Event Information

2013 Winter Field Examiner School

Date: December 4 — 7, 2012
Location: Buchalter Nemer, PC

The Field Examiner School is a four-day program covering every aspect of field examination techniques and practices. Participants will learn to be their organization’s “eyes and ears” through on-site analysis of accounts receivable, inventory, cash, fixed assets and all other forms of collateral.


What will you learn:

  • Your primary function as a field examiner
  • Your reason for conducting a collateral examination and what you should be looking for
  • About collateral, its availability and ineligibles


The program will meet at:

1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1500

Los Angeles, CA 90017-2457


Program Times:
Tuesday, December 4, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 5, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 6, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 7, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


A continental breakfast will be served each morning at 8:00 a.m. The class will begin at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided.


Program Level: Basic

Recommended for: Relationship managers, underwriters, lenders, new business personnel and field examiners with three months to one year of experience.


Bob Nichols, Managing Director, Durkin Group LLC


Recommended CPE Credits: 26
There is no advance preparation required for this group-live offering.


Commercial Finance Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org

Travel Information:
Flight Information:

With Airline prices rising CFA is pleased to announce that we have partnered with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines to save you money on your travel to the Advanced Field Examiner School.

United Airlines is offering a 2% - 10% discount off all eligible published fares for travel to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) from November 30 – December 10, 2012.  You may book online at www.united.com and enter Offer Code ZMQM451047 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. If booking through a travel professional or MeetingWorks at (800) 468-7022, please give them the following information: Agreement Code: 451047 and Z Code: ZMQM

American Airlines is offering a 5% discount off ANY published airfare for
travel to Los Angeles, CA (BUR/LAX/ONT/SNA). The valid travel dates for this discount are November 30 – December 10, 2012. You can access American’s fares and apply this discount by going to www.aa.com to book your flight. Place Promotion Code 82D2AX in the promotion code box and your discount will be calculated automatically. You may also call 1-800-433-1790 to book your flights, please refer to the Authorization Number 82D2AX when you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone.

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer a 2% - 10% discount on airfares for your travel to Los Angeles, CA (LAX/LGB/ONT/SNA
) from November 30 – December 10, 2012. Please refer to your Ticket Designator NM8DJ to purchase your tickets at the discounted rate. Individuals and meeting planners may call 1-800-328-1111 for reservations and ticketing assistance.  **Please note at this time you are not able to book online. **

Program Fees:
Career Services: $338
Career Services with Textbook: $365
Member: $845
Member with Textbook: $870
Non-Member: $1,095
Non-Member with Textbook: $1,145

As a special offer, you may purchase the industry textbook, Asset-Based Finance - Proven Disciplines For Prudent Lending at the discounted price of $25 (regularly $49.95) for CFA members, and $50 (regularly $79.95) for non-members, if you do so with your registration.

The Commercial Finance Association reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment.

Refund/Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be received in writing and are subject to a 20% processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received within 72 hours of schedule start of the program