Breaking the Glass Ceiling…


10 Mar

Lending to Non-Profit Organizations

How to work effectively with nonprofits - as customers and as prospects Course Overview: Lending to Nonprofit Organizations covers the appropriate methods…


08 Mar

Cash Flow II 2016

All business bankers must be able to assess the cash flow generation abilities of their borrowers, because it’s ultimately their cash flow that repays…


08 Mar

SBA Lending Update - Using Programs and Talent to Your Advantage

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference SeriesSBA Lending Update - Using Programs and Talent to Your AdvantageLoan growth continues to…


22 Feb

Real Estate Fundamentals in Commercial Lending

Understanding the risks inherent in real estate lending Course Overview: Examine commercial real estate lending concepts and techniques for income-producing…


18 Feb

Business Loan Documentation 3: Intermediate Collateral Issues

The course uses intensive and numerous small group activities and over 50 short case studies in order to cover intermediate-level, collateral-related UCC…


09 Feb

Construction Lending and HVCRE: Key Issues

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference SeriesConstruction Lending and HVCRE: Key IssuesConstruction lending and multifamily development…


21 Jan

Cash Flow I 2016

All business bankers must be able to assess the cash flow generation abilities of their borrowers, because it’s ultimately their cash flow that repays…


20 Jan

Annual Regulator Panel

The RMA Minnesota Chapter would like to invite you to join us at our chapter luncheon/meeting on Wednesday, January 20th at Hilton Minneapolis for our…


12 Jan

Appraisal & Regulatory Issues in the Current Lending Environment

This is a collaborative panel discussion between the Appraisal Institute, North Star Chapter and Risk Management Association, Minnesota Chapter with representatives…


12 Jan

Building an Effective Credit Culture

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference SeriesBuilding an Effective Credit CultureCredit Culture starts at the top.  The CEO and Executive…


08 Dec

Making the Transition from ALLL to CECL - What Does This Mean for Your Institution

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference SeriesMaking the Transition from ALLL to CECL - What Does This Mean for Your InstitutionThe proposed…


04 Dec

Analyzing Personal Financial Statements and Tax Returns

How to improve the quality of your portfolio Course Overview: The objective of this course is to use tax returns and personal financial statements to determine…


19 Nov

The Happy Hour Effect

Discover a fresh philosophy to inspire your team to love coming to work every day - and give their best while they’re there! Our speaker, Kristen Brown…


18 Nov

Talking About Our Generation: Learning to Communicate More Effectively Across Generations

TALKING ABOUT OUR GENERATIONLearning to Communicate More Effectively Across Generations Have you ever had these thoughts? “Why won’t they just pick up…


12 Nov

Global Cash Flow II: A Real Estate Perspective

Analyze the global impact on the overall cash flows of borrowers with multiple investment real estate holdings. Course Overview: Global Cash Flow II: A…


10 Nov

The Benefits and Necessities of Managing Portfolio Limits

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference Series The Benefits and Necessities of Managing Portfolio LimitsA bank’s risk tolerance and risk…


04 Nov

Cash Flow V

Many cash flow courses focus on constructing historical UCA® format cash flow statements and assessing the borrower’s historical cash flow.  However, all…


13 Oct

Credit Risk Challenges over the Next 18 Months

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference Series Credit Risk Challenges over the Next 18 MonthsWe have entered a fiercely competitive time…


01 Oct

Competence, Confidence and Courage

As the winningest coach in Minnesota’s women’s basketball history, Pam Borton perfected the secret to success and developed the “3Cs”... Competence, Confidence…


16 Sep

Is Agriculture Headed For a Recession?

Our presenter, Mark Schultz is the Chief Market Analyst for Northstar Commodity and TBE Capital in Minneapolis Minnesota.  He has 25 years of experience…


08 Sep

Prepping for the Impending Downturn

Lunch & Learn Credit Risk Management - Audio Conference Series Prepping for the Impending DownturnThe best time to plan for the next downturn is during…



JOIN. ENGAGE. LEAD.