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

    ICBA Members: $199
    Non-Members: $299
    May 21 - May 21, 2019
    May 21, 2019
    Webinar: Community Bank Director's Guide to Compliance
    Event Type: Webinar
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    Community Bank Director's Guide to Compliance
    Product Type: Webinar On Demand MP4 Download | DVD
    ICBA Member: $219
    Non-Member: $319

    ICBA Member: (prior to April 22) $595 / (after April 22) $695 
    Nonmember: $795 
    Bank Director Program Participants: $495

    May 22 - May 23, 2019
    May 23, 2019
    Community Bank Human Resources Seminar- IN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Community Banker University, Knowledge Vault
    Indianapolis, IN
    ICBA Members: $199
    Non-Members: $299
    May 22 - May 22, 2019
    May 22, 2019
    Webinar: Key Components & Strategies for a Successful Talent Management Program
    Event Type: Webinar
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    Key Components & Strategies for a Successful Talent Management Program
    Product Type: Webinar On Demand MP4 Download | DVD
    ICBA Members: $219
    Non-Members: $319
    ICBA Member: $2,395*
    Non-Member: $3,195*
    Nonbanker: $3,995* 
    *Testing fee not included
    June 09 - June 14, 2019
    June 14, 2019
    Compliance Institute* - MN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Executive C-Suite Training, Compliance Certification, Compliance
    2800 American Boulevard West
    Minneapolis, MN

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.