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Banking Fundamentals (English) (e-learning with exam training and exam) - Dag

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Are you (on your way to becoming) a bank employee? Then the knowledge provided in the Banking Fundamentals course is essential. This course was developed for (new) employees in the banking industry and for employees in supporting areas of expertise, like IT specialists. The course is also of importance to commercial supporters, compliance officers and auditors.

Are you in need of a quick and efficient introduction to the banking sector? With this compact and up-to-date NIBE-SVV course in Banking Fundamentals, you will quickly learn everything you need to know about the core tasks performed by banks: savings, loans, payments, private investments and business accounts. You will gain knowledge on the consequences of digitalisation for the banking industry en develop the skills to adequately respond to the changing role of banks in society. Due to our practical approach, you’ll immediately put your acquired knowledge into practice in your work environment. This course is the English counterpart to the successful Dutch course ‘Inleiding Bankbedrijf’, which is the standard introduction course for new bank employees.


Study programme

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Banks
  • Mortgages and consumer credit
  • Payments
  • Saving and investment
  • Business credit products
  • Business loan products
  • Bank risk policy
  • Monitoring of the banking sector




This course features 2 meetings. Course preparation and assignments take approximately 6 hours per week.

Diploma uitreiking

This course is completed by sitting a digital exam. Upon passing this test you will be awarded the diploma ‘Banking Fundamentals’.


This banking course aims to provide you with a basic understanding of the operations of a bank and the products they offer. You will get to know a bank’s main purpose and gain insight into the organisation of the banking industry. You will also learn about the scope and purpose of certain products banks offer to private individuals and companies. In addition to traditional classroom teaching, which involves meetings, this course can also be followed as an independent online study module.