Course Code :


Title :

Banking Theory and Practice

Type/Status :


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This course module is designed to create and develop awareness on significant events and current issues concerning theories related to banking and practices.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to
  • define the global and Sri Lankan banking industry.
  • understand how the industry works and its importance in the economy.

Course Content : The modern Banking; Commercial Banking Theory; Central Banking Theory; Foreign Banking Systems; Foreign Exchange; Practical Banking; Sri Lankan Banking; Competitive Issues in Banking; Regulation of Banks; Strategic Issues for Banks.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures and Presentations.

Scheme of Evaluation:

End semester examination, Assignments and Presentation.

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.

Recommended Readings:

Blinder, A. (1999). Central banking in theory and practice. MIT Press; New edition edition.

Heffernan, S. (1996). Modern banking in theory and practice. John Wiley & Sons.

Muraleedharan, D. (2009). Modern banking: Theory and practice. India: Prentice-Hall.