Banking & E-Banking(E)

level of course unit

First Cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students should get a comprehensive introduction into theory and praxis of modern banking-business and bank-management – both in regard of commercial banking and of investment banking.
A crucial role of modern asset-liability management and of financial risk management - as well as the important related topic of financial regulation, in particular, Basel III financial regulation framework – will be emphasized and thoroughly discussed.
Strategies and methodologies of modern E-Banking and of its efficient management, including human, operational, managerial and strategic issues, will be reviewed in detail.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

1. Roles of Banks in Financial Systems & Integration of Banks and Markets
2. Bank-Business & Bank-Capital
3. Customer Services and Bank Products
4. Credit Assessment & Credit Risk Management
5. Asset-Liability Management & Liquidity Risk Management
6. Market Risk Management – Models & Practices
7. Basel III Regulatory Framework – Basis for Stable Bank Functioning
8. Assets Securitisation – Advantages & Dangers
9. Financial Crisis 2007-2008 – History, Triggers & Lessons
10. Bank Performance – Efficiency, Technological Change and Globalization
11. Managing Operational Risk & Most “Prominent” Fraud Cases – Lessons to Learn!

recommended or required reading

1. Moorad Choudhry, “An Introduction to Banking. Principles, Strategy and Risk Management”, 2nd ed., Wiley, 2018.
2. Frederic S. Mishkin, “The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial System. Global Edition”, 12th ed., Pearson, 2018.
3. R. Glenn Hubbard and Anthony Patrick O’Brien, “Money, Banking, and the Financial System”, 3rd ed., Pearson, 2017.
4. Kern Alexander, “Principles of Banking Regulation”, Cambridge University Press, 2019.
5. Matt Krantz and Robert R. Johnson, “Investment Banking for Dummies”, 2nd ed., Wiley, 2020.
6. Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl, “Investment Banking: Valuation, LBOs, M&A and IPOs”, 3rd ed., Wiley, 2020.
7. Mahmood Shah and Steve Clarke, “E-Banking Management: Issues, Solutions, and Strategies”, IGI Global, 2009.

assessment methods and criteria

Final examination

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Presentation, discussion, individual and group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Vladimir Zenevitch

year of study


recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable

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