ALM Primer for Your Board of Directors: What Boards Need to Know About Balance Sheet Management

IT, Technology, & Operations

Directors of financial institutions often struggle with understanding the dynamics of their balance sheet risk position, especially interest rate and liquidity risk. This webinar will introduce bank directors to the risk/return trade-offs involved in managing a bank’s balance sheet. Topics covered include basic “banking” risk/return trade-offs, current regulatory trends, liquidity management and contingency planning, and much more. Learn how to present the information to the board in a format that is easy to understand, as the quantity and content of the information can at times be overwhelming.

Who Should Attend: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, ALCO Committee Member, Director

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what directors should expect and demand from ALCO
  • Understand the various types, causes and approaches for measuring and managing risk on a balance sheet
  • Discuss the increased focus on capital measurement and planning, as well as strategies for enhancing capital levels


Mark Haberland
Managing Director
Darling Consulting Group
Mark Haberland is the managing director at Darling Consulting Group where he works directly with financial institutions to strengthen their asset liability management process. He provides support to clients in the areas of liquidity risk management, capital, ALM modeling, and reporting and regulatory compliance. He is a top-rated speaker and frequent author on numerous balance sheet management topics and conducts customized executive and board-level workshops to improve financial institutions’ performance through a more focused ALCO process.

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


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