FORT WASHINGTON, PA – Preferred Bank, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, has chosen to renew its Elder Financial Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Compliance, and Information Security training programs with Banker’s Academy for another year. The Bank will continue to use Banker’s Academy’s Learning Management System (LMS) for robust tracking and reporting.
Focus on California Elder Financial Abuse, from Banker’s Academy, teaches employees everything they need to know to recognize signs of elder financial abuse (EFA), to protect bank customers, to safeguard the Bank with accurate reporting, and to comply with California elder abuse laws. Banker’s Academy has partnered with the California Bankers Association to deliver EFA training to banks in California.
Focus on Sexual Harassment, from Banker’s Academy, helps employees understand the manifestation of sexual harassment in the workplace, including sexually harassing behaviors and their effects on the working environment. The course focuses on the detection and prevention of sexual harassment and about creating a work environment that is fair and respectful, by teaching what is and is not acceptable in the workplace.
Focus on Compliance, from Banker’s Academy, is a computer-based, distance-learning program that can be delivered via Internet or Intranet. The program teaches banking compliance in an interactive, self-paced format. Focus on Compliance covers: Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti Money Laundering (AML), USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC, Privacy, Reg P, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Right to Financial Privacy, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Reg CC & Check 21, Reg D, Reg E, Reg Z, Truth in Lending, FCRA, FACT Act, HMDA, CRA and Bank Bribery, among others. The program also includes a guide to all banking regulations, as well as a searchable library of reference materials.
Focus on Information Security, from Banker’s Academy, teaches all aspects of information security, with a specific emphasis on protecting customer and employee information from identity theft, social engineering, phishing, fraud, and spam scams. The program is designed to keep the Bank in compliance with all federal privacy laws and regulations such as the GLBA, Reg P, and the FACT Act. Employees will learn about the technological and physical factors that expose the Bank to risk and how to reduce it, by following proper security policies and procedures for Internet and email usage and physical security as well as how to identify and report potential problems and security breaches.
Preferred Bank is a full-service commercial bank headquartered in downtown Los Angeles. The Bank also operates nine branches throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties. As of December 31, 2011, the Bank held $1.31 billion in assets.
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