General Banking Course (English)

Get to know the banking industry in this fascinating course








2 maanden

Eerstvolgende startdatum

Oktober 2021

This course is particularly suitable for people who hold or are about to start a Bachelor level function at a bank and are looking for an effective and comprehensive introduction in the banking industry. This NIBE-SVV course is the ideal choice for people wishing to expand their knowledge of banking. You will look at the latest developments, including two-step verification, mobile payments, articicial intelligence and Basel IV. The knowledge you acquire on the operations of the banks and the uphand changes helps you to immediately respond to the developments in your (new) position. The practical approach employed by the experienced tutors combined with the modern online learning platform makes this a very attractive course. After completing this course you possess all knowledge needed to function as a full-fledged professional at a bank. This course is the English counterpart of the succesful Dutch course ‘Algemene Opleiding Bankbedrijf (AOB)’ and offers you a notable diploma on your resume.

Target group

This banking course has been developed for current and starting bank employees fulfilling a Bachelor level function, such as (assistant) account managers, (assistant) client advisors, commercial support staff, auditors, controllers and accountants, legal specialists, ICT professionals, business analysts and financial regulators.

Goal and structure

This course aims to make you develop profound knowledge of the core activities of banks, the infrastructure of payment transactions and the operations of financial markets. Analyses of balance-sheets and profit & loss accounts are also covered in this course. Furthermore, the course focusses on the banks’ organisation of their risk management to serve their customers, shareholders and other stakeholders. This way you will gain an insight into the banking system you can easily apply in your function.

The General Banking Course is taught by highly experienced and professionally active tutors. The lessons are practically oriented, highly accessible and provide an excellent preparation for the test. Via the modern online learning platform, you can ask your tutor or fellow students questions about assignments and exercises.

Preliminary training

No special preliminary training is required for this course. Bachelor level education and experience in the banking sector is preferred.

Study load and duration

You will follow the course via e-learning. You determine your own study pace. The average duration of this course is 2 months. Course preparation and assignments approximately take 12 hours a week.

Course materials

You will use the latest literature and receive access to a modern online learning environment. This online learning platform includes all information required for your training.

Optional syllabus

Upon starting the course, you will be provided with a digital syllabusk. You are, however, able to order a printed version while registering for this course.


You follow the course via e-learning. You study online in your own time and at your own pace, under the supervision of a teacher who you can approach with all of your questions.

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