Ratios & Covenants — What, Why, & When?

Credit & Lending

This webinar will discuss credit risk as it relates to ratios and covenants. Additional discussion will cover the “triple trinities” of purpose, repayment ability, and structure. Hear how credit risk varies and how to create covenants and ratios that will protect the bank by helping to ensure that the borrower will repay on time, in full, and as agreed. This session summarizes key elements of knowing the customers and red flags you need to look for.

Who Should Attend: Commercial Loan Officer, Retail Loan Officer, Junior Loan Officer, Business Development Officer

Learning Objectives

  • Definition and explanation of use for ratios and covenants 
  • Assess credit risk by evaluating purpose, repayment ability, and structure
  • Review interplay of cash flow, collateral, and guarantees


Dev Strischek
Devon Risk Advisory Group
As principal of Devon Risk Advisory Group, Dev Strischek specializes in credit risk and commercial banking management, training, and development. He is a frequent speaker, instructor, advisor, and writer for many different educational groups and associations. Dev is also recently retired from his role as SVP and senior credit policy officer at SunTrust Bank, Atlanta, where he was responsible for developing, implementing, and administering credit policies for SunTrust’s wholesale lines of business; including commercial, commercial real estate, corporate investment banking, capital markets, business banking and private wealth management.

Webinar Fees

Pricing For Price Season Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $249 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $249 $0

Season Pass Members receive 4 individual logins to every webinar

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Refunds and Cancellations: Webinar registrations are non-refundable. If the registrant is unable to attend the designated time and date of the webinar, a playback link and any written materials will be provided within 2 business days following the conclusion of the webinar

Western Bankers Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:www.nasbaregistry.org.


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