47 earn CU business development pro designation

September 20, 2016

47 credit union professionals were designated as Credit Union Business Development Professionals (CUBDP) at CUNA FUSE: Branch Operations & Business Development School, held Aug. 15-18 in Las Vegas.

“We welcome these 47 business development leaders to the growing national community of Credit Union Business Development Professionals,” said Ariel Bilskey, CUNA instructional design manager. “These talented professionals are now equipped with a broad, informed perspective on business development as well as the skills needed to realize their credit union’s growth ambitions.”

To earn the CUBDP designation, attendees successfully passed a final exam on the following topics:

  • Building strategic bridges;
  • Member recruitment and retention;
  • Sales skills; and
  • Metrics and tracking.

The next opportunity to earn a CUBDP designation opportunity will be Oct. 15-19, 2017, at CUNA Marketing & Business Development Certification Schools.