Introduction to Banking
ALISON’S free course - Introduction to Banking - will prove useful to business and finance professionals, as well as anyone who would like to learn more about banking and how the global financial system operates.
Most large banks are now global in nature, with offices in all key financial centres, from New York to London to Hong Kong, and have the power to influence the economies of countries around the world no matter how large, as seen during the recent financial crisis. This course reviews the banking system, basic banking practices, and explains - at an introductory level - how international banking works as well as examining topics such as fractional reserve banking, reserve ratios, treasuries, leveraging, the Fed funds rates, and the London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR).
Learn about modern banking practices and procedures.
Learning outcomes: - Understand the banking system and how it operates; - Examine fractional reserve banking; - Review treasuries release by the US government; - What LIBOR is and how banks make use of it;