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To be a Certified Professional Banker, you will need to take one (1) mandatory module and two (2) elective modules in any order. You may purchase one module at a time.

Mandatory

Professional Banking Fundamentals

Professional Banking Fundamentals is considered the minimum qualification and foundation standard for all people working in banking.
Duration 4-8 months
Price AUD$700.00
Professional Banking Fundamentals
Duration 4-8 months
Price AUD$700.00

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose, influences and functions of banking in Australia;
  • Understand how key regulatory and legal requirements influence the way in which banks operate;
  • Describe how banking products and services can meet customer needs;
  • Understand the key principles of credit and consumer lending and how these are used to provide appropriate outcomes for the customers and the bank;
  • Describe the role of risk and risk management in banking;
  • Explain the importance of high standards of ethical conduct in banking and the practicalities of applying those standards.
Elective

Introduction to Business Banking

Gain a comprehensive understanding of business banking customers together with the key features and principles of the products and services offered by banks to business customers.
Duration 4-8 Months
Price AUD$1,200.00
Introduction to Business Banking
Duration 4-8 Months
Price AUD$1,200.00

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the Australian Business Banking environment, products and services offered and associated legislative and regulatory framework.
  • Explain the principles of business lending and understand the services that banks provide to support key business sectors.
  • Understand financial statements, their structure and analysis.
  • Understand the principles and types of security.
  • Understand the process of credit assessment and management of credit risk.
  • Explain how banks can build customer advocacy through relationship management and help meet the financial needs and goals of business banking customers.
Elective

Consumer Credit

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the key features and principles of complex consumer lending offered by banks to help customers meet their financial goals and needs.
Duration 4-8 Months
Price AUD$1,200.00
Consumer Credit
Duration 4-8 Months
Price AUD$1,200.00

Students who complete this module will be able to:

  • Understand the nature and characteristics of consumer credit products and services.
  • Investigate and understand how income and revenue streams can support consumer lending together with the regulatory and legislative frameworks relating to consumer lending.
  • Understand securities for consumer lending.
  • Understand the importance of providing clear and appropriate communication in delivering professional sales and service to customers.
  • Understand how to provide support and options to customers experiencing financial change and potential servicing difficulties with their loans.
  • Describe and apply the principles of lending.
Elective

Risk and Risk management

Evaluate the impact of current trends and influences on the types of risk to which banks are exposed due to the nature of their activities, and the implications of emerging risks for effective risk management.
Duration 4-8 months
Price AUD$1,200.00
Risk and Risk management
Duration 4-8 months
Price AUD$1,200.00

Develop your knowledge of risk and risk management and an understanding of an individual's role in contributing to an effective risk culture that supports the bank's strategy.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the impact of current trends and influences on the types of risk to which banks are exposed due to the nature of their activities, and the implications of emerging risks for effective risk management;
  • Assess the extent that regulatory responses to bank failures and financial crises have been effective in improving bank risk management;
  • Assess the ways in which banks manage a range of key risks;
  • Critically reflect on the extent to which adoption of a holistic approach to risk management is effective in measuring, monitoring and mitigating risks to which a bank is exposed;
  • Critically assess the ways in which best practice in risk management could be applied to build and embed an effective risk culture;
  • Formulate a view on what the bank of the future may look like and the implications for bank risk management.