School of Banking

Similar to 100-level college course study, the PA Bankers School of Banking focuses on four primary areas of banking: leadership, sales and marketing, bank environment and finance. Our respected faculty includes experienced banking professionals, college professors and consultants supporting the financial services industry who focus on providing students with practical knowledge they can apply to their jobs on a daily basis. This program qualifies for continuing professional education credits from the Institute of Certified Bankers.

How Will This School Prepare Students for Their Banking Futures?

Upon completion of the PA Bankers School of Banking, students will possess a broad understanding of the banking industry, along with fundamental skills designed to make them more effective in their daily responsibilities and decision-making. They will also be prepared to further their education through learning opportunities such as the PA Bankers Advanced School of Banking.

Who Should Attend?

The school is designed for bankers beginning their careers, those looking to “take the next step” in advancing their careers and skilled professionals who are new to the banking industry.

Suggested Attendees Include:

Management trainees
Branch managers with less than three years of banking experience
Customer service representatives
Employees at all levels who are newly hired from non-banking industries
Employees wishing to expand their knowledge and further their banking careers
Individuals who have completed the American Bankers Association’s certificate or diploma programs


High school diploma
A minimum of two years of banking experience or a college degree and one year of banking experience

Suggested Prerequisites:

It is highly recommended that students without a strong financial background consider ABA’s Analyzing Financial Statements.
Other suggested ABA courses include: Banking Fundamentals or Banking Basics, Money & Banking and Legal Foundations in Banking.

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Marilyn Wisniewski
Director, Residential Schools & Meeting Operations
(717) 255-6934

June 13 - 17, 2021
Penn Stater Conference Center
State College, Pa.

Member: $3,000
Affiliate Members: $3,500
Non-Member: $4,500

*2021 prices are subject to change