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
    September 15 - September 18, 2019
    September 18, 2019
    Bank Security Institute* - MN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Security, Operations, Executive C-Suite Training, Bank Security Certification
    Minneapolis, MN

    ICBA Member:
    Four Day Conference: $1,345
    Three Day Conference: $995
    Two Day Conference: $695
    One Day Conference: $395
    Four Day Conference: $1,895     
    Three Day Conference: $1,295
    Two-Day Conference: $895
    One Day Conference: $495
    Four Day Conference: $2,245     
    Three Day Conference: $1,495
    Two-Day Conference: $995
    One Day Conference: $595

    September 23 - September 26, 2019
    September 26, 2019
    Annual Current Issues/Certification Conference* - MN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Leadership Development, Information Technology Certification, Executive C-Suite Training, Compliance Certification, Compliance, Certification, BSA Certification, Bank Security Certification, Auditing Certification, Auditing
    Minneapolis, MN
    ICBA Member: $2,395*
    Non-Member: $3,195*
    Nonbanker: $3,995* 
    *Testing fee not included
    September 29 - October 04, 2019
    October 04, 2019
    Compliance Institute* - TN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Executive C-Suite Training, Compliance Certification, Compliance
    10 Century Blvd.
    Nashville, TN
    ICBA Member: $1,395*
    Non-Member: $1,795*
    Nonbanker: $2,195*
    *Testing fee not included
    October 06 - October 09, 2019
    October 09, 2019
    Credit Analyst Institute* - MN
    Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
    Lending, Featured on Homepage, Executive C-Suite Training, Credit Analyst Certification
    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.