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Introduction to Banking Course


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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 221 votes
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:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 19 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 5-6 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Nirjara Jain
    Nirjara Jain India Fabulous course 2016-08-25 11:08:21
  • Prashant Bapat
    Prashant Bapat India Excellent video and the course contains lot of useful information for a beginner. Great job! 2016-08-19 06:08:48
  • Amadu Salieu Barrie
    Amadu Salieu Barrie Democratic Republic of the Congo It will help to developed the learners outcome, interms of skills, manpowerb e.t.c 2016-05-26 18:05:02
  • Sopakirite Kuruye-alele
    Sopakirite Kuruye-alele Nigeria Very interesting course. Well worth the time and effort. 2016-04-15 18:04:13
  • Farid Zahirzazai
    Farid Zahirzazai Afghanistan it has helping us for more information about banking iam very glad to find such couse for more comprehansive learning about modern banking systems that is online iam very thanks from Alison 2016-04-13 18:04:13
  • Asif Ali
    Asif Ali Pakistan Informative 2016-03-12 10:03:00
  • Mex Loco
    Mex Loco United Arab Emirates Great Course! Thank you very much for explaining everything so well. I was astonished especially with the fractional banking and M0 and M1. 2016-02-25 07:02:12
  • Akhil Kumar Gupta
    Akhil Kumar Gupta India It was a great learning experience and refresher for all topics around banking. 2016-01-16 10:01:45
  • Temmy Akinleye
    Temmy Akinleye [[]] I want to know more about the course and if I can work with the certificate. 2016-01-10 15:01:50
  • Anthony Makwenda
    Anthony Makwenda Zambia Its very helpful and i have learnt a lot about banks 2015-12-07 17:12:54
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