COMMUNITY BANKER UNIVERSITY

About Us

Training more than 120,000 community bankers annually, ICBA’s Community Banker University helps you and your community bank’s staff maintain the highest professional standards in banking through a vast curriculum of dynamic educational offerings.

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Overview

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.

Community Banker University® partners with the industry’s finest educational leaders to bring unparalleled education to 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.

Community Banker University® is owned, operated, and managed by the Independent Community Bankers of America®.

FAQs

Community Banker University is the brand name for ICBA Education.  Our training efforts are powered by ICBA and for that reason, Community Banker University shares in the ICBA overall mission, “To create and promote an environment where community banks flourish.” 

At Community Banker University, we understand that today’s community banker is pressed for time and juggling significant responsibility.  To add to that, we recognize that the environmental and customer demands are evolving faster than ever before.  

To meet the needs of the modern community banker, our team is committed to offering multiple opportunities for professional development in formats that are most convenient for the banker and the bank.  We have a nationwide network and extensive educational reach partnering with leading experts in the industry.  Learning is continuous but does not need to be strenuous for the banker or the financial institution.

Yes!  We are very proud to say that the Community Banker University mission statement is to advance community banking by enriching employees with professional development and educational opportunities that add value to the bank, the employee and the communities they serve. 

Access to review, register or purchase any course, program or product will be accessible via www.icba.org/education. Community Banker University offers courses, certifications, institutes and programs via the web, in person, webinar and CD/DVD. 


The Community Banker University team is happy to assist you with all of your questions.   You may call our team at 800-422-7285.  Community Banker University is owned, operated and managed by ICBA.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit continues to be the accreditation valuation used for all courses, certifications and programs.  All previously issued CPE credits from ICBA Education will remain intact, valid and accepted by Community Banker University. 

All group live CPE credits awarded by Community Banker University are approved and accredited by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NABA).

Located in Memphis, TN, Barret Graduate School of Banking offers a comprehensive graduate learning program for professionals in the financial services field.  Community Banker University has established partnerships with key industry educators including the Barret Graduate School of Banking.  The school provides community bankers with an opportunity for a graduate degree in banking.

Components of Community Banker University are provided by Vubiz, an eLearning company that specializes in online education access and delivery.  Vubiz is one of our educational partners and plays an integral role in the technical support of the Certification Portfolio website, our online training system, and the Compliance Vault. 

The ICBA team is continuously working to develop new programs and educational offerings for all community bankers.  We recognize that each and every education opportunity must offer value and relevance to both the banker and institution.  It is our privilege to be able to offer you the very best education training experience in the community banking industry.  Watch for announcements on our website, by email and on social media! 

If there is a course or topic that you don’t see or think we need to offer, please drop us an email at communitybankeruniversity@icba.org.

Why Choose Community Banker University

✔ Courses designed specifically for community banks

✔ CPE Credits officially recognized by NASBA

✔ One-stop certification tracking

✔ Training available in person or online