Can you imagine a world without banks? In the past, banks focused on loans and deposits, debits, and credits. Now, due to dramatic changes in the world economy, banking is a far more complex business. On a daily basis, the industry must deal with margin pressures, consolidation, and technological and marketing challenges, not to mention unforeseen financial and political crises. However, with cash and capital, banks are positioning themselves to succeed in the future, while coping with regulatory compliance, global competition, and financial and operational risk. This course provides an overview of the banking industry. First, this course provides an introduction to the banking industry's value chain, business model, and trends. Second, this course examines the business and regulatory issues and challenges facing the banking industry. Finally, this course looks at some of the successful strategies that leading banking companies are applying.
Consulting houses, corporations, and small-to-medium-sized enterprises that sell products or services to other sectors and industries; companies looking for knowledge and key business information about the banking industry