NACM's Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management (GSCFM) is underway, with first- and second-year students diving into intensive courses. Instructors Wanda Borges, Esq.; Susan Fee, M.Ed. L.P.C.; Charles Mulford, Ph.D., CPA; and William J. Russell, JD, kicked off the first three days of classes.
the demanding, 10-day-long program, students participate in
advanced-level, executive education courses. The credit professionals in
these courses enhance their knowledge of the industry, polishing
skills—directly and indirectly related to credit.
Mulford's Financial Reporting and Analysis
tackles financial statements in the realm of making credit decisions,
crunching numbers and digesting the challenges within data. Borges,
taking on the legal side, approaches commercial litigation and
creditor's rights in bankruptcies. And, between the complexities of
financial analysis, instructors Fee and Russell teach just outside of
the realm of credit, educating students on public speaking and
"I've learned a lot. Charles is smart,
and he's been able to break down these complex topics beautifully," said
Nicole Leier, CICP, lead credit and collections analyst for Twitter and
first-year student at GSCFM. "Just three days in, and I know I've
already taken away so many new and helpful skills."
—Christie Citranglo, editorial associate