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Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers - Westminster, CO
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 5:00 PM CDT
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Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers

April 14 - 17, 2019
The Westin
Westminster (Denver), CO

This 19-month program is designed to prepare internal candidates for executive management roles at community banks. Visit for further details and registration information.


The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado’s Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers is a program for up-and-coming C-level executives whose work efforts influence the future direction of their banks. Participants attend four, four-day sessions in Colorado which are hosted every six months, in April and October respectively. A dual curriculum of advanced leadership and bank management strategies prepares participants for the challenges associated with leading a community bank in today’s increasingly competitive environment.


Leadership Development

  • 10+ hours of individual executive coaching
  • Mentoring by a community bank executive from a similar institution outside the participant bank’s trade area
  • Extensive use of leadership, coaching, team building and communication diagnostic tools

Bank Management

  • Bank-specific initiatives to increase non-interest income and/or reduce non-interest expense
  • Comprehensive internal risk assessment and strategic objectives
  • Bank-specific talent management analysis with strategies for employee growth and development

Admission & Fees

Are you a C-level officer or the named successor of one at your bank? Do you anticipate a promotion to executive management in the next 2-3 years? If so, EDI may be for you! See what it takes to apply, including applicable tuition and fees and program dates for the upcoming 19-month program. Learn more...

Facilities & Accommodations

Participants will stay and learn at The Westin in Westminster, Colorado. Conveniently situated between Denver and Boulder, the Westminster area offers many amenities including restaurants, shopping and recreation trails, many within walking distance of the hotel. Hotel accommodations are reserved for participants by GSBC, and are included in program costs.

Continuing Professional Education

Participants can also count their EDI coursework toward Continuing Professional Education. GSBC is registered with the NASBA as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Learn more...