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Introduction to Banking


Introduction to Banking

Introduction to Banking

Learn about modern banking practices and procedures.


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Course Description

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.
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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).


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Learning Outcomes

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;


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Module 1: Introduction to Banking
Module 2: Introduction to Banking Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Banking
Course # 425
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 9
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Course Description 

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).

License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 19 April 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Eriim Faroque Canada Very Informative 2014-11-25 05:11:56
  • Syed Saboor Pakistan A must watch for all the bank account holders. Very enlightening and good over-all coverage of money rolling. 2014-11-04 20:11:17
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  • Fredrick Kemawor Ghana is more or less the basics to starting a micro finance 2014-09-13 00:09:22
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