Fundamentals in Banking and Insurance

By Dr. Girija Shankar   |   Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Learners enrolled: 2404
On completion of the course, students-
• Will be equipped with an understanding of the rudimentary aspects of
  Banking and Insurance
• Will be able to engage with one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy
• Will kindle interest towards a deeper understanding of Banking and Insurance
• Will enable skill enhancement
• Will be able to explore various job opportunities

Banking and Insurance are two sectors which are fast evolving and witnessing a transformational change. Banks are the backbone of all activities, because every transaction where money is involved, the bank is the main character. Insurance business is one of the prominent financial services in modern times. Keeping these aspects in mind, this Course in Fundamentals in Banking and Insurance has been designed to train students in basic concepts of Banking and Insurance. The Course has incorporated the significant changes that have taken place in the global financial architecture and the new products and technology that have invaded this sector. This course has made an attempt to offer to students a fundamental tool which will enhance their understanding of various businesses in the world economy.

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 6 weeks
Start Date : 20 Jan 2020
End Date : 01 Mar 2020
Exam Date : 10 May 2020 IST
Enrollment Ends : 06 Mar 2020
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout

Week 1 : Introduction to Banking and Insurance
Week 2 : Deposit Accounts
Week 3 : Lending Principles and Negotiable Instruments
Week 4 : Technology in Banks
Week 5 : Introduction to Insurance
Week 6 : Insurance in the Contemporary Context

Books and references

• Tannan's Banking Law and Practice in India - M L Tannan, 23rd Edition, 2010, Lexiz Nexis Butterworths Wadhwa, Nagpur
• Electronic and Internet Banking - C. N. Reddy, 2008, Pearl Books, New Delhi
• Digital Bank - Strategies to Launch or Become a Digital Bank, Chris Skinner, 2017, Embassy Books, Mumbai
• Banking Products and Services, Indian Institute of Banking & Finance - 2nd Edition, 2007, Taxmann Publications (Pvt.) Ltd., New Delhi
• Handbook of Banking Information - N. S. Toor, 25th Edition, 2007, Skylark Publication, New Delhi
• Introduction to Banking - Vijayaragavan Iyengar, 2007, Excel Books, New Delhi
Banking Law and Practice - P. N. Varshney, 22nd Edition, 2007, Sultan Chand & Sons, New Delhi
Marketing in Banks - Concepts and Approaches, G Gopala Krishna Murthy, 2007, The Icfai University Press, Hyderabad
Money Banking Trade and Public Finance - M C Vaish, 3rd Edition, 1996, New Age International (P) Ltd., New Delhi
Law of Banking - Dr. S. R. Myneni, 2011, Asia Law House, Hyderabad
Indian Banking - R. Parameswaran, S. Natarajan, 1st Edition, 2001, S. Chand & Company Ltd. New Delhi
Insurance - Principles Practice - M. N. Mishra, 1999, S. Chand & Company Ltd. New Delhi
Fundamentals of Banking - Dr. Rita S. Swami, 2014, Narendra Prakashan, Pune
Insurance - Principles and Performance - Dr. Harish M. Chandarana, 2009, Paradise Publishers, Jaipur
Fundamentals of Risk and Insurance - Emmett J. Vaughan, Therese Vaughan, 9th Edition, 2010, Choudhary Press, New Delhi
Elements of Insurance - W. A. Dinsdale, 2nd Edition, 1954, London Sir Isaac Pitman & Songs, Ltd.
Insurance - Fundamentals, Environment and Procedures - B. S. Bodla, M. C. Garg, K. P. Singh, 2003, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd
Insurance Industry in India - Features, Reforms and Outlook - Uma Narang, 2013, New Century Publications, New Delhi.

Instructor bio

Dr. Girija Shankar

Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
(1) I/c Principal, Ness Wadia College of Commerce, Pune
(2) Professor in Economics,
(3) Head, Dept. of Business Economics
(4) Head – Research Centre
(5) Formerly Asst. Secretary & Life Member - Modern Education Society,
(6) Formerly Head, Dept. of Banking & Finance
(7) Formerly Rector: Neville Wadia Institute  of Management Studies and Research, Pune
(8) Formerly NAAC Coordinator

Course certificate

30% of Course Assessment and 70% of End - Term Proctored Exam

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