Risk Management Virtual Institute

Online Meetings Webinars and Courses

Oct. 26 - Oct 28

Prices Start At $1,295 *

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

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 new 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.

The program will also include 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

If you decide to enroll in the certification testing after you register for the class, please contact a Community Banker University representative at 800-422-7285. Print Registration Form

Monday, October 26

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) concepts
  • Interest Rate Risk
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Credit Risk
Tuesday, October 27

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am - Exam #1 (For certification exam takers only) 
Tuesday, October 27

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Operational Risk
  • Employment Risk
  • Compliance Risk & Legal Risk
Wednesday, October 28

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM),
  • Application of Risk Categories to Community Banks, Practical Strategies
  • for Risk Mitigation and Risk Management Success

ICBA Member: $1,295* 
Non-Member: $1,695* 
Nonbanker: $2,095* 
*Testing fee not included


Risk Management Certification (CCBRS)

Designation: Certified Community Bank Risk Specialist (CCBRS)

Requirement: Risk Management Institute; (15 ) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

Participants of ICBA's new Risk Management Institute will enrich and affirm their knowledge of the risk components that influence a bank’s function and soundness.

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 includes comprehensive dialogue that brings all risk elements together to reveal the necessary components of a successful enterprise risk management (ERM) framework.

No prerequisite is required to attend this event; however, it is strongly recommended that all participants have some risk management experience and complete the pre-course work prior to attending the event.

Who should attend:
Community bank risk managers or closely-related functions. The responsibility of risk management may fall upon multiple functional areas of a community bank and therefore this program is recommended for all community bankers responsible for the management of overall bank risk.

This may include senior management, risk analysts, risk specialists, auditors, compliance officers, general counsel, and more. 

Program Level: 

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