Chris Kelley, director/president, Barret School of Banking

“Since its founding, the Barret School of Banking has built a national reputation by attracting the best instructors in the country and holding an annual lecture event, while keeping tuition well below the industry average and class size small.”

The Barret Graduate School of Banking calls the Christian Brothers University Campus home, and relies on a wealth of experienced individuals from its Board of Regents. Ranging from bank executives to other financial service industry specialists, the leaders of the Barret Graduate School of Banking have been putting together quality educational programs for more than 45 years, making it one of Memphis’ best options for those seeking employment in the commercial banking or financial services sector.

Available Programs:

Barret Graduate SchoolThree year graduate program, annual one-week residency session, 40+ hours of classroom instruction each year.

Commercial Lending AcademyTopics include: Loan structuring, loan packages and business writing skills, and loan pricing concepts, among others.

Understanding Bank ProfitabilityTopics include: Interest rate risk and asset liability management; competitive positioning and peer bank performance reviews; and balance sheet, income, and expense statement reviews, among others.

Compliance ProgramsSessions: Lending Compliance and Operations/Deposit, BSA/AML Compliance.

Human Resource Management ProgramTopics include: Employment law; employee recruitment, selection, and placement; and disciplinary systems, among others.

Director: Chris Kelley

Graduate School Tuition: $1,395/session, years one & two; $1,345/session, year three.

Core Programs Tuition: $345-$1,195

For more information,  please visit barret.ws650 East Parkway South; Memphis, Tennessee 38104