Risk Management Institute


Risk Management Institute

Jun 26 - Jun 28, 2023 | Live Seminar

Change is constant and for community banks, managing a myriad of risks with a holistic approach is vital to success. The ICBA Risk Management Institute is a certification program for community bankers committed to expanding their knowledge and skills for effective risk management.

Attend to immerse yourself in various aspects of risk management, such as bank governance, credit risk, interest rate risk, liquidity risk, operational risk, compliance risk, and legal risk. Through case studies and interactive discussions, deepen your understanding of the potential risks that can affect your bank's financial stability, reputation, and overall success.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and define key risk management concepts.
  • Learn about the various components of risk and how they interact.
  • Develop effective strategies to manage different types of risk.
  • Acquire the necessary tools and knowledge to identify and effectively manage potential risks faced by your bank.
  • Learn how to develop a comprehensive and holistic perspective in order to successfully implement and run an enterprise risk management program.

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

Information (Central Time unless otherwise noted)
Monday, June 26

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Registration

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Concepts
  • Interest Rate Risk
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Credit Risk

There will be two 10-minute breaks and lunch will be from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

There will also be a 30-minute networking / breakout discussion mid-afternoon.

Tuesday, June 27

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Technology Risk
  • Operational Risk
  • HR / Employment Risk
  • Compliance Risk
  • Legal Risk
  • Case Study breakout

There will be two 10-minute breaks and lunch will be from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

There will also be a 30-minute networking / breakout discussion mid-afternoon.

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Open Session – Questions, Clarification, or Conversation with Instructors

Wednesday, June 28

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Overview and Recap
  • Application of Risk Categories to Community Banks
  • Practical Strategies for Risk Mitigation and Risk Management Success
  • Case Study – Bringing it all together
  • Questions, Clarification, or Conversation with Instructors

There will be one 10-minute break. Much of our morning will be in breakout discussions.


ICBA Members: $1,699

Non-Members: $2,199

Non-Bankers: $2,699

Certification Testing Fee: $500

Printable Registration Form

Attendance/Cancellation Policy:

  • Registration fee is valid only for the individual registered. Each attendee must register.
  • Full payment is required prior to event attendance.
  • 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.
  • All rights are reserved by ICBA. No recording or distribution of the content is permitted unless expressly agreed by ICBA.

For more information, call 800-422-7285.

Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis Airport

11237 Lone Eagle Dr.

St Louis, MO 63044

ICBA room rate is $149 through May 19, 2023.

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Who should attend: 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. Risk management experience preferred. 

Prerequisites: No previous experience or training required

Advanced Preparation: Required completion of : Laying the Foundation of Risk Management

Program Level: Intermediate

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Delivery Method: Group Live

CPE Credit Hours: 22.5

Certification Offered: Certified Community Bank Risk Specialist (CCBRS)

Erica Crain

Erica Crain


CliftonLarsonAllen St. Louis

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Mackenzie Rooney


CliftonLarsonAllen, Minneapolis

David Robinson

Amy Koshiol



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David Fanson

Cybersecurity Controls Consultant Manager

CliftonLarsonAllen Madison

David Robinson

Andrew Kinghorn


Jackson Lewis

David Robinson

Morgan Knott


Jackson Lewis

Code of Conduct

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