A practical primer to the modern banking operation, An Introduction to Banking 2nd Edition (PDF) is a comprehensive and jargon-free guide to the banking operation. Written at the foundational level, this ebook provides a broad overview of banking to give students an all-around understanding that allows them to put their specialty work into context within the larger picture of their organization. With a specific focus on risk components, this 2nd edition covers all key elements with new chapters on credit risk, reputational risk, stress testing and customer service, including an updated chapter on sustainability. Practical material includes important topics such as the trading and hedging, yield curve, asset liability management, product marketing, loan origination, reputational risk and regulatory capital.
This ebook gives you the context you need to understand how modern banks are run, and the key points operation at all levels.
- Examine the risk components inherent in banking
- Learn the critical elements of a well-structured banking operation
- Understand operational topics including stress testing and sustainability
- Explore service-end areas including customer service and product marketing
Banks continue to be the heart of a modern economy, despite the earlier global financial crisis — they have however become much more complex. Multiple layers and a myriad of functions contribute to the running of today’s national and internationa; banks, and it’s critical for new and aspiring bankers to understand the full breadth of the operation and where their work fits in. Introduction to Banking: Principles, Strategy and Risk Management 2e (PDF) provides an accessible yet complete primer, with emphasis on the areas that have become central to sustainable banking operation.