Bank management (2014/2015)

Course code
Roberto Bottiglia
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
lezione 1 5 primo semestre Roberto Bottiglia
lezione 2 4 primo semestre Flavio Pichler

Lesson timetable

primo semestre
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
lezione 1 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi  
lezione 1 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:30 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.


1. 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, last edition, excluding chapters 17 and 18.
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 4 to 5 open-ended questions.