Introduction to Banking

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Overview

Introduction to Banking Course Overview

This Introductory course covers the fundamental knowledge about the banking industry. We will discuss the various types of financial institutions and how they differ in the types or products and services provided to their own customer groups. We can look at a bank’s balance sheet and income statement and understand how a bank generates return. Finally, we will explore the common career paths in different areas of banking.


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Introduction to Banking Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the different types/structures of financial services firms
  • Determine the different types of banking services that are provided
  • Understand who the customers are for each type of service
  • Learn how a bank makes money
  • Differentiate the various banking career paths


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Introduction to Banking is a Prep Course of CFI’s CBCA® Program

CFI's Certified Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)® Program offers skills including credit evaluation, documentation, and review procedures. For beginners to advanced users, the CBCA® program is designed to help you become a world-class credit analyst.


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Who Should Take This CBCA® Course?

This Introduction to Banking course is perfect for any aspiring credit analysts working in insurance, underwriting, rating agencies, commercial lending, corporate credit analysis, and other areas of credit evaluation. It is also a great introductory course for anyone who would like to learn more about the banking industry.


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Introduction to Banking is part of the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ certification, which includes 35 courses.

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  • All 35 CBCA™ courses
  • Skills Learned Credit Analysis and Documentation, Risk Mitigation, Writing
  • Career Prep Rating Agencies, Insurance, Commercial Lending

Path To Certification

Prep Courses

7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

01Optional

Core Courses

16 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

02Required

Elective Courses

10 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.

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Get Certified

Submit your CBCA™ checklist and order your certificate.

CBCA Certificate 04Required

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How the Certification Works

Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
Students must complete all core and elective courses (18 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
Within 48 hours of program completion, your Blockchain Verified (CBCA)™ Certification will be emailed to you.

What Our Students Say

Introduction to banking.
I really do like the course, however I would love to get further explanations & examples on the Formulas & it’s calculations.

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The course provided a better understanding and knowledge about banking sector. Was rally helpful!

Sneha Singh

Introduction to Banking
In this course it clearly specifies what are the types of banks and different services offered by them and helps us to know who are the coustmers of that respective bank . it provides information how banks makes money and its income statements and balance sheet and the career paths I different types of banking

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