European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

FRME2-1:
Risk management and Fundamentals of Retail Banking

Course code: 128054
Language of instruction: English
Lecturers: Rolf Seebauer
Assessment: Defined in the module

Short description

The course introduces the concepts of retail banking from a global perspective and through the lens of risk management. The focus is on traditional retail banks, card companies, social lending firms and microfinance banking firms.

Additionally, the course gives an overview of the major retail banking products and differences of the retail banking practices in different regions around the world.

Objectives

The course enables students to understand the theory and practice of retail banking around the world, and the interrelation between risk and return of different classes of securities, as well as different kinds of exchanges of securities.

Target Attendees / Participants

Students of Steinbeis Master of Business Administration

Course Content by Units

Retail Banking:

-Retail banks

-Card Companies

-Social lending firms

-Microfinance banking firms

Retail Banking Practices

Teaching Methods

Classic lecturing

Free and interactive class discussion 

Literature

J. Bessis (2015): Risk Management in Banking, 4th  Edition, Wiley.

R. Brealey, S. Myers (2013): Principles of Corporate Finance, 11th Edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin.

D. Eiteman, A. Stonehill (2014): Multinational Business Finance, 13th Edition, Pearson.

P. Krugman, M. Obstfeld (2014): International Economics: Theory & Policy, 10th Edition, Pearson.

F. Mishkin (2012): The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets, 10th Edition, Pearson.


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(Course profile ID: FRME2-1:, generated on November 19, 2018)