Earn your Community Bank Risk Specialist Certification at the ICBA Enterprise Risk Management Institute

To earn the Certified Community Bank Risk Specialist (CCBRS) designation, you will be required to attend this program in its entirety, complete all assignments, and achieve a passing score on the certification exam(s).

In today’s community bank, the concept of risk and managing the bank’s exposure to risk is top-of-mind. Designed exclusively for community bankers, the ICBA Enterprise 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.

This institute provides the 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.