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The 44th Annual Graduate School Program will be held on May 22-27, 2016



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Barret’s exclusive banking programs will help you stand out from the pack.




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For over 40 years, Barret has been trusted by some of the best associations in the business.


“Good” Borrower Numbers

We're always happy when the numbers our borrowers supply seem to make sense, when they support both the need for an injection of cash and the borrower's ability to repay the credit. Those are "good numbers" in the sense that ... (Read more)

When People Aren’t People

There was a time, not that long ago, when it was easy to be clear about when we were lending to a person, and when we were lending to a company. As you know, commercial credit has generally been approached ... (Read more)

Call Protection at Rock-Bottom Prices

It can be difficult to discern what securities are of value these days. Even though we seem on the precipice of rate hikes, short-term yields (in particular) remain mired in cyclical lows. The two-year Treasury yield, for example, hasn’t been ... (Read more)

10 Strategic Planning Stats to Think About…

62% of resumes misrepresent skills. 54% lie about responsibilities. (Career Builder) Does your selection process catch these? How much training have you provided your hiring managers? The hiring team? 95% of managers dissatisfied with their performance review systems. (CEB Global) ... (Read more)

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Barret Lecture Series

Tony La Russa spoke at Barret on May 21, 2015. He is pictured here with Barret’s Executive Director, Chris Kelley.

Anthony “Tony” La Russa, Jr. is the Chief Baseball Officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks and former infielder, best known for his tenures as manager of the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals.

Find out more about Mr. La Russa, along with Barret’s past national speakers.




Barret’s curriculum is selected and designed to deliver to the student, in a demanding academic environment, a high level of understanding of all major functions performed in the financial institutions of today. Included are the analytical, operational, planning, and regulatory areas. The curriculum is reviewed and up-dated each session.

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Expertise: Over 40 years of banking experience to benefit you in your career. Large endowment allows tuition subsidies and faculty excellence.

Education: Outstanding and innovative curriculum. Superb faculty including nationally known speakers in the industry

Lecture Series: Featuring nationally distinguished speaker – Fred Smith (2010)

Tuition: Among lowest in the industry. Approximately 1/3 of the cost of other banking schools around the country.

Convenience: One-week resident session means employees spend less time away from the job. Centrally located for easy transportation access.