Your Complete Industry Research and Training Tool on Your Desktop
Make smarter, faster decisions and stay ahead of your competition with eMentor®, a comprehensive market intelligence tool at your fingertips any time you need it.
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Your Knowledge Base of Operations
Who needs eMentor? All the key players on your team--senior credit officers, credit reviewers, credit administrators, credit analysts, and relationship managers. That's why eMentor allows access from multiple users, putting professionals on the same page, connected to the same extensive body of information, even if they're not in the same office. In fact, there is no limit to the number of users your institution can have in eMentor. With a wealth of customizable options, credit professionals can work in concert across the enterprise to enhance results for your institution.
All You Need to Know in One Product
Cutting-edge best practices and spot-on case scenarios in a comprehensive resource that enables you to get the most out of the numbers, convincingly communicate your expertise, and offer compelling solutions. The best-practices section includes information on commercial lending, commercial real estate lending, and corporate finance, as well as articles from The RMA Journal®, worksheets, and RMA's Credit and Lending Dictionary.
Powerful training tools with trackable exams to assess your staff's credit and lending knowledge and get them where they need to be.
Industry-specific credit information (including geographic breakouts on national, regional, state, and metropolitan levels) from the most reliable sources-IBISWorld, Global Insight, and RMA--so you know the data is accurate, relevant, and current.
Training modules that offer best practices in Commercial Lending, Commercial Real Estate, and Corporate Finance featuring the following categories:
- Getting to Know the Customer
- Analyzing Non-Financial Risks
- Understanding the Numbers
- Structuring the Deal
- Pricing the Deal
- Presenting the Deal
- Closing the Deal
- Monitoring the Relationship
- Dealing with Problem Loans
Targeted intelligence such as call briefs, industry reports, and sector narratives covering hundreds of industries so you'll know your customers' specific business challenges without wasting hours hunting down usable data.
eMentor is a fully loaded knowledge management tool that puts you in the know and ready to make meaningful connections, create persuasive presentations, recommend business-enhancing products, and reap maximum returns.
Chart Your Path for Professional Success with eMentor and RMA University
As of April 2010, eMentor is the powerhouse behind RMA University Online, the online component of the newly launched RMA University which comprises all of RMA's traditional classroom and web-based courses.
With RMA University, credit and lending professionals follow a natural progression of courses that helps them grow into seasoned industry experts.
The Lending Decision Process, offers a sound foundation in the basics of commercial lending and credit. Through Web-based, audiovisual features, these courses present the analytical and decision-making techniques needed to make sound credit decisions using financial accounting, financial statement analysis, and cash flow analysis.
The Commercial Real Estate Lending Decision Process, offers a comprehensive study of commercial real estate lending beginning with a description of CRE loan types and progressing to an understanding of the underwriting process, leases, appraisals, loan structures, and related risks.
Both series can be purchased as a complete library of 18 or 14 courses respectively or as six separate series.
You can take these courses on their own or through RMA's Credit Skills Certificate Series, which consists of three levels of incremental accomplishments created to validate your professional progress.
Upon completion of the Certificate Series, you may continue your RMA University education by earning your Credit Risk Certification (CRC), a designation that validates your knowledge, skills, and abilities as a result of at least five years in the credit and lending industry.
RMA, the First Name in Industry Intelligence
The Risk Management Association wrote the book on industry intelligence: RMA's indispensable eStatement StudiesSM. Our 90 years of experience in collecting, analyzing, and presenting credit and lending data means know-how you can trust. And we've designed an online resource that delivers the functionality and features you'd expect from the first name in credit risk intelligence.
Find Out More
Learn more about how eMentor can help you work smarter, connect with your customers, and keep on top of the competition. Watch a video tutorial.
For your free trial of eMentor, please complete the request form or contact your Regional Manager for a user name and password.