Education Topics

Credit Track Education Topics - General Education
Contact Mike Brittain with your choice(s) for Conference sessions
npecainf@gmail.com or 830-220-2468 to discuss additional topics.

I
Understanding Corporations and How to Deal with Them
Partnerships and Joint Ventures and How to Deal with Them
Creation of Agreements with Agents and Principals
Dealing with a Party Using Assumed or Fictitious Name
Formation, Performance and Enforcement of Contracts
Any of the above items could be single topics or combined in any arrangement
 
II
Credit Applications
 
III
UCC Article 2: Sales Agreements and Battle of the Forms + Remedies and Leases
UCC Article 3: Commercial paper (Mostly banking but important if financing or carrying a customer
UCC Article 4: Bank Deposits and Collections (accord and satisfaction)
UCC Article 5: Letters of Credit
UCC Article 6: Bulk Transfers
UCC Article 7: Warehouse Receipts
UCC Article 8: Investment Securities (i.e., use in collateral scenarios)
UCC Article 9: Secured Transactions (collateral for credit line or purchases on open credit)
Any of the above items could be single topics or combined in any arrangement
 
IV
Negotiable Instruments: Notes, Checks and Drafts
 
V
Bonding
Construction Bonds – Public & Private
 
VI
Credit Enhancements
Personal Property Liens
Trust Funds and Trust Agreements
Liens Affecting Personal Property
 
VII
Reclamation, Stoppage in Transit, and Adequate Assurance Rights
 
VIII
The Importance of Collections
Pre-Litigation
Litigation
Post Judgment
 
IX
Bad Check Laws
 
X
Claims Against Decedent’s Estates
 
XI
The Bankruptcy Process – A Guide
 
XII
Alternatives to Forcing a Financially Distressed Customer (Debtor) into Bankruptcy
ADR
Out-of-Court Workouts
Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors
Receivership
 
XIII
Retail Installment Sales Laws
 
XIV
Consumer Protection Laws
 
XV
Trade Regulation for Credit Grantors
 
XVI
Escheatment Laws and Unclaimed Property
 
XVII
Current or Pending Federal Legislation that can Impact the Credit Department or Treasury
 
XVIII
Financial Statement Analysis
Balance Sheet
P&L
Cash Flow Statement
Auditor’s Notes
 
Naming of some of these topics could make them more alluring but the message on these issues would be on-point for members managing open account credit portfolios.