MADISON, Wis. (1/21/09)--Topics for CUNA Mutual’s 2009 CU Protection Webinar Series have been announced. The webinars are available free to CUNA Mutual Credit Union Bond policyholders. The series is designed “to help credit union staff understand the latest industry risk trends impacting financial institutions and to help them manage those risks and prevent losses,” said Chad Nitschke, vice president of Credit Union Protection. Webinars include:
* New Technology Drives Emerging Risks (today)--Credit unions can learn to mitigate risks accompanying new technologies as remote deposit capture, online deposits and online account opening and funding; * Spam, Shams and Other Scams (Feb. 11)--Learn how to stay alert, spot and prevent scams targeted at credit unions and members; * Developing a CU Safety Program (March 11)--Learn how to anticipate, identify and eliminate conditions or practices that could result in employee injuries or illnesses; * It’s Not a Plan Without Testing It! (April 22)--Learn how to prepare for and recover from disasters; * Hiring Vendors--The Independent Contractor Exposure (May 13)--Learn contractual considerations and insurance requirements related to work and agreements with third-party vendors; * What Your Supervisory Committee Should Do For You (June 10)--Discusses the roles and responsibility of the Supervisory Committee, as outlined by the National Credit Union Administration, and focuses on the non-financial institution professional serving on a credit union’s board or committee; * Make it 20s and 10s--Robbery (Aug. 12)--Learn how to identify the cost of risk and develop skills to communicate risk financing; * Discrimination Does Not Discriminate (Oct. 14)--Learn how to prevent and address complaints before they become losses; and * Employee Dishonesty--Keeping it Out of Your Credit Union (Nov. 10)--Find out how credit unions are being impacted and what can be done to reduce employee dishonesty.
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