Risk Management Institute Information


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.

Minimizing risk to maximize potential is a vital initiative for every community bank. This certification program focuses on strategies surrounding bank governance, credit risk, interest rate risk, liquidity risk, operational risk, compliance risk, and legal risk.   

The program also includes comprehensive dialogue bringing all the risk elements together to discuss the necessary elements for a successful enterprise risk management (ERM) framework. 

To earn the ICBA Risk Management certification, participants must successfully complete: 


The Risk Management Pre-Course Assignment 

  • Attend the entire Institute program
  • Successfully pass the certification examinations

Risk Management Institute Curriculum: 

Pre-Course Assignment: Laying the Foundation of Risk Management 

All institute participants must complete this assignment prior to the live instruction days. This assignment will be delivered electronically to all registrants in advance of the program. Participants should bring their completed assignment to class. The assignment will include: 


Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management 

  • Governance and Oversight 
  • Control Framework 
  • Risk Identification, Evaluation, Mitigation and Monitoring 
  • Risk Policies, Procedures, Limits and Reporting

Risk Management Institute - Virtual

Jun 22, 2021

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.

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