INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Banking and Finance
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 122 Introduction to Banking and Financial Services Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Uğur ERGUN, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
to provide a detailed insight into the financial features of banking firms
to provide an introduction to the nature of financial intermediary, covering the main reason proposed as to why banks exist, and focusing on key issues.
to highlight main banking systems in the world

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. What is special about banks
  2. Banking Activities and Current Issues in Banking
  3. Types of Banking
  4. Central Banks in Theory and Practice
  5. Bank Regulation and Supervision
  6. Banks Balance Sheet & Income Structure
  7. Managing Banks On- and Off- The Balance Sheet
  8. Banking Risks
  9. Banking Risks Management
  10. Banking in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  11. European Banking
  12. Banking in the New EU Member States
  13. Banking in the US
  14. Banking in Japan
  15. Banking in Emerging and Transition Economies

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz120
    Project110
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Casu B., Girardone C. and Molyneux P. (2006) Introduction to Banking, Prentice Hill.
      • Choudhry M. (2012) The Principles of Banking. Wiley

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 0
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination 0
      Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
      Seminar / Presentation 0
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0