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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August 04 - August 14, 2020
August 14, 2020
IT Institute - Virtual
Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
August 05 - August 05, 2020
August 05, 2020
Webinar: Brokered Deposits/Core Funding
Event Type: Webinar
August 10 - August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020
BSA/AML Virtual Institute
Event Type: Seminar/Institutes

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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  • Available Now! Bank Director Video Series 
  • 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
    September 23 - September 23, 2020
    September 23, 2020
    Webinar: Strategies of Remaining Independent in a Consolidating Environment
    Event Type: Webinar
    Leadership Development, ICBA Webinar, Executive C-Suite Training, Director
    Related Products/Events
    Strategies of Remaining Independent in a Consolidating Environment
    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

    *This event is split across two weeks. The first session runs Sept. 28-30 & the second runs from Oct. 5- 7. You must attend all dates. Dates subject to change.

    September 28 - October 07, 2020
    October 07, 2020
    Compliance Virtual Institute*
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Executive C-Suite Training, Compliance Certification, Compliance
    ICBA Member: $1,295*
    Non-Member: $1,695*
    Nonbanker: $2,095* 
    *Testing fee not included
    September 28 - October 01, 2020
    October 01, 2020
    Bank Security Virtual Institute*
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Security, Operations, Featured on Homepage, Executive C-Suite Training, Bank Security Certification
    ICBA Member: $1,395*
    Non-Member: $1,795*
    Nonbanker: $2,195*
    *Testing fee not included
    October 05 - October 08, 2020
    October 08, 2020
    Credit Analyst Institute*
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Lending, Executive C-Suite Training, Credit Analyst Certification
    ICBA Member: $395
    *prior to September 8
    ICBA Member: $495
    *after September 8
    Non-Member: $595
    Nonbanker: $695
    October 08 - October 08, 2020
    October 08, 2020
    Agricultural Credit Analysis - Virtual Event
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Executive C-Suite Training, Compliance Certification, Compliance

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.