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 Member: $1,295*
    Non-Member: $1,695*  
    Nonbanker: $2,095*
    *Testing fee not included
    August 05 - August 07, 2019
    August 07, 2019
    BSA/AML Institute* - CO
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Executive C-Suite Training, Compliance, BSA Certification
    Denver, CO
    ICBA Member: $1,995*
    Non-Member: $2,595*
    Nonbanker: $3,495*
    *Testing fee not included
    August 11 - August 16, 2019
    August 16, 2019
    Commercial Lending Institute* - MN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Lending, Executive C-Suite Training, Lending Certification
    Minneapolis, MN
    ICBA Member: $595 *Price Before July 12
    ICBA Member: $695 *Price After July 12
    Nonmembers: $795
    Nonbankers: $1,1955

    August 12 - August 13, 2019
    August 13, 2019
    Advanced IT Seminar
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Technology, Auditing
    Minneapolis, MN
    ICBA Member: $595
    *Price before July 14
    ICBA Member $695
    *Price after July 14
    Non-Member: $795
    Nonbanker: $1,195
    Bank Director Program Participant: $495
    August 14 - August 15, 2019
    August 15, 2019
    Vendor Management - MN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Bank Director Program, Security, Compliance, Auditing, Director, Executive C-Suite Training, Operations
    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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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.