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CODE 57398
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/11
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in ingresso
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TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course introduces to the knowledge of banking, covering the main issues: role of banking in financial system, economic functions of banks, theory of financial internediation, regulation and supervision, productive functions of banks (lending, provisioning, liquidity, asset and liabilities amangement), lending and provisions products and their technical features, risk management, income statement and balance sheet

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course introduces to the knowledge of banking, covering the main issues: role of banking in financial system, economic functions of banks, theory of the bank and financial intermediation, regulation and supervision, Basel 1,2 and 3 regime, capital and liquidity risk management, lending policies and products, provision policies and products, asset & liability management, profitability and risks, credit risk management, capital management, liquidity anagement, income statement and balance sheet.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students will learn to analyse and intepretate the performance of banks, will undestand the role of banks in the financial and economic system and their functions, will be given theoretical framework and practical knowledge to understand how banks behave and how they attain their objectives.

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledges in business management and administration and in economics of capital markets and financial institutions

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons by the teacher and by practitioners, and/or reading of the textbooks.

Students who have valid certification of physical or learning disabilities  and who wish to discuss possible accommodations or other circumstances regarding lectures, coursework and exams, should speak both with the instructor and with Professor Serena Scotto (scotto@economia.unige.it), the Department’s disability liaison

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Main topics:

Banks and financial system

Theories of banking

Regulation in banking sector: capital regulation and different stages in Basel regulation

Functions of banks: lending, monetary, provision, transmission of monetary policy

Lending  policies; credit risk evaluation, credit risk management and internal rating systems

Provision policies

Main banking products: deposits, short term and long term credits

LIquidity management and liquidity risk

Security activities: capital market, trading, asset management

Asset liability management and interest rate risk

Income statement, balanche sheet and accoujnting principles

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Casu, Girardone, Molyneux, Introduction to Banking 2nd edn, Pearson

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The course starts in september 2024 and ends in december 2024

Class schedule

BANKING

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written examination, in english; open questions

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written examination, in english; open questions.

Students who have valid certification of disability or Specific Learning Desorders (DSA) on file with the University may request the use of compensatory measures during the exams (e.g. additional time, concept maps, modifications in the written/oral mode), following the guidelines published. In any case, for further information, please contact the Department’s disability liaison: Isa.Fanlo@unige.it

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance not compulsory

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Quality education
Quality education
Decent work and economic growth
Decent work and economic growth
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Industry, innovation and infrastructure