Series 1: Industry, Management, and Economic Influences

Course Number: ABA

Course Code: ABA

How to interpret repayment risks related to industry, economic, market and management influences.

Produced by the Risk Management Association


*Only available as a series

  • LDP 1.1 – Industry and Economic Influences
  • LDP 1.2 -Understanding the Business

What You’ll Learn

After completing this series, students will be able to:

  • Analyze the competitive forces in an industry
  • Determine key success factors in the company’s industry
  • Explain the stages of the general business cycle and the impact economic cycles and conditions can have on different businesses
  • Describe the financial behavior of industries, products and companies throughout their life cycles
  • Connect a company’s industry, business and product life cycles to their related financing needs
  • Prepare a company overview of its products and services, customers, suppliers, facilities, management, ownership and company history
  • Appraise the company’s likelihood of success, considering prior risk mitigation, competitive advantages, management qualifications and effectiveness of business strategies
  • Appraise the depth and breadth of management skill, experience and organization

Audience: Loan trainees, credit analysts, and anyone with commercial lending authority.

Prerequisites: None

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Member Price: $100.00
Non-Member Price: $200.00
Textbook Charge: $0.00

Credits: 4.5 CLBB


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