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    In-House Seminars

Scoring - Making it Work: Concepts and Techniques of Credit Scoring

Available as an in-house seminar on a date to suit you. Entry-level course run by Helen McNab.


To provide an introduction to credit scoring, set within the business context of running a credit portfolio, for new Credit Risk Analysts and Managers, working daily with scored portfolios. 


  • Scorecard development principles
  • How to set scorecard strategies for new business / account acquisition
  • How to develop a policy framework for referrals and overrides
  • The techniques for monitoring scorecards, strategies and portfolio performance
  • The concepts of behavioural scoring


At the end of this two-day seminar, delegates will know how to:

  • Use scoring to set and evaluate credit strategies
  • Identify internal and external business factors which influence the results of their strategies
  • Anticipate, explain and respond to changes in expected results
  • Balance credit risk vs acquisition growth objectives

Who should attend

Credit scoring / risk analysts:

  • Involved daily in credit scoring, credit risk or the monitoring of credit strategies
  • Ideally with six months practical experience

Senior managers:

  • New to the credit risk / operations area
  • Requiring a strategic background to the role of scoring in running a credit portfolio

Format and materials

F2F or online seminar

During the seminar:
Formal presentations with practical exercises and whole group discussion
Break-out discussion and feedback groups

To take away:
Seminar manual


F2F Standard programme: 2 days.
Online Standard programme: 5 sessoins over 5 mornings.

Running this seminar in-house

We can offer this seminar at a date to suit you.  It can also be tailored to suit your exact audience by selecting modules from other seminars - see the custom planner for options.

In-house seminars are generally more cost effective than registering for open seminar places, where you have more than 6 delegates wishing to attend.

Choosing to attend the open seminar

All open seminars are held online. Click for next dates.

For more on course content email training@scoreplus.com

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  • Excellent insight into credit scoring per se and its wider management opportunities.

    Decision Science Director

  • Very insightful - tasks really helped me apply my knowledge

  • Really well taught - held my attention

  • Has definitely equipped me better to debate credit strategies more effectively

    Portfolio manager

  • Valuable information - will definitely recommend to a colleague

    Credit risk analyst

  • Great facilitation - explanations clear and relevant

  • Learnt loads - wish I had attended earlier in my career

  • Very pertinent to my business role

    Portfolio manager