ICBA Education

We’ve partnered with ICBA to bring you top-tier education and training. Through ICBA Education a variety of certification programs, seminars, online trainings and resources are available. Best of all, when you participate in education through ICBA you are also supporting the ICBSD. Use the code: SD-ICBSD at checkout and ICBA will return 10% of eligible purchases to ICBSD

ICBA Education’s livestream and live in-person events are led by renowned industry experts and address current bank regulations, operational procedures, marketplace trends, the latest technology and more.

Bank Security Institute
Register → FEB 27- 29, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Ensure the physical safety of your bank, staff, and customers. Cover everything from the basics of bank security to situations you may not have even prepared for.

Compliance Institute
Register → FEB 25 – MAR 1, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, DALLAS, TX
The ICBA Compliance Institute is built to meet the needs of seasoned professionals seeking the latest regulatory education and industry best practices as well as newer compliance officers seeking to gain a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts of each regulation.

Identifying and Addressing Distressed Loans Seminar (Formerly Troubled Loans Seminar)
Register → MAR 28, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Build a pro-active mindset in identifying concerning trends that left unaddressed could lead to a bank loss. A past due payment is not an early warning sign. It is an indication that you have already missed the opportunity to assist your client.

Bank Director Forum – Session 1
Register → APR 4, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Offered quarterly in half-day sessions, each of the Bank Directors Forums will cover a unique topic such as cybersecurity, enterprise risk management, corporate governance and more. No two sessions will be the same.

Fraud Seminar
Register → APR 9 – APR 11, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Join ICBA Education and fraud expert Barry Thompson for a fast-moving seminar that will prepare you to identify and protect your bank’s reputation and assets. Benefit from the interactive format and expert instruction and leave with essential knowledge and tools that you can implement immediately.

Credit Analyst Institute
Register → APR 16 – APR 18, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Master the necessary financial analysis skills needed by today’s credit analysts and the additional expertise vital to a community bank’s overall lending success.

NEW: Commercial Loan Processor Seminar
Register → APR 23, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Move through each step of the credit approval process – from prospecting to post close monitoring. Gain an understanding of the required information for the loan request and how the information is used, basic analysis to assist in pre-qualification, documentation, and learn the various types of loans and their use.

Loan Review Seminar
Register → APR 23 – APR 24, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
The loan review process is critical to the success of any community bank. This process must be structured and requires policies and procedures to ensure timely identification of problem credits, asset quality, and accuracy. The process must also include well-defined classification guidelines to ensure consistent loan ratings.

Advanced Loan Review Seminar
Register → APR 25- APR 26, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
This advanced session builds on the materials presented in the Loan Review Seminar to take your analysis skills to the next level. Learn about the common loan level challenges, such as the intricacies of computing global cash flows for businesses and their guarantors.

Agricultural Credit Analysis Seminar
Register → APR 30, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
This seminar is designed to meet the needs of agricultural lenders by identifying market issues and providing the tools to assess the borrower’s ability to navigate challenging times.

FDICIA Seminar
Register → MAY 1 – MAY 2, 2024 | IN PERSON EVENT, BLOOMINGTON, MN
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA) was enacted in 1991 to implement regulatory changes that assist in ensuring safety and soundness of financial institutions. Bankers should understand the requirements if their institution is approaching the $500 million or $1 billion thresholds considering crucial planning and realistic timelines.

BSA/AML Institute
Register → MAY 7 – MAY 9, 2023 | IN PERSON EVENT, BLOOMINGTON, MN
The formal requirements for financial institution compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) are significant. With the regulatory agencies committing to tougher and more inclusive BSA/AML examinations, it is important to make certain your BSA/AML program is appropriate for your institution’s risk exposure.

Call Report Seminar
Register → MAY 8, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
In an ever-changing regulatory and accounting environment, it is important that call report preparers and reviewers remain up to date. Attend this seminar for a detailed discussion of each call report schedule as well as the real-life challenges of completing an accurate call report.

Advanced Call Report Seminar
Register → MAY 9, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
The regulatory reporting burden faced by community banks today is stronger than ever. As the complexity of the call report and Federal Reserve reports continue to increase, even experienced bankers often have questions about the nuances of these filings.

Enhancing Organizational Value Conference
MAY 9 – MAY 10, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, SAN ANTONIO, TX
Details coming soon! 

Audit Institute
Register → MAY 14 – MAY 16, 2024 & MAY 21 – MAY 23, 2023 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Meet your bank’s evolving needs, the expectations of the audit committee, and the examiners! Our curriculum will expand your knowledge of auditing and banking whether you are a veteran auditor or new to the audit function.

Financial Statement Analysis Seminar
Register → MAY 15, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Assessing creditworthiness of a borrower is about information. This course focuses on the critical issues arising through preparation of financial statements by the borrower, the role of accountants, the calculation of key ratios, and the use of financial statements in the credit decision process.  

Cash Flow Analysis Seminar
Register → MAY 16, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Only cash can repay loans. To effectively conduct a complete credit analysis, the sources, and uses of cash in the business must be understood. Ground yourself in the mechanics of constructing business cash flow statements and their use of credit analysis.

Compliance Institute
Register → JUN 4 – JUN 6, 2024 & JUN 11– JUN 13, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
The ICBA Compliance Institute is built to meet the needs of seasoned professionals seeking the latest regulatory education and industry best practices as well as newer compliance officers seeking to gain a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts of each regulation.

NEW: Bank Credit Portfolio Management for Senior Managers
Register → JUN 6, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Essential for anyone who oversees their bank’s credit portfolio. The foundation for effectively managing your bank’s credit portfolio is understanding your bank’s core credit priorities and recognizing the credit culture that is needed and maintained in your bank.

NEW: Credit Portfolio Management for Bankers
Register → JUN 6, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
For individual bankers and lenders, taking ownership of their portfolio is essential to success. This includes being able to communicate the level of credit risk in their individual portfolio, monitoring their portfolio and uncovering ways to recognize the early indicators of change in the portfolio to be able to react quickly and appropriately.

Community Bank Human Resources Seminar
Register → JUNE 11 – JUNE 13, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, SAN ANTONIO, TX
Today’s modern workplace is transforming the role of the community bank human resources (HR) professional. People management and responsible administration is key for all HR professionals. Whether you are a seasoned HR professional, or you have recently taken on the role, gain the necessary information to handle the most important legal and emerging issues at your bank. Review critical HR requirements that all community bank HR professionals must know. Leave with practical advice, guidance, and key strategies to ensure effective and compliant management of employee and employer requirements.

Analyzing Your Bank’s Financial Statement
Register → Jun 12, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Understanding the financial performance of your bank is crucial in leading a high performing organization. This course assesses how the marketplace is affecting the bank and how bank management is in turn responding. One must understand this relationship to create accurate financial statements.

Bank Director Forum – Session 2
Register → Jun 13, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Offered quarterly in half-day sessions, each of the Bank Directors Forums will cover a unique topic, such as cybersecurity, enterprise risk management, corporate governance and more. No two sessions will be the same.

Commercial Real Estate Lending Seminar
Register → Jun 13, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Real estate lending is often the most difficult type of lending to do correctly. There are numerous challenges in financing real estate, not the least of which is understanding the various types of real estate and the embedded risk. This seminar walks through underwriting and structure of construction financing, investment real estate, owner occupied real estate, multifamily, residential development, as well as specialty use.

Vendor Management Seminar
Register → JULY 30 – JULY 31, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
This seminar will assist community banks in navigating the critical considerations needed to effectively implement a sound vendor management program.

Agricultural Credit Analysis Seminar
Register → JULY 31, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
This seminar is designed to meet the needs of agricultural lenders by identifying market issues and providing the tools to assess the borrower’s ability to navigate challenging times.

Identifying and Addressing Distressed Loans Seminar (Formerly Troubled Loans Seminar)
Register → AUG 1, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Build a pro-active mindset in identifying concerning trends that left unaddressed could lead to a bank loss. A past due payment is not an early warning sign. It is an indication that you have already missed the opportunity to assist your client.

BSA/AML Institute
Register → AUG 6 – AUG 8, 2023 | LIVESTREAM
The formal requirements for financial institution compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) are significant. With the regulatory agencies committing to tougher and more inclusive BSA/AML examinations, it is important to make certain your BSA/AML program is appropriate for your institution’s risk exposure.

Credit Analyst Institute
Register → AUG 11 – AUG 14, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, DALLAS, TX
Master the necessary financial analysis skills needed by today’s credit analysts and the additional expertise vital to a community bank’s overall lending success. 

Commercial Lending Institute
Register → AUG 18 – AUG 23, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, BLOOMINGTON, MN
ICBA’s Commercial Lending Institute teaches you to efficiently identify and analyze opportunities, assess, and mitigate risks, and structure and manage commercial loans. 

Bank Security Institute
Register → AUG 27 – AUG 29, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, BLOOMINGTON, MN
Ensure the physical safety of your bank, staff, and customers. Cover everything from the basics of bank security to situations you may not have even prepared for.

CFO Forum
Register → AUG 26 – AUG 27, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, INDIANAPOLIS, IN 
Many high-performing banks have initiated a fundamental shift in the CFO role making the CFO a critical strategic business partner across the financial institution. Such evolution has encouraged the transformation of the CFO from solely traditional tax functions to now include analysis of big data, technology systems, and efficiency strategies. The CFO Forum tackles the top issues CFOs face today, including emerging tax and accounting strategies, CECL implementation, deposit funding sources, risk management, cybersecurity and much more. Be prepared to build your CFO network with networking opportunities and peer-to-peer collaboration throughout the event.

 Audit Institute
Register → SEP 8 – SEP 13, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, BLOOMINGTON, MN
Meet your bank’s evolving needs, the expectations of the audit committee, and the examiners! Our curriculum will expand your knowledge of auditing and banking whether you are a veteran auditor or new to the audit function.

Fraud Seminar
Register → SEP 10 – SEP 12, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Join ICBA Education and fraud expert Barry Thompson for a fast-moving seminar that will prepare you to identify and protect your bank’s reputation and assets. Benefit from the interactive format and expert instruction and leave with essential knowledge and tools that you can implement immediately. 

Bank Director Forum – Session 3
Register → SEP 12, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Offered quarterly in half-day sessions, each of the Bank Directors Forums will cover a unique topic such as cybersecurity, enterprise risk management, corporate governance and more. No two sessions will be the same.

Community Bank Marketing Seminar
SEP TBD – SEP TBD, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, LOCATION TBD
Retail wars, digital transformation, and customer demand are dramatically changing the landscape of community banking. To succeed in the competitive marketplace, community bank marketers and retail teams must be savvy, forward-thinking, and implement game-changing strategies. Participate in three engaging days packed with critical information to propel a bank to the next level.

Community Bank Treasury Management Seminar
Register → SEP 17, 2024  | LIVESTREAM
Community banks seek ways to boost core deposits and non-interest income and Treasury Management is the key. Learn how your bank’s business teams can collaborate to sell business products and services to meet this goal.

Advanced IT Seminar
SEP 17 – SEP 19, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Is your community bank prepared to manage the increasing threats and exposures to your IT infrastructure? To succeed in today’s fast-paced environment, financial institutions need to constantly evolve.

Annual Current Issues Certification Conference 
SEP 23 – SEP 26, 2023 | IN-PERSON, NASHVILLE, TN
This four-day live-streamed conference focuses on key issues and trends related to auditing, BSA/AML, regulatory compliance, security, and fraud, and offers the very latest information, tools, best practices, and training to assure that you are up-to-date and compliant. Attend one day or all four!

Consumer Lending Institute
Register → SEP 24 – SEP 26, 2023 | LIVESTREAM
Make informed credit decisions by developing your ability to evaluate a consumer loan request. This program covers the application process, financial statement analysis, credit analysis, loan structure, compliance, documentation procedures, and closing.

IT Institute
Register → SEP 29 – OCT 3, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, DALLAS, TX
Information technology solutions continue to evolve creating opportunities for community banks to increase efficiency, improve service capabilities, and better safeguard customers.

Risk Management Institute 
SEPTEMBER TBD – SEPTEMBER TBD, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, BLOOMINGTON, MN
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.

Auditing IT General Controls Seminar 
Register → OCT 1 – OCT 2, 2024 | LIVESTREAM
Banks conduct audits on an ongoing basis to monitor their bank’s internal controls and ensure adequacy and compliance with their bank’s policies and procedures. The audit scope should include an in-depth review of IT and information security controls and operating procedures that help protect the institution from losses. Join us for this session as we cover the areas of auditing business risks, technical environment auditing, auditing the human element and overall governance.

Compliance Institute
Register → OCT 6 – OCT 11, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, BLOOMINGTON, MN
The ICBA Compliance Institute is built to meet the needs of seasoned professionals seeking the latest regulatory education and industry best practices as well as newer compliance officers seeking to gain a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts of each regulation.

Annual Current Issues Certification Conference
Register → OCT 21 – OCT 24, 2024 | LIVESTREAM
This four-day live-streamed conference focuses on key issues and trends related to auditing, BSA/AML, regulatory compliance, security, and fraud, and offers the very latest information, tools, best practices, and training to assure that you are up-to-date and compliant. Attend one day or all four!

BSA/AML Institute
Register → NOV 5 – NOV 7, 2024 | IN-PERSON EVENT, DALLAS, TX
The formal requirements for financial institution compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) are significant. With the regulatory agencies committing to tougher and more inclusive BSA/AML examinations, it is important to make certain your BSA/AML program is appropriate for your institution’s risk exposure.

Bank Director Forum – Session 4
Register → NOV 14, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Offered quarterly in half-day sessions, each of the Bank Directors Forums will cover a unique topic such as cybersecurity, enterprise risk management, corporate governance and more. No two sessions will be the same.

Dates and locations are subject to change. Watch icba.org  for the most-current information.

Education ICBA Education Certifications

About Certification Programs
ICBA certification programs are designed to raise the standards of professionalism in the industry and give consumers a consistent stamp of approval to look for when selecting a banker.

To make this happen, respected members of the ICBA certification board establish baseline criteria in several areas of specialization. Then, experienced, nationally recognized instructors create training programs that target the needs of community banks based on those criteria. Finally, competency testing is measured after completion and a certification designation is granted. Annual continuing professional education is then required to ensure participants remain current.

ICBA Education is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: nasbaregistry.org.

Audit Certification (CCBIA)
Designation: Certified Community Bank Internal Auditor (CCBIA)
Requirements: Audit Institute; (30) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

This program is designed to provide tools and step-by-step procedures to establish and maintain an effective internal audit function within a community bank. Areas covered include auditing basics, internal auditing working papers, auditing liabilities and other activities, auditing assets and bank information systems auditing.
Audit Institute Information

 Bank Security Certification (CCBSO)
Designation: Certified Community Bank Security Officer (CCBSO)
Requirement: Bank Security Institute; (15) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

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.
Bank Security Institute Information 

BSA/AML Certification (CBAP)
Designation: Certified BSA/AML Professional (CBAP)
Requirement: BSA/AML Institute; (20) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

The formal requirements for financial institution compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) continue to be significant. This program covers all primary requirements of regulation and delivers guidance on best practice expectations in each area.
BSA/AML Institute Information 

Commercial Lending Certification (CCLO)
Designation: Certified Commercial Loan Officer (CCLO)
Requirement: Commercial Lending Institute; (15) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

Loans are the most significant risk in most bank portfolios. This program assists in developing the necessary credit skills to maintain and manage a commercial credit portfolio as well as the analytical processes needed to reach a conclusion about the borrower’s repayment ability.
Commercial Lending Institute Information 

Compliance Certification (CCBCO)
Designation: Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer (CCBCO)
Requirement: Compliance Institute; (30) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

The Compliance Institute is a comprehensive learning experience that covers the areas of regulatory compliance a community bank Compliance Officer is responsible for. This program covers: Developing a Compliance Program, Lending, Deposit and Operations Compliance.
Compliance Institute Information 

Consumer Lending Certification (CCBCL)
Designation: Certified Community Bank Consumer Lender (CCBCL)
Requirement: Consumer Lending Institute; (15) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

Consumer lending presents a unique set of challenges by combining credit risk process with regulatory process. This program addresses the consumer lending decision and making sense of each step by covering the application process, financial statement analysis, credit analysis, loan structure, compliance, documentation procedures and closing.
Consumer Lending Institute Information 

Credit Analyst Certification (CCBCA)
Designation: Certified Community Bank Credit Analyst (CCBCA)
Requirement: Credit Analyst Institute; (15) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

The role of a credit analyst has evolved into a critical function in today’s community banks. This program focuses on the necessary financial analysis skills needed by today’s credit analysts and addresses the additional expertise vital to a community bank’s overall lending success.
Credit Analyst Institute Information 

Information Technology Certification (CCBTO)
Designation: Certified Community Bank Technology Officer (CCBTO)
Requirement: Community Bank IT Institute; (30) Continuing Professional Education credits required every two years.

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.IT Institute Information 

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 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.
Risk Management Institute Information 

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BANK DIRECTOR PROGRAM
The Bank Director Program provides exclusive director-related training, tailored to meet the needs of your board. The program includes bi-monthly newsletters, online courses, new director training videos, governance and employment law hotlines, and preferred pricing on resources and events. Train your entire board for one low price. This program is a must have for all bank directors.
Find out more at Bank Director Program

BANK DIRECTOR EVENTS

Bank Director Current Issues Seminar
In this one-day seminar, bank directors and executive community bank leadership from across the country will converge to gain new perspective on corporate board governance and acquire the skills and knowledge needed to promote long-term institutional value. Key learnings include risk and credit management in today’s environment, human capital strategies for attracting and retaining staff, fintech partnership strategies, and more. To attend the Annual Bank Director Current Issues Seminar, you must be fully registered to attend ICBA LIVE.

MAR 14, 2024, | in-person, icba live, orlando, fl
*CCBA Reference Note: Registration is part of ICBA LIVE.   

Director’s Forums
Offered quarterly in half-day sessions, the new Bank Directors Forums cover credit management, corporate governance, BOLI, compliance, cybersecurity and much more. No two sessions will be the same.

Session 1        APR 4, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT 
Session 2        JUN 13, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT 
Session 3        SEP 12, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT
Session 4        NOV 14, 2024 | LIVESTREAM EVENT 

 

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY PROGRAM
The Leadership Academy is a comprehensive, innovative leadership training program. The curriculum provides community bankers with the opportunity to learn leadership skills, technical banking subject matter and demonstrates how advocacy efforts impact the banking industry. The program is comprised of both online coursework and in-person events providing for networking and peer engagement. The Leadership Academy teaches the necessary skills to move your employees forward within your organization.
Learn more at Leadership Academy

ICBA LEAD FWD Summit
The ICBA LEAD FWD Summit is the only national leadership conference for the community banking industry and delivers powerful learning for leaders at every level. By focusing on the principles of leadership, the latest technical banking innovations, and the role of advocacy, we prepare community bankers like you to own the future.
Dates and Location TBD

Full Access Plans
Looking to train your entire staff? Choose a plan to meet your needs that offer access to more than 425 courses.

Standard Plan
The Standard Plan gives your bank access to the full catalog of over 425 online courses. The system allows for individual or group enrollment into an individual course or multiple courses at one time.

You can generate course activity reports that can be downloaded into Excel to provide to auditors and examiners. The bank may enroll an unlimited number of employees into the system for one low price.

Subscription runs from Jan. 1 – Dec. 31. Price is prorated at time of purchase.

Custom Plan
The Custom Plan provides all the courses and functionality of the Standard Plan, and includes these additional features:

  • Insert your bank’s own policies and procedures into many banking related courses.
  • Track in-house training sessions and third-party training.
  • Filter online course results through a dashboard.

Subscription runs from Jan. 1 – Dec. 31. Price is prorated at time of purchase.
Learn more about our Standard and Custom Course plans at: Online Course Plans

Course Bundles
If you’re looking for training in a specific area, choose from one of our three bundle options that offer a smaller set of courses. Bundles are available in these subject matters:

  • Bank Compliance
  • HSA/IRA
  • Workplace Compliance

Learn More at: Online Course Bundles

Online Certificate Programs
ICBA Education’s collection of certificate programs is the ideal way to train those new to the industry, enhance professional skills, gain practical training, explore banking career growth, and affirm expertise. There are several options available on a variety of banking related subjects. Some certificates are available for an unlimited number of employees and others are available on an individual basis.

Certificate programs are online, self-paced programs which provide a certificate of completion and do not require continuing education. They are not the same as ICBA’s certification programs, which are instructor led and require continuing education to maintain the specific designation.
Learn more at Certificate Programs

Individual Courses
Interested in a specific topic? Individual courses can be purchased a la carte. Course access is granted only to the purchaser and is available for 365 days from the date of purchase.
Find your Course at: Individual Online Courses

PUBLICATIONS/REFERENCE GUIDES
Resources – ICBA Education (icba.org)

Bank Director Bible-PDF
The Bank Directors’ Bible (4th Edition, 2023) provides industry best practices, insights into issues encountered by community bank directors in today’s environment and how to effectively serve on community bank boards of all sizes.
Bank Director Bible (icba.org)

Bank Director Glossary
Bank Director Glossary contains more than 200 pages of customary terms used by regulators, executive officers, industry consultants, and attorneys including the latest financial regulations and industry terminology every director needs to understand.
Bank Director Glossary (icba.org)

Bank Policies
Alleviate the tedious task of developing bank policies from scratch. These policies provide a quick reference with thorough, easy-to-read instructions to guide your bank through the policy development or revision process.

There are over 100 policies available, covering everything from compliance to lending and social media. Policies are provided in an editable Word document, so you can quickly customize these policies to work for your bank.
Resources – Bank Policies (icba.org)

Boardroom Strategies for FI’s
Boardroom Strategies for Financial Institutions focuses on the relationships among board members and how to be effective inside the boardroom. It is a must have for new and experienced board members. This book is a companion book to The Ultimate Guide for Bank Directors, Revised Edition.
Boardroom Strategies for Financial Institutions (icba.org)

The Ultimate Guide for Bank Directors
The Ultimate Guide for Bank Directors provides bank directors with the knowledge and insight necessary for performing their fiduciary responsibilities conscientiously and effectively. This is a must read for every board member or bank executive aspiring to become a director.
Ultimate Guide for Bank Directors (icba.org)

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Audit Working Papers
Establish strong audit procedures to help support your bank’s internal control environment and mitigate institution risk. Ensure a complete and comprehensive cross-departmental audit scope with this customizable resource that can be scaled to fit the size, complexity, and risk profile of your bank.

Topic areas are organized by Excel Workbooks. Each workbook may contain worksheets for the work program, internal control questionnaires, internal memos, testing and review checklists.
Audit Working Papers (icba.org)

Bank Compliance Check Up
The Bank Compliance Checkup Program provides a comprehensive system for on-going monitoring of your bank’s compliance with Deposit, Lending, Administrative and IT/Tech/Security regulations. Your subscription includes Excel checklists, that when completed, will provide a report of satisfactory compliance or deficiencies.
Bank Compliance Check Up (icba.org)

Check Your Ad
The Check Your Ad Program takes the guesswork out of determining the appropriate requirements for deposit and lending advertisements so that you can ensure your advertisements are compliant before an auditor or examiner finds a violation.

The advertising requirements of Regulation Z and Regulation DD are convoluted. To ensure that an advertisement complies requires checking and rechecking of the regulations. Check Your Ad simplifies the process! The program walks you through the details of each regulatory requirement based on your type of advertisement. Answer a series of questions to generate a report to know whether the advertisement is compliant or needs revisions to meet regulatory requirements.
Check Your Ad (icba.org)

Compliance Desk Book & Bulletin Service
The ICBA Compliance Deskbook is the industry’s premier resource for compliance information. Find everything in one spot! Access regulations, important dates, agency guidance, questionnaires, and other resources in one place. You’ll also receive notifications on the latest updates to existing regulations and new regulations.
Compliance Deskbook and Bulletin Service (icba.org)

Compliance Working Papers
The compliance working papers are essential for monitoring your financial institution’s compliance with federal consumer compliance laws and regulations. This electronic resource can be saved to your computer desktop or office network to ensure easy access to the compliance working papers and updates.

Compliance working papers topics include, compliance program management, lending compliance, deposit compliance, BSA/AML compliance, and advertising compliance. Each regulatory topic includes, a summary of related regulations, action plans, and checklists.
Compliance Working Papers (icba.org)

DIGITAL

Bank Director Video Series
The Bank Director Video Series features 7 different presentations that vary from 14-20 minutes in length. These can be used during board meetings, for annual training, new director training or topic refreshers.
Bank Director Video Series (icba.org)

BSA/AML Training Series
Staff training is a core requirement of a satisfactory Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) compliance program. Examiners specifically look for BSA/AML training by job category when measuring the effectiveness of a bank’s program.

The BSA/AML Video Training Series – Updated in 2023 features 5 different presentations customized to provide job specific training for every member of your bank staff including Senior Management and Directors. This live action series contains fresh content, best practices, the latest hot topics in BSA/AML, and is everything your bank needs to comply with the annual training requirements. BSA/AML Video Training Series (icba.org).

Education That Supports You and the ICBSD

Enter the code SD-ICBSD during checkout.

When you participate in ongoing education through ICBA Education, you are also supporting the ICBSD.  For every ICBA training course, seminar and resource purchased, ICBA will donate 10 percent of eligible purchases to ICBSD.