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

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 123 Money and Banking Undergraduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 60 English

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

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course aims to provide a basic and practical understanding of money, banking and other financial institutions and markets; monetary policy and the resulting impacts on the economy.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to Money
  2. An overview of the Financial System
  3. Why study banking
  4. The Business of Banking
  5. Development of the Banking System
  6. Money and Interest
  7. Deposits in the Bank
  8. Mid Term exam
  9. Negotiable Instruments
  10. Bank Loans
  11. Mortgages
  12. Commercial Lending
  13. Security Fraud and Ethics
  14. Bank Marketing
  15. Employment Opportunities

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project110
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Presentation110
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • students should gain an in-depth understanding of the role and function of money
    • students should gain an in-depth understanding of the role and function of banking
    • student should be able to describe the main financial instruments and the way in which they help redistribute risk between economic agents
    • students should be able to explain monetary theory and its relevance to macroeconomic policy
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Mishkin, F.S. (2012). The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets, 10th edition, Pearson. (Compulsory)
    • Ball L. (2013). Money, Banking and Financial Markets. Worth Publishers. 2nd edition.(Auxiliary)
    • Banking Systems, Centre for Financial Training, South Western Cengage Learning.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14342
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)133
    Final Examination(1 week)133
    Preparation for Midterm Examination155
    Preparation for Final Examination177
    Assignment / Homework/ Project4 0
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 60
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 2