Distance Learning

Webinars and Webcasts

A webinar is an online seminar featuring live audio (either through your computer or your telephone) and a slide presentation.  Some will include an actual live video of the speaker.  Everything is delivered through your computer and no special hardware is needed.

Taught by professionals from the financial industry, webinars and webcasts are considered one of the most cost-effective training methods of continuing education.

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Certification Programs


SBS Institute Certification Programs

WVBankers has partnered with SBS Institute by providing educational programs that will certify a banker with the knowledge and skills to protect against today's information security threats.  The certification programs offered by the Institute are uniquely designed to address community banking needs and communicates to management, the board, stakeholders and examiners that a professional can perform the necessary functions to manage and reduce risk to the bank. Find your role in the Executive, Manager, or Technical learning path.  Consider the suggested Core Certification relating to your learning path as a starting point.  Continue on your personalized learning path with a Specialized Certification. 

Core Certifications:

  • Certified Banking Security Executive
  • Certified Banking Security Manager
  • Certified Banking Security Technology Professional

Specialized Certifications:

  • Certified Banking Vendor Manager
  • Certified Banking Cybersecurity Manager
  • Certified Banking Ethical Hacker
  • Certified Banking Incident Handler
  • Certified Banking Business Continuity Professional
  • Certified Banking Vulnerability Assessor
  • Certified Banking Mobile Administrator
  • Certified Banking Forensic Investigator

    Core certifications are not a pre-requisite for a Specialized Certification.  Courses may be taken as part of a learning path or individually.  For complete details, visit SBS Institute or contact Amanda Cunning at acunningham@wvbankers.org.

    Compliance Education Institute Online Vendor Management Certification Program

    WVBankers in partnership with Compliance Education Institute (CEI) is pleased to offer online eLearning certification and training in Vendor Management, a topic of intense regulatory scrutiny.  CEI's Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager (CRVPM) course is the most comprehensive course available anywhere for building, implementing and managing a compliant vendor management program and properly preparing for exams and audits.  It has been highly recommended by bankers across the country and has been approved by the ABA for 7.25 CPE credits.  If you're tired of asking for direction and being told to "Read Guidance", then this course will not only get you up to speed but keep you ahead of the regulatory curve.  Additional short courses and webinars are also offered.  Visit www.Compliance-Edu.com for details.