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ABA Training

ABA Training is a comprehensive source for training and education available through the American Bankers Association (ABA) or previously through the American Institute of Banking (AIB). All AIB courses, certificates, diplomas and more are now part of ABA Training, and are brought to you through the Illinois Bankers Association, your Local ABA Training Provider.

ABA Training includes extensive learning opportunities suited to specific job roles, in both facilitated and self-paced online formats, as well as in person. Online training delivers unmatched content that meets the needs of today’s learners and the changing demographics of the banking industry. Many courses meet the requirements of the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) for exams or continuing education credits.

Flexible and cost-effective, ABA’s online training opportunities are continually updated to provide a superior learning experience that can be accessed from anywhere, at any time.

Learning Options

Self Study

For persons wanting to set their own schedules, this convenient, independent delivery format brings college-level courses to the home or office. Course work can begin anytime with a maximum of six months allowed to complete a course.

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Online Instructor-Led

Online instructor-led courses, running from 5 to 16 weeks, follow a traditional classroom format with an online instructor and specific start and end dates. Participants will complete one lesson each week under the guidance of an instructor who will assign homework electronically and grade weekly assignments.

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Self-Paced eLearning

Self-paced Internet-delivered courses (ABA eLearning) can typically be completed in two to four hours, although actual time required varies by title. Students can begin at any time, on any day, since all readings, coursework and quizzes are completed online.

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Diplomas and Certificates

Turn your educational development into a tangible achievement by working toward a nationally-recognized ABA diploma or certificate. Choose between five diploma and ten certificate programs, each requiring completion of a variety of courses that are offered in either online instructor-led, online self-paced or self-study delivery formats.

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For more information, contact the IBA education department.