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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2020 Budget Planner

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Resources and Planning

The Compliance Vault

The ICBA Compliance Vault is now available as a member benefit to all ICBA members.

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.
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Start Planning Your 2020 Professional Development

  • Available Now! Bank Director Video Series 
  • 2020 Live Events Calendar

Full Calendar of Events

Explore Our Programs

ICBA Certification

Bank Director Program

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Upcoming Training

    ICBA Member: $595 (prior to October 13)
    $695 (after September 8)
    Nonmember: $795
    Nonbanker: $1,195
    BDP Participant: $495
    November 16 - November 18, 2020
    November 18, 2020
    Community Bank Marketing Seminar- MO
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Operations, Marketing, Leadership Development, Human Resources, Executive C-Suite Training, Director, Bank Director Program
    Kansas City, MO
    ICBA Members: $199
    Non-Members: $299
    November 17 - November 17, 2020
    November 17, 2020
    Webinar: Top 10 HSA Issues 2020
    Event Type: Webinar
    Teller, Operations, Leadership Development, ICBA Webinar, Executive C-Suite Training, Director, Compliance, Auditing
    Related Products/Events
    Top 10 HSA Issues
    Product Type: Webinar On Demand MP4 Download | DVD
    ICBA Members: $219
    Non-Members: $319
    ICBA Members: $199
    Non-Members: $299
    December 10 - December 10, 2020
    December 10, 2020
    Webinar: Community Bank Year End Litigation Review
    Event Type: Webinar
    Leadership Development, ICBA Webinar, Executive C-Suite Training, Director
    Related Products/Events
    Community Bank Year End Litigation Review
    Product Type: Webinar On Demand MP4 Download | DVD
    ICBA Members: $219
    Non-Members: $319
    ICBA Members: Complimentary (Members Only)
    December 17 - December 17, 2020
    December 17, 2020
    Webinar: ICBA Community Bank Briefing – Q4
    Event Type: Webinar
    Leadership Development, ICBA Webinar, Executive C-Suite Training, Director, Career Development
    Related Products/Events
    ICBA Community Bank Briefing--Highlighting News & Happenings from Inside the Beltway and Across the US - Q4
    Product Type: Webinar On Demand MP4 Download

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:

Online Education Center


"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.


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.