Banking Fundamentals 1 of 3: The Banking Industry ILO


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Date/Time: 7/6/2021 Start
Code: A1010ILO


Featured Courses to earn Banking Fundamentals:
Part 1 of 3:  The Banking Industry: An essential introduction to banking, informs, prepares, inspires and motivates new bankers as they embark on their new careers.

Part 2 of 3:  Bank Lines of Business: A comprehensive review of banking products and services develops an understanding of how banks continually innovate to serve customers’ needs.

Part 3 of 3:  Building Customer Relationships: Provides strategies for creating and maintaining strong bank customer and partner relationships, building critical relationship management skills that are essential to successful banking careers

The Banking Industry is an essential introduction to the business of banking. The course covers the evolution of banking since the 2008 financial crisis, the role of banks in the U.S. economy, and the environment in which banks operate and compete. It provides a look into various banking career tracks to inspire, prepare and motivate new bankers. The course also covers innovations in financial products. (4 weeks)

This course is one of three in ABA’s Banking Fundamentals series that explore the principles of the banking industry. Enroll in one, two or all three courses to further your banking career.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how banks serve customer needs
  • Identify major bank competitors
  • Identify regulators, major laws and banking regulations
  • Explain how banks meet their financial goals
  • Discuss future trends in banking


Designed for anyone who needs an introduction to banking—whether just starting a career or new to the banking industry.

Course Credits

ABA Certificates: This course applies to the Certificate in General Banking.

ACE Credits: 3.0 in money and banking or business administration. Additional courses required to earn credit.

Upcoming Dates

September 7, 2021 – October 1, 2021

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