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Fall 2020 Virtual Future Leaders Class

IMBA members, we are now accepting applications for the Fall 2020 Future Leaders class starting in mid-October.

We will be doing this in a virtual setting utilizing Zoom for all classes which will be on the mornings of the following dates:

  • October 13th and 14th
  • November 10th and 11th, and,
  • December 8th and 9th

We will be starting the sessions between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM, and finishing up no later than noon each day. Also, as we are doing this virtually our costs are lower, the fee for this is $100 less than earlier at $129/student, with this fee due before the first class date.

As we have had much success in this over the past 5 years, we will again have 9 modules that will be presented by industry experts that will cover the following major components of the industry:

  • Industry Overview
  • Production
  • Underwriting
  • Secondary Marketing
  • Vendor Management
  • Compliance
  • Servicing
  • Legislative/Regulatory, and,
  • Management/Leadership/Ethics

Students participating in this will again have group projects that will be assigned in October with presentations on the last day or class.

For more details on these modules, click here for the program curriculum, and if you are interested in applying, click here for the application (no fee at this time) and return to the IMBA office by Friday, September 25th. Confirmation of acceptance will be early the following week.

As a reminder, please check these dates to make sure you are available for all 6 mornings dates, as we require that for course completion and graduation on the last day.

Please call or e-mail the IMBA office if any questions and we look forward to offering another valuable class!

Future Leaders Program Curriculum

The IMBA Future Leaders Program consists of nine (9) modules, taught by industry professionals who are/were responsible for this function and have a proven track record of success and knowledge of the subject. 

Industry Overview & How the Modules Fit Together
This module will briefly explore the history of the mortgage industry and IMBA, with a focus on the development of the mortgage banking and government legislation/regulation in housing finance. Also included is a discussion on how all the pieces of the ‘mortgage puzzle’ fit together for success in today’s environment.

This module will go over the different channels of mortgage origination; retail, wholesale and correspondent, and the issues/challenges surrounding the successful origination of mortgage loans in the market. Also, the back office support and systems surrounding processing, underwriting and closing will be discussed.

Dealing with the complex issues of servicing mortgage loans from the point of funding through payoff will be addressed, including the overlays of industry regulations from the federal as well as state and local governments.

Covered in this module will be effective underwriting for default risk management and the avoidance of buybacks. This will include conventional as well as government loans in today’s environment with regard to QM, Fair Lending and Disparate Impact.

Secondary Marketing
Secondary marketing has been a key of successful mortgage banking historically and, recently, has been the subject of many controversies. In this module participants will learn how the secondary market function works to develop pricing for various products from investor sources, as well as lender portfolios.

Vendor Management/Settlement Services
Meeting the needs of consumers involves many industry players, and vendor relationships is an important part of mortgage banking. How to work effectively in this will be addressed by professionals in these industries.

This extremely important module will focus on understanding and working effectively within the framework of federal and state regulations as well as meeting consumer and market needs. As compliance has taken on a whole new meaning in these last few years and will continue to evolve beyond today.

Legislative and Regulatory Relations/Issues
The historical and current state of the legislative and regulatory environment at both the federal and state levels will be discussed. Also, a lot of time will be allocated to the future of this with the impact of the FHFA and the CFPB on the mortgage industry for lenders and vendors alike.

Management/Leadership/Ethics – ‘Big Picture’
Leading in today’s environment is both challenging and dynamic! The solutions are identifying and implementing key leadership skills within an ethical framework. In this module we will identify and discuss key leadership skills that impact the bottom line, along with an interactive discussion on ethics. Also, students will hear from an industry veteran whose view of the ‘Big Picture’ will inspire and provide insight to those attending! The instructor will discuss our industry’s place in the economy contribution to our culture.

Fall 2018 Future Leaders class.
Fall 2017 Future Leaders class.
Spring 2017 Future Leaders class.
Fall 2016 Future Leaders class.
Fall 2015 Future Leaders class.
Fall 2019 Future Leaders Class.

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19359 Alpine Drive

Lawrenceburg, IN  47025

Office:  (812) 537-1003


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