The first two courses put together by lecturers of Sberbank’s Corporate University and the Bank’s leading experts have been added to the website of leading online education provider Coursera.
The online courses are based on real examples from contemporary banking and are accessible to all who have registered on Coursera. Both are intended for a broad audience. Two or three hours a week for seven weeks need to be spent to complete the courses.
Basics of Risk Management at Banks lets students get an understanding of the key risks in banking: credit, market, and operational risk. The course focuses on integrated risk management, which takes into account the links between the different risks. In the exam part, students have to resolve a complex case as the chief risks director of a banking group.
Banking and Finance gives students a complete understanding of how the modern bank operates. It uses accessible language to describe various banking operations, bank reports, financing models and business models. The course finishes with a review of the latest trends in the banking industry.
Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank's authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors. Sberbank has more than 135 million individual customers and more than 1 million corporate clients in 22 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 17,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and other countries.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina