Top 2020 Resources for Financial Institutions

It’s been quite a year! As we enter a holiday season that looks and feels very different than other years, we want to express our appreciation by sharing some of our top mortgage and banking resources that provide both regulatory compliance and professional development tips. Let’s kick off a successful new year!

In a world where everything seems to be changing rapidly, one thing stays the same – our valued clients, employees and partners.

From all of us at OnCourse Learning, thank you for trusting us with your financial services needs throughout these unprecedented times, and here’s to 2021!

Regulatory compliance Recap September 2020

Here’s a list of articles that caught the most attention and engagement in 2020

Employee Development Plan vs Coaching

Employee Development Plan vs. Coaching: Why You Need Both

COVID-19 has changed just about everything. There is a heightened importance of new skills post-COVID. A new financial environment is on the horizon. Effective coaching and employee development will ensure your staff is ready for what’s coming.

effective leader during a pandemic

5 Qualities of an Effective Leader During a Pandemic (and Beyond)

With the world changing faster than we’ve had to deal with before, creating a culture of resilience will ensure your organization thrives. These five leadership qualities will help you be a more effective leader not only during a pandemic, but for years to come.

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Returning to Work After COVID-19: A Guide for Financial Institutions

When returning to work after COVID-19, businesses are looking for ways to reopen as safely as possible for their employees and clients.

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5 Ways Training Can Provide Employee Engagement During Social Isolation

The coronavirus has many of us self-isolating. Just as many of us are worried about keeping in touch with our loved ones, leaders are concerned about staying connected with their staff. With tradition in-person training not a current option, organizations need to adapt.

FinCen Cybercrime Advisory

New FinCEN Cybercrime Advisory Targets COVID-19 Related Crimes

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recently issued an advisory to alert financial institutions to potential indicators of cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime observed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Requirements of a MLO

4 Key Requirements to Becoming a Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO)

A lot of people ask, “How do I become a mortgage loan originator?” If you’re not familiar with the industry, the process can be overwhelming. Here are four key requirements to consider as you get started on your mortgage career path.

5 Tips to Stay Healthy and Active While Working from Home

5 Tips to Stay Healthy and Active While Working From Home

Feel your best so you can do your best! Take the time to follow healthy habits that benefit your well-being while working from home.  We know schedules can get busy – whether you’re in the office or working from home more often like many due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Between meeting with borrowers and preparing closings, day-time home distractions from pets and kids, followed by family time after hours – it can be challenging to find time for exercise and implementing healthy habits.

Become a Mortgage Loan Originator: 6 Step Guide

How to Become a Mortgage Lender – Infographic

Learn the steps it takes to become a licensed mortgage lender with the help of the OnCourse Learning, Financial Services “How to Become a Mortgage Lender” infographic.

Mortgage Loan Originator 101

Mortgage Loan Originator 101

Have you ever wondered – what’s the role of a Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO)? Even as we practice social distancing and move to a virtual work environment, it can be a fulfilling way to earn a living and help others at the same time.


5 Habits of Effective Mortgage Loan Officers

Do you have the determination to practice some of the habits of successful mortgage loan originators? Are you making a presence in the market or at networking events? Successful MLOs maintain habits for consistent growth and production in their day-to-day activities. Check out these 5 habits of effective mortgage loan officers and mortgage brokers.


Pandemic Preparedness & Recovery Guide

We all find ourselves in extraordinary times, coming together to ensure the health and safety of our families, colleagues and customers as the COVID-19 crisis unfolds and impacts our businesses and personal lives. To help you keep your employees productive and learning we wanted to share with you some best practices resources and links that we find helpful in navigating through this situation.

Our passion is to equip financial institutions with the proper education they need to ensure compliance and mitigate risks. An effective cybersecurity training program is the cornerstone of protecting your business. Below are a few of our resources that readers found most helpful in 2020.

Cybersecurity Awareness Resources


About OnCourse Learning

OnCourse Learning empowers financial institutions to prepare their frontlines, compliance teams, executive leadership and board of directors with comprehensive enterprise compliance, risk management and professional development education that is effective and engaging. Over 10,000 clients and partners have adopted OnCourse Learning solutions to efficiently manage complexity, change and growth. Plus, over the course of our 40+ year history, we have trained over 200,000 individuals with our NMLS-approved licensure and continuing education courses.

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