2024 Summer Business Development Level 1

August 13 to 15, 2024


Date and Time

August 13-15, 2024 
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET each day


SFNet’s Business Development Level 1 is an immersive curriculum that emphasizes all areas of the business development function in a collaborative setting. Participants will learn more about the skills and traits of successful originators, how to effectively identify markets, building and strengthening referral source relationships, establishing a value proposition, and being an effective champion for new opportunities.

This course is an excellent introduction into the origination process and is open to industry newcomers and veterans of all skillsets who are interested in learning more about sourcing and closing new business, using methods that are considered best practices.




This event is eligible for SFNet's Continuing Education (CEU) credits in order to maintain a Secured Finance Certified Professional (SFCP) certificate. SFCP s are expected to remain active in the industry and to complete at least 18 units of continuing education ("CEUs") for each 2-year reporting period. To learn more about SFNet's Secured Finance Certified Professional Program click here and start your journey of becoming a certified CSFP today.

Refund / Cancellation Policy

The Secured Finance Network reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment.

We recognize that plans can change due to business priorities, and we will work with you to find another workshop date that better suits your schedule. In order to receive a refund, you must submit written notification no less than five business days prior to the program start date.


Member Price: $750

Non-Member Price: $1,015


Contact Information

Contact: Denise Castagna

Email: dcastagna@sfnet.com

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