Bank management (2013/2014)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Roberto Bottiglia
Roberto Bottiglia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
primo semestre dal Sep 23, 2013 al Jan 10, 2014.

Lesson timetable

primo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall E  
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall E  

Learning outcomes

The course gives an introduction to the main issues pertaining the management of Banking institutions, aiming at providing the students with the methodologies useful to understand their management. Both products and services offered by banks and management issues in specific banking areas will be deepened. Moreover, the normative context will also be analysed.
Lectures may be integrated with experts’ insights on specific topics.


Banking activity

2. Regulation and supervision of banks

3. The organizational structure of banks

4. Funding
 and investments (loans, financial markets, etc.) of banks

5. Investment services

6. Securitization

7. Banks’ own investment portfolio

8. Liquidity management

9. The risks of banking

10. Banking crises

RUOZI R., Economia della banca, Egea, Milano, 2011.
Further readings on specific topics will be made available on the e-learning page for the course.
Textbooks and further readings are consistent with the syllabus.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test made up of open questions and/or exercises. The commissioners may also integrate the written test with an oral assessment, only for students whose grade in the written test is at least 18 out of 30.