Take your credit education up a notch and join us for these certification courses. The National Education Department developed these courses to meet the educational needs of today’s credit professional. All these courses are available via traditional classrooms in our offices and virtually from your desk. All classes are live and interactive.

When you apply to participate in the Professional Certification Program, you are on your way to demonstrating you are among the best. You’ll join a select group of individuals who have made the commitment to excellence in credit management, career advancement and an ongoing pursuit of knowledge.


Cost Per Class –
Members: $415.00 + Cost of textbooks and shipping
Nonmembers: $615.00 + Cost of textbooks and shipping
Classes are available Online or in our Portland, San Diego, and Spokane offices.
Registration Deadline: 2 weeks before class unless specified


2020 Business Credit Principles
When: 1/7/2020 – 3/10/2020
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Rod Wheeland, CCE
Registration Deadline: December 13, 2019

Description:
This comprehensive course covers all of the vital elements of business credit, including the role of credit in financial management, the components of effective credit department systems, specific government regulations that pertain to business credit, credit policy and procedures, selling terms, negotiable instruments, the Uniform Commercial Code, credit investigations, finance and business insurance, business credit fraud, factors associated with credit limits, and international trade, as well as bankruptcy codes and alternatives to bankruptcy.

Required for Credit Business Associate (CBA).

Meets weekly on Tuesday’s starting 1/7/2020 – 3/10/2020 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

** Additional charge of $79.00 for textbook + shipping. Textbook will be ordered for students by NACM CS.


Business Law for the Trade Creditor
When:
1/9/2020 – 3/12/2020
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Rod Wheeland, CCE
Registration Deadline: December 13, 2019

Description:
With the legal environment of business constantly changing, individuals working in credit and accounts receivable must have a solid understanding of the laws that affect business and credit and periodically update their knowledge.

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of law, the legalities of contracts and the emerging importance placed upon laws affecting cybercrimes.

A 10-week course needed for obtaining your Credit Business Fellow (CBF).

Meets weekly on Thursday’s from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. starting January 9 – March 12, 2020

** Additional charge of $302.00 for textbook + shipping. The textbook will be ordered for students by NACM CS.


Financial Statement Analysis I
When: 3/31/2020 – 6/2/2020
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Rod Wheeland, CCE

Description:
A 10-week course needed for obtaining your Credit Business Associate (CBA).

This introductory class provides the student with an overview of basic financial statements, quality issues in using these reports, and analysis of these statements for the purpose of making trade credit decisions. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will understand basic financial statements, the audit letter and footnotes, various techniques used in statement analysis, including common-sizing, ratios addressing liquidity, operational performance, and leverage, and cash flow analysis, and the use of these techniques in credit decisioning.

Meets weekly on Tuesday’s from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. starting March 31 – June 2, 2020

** Additional charge of $125.00 for text + shipping. Textbook will be ordered for students by NACM CS.


Credit Law for the Trade Creditor
When:
9/15/2020 – 11/17/2020
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Rod Wheeland, CCE

Description:
This 10-week course provides a review of the fundamentals of the American legal system and various aspects of Federal and State laws and regulations as they affect the trade creditor. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will understand the legal environment of business, legal forms of business organization, the Federal antitrust laws, the Consumer Credit Protection Act, agent responsibilities and liabilities, payment methods and processing, negotiable instruments, security interests in personal and real property, other forms of risk mitigation, insolvency and the Bankruptcy Code, and the use of these legal rights and responsibilities to maximize sales and minimize delinquency and bad debts.

This class meets one of the requirements for the Credit Business Fellow (CBF) designation.

Meets weekly on Tuesday’s from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. September 15 –
November 17, 2020

** Additional charge of $302.00 for Business Law Today, Comprehensive, 11th Edition textbook + cost of shipping. Textbook will be ordered for students by NACM CS.


Basic Financial Accounting
When:
9/15/2020 – 12/22/2020
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lisa Whedon

Description:
This course presents an introduction to basic financial accounting. Students begin at square one, learning the foundation of accounting principles. As the language of business, accounting is essential to business professionals.

This class will meet weekly for 15-weeks on Tuesday’s from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. starting September 15 –
December 22, 2020

Required for Credit Business Associate (CBA).

** Additional charge of $198.00 for textbooks + shipping. Textbook will be ordered for students by NACM CS.


To register for NACM Commercial Services events/classes or for questions,
contact: Shawna Kelly at 971.230.1202 or skelly@nacmcs.org.

To register online go to http://www.nacmcs.org/events/