The goal of ICBA’s Community Banker University is to build better community bankers and more prosperous communities by delivering the very best education solutions for community bankers who want to grow and expand in this important industry.
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 01, 2015
The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today announced the transformation of its educational model to Community Banker University®, a modernized educational platform that provides the nation’s community bankers with premier and industry-specific professional development and educational opportunities for all stages of their career.
“The goal of ICBA’s Community Banker University is to build better community bankers and more prosperous communities by delivering the very best education solutions for community bankers who want to grow and expand in this important industry,” said Lindsay LaNore, ICBA executive vice president, Community Banker University. “ICBA has offered unparalleled educational offerings to its members for decades. With the launch of Community Banker University, we are expanding our scope for the benefit of our members by bringing a fresh, modern approach to community banker education.”
Community Banker University will provide educational courses for community bankers as well as accredited education opportunities for industry professionals and those seeking a career in the community banking industry.
Additionally, ICBA and Community Banker University will be affiliated with the prestigious Barret School of Banking to provide community bankers with an opportunity for a graduate degree in banking. The leadership curriculum provided by the Barret School is designed to provide students with a robust understanding of all major functions performed in financial institutions, including analytical, operational and regulatory areas. Additional courses offered via the Barret School relationship with ICBA and Community Banker University includes the Commercial Lending Academy and Human Resource Management program.
For additional information about Community Banker University, visit http://www.communitybankeruniversity.com.
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for more than 6,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types, 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.