WASHINGTON — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has responded to bankers' calls for more technical assistance with a training module that new officers or board members can use in the comfort of their own home.

As part of a broader outreach initiative with the community banking sector, the FDIC unveiled six online videos Wednesday designed to help prepare new board members for their roles in managing a financial institution. The training videos grew out of meetings FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg held with community bankers last year to hear their input on what the agency could do to help the industry.

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