COURSE

Money and Banking Course

CFT Credits: 3.00

The Money and Banking course teaches the role of money, credit, and financial institutions in the U.S. economy (see complete description below).

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CFT strongly RECOMMENDS that students complete the Economics course prior to taking the Money and Banking course.

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The Money and Banking course is ACE recommended for college credit transfer!

The Money and Banking course teaches the role of money, credit, and financial institutions in the U.S. economy. Topics include commercial banks, thrifts, credit unions, the Federal Reserve system, credit markets, and monetary theory and policy.  It emphasizes the effects of structural change, globalization, financial innovation, and technology on the financial environment.  Textbook chapter topics include:

An Introduction to Money and the Financial System
Money and the Payment System
Financial Instruments, Financial Markets, and Financial Institutions
Understanding Risk
Bonds, Bond Prices, and the Determination of Interest Rates
The Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates
Stocks, Stock Markets, and Market Efficiency
Derivates: Futures, Options, and Swamps
Foreign Exchange
The Economics of Financial Intermediation
Depository Institutions: Banks and Bank Management
Financial Industry Structure
Central Banks in the World Today
The Trust of Central Banks: The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank
The Central Bank Balance Sheet and the Money Supply Process
Monetary Policy: Using Interest Rates to Stabilize the Domestic Economy
Exchange-Rate Policy and the Central Bank
Money Growth, Money Demand, and Modern Monetary Policy
Output, Inflation, and Monetary Policy
Understanding Business cycle Fluctuations
Modern Monetary Policy and the Challenges Facing Central Bankers

Audience:  Students who have not had a formal course in money and banking and who wish to increase their understanding of the banking industry; officer trainees through mid-management level bankers.

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Online Course Format

Your course will be facilitated by an instructor who will guide you through each lesson and is available to answer questions and provide feedback on your assignments. Each week, you will locate your assignment in your online classroom. The assignment will include:

• reading assigned chapter(s) in your textbook
• and one or more of the following: completing a short assignment and either forwarding the assignment electronically to your instructor, posting it on the electronic class Discussion Board, and completing a self-check.

The semester length courses will have a mid-term examination and a final examination. These examinations and quizzes will be administered electronically over the Internet. Your overall grade for the class will be based on your performance on the weekly assignments, mid-term examinations and the final examination.

Guided Self Study Format

Guided Self-Study Courses offered by the Center for Financial Training are student-friendly, college level courses that allow you to take control of your busy schedule. You will study on your own, however you will have a qualified instructor only a telephone call or e-mail away. Upon registering for a class, you will be mailed a textbook, a syllabus outlining your course, and your first open-book quiz. You will have four months (certain classes allow less than four months) from the starting date to complete your class. The starting date is three business days from the date books and related materials are mailed to you. An advisor at the CFT office will keep in touch with you to provide additional assistance to help keep you on schedule. Your exams (two per class) will be proctored by an officer or manager at your financial institution. Upon satisfactory completion of your class, you will, within days, receive your grade and the appropriate credits for the class, which are the same as though you had earned them by taking the course in a classroom or online.

Classroom Format

Evening classroom courses meet once each week for a total of 1 to 15 weeks depending on the topic. These courses are taught by qualified instructors with real-life experience from the financial services, legal, and academia sectors. Our faculty is comprised of credentialed professionals with a broad range of subject matter expertise who always present interactive and dynamic classroom experiences. They have significant experience in the field they are teaching, and most have advanced degrees. CFT faculty members are dedicated to helping students achieve their educational goals and actively serve as mentors for those seeking degree status.

Features and Benefits of CFT Live Evening Classroom Courses:

  • Discussion and dialogue are “face to face”
  • Student questions are answered immediately
  • Students learn first-hand about the on-the-job experiences of their classmates
  • Instructor assistance is always available – during class & after hours
  • Interactive “live” classroom environment
  • Students form peer groups that last a lifetime

In-House Format

Virtually any course or seminar that CFT offers can be brought onsite and taught to your employees at the most convenient time for your company. You can also purchase CFT curriculum and teach the course in-house with an internal instructor.

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Choose the delivery option that best suits your needs.  Tuition includes textbook (if applicable).
Live Class times are local time. You can choose to pay by credit card or invoice when you register.

Start DateStart TimeEnd DateEnd TimeOption/LocationInstructorTuition
AnySelf-StudyEichner$575.00Register
01/08/1803/26/18On-LineFaculty$595.00Register
02/05/1804/23/18On-LineFaculty$595.00Register
03/12/1805/28/18On-LineFaculty$595.00Register
04/23/1807/09/18On-LineFaculty$595.00Register
06/04/1808/20/18On-LineFaculty$595.00Register
AnyIn-HouseRequest