Small Business Finance Institute (SBFI) offers commercial lender education across a broad range of lending, underwriting, financial analysis, leadership and due diligence topics. Our ‘Study Hall’ page offers additional resource information for student participants to augment either video training, or live lending/banking school lectures/course work with additional articles, case studies and other media to enhance lesson presentations.

While most information offered here is open to all site visitors, some course notes are available only to parties who enrolled in the class where passwords were distributed.


Choose the appropriate link for the course in which you have interest to access these materials. More information about all of these courses may be found in the “About” pages below.


Next Banking Crisis-Talent Risk, Richard J. Parsons, RMA Journal, Dec 2013


U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LOGOU.S. Small Business Administration–Loan Program Information and Documents



Graduate-School-of-Banking-University-of-WisconsinSBA Lending Leadership–GSB-WI, 2015

About SBA Lending Leadership


Stonier Graduate School of BankingSmall Business Lending–Stonier 2015

About: Small Business Lending, 2015


2014 Stonier

Small Business Lending–Stonier 2014

About: Small Business Lending, 2014


ABABusiness Lending Leadership–GCLS 2014

About: Business Lending Leadership


Graduate-School-of-Banking-University-of-WisconsinGraduate School of Banking-WI-Online

About Online Course (See selection on linked page)


Watch this page to see additional training courses that will be added from time to time. Most courses are available through scheduled webinars or onsite by arrangement or  SBFI can develop custom training presentations for most business lending topics for staff conferences, seminars or training meetings.

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The Small Business Finance Institute was founded on the premise of providing sound, germane and principled information and resources to support and promote the commercial lending sector and its participants. We advocate for distribution of credit capital in a prudent, responsible manner that utilizes time-tested, regulatory compliant practices, which inures to the benefit of all stakeholders.

You are invited to engage with the resources and programs that are part of this enterprise, whether reading our publications, participating in training programs or joining the discussion with your comments. The lending industry will benefit from better informed, trained and participating business lenders.

“U.S. Small Business Administration” is a registered trademark of the United States federal government, Washington, D.C.”
“Stonier Graduate School of Banking” is a registered trademark of the American Bankers Association, Washington, D.C.
“American Bankers Association” is a registered trademark of the American Bankers Association, Washington, D.C.
“GSB” is a registered trademark of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.