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The 47th Annual Graduate School Program will be held on May 19-24, 2019



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Is “Customer Service” Even a Thing Anymore?

I think I have reached a milestone in my life. I’m starting to turn into the “GET OFF MY LAWN!” guy…and I’m completely ok with that! “Grumpy Old Men” and “Grumpier Old Men” are becoming less and less favorite comedies ... (Read more)

No Loan Left Behind: Financing Unique Situations feat. Patrick Trammell

PRESENTS: No Loan Left Behind: Financing Unique Situations Speaker: Patrick Trammell As the world becomes both smaller and more complex, Bankers are asked to consider more out of the box requests. This seminar addresses how to structure unique situations. Included ... (Read more)

Community Banking Month…#banklocal

April is Community Banking Month if you didn’t already realize this. I fully realize that, more than likely, the town is not redecorating the square/Main Street/main hub in your honor and I seriously doubt the schoolchildren are coloring the pictures ... (Read more)

“I don’t wanna grow up…” The Power of Experience in Branding

So, we've all heard the news about what was probably our first experience with a brand...Toys R Us. After the “right in the childhood!!!” moment this brought about, it really made me focus on the power of brands in our ... (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.