WESTERN STATES SCHOOL OF BANKING
Hosted by the School of Business Administration (SOBA)
Fort Lewis College ~ Durango, CO
43rd Annual School Session
June 9-17, 2017
WSSB’s program is a great value and really boosted one my employee’s confidence and understanding
that he knew more than he thought he did. Sending employees to banking school shows appreciation
for their efforts, makes them feel valued, and infuses them with cutting-edge information.
John Sneed, President ~ FMS Bank, Fort Morgan, CO
WSSB is now accepting applications for the 2017 session. There are only 40 spots available in the upcoming Freshmen Class (graduating in 2018) so register early!
Your best move to step up the career ladder in community banking is to attend the Western States School of Banking, a unique bachelor level, two-year banking school designed to advance your professional education while maintaining employment.
Intersession projects facilitate experiential learning throughout the year between two eight-day sessions held on campus. We are an intensive, immersion experience that explores cutting-edge industry topics, including eight in-depth bank simulation exercises in the Senior year utilizing ABA’s BankExec. The on-campus experience creates a professional network for future contacts which lasts a lifetime and provides valuable industry connections and friendships.
The 2017 campus session is being hosted by the notable Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration in Durango, Colorado.
During classroom sessions and the Intersession Project papers, WSSB’s industry-renowned national faculty will be presenting cutting-edge topics from an upper-management perspective.
- Freshman Pre-Session Preparation
- Freshman On Campus Classes
- Freshman Intersession Project
The Senior, second year, on-campus curriculum is highlighted by the exciting ABA BankExec Simulation Class class which provides student banking Teams opportunities to learn from the outcomes of their financial decisions. Taking numerous variables into account, students learn how their strategies affect shareholders. On the final day of classes, Teams present their findings at a dynamic all-school presentation. The senior year curriculum also includes the following classes:
- Banking Ethics
- CEO Panel
- Legal Aspects of Banking II
- Managing Human Resources
- Sales, Service & Marketing II
- Team Building
Join us June 9-17, 2017, at the spectacular Fort Lewis College campus in Durango, Colorado, for a cutting-edge banking school program that has been developed by and for banking executives. We look forward to seeing you there!