Comprehensive ALM/IRR & Liquidity Management

Comprehensive ALM/IRR & Liquidity Management

May 15 - 18, 2018 | New Orleans, LA

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Program Description

When you join FMS in New Orleans for both our Comprehensive ALM and IRR for the Manager, Modeler, and Auditor and Liquidity Management: A Deep Dive seminars, not only get an opportunity to gain insights into both of these great topics, but you'll also maximize your CPE, and save over $600 with our package pricing. Offering over 20 hours of continuing education, these two programs together will offer you an exceptional learning opportunity in one convenient location.

Comprehensive ALM/IRR for the Manager, Modeler, and Auditor
May 15-16, 2018

Comprehensive ALM/IRR for the Manager, Modeler, and Auditor will help you define effective ALM and IRR policies, accurately populate the model, perform simulations that will provide management with valuable information, and prepare your institution for regulatory scrutiny.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their policy(s), ALM/IRR results and/or ALCO packages so throughout the seminar, they can apply the practices presented throughout the seminar to their individual sets of inputs, assumption and outputs. Throughout this interactive program, Deborah will work with hands-on with you and your own institution's data.

Perfectly suited for anyone responsible for the ALM and IRR processes within your institution, this two-day program will cover:
  • Regulatory requirements for model audits and validations
  • Review of the biggest IRR modeling mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Evaluation of the inputs data, assumptions, and requirements of an effective ALM modeling process
  • Production of accurate outputs
  • The characteristics of effective ALCO reporting and the incorporation of IRR results into the overall asset/liability management function
  • Back-testing, stress testing and trend analyses

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Liquidity Management: A Deep Dive
May 17-18, 2018

Liquidity Management: A Deep Dive
will go in-depth in aspects of liquidity management that are specific to financial institutions today. The program will provide an overview of the tools you can incorporate to help you manage date, integrate liquidity into your risk management process, and more effectively calculate your institution's risk position.

The agenda will include:
  • Insights in how to define liquidity
  • Key metrics and analysis in Operational Liquidity
  • Liquidity and wholesale funding guidelines and limits
  • Current liquidity challenges in financial institutions
  • Contingency liquidity
  • Real-life case studies on how to effectively manage liquidity

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    Deborah Donaldson
    President and CEO, Alpha-Numeric Consulting, LLC

    Prior to starting her own company 13 years ago, Deborah Donaldson worked for MPS and IPS-Sendero. As President and CEO of Alpha-Numeric Consulting, Deb is responsible for model certifications and validations for a variety of domestic and international simulation models. She has specialized knowledge and technical skills backed by more than 31 years of experience in banking, financial applications, software models, and consulting services with an emphasis on asset-liability management, internal audit, liquidity, profitability analysis and risk management. Deb is a former member of the FMS Board of Directors, past Chair and current member of the FMS Internal Audit/Risk Management Council, national speaker, frequent contributor to industry newsletters and magazines, BALM contributor, Georgia Bankers Association member, and Editorial Advisor for the Internal Audit Alert newsletter. She has published both fiction and nonfiction, including the 2nd edition of the Internal Audit Desk Reference, as well as Auditing and Validating Asset/Liability Management Models publications for FMS.

    Joe Kennerson
    Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group (Liquidity Management)

    Joe Kennerson is a Managing Director at Darling Consulting Group (DCG), working directly with financial institution executives to improve the effectiveness of their asset/liability management (ALM) process. In this capacity, he provides tailored solutions for managing interest rate risk, liquidity risk, and capital. Joe is also expert in the overall balance sheet management process, including risk model design and implementation, regulatory compliance and executive-level education. He is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of ALM topics.

    Joe has been with DCG since 2005 and is a graduate of University of New Hampshire with a degree in finance.

    Mark Haberland,
    Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group (Liquidity Management)

    Mark is a Managing Director at Darling Consulting Group. In this role, Mark 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.

    Mark has been with DCG since 1997 and oversaw the operations of the company's Financial Analytics Group for many years. He has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry in the areas of asset liability management and bank auditing.

    Location and Accommodations

    Loews New Orleans Hotel
    300 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130

    As the discounted hotel room block date has passed, if you are interested in booking a hotel room, please email with:

    • Your Name
    • Arrival and Departure Date
    • Contact Information
    FMS will be able to help accommodate your request on a first come first serve basis. Please note that FMS has a limit number of hotel rooms on hold at the group rate of $169.

    Credit Hours

    Earn up to 26 hours of CPE credit.
    • Level: Basic
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Advance preparation: None
    • Field of Study: Auditing and Finance
    • Instructional Method: Live-Group

    For more information regarding administrative policies such as concerns or refunds, call 800-ASK-4FMS (800-275-4367). FMS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy 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. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to: The National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue, North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 Web:

    Refunds and Cancellations

    A refund minus a $250 processing fee will be provided for cancellations received by FMS in writing four weeks prior to the program start date. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. A substitution from your institution is welcome at any time. FMS reserves the right to change instructors or reschedule/cancel sessions when necessary. FMS is not responsible for airfare penalties incurred due to the cancellation of the program. For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (312) 578-1300.

    Registration Fee
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    Comprehensive ALM/IRR Only
    FMS Members:                              $1,195
    Staff/Co-Worker of Member:        $1,395
    Non-members:                              $1,795

    Liquidity Management Only
    FMS Members:                              $1,195
    Staff/Co-Worker of Member:        $1,395
    Non-members:                              $1,795

    Comprehensive ALM/IRR and Liquidity Management Registration Package (Save up to $1,095)
    FMS Members:                              $1,695
    Staff/Co-Worker of Member:        $1,995
    Non-members:                              $2,495

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    5/15/2018 - 5/18/2018
    Loews New Orleans Hotel
    300 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

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