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The 46th Annual Graduate School Program will be held on May 20-25, 2018



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Universal Banker…it’s easier than you think

I love the efficiency ratio in banking. Sadly, this is not the geekiest thing I have ever written, but it is nonetheless true. In my humble opinion, it is the most informative ratio in all of finance with the possible ... (Read more)

Changing Demographics and the Impact to CRA (and Fair Lending)

We all know that the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (CRA) requires banks to meet the credit needs of the communities in which it operates. Other than the substantive changes in 1995 and 2005 and the public release of interagency ... (Read more)

RMA-Barret Banking Scholarship. Apply today!

The RMA Scholarship Committee and the RMA Board of Directors are pleased to announce the RMA Scholarship designed to subsidize a portion of the education expense for attendance of the Barret School of Banking. Download application Deadline: Friday, March 9, ... (Read more)

Why I am proud to be a banker

Teenagers are prone to be rebellious. It is part of growing up and discovering “who you are” and all of that stuff. It is a time when we begin to listen to music that we doubt our parents would approve ... (Read more)

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Jason Dorsey is Barret’s 2017 Lecture Series speaker.

Barret Lecture Series 2017

Jason Dorsey is the most sought-after Millennials and Gen Z researcher and speaker, receiving over 1,000 speaking requests each year. Jason will be sharing his thoughts on the generational challenges for companies and leaders base on his unique research, results-based consulting, and acclaimed presentations. He delivers practical solutions grounded in research that drive measurable results for clients.  Jason has been featured as a Millennials and generations expert on 60 Minutes, 20/20, The Today Show, The Early Show and over 100 more TV interviews. Adweek calls Jason a “research guru” and The New York Times featured him in its cover story on marketing to Millennials.

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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.