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Building Better Scorecards: Concepts and Techniques of Scorecard Development

Next open seminar: 5-7 May and 24-26 November 2020, Bristol. Advanced, technical, business-led seminar on scorecard building run by Gerard Scallan.

Our Swedish partners, UC - Asiakastieto, have produced a video to explain what the seminar covers. Click here to see what you will learn and why you should attend.


To demonstrate scorecard design and development techniques, to meet today’s business objectives, for analysts and managers involved in scorecard building.


  • How to define and acquire the scorecard development sample
  • The basic algorithms for scorecard construction
  • The techniques for ‘reject inference’
  • The methodologies for building multiple scorecards and small sample scorecards
  • The practical steps involved in scorecard building project management


At the end of this three-day seminar, delegates will:

  • Have the practical skills for building effective scorecard
  • Know how to define parameters for building scorecards to reflect business goals
  • Be able to actively manage a scorecard development project
  • Understand problems regularly faced by developers and have solutions to these issues
  • Appreciate that key development decisions rely on experience and business judgement, as much as being able to apply the relevant statistical techniques

Who should attend

Analysts and technical managers:

  • Responsible for scorecard building - in-house or with external scorecard developers
  • Wishing to build credit risk or marketing orientated scorecards
  • With some practical scorecard building experience
  • With some formal training in statistics ideally to ‘A’ level standard

Format and materials

Formal presentations with practical exercises and whole group discussion

Break-out discussion and feedback groups

Seminar manual to take away


3 days.

Available as an open or in-house seminar. All open seminars are held at the historic Mercure Grand hotel in the old financial district of Bristol, BS1 2EL,UK. In-house seminar dates are arranged to suit the client.

For more on course content and place availability, email training@scoreplus.com

Click here for Venue and Fees

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

    Decision Science Director

  • Very insightful - tasks really helped me apply my knowledge

  • Fresh views on scorecards - will assist my future thinking

    Scorecard builder

  • Gerard really knows his subject - great source of inspiration and ideas

    Model builder