Introduction to Banking
Learn the most important modern banking practices and procedures, and understand how large banks operate globally.
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This free banking course will first give you an overview of a bank's income statement and discuss what fractional reserve banking is. You will then learn about the multiplier effect, money supply, bank notes, and cheques. Banknotes are the negotiable promissory notes that a bank can issue, and their importance will be made clear in the course. Next, the course will guide you through the important topics of loans and reserve ratios.
Many people have heard of leverage and treasuries but do not fully understand these important financial concepts. This course will give you a strong understanding of these topics so you can better understand the banking system as a whole. You will then learn about reserve bank, open market operations, fed funds rate, discount rate, and the federal reserve balance sheet. Finally, you will given an important overview of federal reserve banking, deposit insurance, and London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR).
This Introduction to Banking course from Alison will prove useful to any aspiring business and finance professionals, as well as anyone who would like to learn more about banking and how the global financial system operates. With this knowledge, you can begin an exciting career in banking, or simply become a better informed and more knowledgeable citizen. So, start this course now and expand your knowledge in the modern banking world today.Start Course Now
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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Free, Online Introduction to Banking Course
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