• ScorePlus


    Open Seminars

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

Trainer-led on-line seminar: Dates to the announced shortly. Entry-level seminar on credit scoring, acquisition strategies, validation and tracking. Run by Helen McNab. Dusted down and refreshed for 2020.



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 strategy outcomes
  • 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

During the seminar:

Formal presentations with practical exercises and whole group discussion

Break-out discussion and feedback groups

To take away:

Seminar manual


2 days in-house or open seminar programme. 

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

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

    Decision Science Director

  • Really well taught - held my attention

  • Great facilitation - explanations clear and relevant