Community Banker University

ICBA's Community Banker University® is a modernized educational platform that provides community bankers with premier and industry-specific professional development and educational opportunities for all stages of their careers. We partner with the industry’s finest educational leaders to bring unparalleled education made exclusively for community bankers.  Educational offerings are presented using a variety of delivery channels in an effort to respond to the various learning preferences of community bankers.

By providing relevant education and learning opportunities to individuals, Community Banker University® can ultimately empower and inspire them to do great things at America’s community banks.  Together with our education partners, we are building better community bankers.

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Contact Community Banker University: Email or call 800-422-7285

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ICBA Certification Program

Bank Director Program

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Upcoming Training

Community bank Credit EducationSign up for our all-new Credit Bootcamp Webinar series

6 webinars in the series: attend one or attend all and build up your knowledge!


    May 16 - May 16, 2018
    May 16, 2018
    Webinar: Safe Deposit Box Renter Dies - Who Can Access the Box?
    Event Type: 
    Auditing, Compliance, Operations
    ICBA Members: $199
    Non-Members: $299
    May 17 - May 17, 2018
    May 17, 2018
    Webinar: CECL Compliance and Implementation
    Event Type: 
    Lending, Executive C-Suite Training, Compliance
    ICBA Members: $199
    Non-Members: $299
    May 18 - May 18, 2018
    May 18, 2018
    Webinar: Credit Boot Camp - Decision Framework: Making the Commercial Credit Decision
    Event Type: 
    Community Banker University, Lending
    ICBA Members: (prior to April 22) $595 / (after April 22) $695
    Nonmembers: $795
    BDP Participants: $495
    May 22 - May 23, 2018
    May 23, 2018
    Community Bank CFO Forum - TN
    Event Type: 
    Director, Operations, Executive C-Suite Training
    Nashville, TN

ICBA Certification Program

To date, more than 4,000 community banking professionals are certified through ICBA.ICBA Certification Programs are designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate community bankers who demonstrate proficient skills and knowledge to manage key operational areas of a financial institution.For more information and curriculum outlines for each certification program, click below:

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"Our Mission: Offer the Very Best Online Courses at the Very Best Price"

Community Banker University offers nearly 300 courses in subjects designed for community bankers. All of the Community Banker University courses now have full audio and randomized test questions.

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Continuing Professional Education Information


Community Banker University® 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:

ICBA’s Community Banker University is approved to offer Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for all of its Group Live training.  Each group live event will note the exact number of CPE credits granted for successful completion.  Unless otherwise noted, there are no prerequisites or previous experience necessary to attend Community Banker University group live training.  To be awarded the full CPE credits, you must be present and attend the full training session.  When requested, you will be asked to sign into the event to affirm initial attendance.  For more information regarding refund, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 800-422-7285.