Copenhagen, Denmark

Banking and Financial Institutions

when 24 June 2024 - 26 July 2024
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee DKK 6000

This course will analyze the main functions of banks and other financial institutions and review recent developments in the financial services industry. We will examine the functions performed by incumbent players in the following segments: extension of credit to businesses and consumers, payment processing, money management, investment banking and securities trading; attention will then turn to new industry players - those companies that are using digital technologies and big data to disrupt traditional players’ business models. Potential market size, product pricing and profitability of the new players will be evaluated.
It is assumed that students have good working knowledge of the basic theoretical and practical concepts of economics, accounting, and finance. The course is intended not only for those interested in careers within financial institutions, but also for those who wish to extend their institutional and industry specific knowledge

Course leader

Carsten Sørensen - Department of Finance

Target group

This is a bachelor level course. CBS Summer University courses at Copenhagen Business School is open to all and welcomes domestic and international students as well as professionals.

Course aim

Explain how Central Banks conduct monetary policy under regular economic conditions and their expanded role during economic crises (financial crisis of 2008-2009 and pandemic of 2020)

Calculate interest rates on traditional banking products by applying cost/plus framework

Calculate key financial ratios based on bank financial statements

Analyze business models of newly formed companies in financial services industry and estimate their value

Examine the impact of product innovation and regulation in financial services industry

Credits info

7.5 EC
This is a 6-week course. You can combine up to two 6-week courses making 15 ECTS in total.
Find more information on our website.

Fee info

DKK 6000: Tuition fee for Open University students (EU/EEA/Swiss citizenship)
DKK 12000: Tuition fee for non-European students.