Community Banker University

Community Banker University provides banker education, ongoing professional development training, and resources and tools for bankers at every stage of their careers.

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Education and Training for Community Bankers

ICBA's Community Banker University® is a modernized educational platform that provides community bankers with premier and industry-specific banker education for every career stage.

We partner with the industry’s finest thought leaders to bring unparalleled banker education that is tailor made exclusively for our industry. 

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.

For further questions, comments or concerns email us at communitybankeruniversity@icba.org or call 800-422-7285.

Upcoming Events

Community Bank Mergers & Acquisitions Workshop - In-Person

Jun 27, 2022 | Seminar/Institutes
This two-day, in-person workshop will include significant participant interaction with a “hands-on” approach. Be prepared to explore all aspects of the current community bank M&A environment from both a buyer’s and seller’s perspective. Review real-life case studies and work through financial models, as well as a sample acquisition transaction.

Risk Management Institute - Virtual

Jun 27, 2022 | Seminar/Institutes
In today’s community bank, the concept of risk and managing the bank’s exposure to risk is continually top-of-mind. Designed exclusively for community bankers, the ICBA Risk Management Institute offers participants an opportunity to enrich and affirm important knowledge of risk components influencing a community bank’s function and soundness.

ICBA Community Bank Briefing: ICBA Advocacy Update

Jun 29, 2022 | Webinar
ICBA experts will share key updates from Washington, D.C. and discuss important community bank issues it continues to push for in Congress as well as grassroots resources available to community bankers to help advance the industry’s policy agenda.

The Future of Work

Many organizations have found that by humanizing the future of work they can reduce turnover and create a more productive and engaged workforce.

A major component of a people-first approach is recognizing the untapped potential in your employees and looking beyond the skills for which, they were hired.

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Programs and Resources

The Compliance Vault

The Compliance Vault is a reliable search tool that helps you find answers to your regulatory compliance questions, with access to over 2,500 Q&As, select online courses, and documents. Find up-to-date answers about topics from across the compliance spectrum. The ICBA Compliance Vault is a complimentary benefit to all ICBA members.

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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.

Become Certified

The Bank Director Program

The Bank Director Program provides exclusive director-related training, tailored to meet the needs of your board and delivered through bi-monthly newsletters, online training, a governance helpline and preferred pricing on resources and events.

Bank Director Program

Leadership Academy Program

The Leadership Academy is a comprehensive, innovative leadership training curriculum. It provides community bankers with the opportunity to learn leadership skills, technical banking knowledge, and how advocacy impacts change within the banking industry.

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

Community Banker University offers a variety of online training options with courses that build knowledge and a strong foundation within key areas of the banking industry and professional development.

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CPE Sponsors

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 course for CPE credit. Complaints may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: nasbaregistry.org.

ICBA's Community Banker University is approved to offer continuing professional education (CPE) credits for all of its training. Each group live event will note the exact number of CPE credits granted for successful Community Banker University group live training. To be awarded 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.