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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July 15 - July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020
Webinar: Cannabis Banking
Event Type: Webinar
July 15 - July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020
Effective Virtual Meetings 101: Challenges, Solutions, and Best Practices
Event Type: Webinar
July 15 - July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020
The Global Acceleration of Digital Transformation – Where to Start
Event Type: Webinar

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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  • 2020 Seminar and Institute Calendar

Full Calendar of Events

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ICBA Certification

Bank Director Program

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Upcoming Training

    ICBA Members: $199
    Non-Members: $299
    August 11 - August 11, 2020
    August 11, 2020
    Webinar: Properly Pricing Acquisition Transactions (Both the Buy and Sell Sides)
    Event Type: Webinar
    Teller, Technology, Security, Payments, Operations, Marketing, Lending, Leadership Development, ICBA Webinar, Executive C-Suite Training, Director, Compliance, Auditing
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    Properly Pricing Acquisition Transactions (Both the Buy and Sell Sides)
    Product Type: Webinar On Demand MP4 Download |
    ICBA Members: $219
    Non-Members: $319
    ICBA Member: $595
    *Price before July 10
    ICBA Member $695
    *Price after July 10
    Non-Member: $795
    Nonbanker: $1,195
    Bank Director Program Participant: $495
    August 12 - August 13, 2020
    August 13, 2020
    Vendor Management Virtual Event
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Cybersecurity, Security, Operations, Executive C-Suite Training, Director, Compliance, Bank Director Program, Auditing

    ICBA Member: $695 *Price Before July 17
    ICBA Member: $795 *Price After July 17
    Nonmembers: $895
    Bank Director Program Participants: $495



    August 17 - August 18, 2020
    August 18, 2020
    CFO Forum Virtual Event
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Featured on Homepage, Bank Director Program, Operations, Executive C-Suite Training, Director
    ICBA Member: $1,995*
    Non-Member: $2,595*
    Nonbanker: $3,495*
    *Testing fee not included

    *This event is split across two weeks. The first session runs Aug. 17-19 & the second runs from Aug. 24-26. You must attend all dates. Dates subject to change.

    August 17 - August 26, 2020
    August 26, 2020
    Commercial Lending Virtual Institute
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Lending Certification, Lending, Executive C-Suite Training

    ICBA Member: $595 *Prior to July 20
    ICBA Member: $695 *After July 20 
    Nonmember: $795 
    Nonbankers: $1,195
    Bank Director Program Participants: $495

    August 19 - August 20, 2020
    August 20, 2020
    Community Bank Human Resources Virtual Seminar
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Operations, Human Resources, Featured on Homepage, Executive C-Suite Training, Director, Bank Director Program

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.

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 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 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.