COMMUNITY BANKER UNIVERSITY

Seminars and Institutes

Community Banker University offers many events throughout the year that offer CPE credits. See below for upcoming events and program descriptions.

Live Events

Upcoming Events

Event Name Date
Analyze

Credit Analyst Institute - In Person

Auditing Credit Analyst Certification Executive C-Suite Training Lending

Oct 2, 2022 Register
Compliance

Compliance Institute - In Person

Compliance Compliance Certification Deposit/Operations/Payments Lending Operations

Oct 2, 2022 Register
Fintech

IT General Controls for Internal Auditors Seminar - Virtual 

Technology

Oct 12, 2022 Register
Fintech

IT Institute - In Person

Information Technology Certification Technology

Oct 16, 2022 Register
Current Issues

Annual Current Issues/Certification Conference - Virtual

Auditing Auditing Certification Bank Security Certification BSA Certification Certification Compliance Compliance Certification Executive C-Suite Training Information Technology Certification Leadership Development

Oct 17, 2022 Register
Autumn Landscape

Annual Directors Conference - In Person

Bank Director Program

Oct 23, 2022 Register
Cybersecurity

BSA/AML Institute - In Person

BSA Certification Compliance Executive C-Suite Training Security

Nov 7, 2022 Register
Commercial Lending Properties

Commercial Real Estate Lending Seminar - Virtual

Bank Director Program Director Executive C-Suite Training Human Resources Operations

Nov 9, 2022 Register
Financial Crime

Analyzing Your Bank's Financial Statement Seminar - Virtual

Bank Director Program Director Executive C-Suite Training Human Resources Operations

Nov 16, 2022 Register
Forum Nov

Bank Director Forums - Session 4 - Virtual 

Bank Director Program Director Executive C-Suite Training

Nov 17, 2022 Register
ICBA LIVE 2023 Event Image

ICBA LIVE 2023

Director Executive C-Suite Training ICBA LIVE Leadership Development

Mar 12, 2023 Register
Event Type Date Info

Seminar and Institute Information

  • Advanced Call Report Seminar - Virtual

    Operations

    The regulatory reporting burden faced by community banks today is stronger than ever. As the complexity of the call report and Federal Reserve reports continue to increase, even experienced bankers often have questions about the nuances of these filings.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $595
    ICBA Member after April 8, 2022: $695
    Non-Member: $795
    Non-Banker: $1,195  

    Register for both the Call Report and Advanced Call Report seminars and save $100 with the discount code MULTI_CR at checkout.

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

  • Advanced IT Seminar – Virtual

    Technology

    Is your community bank prepared to handle the increasing threats and exposures to your IT infrastructure? To succeed in today's fast-paced environment, financial institutions need to constantly evolve.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $595
    ICBA Member after July 1, 2022: $695
    Nonmember: $795
    Nonbanker: $1,195

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285.

  • Advanced Loan Review Seminar - Virtual

    Lending

    This advanced session builds on the materials presented in the Loan Review Seminar to take your analysis skills to the next level. Learn about the common loan level challenges, such as the intricacies of computing global cash flows for businesses and their guarantors.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $595
    ICBA Member after March 25, 2022: $695
    Nonmember: $795
    Nonbanker: $1,195

    Bank Director Program ICBA Member: $495
    Bank Director Program Nonmember: $595

    Register for both the Loan Review and Advanced Loan Review seminars and save $100 with the discount code MULTI_LR at checkout.

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285.

  • Agricultural Credit Analysis Seminar – Virtual

    Compliance Compliance Certification Executive C-Suite Training

    The ICBA Agricultural Credit Analysis seminar addresses the issues in the market and provides the tools to assess the borrower’s ability to navigate difficult times.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $395
    ICBA Member after March 4, 2022: $495
    Non-Member: $595
    Non-Banker: $695

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. For more information, call 800-422-7285. Full payment is required prior to attendance.

  • Audit Institute - In Person

    Auditing Auditing Certification

    Join Community Banker University for a week of intense learning designed to meet your bank’s evolving needs, the expectations of the audit committee and the examiners. Our curriculum will expand your knowledge of auditing and banking whether you are a veteran auditor or new to the audit function.

    ICBA Member: $2,995 (with testing fee $3,295)
    Non-Member: $3,795 (with testing fee $4,195)
    Non-Banker: $4,295 (with testing fee $4,795)

    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $300
    Nonmember: $400
    Non-Banker: $500

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

  • Bank Director Forums - Session 4 - Virtual 

    Bank Director Program Director Executive C-Suite Training

    Offered quarterly in half-day sessions, the new Bank Directors Forums cover credit management, corporate governance, BOLI, compliance, cybersecurity and much more. No two sessions will be the same.
    ICBA Member: $395
    Non-member: $495
    Non-banker: $595
    Bank Director Program ICBA Member: $295
    Bank Director Program Nonmember: $395
     
    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information call 800-422-7285.
     
    Register for all four Bank Director Forums and receive 20% OFF with the code DF2022 at check out.
  • Bank Security Institute - In Person

    Bank Security Certification Executive C-Suite Training Operations Security

    Come prepared to learn bank security! We’ll cover everything from the basics of bank security to some situations you may not have even prepared for. This institute will be held in-person.

    ICBA Member: $1,395 (with testing fee $1,595) 
    Nonmember: $1,795 (with testing fee $2,095) 
    Nonbanker: $2,195 (with testing fee $2,595) 

    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $200
    Non-Member: $300 
    Non-Banker: $400

    NOTE: Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information call 800-422-7285.

  • BSA/AML Institute - In Person

    BSA Certification Compliance Executive C-Suite Training Security

    The formal requirements for financial institution compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) continue to be significant. With the regulatory agencies committing to tougher and more inclusive BSA/AML examinations, it is just as important as ever to make certain your BSA/AML program is appropriate for your institution's risk exposure.

    ICBA Member: $1,395 (with testing fee $1,595)
    Nonmember: $1,795 (with testing fee $2,095)
    Nonbanker: $2,195 (with testing fee $2,595) 

    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $200 
    Non-Member: $300
    Non-Banker: $400

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

  • BSA/AML Institute - Virtual 

    BSA Certification Compliance Executive C-Suite Training Security

    The formal requirements for financial institution compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) continue to be significant. With the regulatory agencies committing to tougher and more inclusive BSA/AML examinations, it is just as important as ever to make certain your BSA/AML program is appropriate for your institution's risk exposure.
    ICBA Member: $1,395 (with testing fee $1,595)
    Non-Member: $1,795 (with testing fee $2,095)
    Non-Banker: $2,195 (with testing fee $2,595)
     
    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $200
    Non-Member: $300
    Non-Banker: $400

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. .

  • Call Report Seminar - Virtual

    Operations

    In an ever-changing regulatory and accounting environment, it is important that call report preparers and reviewers remain up to date.  Attend this seminar for a detailed discussion of each call report schedule as well as the real-life challenges of completing an accurate call report.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $595
    ICBA Member after April 8, 2022: $695
    Nonmember: $795
    Nonbanker: $1,195  

    Register for both the Call Report and Advanced Call Report seminars and save $100 with the discount code MULTI_CR at checkout.

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

  • Cash Flow Analysis Seminar - Virtual 

    Marketing Operations

    Only cash can repay loans. To effectively conduct a complete credit analysis, the sources and uses of cash in the business must be understood. This workshop explains the mechanics of constructing business cash flow statements and their use of credit analysis.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $395
    ICBA Member after March 4, 2022: $495
    Non-Member: $595
    Non-Banker: $695

    Register for both the Financial Statement Analysis and Cash Flow Analysis seminars and save $100 with the discount code MULTI_CFSA at checkout.
     
    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. For more information, call 800-422-7285. Full payment is required prior to attendance. 
  • CFO Forum - In-Person

    Bank Director Program Director Executive C-Suite Training Leadership Development Operations

    The CFO Forum tackles the top issues CFOs face today, including emerging tax and accounting strategies, CECL implementation, deposit funding sources, risk management, cybersecurity and much more.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $695
    ICBA Member after July 24, 2022: $795
    Nonmember: $895
    Nonbanker: $1,195 

    Bank Director Program ICBA Member: $495
    Bank Director Program Nonmember: $595

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285.

  • Community Bank Human Resources Seminar - In Person

    Bank Director Program Director Executive C-Suite Training Human Resources Operations

    Today’s modern workplace is transforming the role of the community bank human resources (HR) professional. People management and responsible administration is key for all HR professionals.
    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $695
    ICBA Member after July 26, 2022: $795
    Non-Member: $895
    Non-Banker: $1,295
    Bank Director Program: $595
    Bank Director Program Non-Member: $695

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285.

  • Community Bank Marketing Seminar - In-Person

    Executive C-Suite Training Marketing

    Retail wars, digital transformation, and customer demand are dramatically changing the landscape of community banking. To succeed in the competitive marketplace, community bank marketers and retail teams must be savvy, forward-thinking, and implement game-changing strategies.
    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $595
    ICBA Member after Aug. 29, 2022: $695
    Non-Member: $795
    Non-Banker: $1,195 

    Bank Director Program ICBA Member: $495
    Bank Director Program Nonmember: $595

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285.

  • Compliance Institute - In Person

    Compliance Compliance Certification Deposit/Operations/Payments Lending Operations

    The ICBA Compliance Institute is built to meet the needs of seasoned professionals seeking the latest regulatory education and industry best practices as well as newer compliance officers seeking to gain a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts of each regulation.

    ICBA Member: $2,595 (with testing fee $2,995)
    Nonmember: $3,395 (with testing fee $3,895) 
    Nonbanker: $4,195 (with testing fee $4,795)

    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $400
    Nonmember: $500
    Non-Banker: $600

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

  • Credit Analyst Institute - In Person

    Auditing Credit Analyst Certification Executive C-Suite Training Lending

    We have taken unprecedented steps to develop this certification program for credit analysts which will focus on the necessary financial analysis skills needed by today's credit analysts, but will also address the additional expertise vital to a community bank's overall lending success.

    ICBA Member: $1,395 (with testing fee $1,595)
    Nonmember: $1,795 (with testing fee $2,095)
    Nonbanker: $2,195 (with testing fee $2,595)

    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $200
    Non-Member: $300
    Non-Banker: $400

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. For more information, call 800-422-7285.

  • Financial Statement Analysis Seminar - Virtual 

    Auditing Lending

    Assessing creditworthiness of a borrower is about information. This course will focus on the critical issues arising through preparation of financial statements by the borrower, the role of accountants, the calculation of key ratios, and the use of financial statements in the credit decision process.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $395
    ICBA Member after March 4, 2022: $495
    Non-Member: $595
    Non-Banker: $695
     
    Register for both the Financial Statement Analysis and Cash Flow Analysis seminars and save $100 with the discount code MULTI_CFSA at checkout.
     
    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. For more information, call 800-422-7285. Full payment is required prior to attendance. 


  • Fraud Seminar - Virtual

    Payments Technology

    Join Community Banker University and fraud expert Barry Thompson for a fast-moving, dynamic seminar that will prepare you to identify and protect your bank's reputation and assets. Benefit from the interactive format and expert instruction and leave with essential knowledge and tools that you can implement immediately.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $595
    ICBA Member after March 19, 2022: $695
    Nonmember: $795
    Nonbanker: $1,195

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285.
  • IT General Controls for Internal Auditors Seminar - Virtual 

    Technology

    Banks conduct audits on an ongoing basis to monitor their bank’s internal controls and ensure adequacy and compliance with their bank’s policies and procedures. The audit scope should include an in-depth review of IT and information security controls and operating procedures that help protect the institution from losses.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $495
    ICBA Member after Sept. 9, 2022: $595
    Non-Member: $795
    Non-Banker: $1,195

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

  • IT Institute - In Person

    Information Technology Certification Technology

    Information technology solutions continue to evolve creating opportunities for community banks to increase efficiency, improve service capabilities, and better safeguard customers.

    ICBA Member: $2,395 (with testing fee $2,595)
    Nonmember: $3,195 (with testing fee $3,495)
    Nonbanker: $3,995 (with testing fee $4,395) 

    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $200
    Non-Member: $300
    Non-Banker: $400

    NOTE: Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information call 800-422-7285.

  • Risk Management Institute - Virtual

    Compliance Cybersecurity Executive C-Suite Training Risk Management Certification

    In today’s community bank, the concept of risk and managing the bank’s exposure to risk is continually top-of-mind. Designed exclusively for community bankers, the ICBA Risk Management Institute offers participants an opportunity to enrich and affirm important knowledge of risk components influencing a community bank’s function and soundness.

    ICBA Member: $1,395 (with testing fee $1,595)
    Nonmember: $1,795 (with testing fee $2,095) 
    Nonbanker: $2,195 (with testing fee $2,595) 

    Certification Testing Fees:
    ICBA Member: $200
    Non-Member: $300
    Non-Banker: $400

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

  • Troubled Loans and Credit Management - Virtual

    Lending Operations

    The goal of this course is to build a pro-active mindset in identifying concerning trends that left unaddressed could lead to a bank loss. A past due payment is not an early warning sign but an indication you already missed the opportunity to assist your client.
    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $395
    ICBA Member after July 1, 2022: $495
    Non-Member: $595
    Non-Banker: $695
     
    Bank Director Program: $295
    Bank Director Program Non-Member: $395

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance. For more information, call 800-422-7285.

  • Vendor Management Seminar - Virtual 

    Auditing Bank Director Program Compliance Director Executive C-Suite Training Operations Security

    This seminar will assist community banks in navigating the critical considerations needed to effectively implement a sound vendor management program.

    ICBA Member Early-Bird: $595
    ICBA Member after July 8, 2022: $695
    Non-Member: $795
    Non-Banker: $1,195

    Bank Director Program ICBA Member: $495
    Bank Director Program Nonmember: $595

    NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 

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    FAQs and Overview

    Community Banker University’s seminars, institutes, conferences, and workshops will offer the same blend of learning, connection, and fun that you would expect from any in-person ICBA event.

    We will use the same instructors, breakout sessions, plus a chat feature, polling questions, and virtual networking to ensure you feel connected and engaged throughout the event. Participants will receive event materials electronically via their icba.org account

    With so many unknowns affecting travel and potentially the health and safety of participants we decided to take all live in person scheduled events to 100% virtual events so that we could fully focus our energies on creating optimal experiences for participants.

    No, these sessions will not be recorded for distribution.

    Unfortunately, no. The registration is designed for the individual attendee. However, with no travel expenses, it is more economical and convenient than ever for banks to register more than one employee.

    ICBA will take attendance each day at all of the virtual sessions. We are able to see when you log in and log out of the sessions. ICBA will issue a Certificate of Completion for CPE credits at the completion of each session. These CPE can be used for maintenance of ICBA certifications.

    To report the sessions as live training CPE for ICBA Certifications, be sure to choose ICBA Live In-Person Seminar from the Course Type dropdown in your Online Certification Portfolio.

    Yes, you will have access to the certification exam(s) through ICBA’s Online Platform. You will be able to access the exam by logging into the online platform at the time specified by ICBA. You will not be allowed any outside help or materials while completing the exam. You will have a designated amount of time in which to complete and submit the exam.

    Our events will be hosted in a Zoom platform.

    For security purposes, we will set a password on all meetings to ensure the meeting is protected from hackers.  We also enable Zoom’s “Waiting Room” feature, which allows our meeting hosts to keep participants in a digital queue until they are verified and approved to join  

    Requirements for participation in the zoom event are as follows:

    • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
    • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth.
    • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in.

    Community Banker University has teamed with Dell to bring you affordable webcams and headsets to optimize your virtual learning experience. Most options are plug and play and don't require the installation of any software to run. Visit Dell.com/ICBA to access member savings.

    You will receive an email from ICBA the week prior to the event with instruction on how to access your materials at icba.org. You will have access to a PDF file that you may print or download to your computer.

    Registration Cancellation

    If registration is cancelled more than 30 days prior to the event start date, you will receive a full refund. If cancellation is within 30 days prior to the event start date, 20 percent of the registration fee paid will be deducted for costs. A substitute registration will be accepted. No refunds will be issued once the bank has received event materials or after the event start date.

    Attendance at all ICBA programs will be considered on a first come, first served basis. If the program is cancelled, ICBA’s liability is limited to the registration fee. For additional questions contact ICBA at 800-422-7285.

    ICBA Code of Conduct & Complaint Policy

    Registration, attendance, or participation at this event constitutes an agreement to adhere to the ICBA code of conduct and complaint policy. ICBA’s Community Banker University events aim to be welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all participants, with the most varied and diverse backgrounds possible.

    As such, The Independent Community Bankers of America (“ICBA” or the “Association”) has adopted a zero-tolerance policy toward all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

    This zero-tolerance policy means that the Association will not tolerate any conduct by or towards any meeting participant and ICBA staff during the conference (virtual or face-to-face) that singles out an individual or group of individuals for different treatment than others based on a protected characteristic, that is intended to or has the effect of unreasonably interfering with another’s participation in or that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive conference.

    Accordingly, the Association absolutely prohibits harassment or discrimination, in any form, based on sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, exhibitors, vendors, contractors, ICBA staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this ICBA Code of Conduct.

    This Policy applies to all ICBA meeting-related and hosted events, including those sponsored by organizations other than ICBA but held in conjunction with ICBA events, on public or private platforms. To ensure everyone has a best-in-class experience, we ask each attendee to adhere to certain principles:

    • Be respectful of your fellow attendee in thought, word, and deed.

    • Be open-minded and ready to learn. Embrace learning at all times.

    • Be inclusive in your speech, writing, and actions. Celebrate and appreciate our differences.

    • Be present. ICBA’s Community Banker University events are a time for renewal and learning; be fully engaged during sessions.

    • Respect confidentiality requests by speakers and other attendees.

    • We invite you to attend in a spirit of curiosity, friendliness, open-mindedness, camaraderie, and respect. We will not tolerate harassment in any form.

    If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, ICBA asks that you immediately inform Lindsay LaNore, Chief Learning and Experience Officer, at [email protected] or 320-352-7321, so that we can take appropriate action.


    Unacceptable behaviors include, but are not limited to:

    • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.

    • Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, exhibitor, ICBA staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.

    Examples of verbal abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, exhibitor, ICBA staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.

    • Disruption of presentations during sessions or at other events organized by ICBA throughout the conference. All participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any ICBA conference staff.

    • Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. ICBA reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.

    • Participants may not use or copy any content or information shared via the event for business purposes in any manner. This includes, but is not limited to, the copying or taking of screen shots of Q&A, chat room activity, or other materials shared during the event.

    ICBA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and ICBA reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.

    All complaints will be treated seriously and responded to promptly. All reports are kept confidential to the fullest extent possible. Retaliation for reporting unacceptable behavior is a violation of the Code of Conduct. Falsely reporting unacceptable behavior is a violation of the Code of Conduct.

    If possible, provide the following information:

    • Identifying information (name/company, email address, appearance) of the participant who violated the Code of Conduct

    • The behavior that was in violation

    • The location and approximate time of the behavior

    • The circumstances surrounding the incident

    • Other people involved in or witnessing the incident

    ICBA staff will respond to the incident swiftly. If conduct poses an immediate threat to anyone, emergency services will be contacted. If you feel you have been falsely or unfairly accused of violating this Code of Conduct you should notify Lindsay LaNore, Chief Learning and Experience Officer, at [email protected] or 320-352-7321 with a concise description of your grievance. Your grievance will be handled in accordance with our existing policies.


    Event Safety Information

    The health and safety of all participants is a top priority. We are taking appropriate safety measures and will follow all federal, state, and local guidelines, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations as required to keep attendees safe.

    By registering for the event, you acknowledge that you agree to, and will abide by, the guidelines and regulations at the time of the event. We will continue to update this site as we get closer to the event.