Banking Today

Provides a big picture perspective of the financial services industry by introducing new employees to the essential principles, concepts, and operations of banking. Learners will familiarize themselves with current banking trends, as well as learn how banks impact the economy in general, and their communities.

Updated: Dec. 2015​
Re-versioned: June 2016

Learning Obj​​​​ectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Explain how a bank is organized
  • Define the Federal Reserve and the monetary policy tools
  • Describe the business of banking as a profit making business
  • Identify the consumer lending and deposit regulations
  • Describe the consumer and business deposit products and services
  • Explain the importance of the relationship banker and technology in today’s banking


Bank personnel new to the banking industry at all levels, specialists in non-banking functions such as marketing, information systems, and human resources.


Course Credits

ABA Certificates​: This course applies to the following ABA Certificates:
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 Course Expiring


This course is no longer available for individual enrollments.

If you are already registered for this course or are registered through a certificate, you will have until January 2019 to complete it.

Check out our re-imagined course, Banking Basics​.


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