NACM Brochures 2017 NACM Professional Certification Program - Page 3

Certified Credit and Risk Analyst SM Credit Business Associate SM The Certified Credit and Risk Analyst SM (CCRA SM ) is an academic- based designation, which signals mastery in the analysis and interpretation of financial statements and the ability to make informed credit risk assessments. The Credit Business Associate SM (CBA SM ) is an academic- based designation. The three courses needed to qualify for this designation are: The three courses needed to qualify for this designation are: • Basic Financial Accounting • Financial Statement Analysis I • Financial Statement Analysis 2: Credit and Risk Assessment The final exam for the Financial Statement Analysis 2: Credit and Risk Assessment course serves as the designation exam. There is no minimum work experience requirement and the NACM Career Roadmap is not required for this designation. • Basic Financial Accounting • Financial Statement Analysis I • Business Credit Principles There is no minimum work experience requirement and the NACM Career Roadmap is not required for this designation. I have been in credit for many years...Can I use my work experience to waive the CBA Business Credit Principles course requirement? Though you may have many years of experience in the credit profession, the National Accreditation Committee has concluded that the Business Credit Principles course is an essential foundation for anyone in credit. Some ma- terial may be a review for some students, but will only serve to enhance or refresh your knowledge base. Course work for the above designations may be obtained in the following ways: Basic Financial Accounting 1. One full semester or two quarters of basic financial accounting at a college or 2. NACM-National’s online accounting course or 3. Your local NACM Affiliated Association sponsored course. Financial Statement Analysis I 1. One full semester or two quarters of basic financial statement analysis at a college or 2. NACM-National’s online Financial Statement Analysis I course through the NACM Credit Learning Center, or 3. The certificate session, when offered at NACM’s National Headquarters or 4. Your local NACM Affiliated Association sponsored course. Financial Statement Analysis 2: Credit and Risk Assessment 1. The certificate session when offered at NACM’s National Headquarters or 2. The certificate session when offered at NACM’s Credit Congress. Business Credit Principles 1. NACM-National’s online, self-paced course through the Credit Learning Center or 2. The certificate session when offered at NACM’s National Headquarters or