International Banking

Course NameInternational Banking
Course CodeFIN341 / FIN641
DescriptionThis course is designed for the future financial professional seeking an understanding of the role of banking in international financial. Some of the key issues to be touched upon will be comparative the actual function of banks, regulatory regimes, political interference, successes and failures of banks and Islamic financial regimes. An essential part of the course will highlight the banking world pre- and post- credit crisis. The participant will come away with an understanding of the complexities of banking systems in international markets, as well as have an appreciation of the strengths and shortfalls of many of the solutions currently under discussion.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students will be able to:
– Explain the role of banks in an economy;
– Understand the role of central banks;
– Compare cultural factors in development of banking services;
– Discuss the uses of capital markets and;
– Critically analyze historical and cultural aspects of banking; – Relate banking to ethical and legal issues in international markets.
SchoolSchool of Business Administration (SBA)
LevelBachelor / Master
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS
PrerequisitesACC263; ACC233; ECO110; FIN510;