The Language of Banking Course
The Language of Banking provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals and principles of finance and banking. Learners will gain comprehensive knowledge of different banking methods, products, and services. This course covers a range of key topics relevant to the modern-day banking industry, including accounting, credit fundamentals, compliance, digital banking, agile methodologies, and essential soft skills like emotional intelligence, flexibility, problem-solving, and stress management. On completion of this course, learners will have acquired vital knowledge of the banking industry and how it works.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Entry-level banking jobs
The Language of Banking Course Overview
Name basic accounting principles and explain how financial statements are used in banks
Recall key credit concepts and principles including credit risk origination, governance, and credit facility types.
Identify basic banking operations that are critical to the functions of a bank.
Compare and contrast digital and traditional media marketing
List features of internal and external risk management compliance that guide banks in minimizing risk around actions such as due diligence and money laundering
Identify various financial markets and recall treasury products
The Language of Banking Course Skills
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When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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The Language of Banking Course Testimonials
My weekly reflective journal is my Nexford highlight. Thanks to faculty support, I continually apply principles to my enterprise – and I've been able to scale beyond considerable measure.