Simulated Training Environment

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Bedrock Community Credit Union

With the Bedrock Community Credit Union simulated training environment, CU*BASE users can practice using the software without the worry of affecting real member data. Bedrock is set up just like a real credit union, but without links to outside vendors. This shared training resource is available to all online credit unions free of charge. Users can add members, modify accounts, and conduct transactions. Configurations are generic, using settings typical to most online clients, and access is limited to basic member service, lending, and accounting functions. Whether introducing new employees to CU*BASE or helping existing employees practice new skills, the Bedrock Community Credit Union training environment is perfect for keeping CU*BASE users up to speed on the tools they’ll use every day to serve their members. To request credentials to access Bedrock, contact the CU*Answers Client Services & Education team at education@cuanswers.com. Visit CU*Answers to learn more about this resource.

CU*BASE Custom Training Edition

Unlike Bedrock Community Credit Union, which is used by all CU*Answers online clients, CU*BASE Custom Training Edition (CTE) is a training environment used exclusively by the subscribing credit union. CU*BASE CTE is customized to mirror the subscribing credit union’s live environment. For a one-time setup fee plus a monthly maintenance fee, clients can have a copy of their own membership data set up as a training environment, available only to their credit union employees. CU*BASE CTE gives credit unions a safe place to practice using CU*BASE tools, learn new skills, and experiment with new features without the worry of affecting their live member data. And since it’s a copy of a credit union’s actual files, both the product configurations and member accounts will be familiar and will behave like they do in the credit union’s day-to-day environment. Whether introducing new employees to CU*BASE or helping existing employees practice new skills, CU*BASE CTE is perfect for keeping credit unions up to speed on the tools they’ll use every day to serve their members. Learn more by visiting the CU*Answers Store

Exercises for Success

Designed for use with CU*BASE simulated training environments, this workbook series offers new CU*BASE users practical experience with common CU*BASE tasks. The series comprises three workbooks that reinforce key areas of credit union operations: member service, teller processing, and lending. Each workbook includes helpful instructions that guide learners in selecting appropriate accounts for use while practicing the activities covered in the booklet. Activities are based on common member scenarios and are followed by a knowledge check that learners can use to gauge their progress. The workbooks can be downloaded as PDF booklets here:

 

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February 18, 2019

CU*Answers updates Education for Success booklets

The West-Michigan based cooperative CUSO, CU*Answers, recently announced updated versions of its three Exercise for Success booklets. The three training booklets cover topics related to Member Service, Teller, and Loan processes for CU*BASE®. Updated booklets can be downloaded through the Client Services and Education Store page. These documents allow the CU*Answers Client Services and Education […]

Aug 8, 2019

Monthly Education Express and Learning Café offerings

CU*Answers schedules hundreds of training sessions throughout the year, many of them announced in the CUSO’s annual Education Catalog. Two hot programs, Education Express and Learning Café, are picking up steam. “Studies have proven that the incentive to learn is at its peak when a topic is current, critical, and commands attention,” said Laura Welch-Vilker, […]

Aug 8, 2019

Join Us for a FREE Education Express Webinar!

Join Us for a FREE Education Express Webinar!

Wednesday, August 28 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET This Month’s Focus Online Banking Apps & Requests from within CU*BASE Join Kristian Daniel as he explains how to work with online banking apps and requests from within CU*BASE.  During this session, Kristian will discuss topics including: Working Online Banking Apps/Requests via CU*BASE Tool #13 Working… Read more »

Jul 30, 2019

Check Out the Asterisk Intelligence University Courses for August!

Check Out the Asterisk Intelligence University Courses for August!

Each month, CU*Answers University hosts FREE web conferences and in-person events that highlight the many products and services our CUSO offers.  During the month of August, we will be hosting a set of webinars relating to the Asterisk Intelligence Team.  Take a look at the courses we have coming up!   Monday, August 12 9:00… Read more »

Jul 26, 2019

Join Us for Lender*VP Week and Check Out the Lender*VP University Courses for July!

Join Us for Lender*VP Week and Check Out the Lender*VP University Courses for July!

Each month, CU*Answers University hosts FREE web conferences and in-person events that highlight the many products and services our CUSO offers.  During the month of July, we will be hosting a set of webinars relating to Lender*VP.  Take a look at the courses we have coming up, including Lender*VP Week, which will take place between… Read more »

Jul 1, 2019

TruChoice Federal Credit Union implements a new training feature

The CU*BASE® Custom Training Edition (CTE) is a newer alternative to the shared simulated training environment (Bedrock Community CU) currently used by all CU*Answers online clients. “In April 2019, TruChoice Federal Credit Union became the first CU*BASE client to implement a Custom Training Edition (CTE) within just 30-60 days after their core conversion,” states Kasey […]

May 30, 2019

CU*Answers Client Services and Education team hits new milestone in conversion training

The Client Services and Education team hit the ground running starting in January of this year as they expanded their support hours for clients from coast to coast. So far this year the team has provided pre-conversion training to five credit unions who have joined the CU*Answers network—roughly 560 hours total over 14 weeks! Stephanie […]

May 30, 2019

Life Asset launches e-statements in an effort to “Go Green”

On May 1st, 2019 CU*Answers Client Services and Education department assisted Life Asset, an organization working to alleviate poverty in Washington, DC through the provision of microloans and financial education, with the implementation of e-statements. The e-statement feature was originally not offered to Life Asset’s clients, but the Client Services and Education Team assisted in […]

May 28, 2019