Global Banking and Finance

Global Banking and Finance

in cooperation with University of Bahrain / Kingdom of Bahrain

  • BahrainIntensive course: 60 hours / one field trip included
  • Course language: English
  • Number of participants: circa 20

Course date / schedule

8 July - 2 August 2018 / afternoon session

Registration deadline

The deadline for registration is extended until 1st of April 2018.

Course language

English

Language level

B2-C2 / Intermediate and advanced level

Credits

4 credit hours - US / 8 credit points-ECTS*
* Please note: These credits can be transferred to your home university/institution. It is recommended to verify with your home university/institution that the grades you earn in Bremen can be applied to your curriculum or course of study.

Syllabus and Faculty

Global Banking and Finance

Lectures, excursion and assessments 60 hours
Group work, individual preparation and reading 50 hours
Total duration 110 hours
Objectives

This course provides students with an in-depth understanding of banking activities across borders with recent developments, current financial systems, structures and regulations that oversee these systems. Types of global banking, global activities of the European, the US, Asian and Middle Eastern banks, and services supplied in global markets will be introduced. Global banking risks and challenges for global banks in foreign markets will be discussed based on Harvard Business School case studies. The future of banking and finance, and the directions of global banking will also be projected in the light of current technological advancement and financial innovation.

 

Contents

Module 1
Global Banking and Finance

Module 2
Cross-cultural Management and Communication / German Language – a short introduction

Module 3
Plant tour

Timetable PDF Download application/pdf
Teaching method Lectures, workshops, project work
Assessment Continuous assessment and final test
Syllabus update/created September 2017 / PDF Donwload application/pdf
Faculty Professor Dr. Gokhan Bora Aktan
Associate Professor of Banking and Finance
Department of Economics and Finance
College of Business Administration
University of Bahrain / Kingdom of Bahrain
Lecturers for Cross-cultural Management and German Language / Hochschule Bremen

 

Certificate / transcript of records

At the end of the course a certificate of attendance and transcript of records will be issued to each participant.
Successful participants can earn 4 credit hours - US / 8 credit points-ECTS.

Course participants

The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Students of economics, business studies, management studies and interested persons. Minimum age 18 years.

Accommodation

For information concerning the accommodation please see "room and board".

Tram and bus ticket

As a participant in the International Summer School on arrival you will receive a ticket for public transport (tram + bus) for the duration of the course. With this ticket you can use all trams and buses within the city of Bremen. For travels on the night trams/buses on the weekend a surcharge of EURO 1 per ride is due.

Additional Information

  • Internet access / wifi within the university /HSB is available to every participant.
  • During the entire stay tutors of the Hochschule Bremen will be available and will take care of participants’ needs.

Supporting Program

An attractive and colourful supporting program provides participants with ample opportunities to discover Bremen, Germany and Europe (in part subject to charge).

  • guided city tour
  • welcome and farewell parties
  • leisure activities
  • excursions and trips

For more information please see "supporting program".

Insurance

For the duration of your stay in Germany we recommend taking out a health and accident insurance policy as well as a third party insurance. The Hochschule Bremen will not be liable for any costs arising in the case of either sickness or injury.
Summer school fees do not include any insurance coverage.

Insurance
ifk-bremen.de/en/insurance

Course fee*

Global Banking and Finance
8 July - 2 August EURO 900 Registration

* The course fee includes:

  • information packet with city guide
  • Seminars and lectures
  • Teaching material
  • Program related excursion
  • Ticket for public transport in Bremen (bus+tram)

* The course fee excludes:

  • Travel expenses
  • Accommodation in Bremen
  • Health and liability insurance
  • Board and personal spendings
  • Participation in optional activities

The program may be subject to change.