NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL FOR FINANCIAL STUDIES provides banking professionals
with the tools needed to manage effectively in today's changing
financial climate. An intensive two-year program of studies broadens the
skills of supervisory personnel and trains them to make decisions
that promote the profitability of the bank as a whole. Over 3,456 bankers
have graduated from the School.
one-week resident sessions provide students with 135 hours of classroom
instruction conducted by distinguished faculty members chosen for
their expertise in both the academic and business worlds. Classes combine
lectures with case studies to involve participants actively in the
process of research, analysis and creative planning.
sessions, students complete five assigned independent study projects that
focus on their bank and build on the first week's instruction to
prepare them for more advanced training during the second year resident
session. The course culminates in a comprehensive computerized
simulation which challenges students to assume senior management
Students will be
evaluated on their knowledge of BankExec, strategic planning exercises
and presentations. Each segment will be appropriately-weighted and
scored as part of the final grade. By graduation, students are better
prepared to contribute to their bank's overall operation and
participate in profitable decision making.