Full Year Course Calendar

Welcome to SFNet's new initiative Education Focus 20/20, supported by the Secured Finance Foundation. We are reshaping both course content and delivery to better serve the needs of our members and our industry.

We have structured our courses to serve a wide range of constituents. Some workshops are tailored to professionals just starting their career or moving into a new discipline. Others focus on expertise in advanced areas of practice. With this new initiative, our curriculum provides a clear path for professional development, offering multilevel workshops in each of the following key industry areas: operations, underwriting, account management, business development, and field exam. We’re also offering a new leadership development program, tailor-made for our members. In all subject areas, SFNet is proud to present a teaching faculty made up of industry leaders with a passion for sharing their knowledge and experience. 

We welcome you to explore our calendar and start planning your workshop schedule today.

  • sfnet-educationicon-(1) 2020 Winter Introduction to ABL
    February 11 - 12, 2020
    Miami Lakes, FL
    Our introductory ABL workshop is designed to give you a full overview of the ABL industry.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Winter Operations Level One
    February 11 - 13, 2020
    The Operations Intermediate Workshop focuses on the daily duties of the Operations Specialist and how to glean important data from information submitted by the borrower. The extrapolation and analysis of key indices will be taught to the analysts so that emerging situations can be effectively analyzed and risks properly managed.
  • sfnet-educationicon-(1) 2020 Winter Business Development Level One
    February 19, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
    Join in on a roundtable discussion about successful new business development with three ABL new business veterans.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Winter Underwriting Level One
    February 25 - 27, 2020
    The Underwriting Intermediate Workshop will help the underwriter hone his/her skills in setting up lending parameters on prospective deals by underwriting how all the pieces fit together.
  • SFNet Education logo 2020 Spring Field Exam Level Two
    March 24 - 25, 2020
    Chicago, IL
    The Field Examiner Advanced School is a "big-picture" program conducted for field examination managers and senior examiners/auditors.
  • sfnet-educationicon-(1) 2020 Spring Leadership for Finance Professionals: Managing Up, Down, and Across
    April 1 - 3, 2020
    Chicago, IL
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Spring Business Development Level Two
    April 15, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
    Business Development Level Two offers attendees a chance to learn from experts in the field about identifying new business opportunities, building relationships, and overcoming roadblocks along the way.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Spring Account Management Level Two
    May 19 - 20, 2020
    Atlanta, GA
    The Account Management Advanced Workshop is designed to assist the Account Manager in navigating complex issues pertaining to borrowers in asset based lending especially in a difficult economic climate.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Summer Introduction to ABL
    June 9 - 10, 2020
    New York, NY
    Our introductory ABL workshop is designed to give you a full overview of the ABL industry.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Summer Operations Level Two
    June 16 - 17, 2020
    Los Angeles, CA
    A comprehensive three-day program covering every aspect of collateral monitoring, operations management and loan administration.
  • sfnet-educationicon-(1) 2020 Summer Field Exam Level One
    July 7 - 9, 2020
    New York, NY
    If you are an underwriter, account executive, portfolio manager, analyst or are just starting in the working capital commercial lending industry,...
  • sfnet-educationicon-(1) 2020 Summer Underwriting Level Two
    July 21 - 22, 2020
    Chicago, IL
    Learn from case studies of real deals gone wrong.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Summer Business Development Level One
    August 26, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
    Join in on a roundtable discussion about successful new business development with three ABL new business veterans.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Fall Introduction to ABL
    September 15 - 16, 2020
    Chicago, IL
    Our introductory ABL workshop is designed to give you a full overview of the ABL industry.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Fall Account Management Level One
    September 22 - 24, 2020
    Learn valuable technical skills to address loan restructures, anticipate credit issues and mitigate risk.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Fall Underwriting Level One
    October 13 - 15, 2020
    The Underwriting Intermediate Workshop will help the underwriter hone his/her skills in setting up lending parameters on prospective deals by underwriting how all the pieces fit together.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Fall Operations Level One
    October 27 - 29, 2020
    The Operations Intermediate Workshop focuses on the daily duties of the Operations Specialist and how to glean important data from information submitted by the borrower. The extrapolation and analysis of key indices will be taught to the analysts so that emerging situations can be effectively analyzed and risks properly managed.
  • sfnet-educationicon-(1) 2020 Fall Field Examiner School Level Two
    November 16 - 17, 2020
    New Orleans, LA
    The Field Examiner Advanced School is a "big-picture" program conducted for field examination managers and senior examiners/auditors.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2020 Winter Business Development Level Two
    December 9, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
    Business Development Level Two offers attendees a chance to learn from experts in the field about identifying new business opportunities, building relationships, and overcoming roadblocks along the way.
  • sfnet-educationicon (1) 2021 Winter Account Management Level Two
    January 12 - 14, 2021
    Chicago, IL
    The Account Management Advanced Workshop is designed to assist the Account Manager in navigating complex issues pertaining to borrowers in asset based lending especially in a difficult economic climate.