Stay connected with the community banking industry year-round through ICBA and find all the risk management resources, news, and events all in one place.
Training more than 120,000 community bankers annually, ICBA’s Community Banker University helps you maintain the highest professional standards in banking through a vast curriculum of dynamic educational offerings including live and virtual events, online training, webinars, resources and bank policies.
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Risk Management Certification (CCBRS)
This new 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.
Certified Community Bank Technology Officer (CCBTO)
Information technology solutions continue to evolve. This creates opportunities for community banks to increase efficiency, improve service capabilities and better safeguard customers. This program addresses today’s community bank needs for managing and maximizing technology investments and shows IT managers and officers the solutions they can utilize to help strengthen existing IT capabilities, develop operational efficiencies and business continuity solutions, and more.
Bank Security Certification (CCBSO)
This program is designed to provide the Security Officer, regardless of the location or size of the bank, with critical information to meet regulatory requirements and provide strategic and tactical methods of security, robbery and fraud prevention and risk management.
Our online training plans contain nearly 300 online courses including the following risk management course highlights:
Business Continuity Management for Banks • Cloud Computing – An Introduction • Common Frauds and Scams • Cyber & Information Security Overview for Employees • Cyber & Information Security Overview for Sr. Management & Directors • Fundamentals of IT Security • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Overview • Managing Mobile Devices for Banks • Phishing and Ransomware • and more!
Direct grassroots advocacy is essential to promoting federal policies that support community banking – and ultimately impact your role at the bank. Our Be Heard grassroots action center offers a variety of tools to help you amplify your voice with targeted outreach to federal policymakers.
Just like everything else, lobbying is a skill. This toolkit makes it easy to learn the best way to communicate with and engage policymakers in this virtual environment. No matter what role you have at the bank, YOU can support community banks and make an impact.
Finding the right solutions for your bank doesn’t have to be hard. Our Solutions Directory features products and services designed to help your bank streamline operations, increase productivity and profitability, and better serve your customers in today’s competitive marketplace. This directory also includes ICBA Preferred Service Providers.
Available exclusively to ICBA members, this curated directory features emerging financial technology companies that strategically partner with community banks. You can easily find fintech companies along with key information including core processor compatibility and more technology ventures.
We offer access to cutting-edge financial technology, which is the driving force behind industry innovation. With a wide range of fintech education, partnerships, and vetted solutions, you have the resources you need to cultivate the high-tech, high-touch edge that will help you thrive in your marketplace.
ICBA is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education, and high-quality products and services.