This module aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge of the Banking and Financial Services Sectors. Students will study the structure and operation of the Banking and Financial Services Sectors and discuss the role, challenges and contemporary issues emerging in this sector
The structure and operation of the Banking and Financial Services Sect
This will include investment and commercial banking, insurance companies, pension funds , hedge funds and stock brokerages
The operations of Banking and Financial Services Sectors
Topics include Money, the fractional reserve banking system, the management of liquidity risk, the European Central Bank, interest rates and monetary policy
Risk in Global Banking and Financial Services
Identification of key risks including Credit risk, Market risk, Investment risk, Liquidity risk and Model risk. Discussion of the process of risk management for key risk types.
Impact of disruptive technologies on this sector.
Disruptive technologies and changes in the digital banking landscape
Consequence of Risk Mismanagement
Review of current and historical events of credit boom(s), pricing bubbles and related impacts.
Regulation and compliance in Banking and Financial Services
Importance of regulation and compliance in Banking and Financial Services .Sources and form of key regulations affecting this sector.
Prepare application and present for a simulated interview for a Banking / Financial Services role.
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