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Underwriting Bundle

Course Overview

Commercial real estate (CRE) lending requires a specific skillset built on a deep understanding of the industry and market forces. This series includes three underwriting courses: Underwriting - Basics, Underwriting - Different Types of Commercial Properties, and Underwriting - Example Calculations.



4 to 5 hours



A college-level course in Financial Accounting or equivalent experience. An accounting refresher course is offered with the series to assist learners in re-familiarizing themselves with the necessary skills.



Online, Self-Directed


Who Will Benefit?

Credit or lending professionals that make loans to small businesses. This includes relationship managers, branch managers, commercial lenders, small business lenders, and credit analysts.

Program Level




Member: $299
Nonmember: $539



  • Underwriting - Basics
  • Underwriting - Different Types of Commercial Properties
  • Underwriting - Example Calculations


RMA's Small Business Lending Decision Process includes two case studies to apply concepts learned throughout the curriculum:

  • Edge Manufacturing is seeking a $600,000 line of credit and a $1.4 million term loan to support working capital needs, refinance existing term debt, and acquire new equipment
  • CHESS is seeking a $1 million line of credit to acquire used equipment for rental.

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