Commercial Bank Operations Syllabus - BBA (TU)

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Course Description

Course Objectives

  1. This course provides an overview of the operating function and overall banking activities of bank and financial institutions. It helps to understand different risk associated in banking business.

Course Description

This course contains an introduction to business of banking, risk in banking business, deposit mobilization, granting credit, cash operation, agency services, trade finance, foreign exchange service, treasury function and electronic banking services.

Unit Contents

Course Details

Unit 1: An Introduction to the Business of Banking                                                                                                                                 LH 4

Meaning, Origin and necessity of bank and financial  institutions, an overview  of Nepalese financial system, Distinguish between banking and other business.

Unit 2: Risk in Banking Business                                                                                                                                            LH 5

Meaning and nature of financial risk, Types of major risk in banking business, Credit risk, Operational risk, Market risk, Liquidity risk, For-ex risk, Country risk, Risk identification, Risk measurement and Risk mitigation.

Unit 3: Deposit Mobilization                                                                                                                                             LH 7

Meaning and nature of bank's deposit, Types of deposit: Current, saving, Fixed call, Demand/notice Deposit product, Procedure of account opening, eligibility, Type and structure of charge, Know Your Customer, Client account maintenance, account closing, Card services: debit card, credit card, prepaid card, Deposit marketing and customer care services.

Unit 4: Granting Credit                                                                                                                                             LH 8

Concept and nature of bank credit, Types of credit: Term loan, Revolving loan, Corporate loan, Consumer loan, Credit process, Credit appraisal, Approval, Documentation, Disbursement, Credit monitoring and supervision, Credit recovery, Credit marketing, Credit administration, Security, Valuation, Loan classification and provisioning, Non- performing loan and performing loan, Credit risk and its management.

Unit 5: Cash Operation                                                                                                                                               LH 4

Cash management, Security of vault, Cash insurance, Cash counter, Roles and responsibilities of cashier, Clearing system, Electronic clearing, Internal and external fund transfer.

Unit 6: Agency Services                                                                                                                                               LH 3

Fund transfer, Remittance services, Utility payment services, Advisory services, Standing order from customer.

Unit 7: Trade Finance                                                                                                                                               LH 4

Funded/non funded, letter of credit/ guarantee, advance payment types of L/C, major parties, roles and responsibilities of different parties, essential documents, risk associates.

Unit 8: Foreign Exchange Service.                                                                                                                                               LH 5

Meaning and concept, convertible and non-convertible currency, exchange rate determination, FEDAN, composition, function and responsibilities, meaning of Nastro and Vostro accounts.

Unit9: Treasury Function                                                                                                                                               LH 4

Introduction, scope of treasury, Back office, Font office back office, Asset liability management, Roles and responsibilities of (ALCO).

Unit 10: Electronic Banking Services                                                                                                                                               LH 4

Meaning and concept of e-banking, Internet banking, Brach less banking, Tele/mobile banking, ABBS, ATM. Challenges from innovation.

Text and Reference Books

Reference Books

Peter. S. R., Commercial Bank management, McGraw-Hill.

Thapa R.B and Rawal D., Principles and practices of Nepalese Banking, Buddha Academic Enterprises, Kathmandu, Nepal

Commercial Bank Management, A Harper International Student. London.

Padmalatha Suresh, Prof Justin Paul., Management of Banking and Financial Services, Dorling Kindersley, India.

Poudel N. P., Financial System and Investment Environment, Ratna Pustak Bhandar, Kathmandu. Pradhan, R.S., Financial Management, Buddha Academic Enterprises, Kathmandu, Nepal

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  • Short Name N/A
  • Course code BNK 206
  • Semester Seventh Semester
  • Full Marks 100
  • Pass Marks 45
  • Credit 3 hrs
  • Elective/Compulsary Compulsary