Principles of Banking Summer School

Principles of Banking – Summer School

Compressed Schedule – June 7 – 23, 2021

9 am – 12 noon

Remote Programming

Only 30 spots available! Register NOW! 

For over 40 years, the American Bankers Association’s Principles of Banking has been respected as the most comprehensive introduction to the banking industry. Thorough, easily digestible, and detailed, this textbook and course provide an overall understanding of the financial services industry. The Mississippi Bankers Association is proud to offer the Principles of Banking Course beginning on Monday, June 7. 

Program Overview:

Principles of Banking will provide an overview of fundamental banking concepts and principles in a convenient instructor-led remote environment that incorporates peer collaboration and individual bank research. The course will run 3 weeks and include weekly assignments, a midterm exam, and a final exam. The course size is limited to 30 participants.

Program Highlights:

  • Overview of banking functions, competitors and future trends
  • Review of banking history including legislation, regulations and regulatory agencies
  • Breakdown of bank financials – income statement, balance sheet and bank performance metrics
  • Products and services – deposits, loans, financial planning, trust services and business banking
  • Digital banking – payment systems, online banking, mobile banking and remote capture
  • Enhancing customer relationships – bank involvement in the community, importance of cross-selling and relationship building as well as exceeding customer expectations
  • The safeguarding of banks, their employees and their customers – fraud, corporate governance, privacy and cybersecurity risks

Who Should Attend:

Principles of Banking has direct applicability to a broad range of banking positions. This course will benefit:

  • New bankers needing a broad knowledge of the banking industry
  • Emerging bankers desiring a general understanding of the financial services industry
  • Seasoned bankers seeking to gain a broader understanding of the banking industry
  • Any banker who would benefit from an understanding of the changing world of financial services 


Principles of Banking will be delivered on a video-conferencing platform. Each week participants will log into live sessions over the course of three weeks. These sessions are instructor-led and the faculty is comprised of seasoned MBA banks or industry partners. Participants will be able to see the instructor and participate in an interactive question and answer format. All students must be able to utilize video during the class. Students are required to be on camera for each session.

Prior to the course start date, participants will receive a 12th edition PRINCIPLES OF BANKING textbook and course curriculum. The option for a soft-cover textbook or e-book is available.

  • Participants will be expected to read each assigned chapter(s) and complete any assignments prior to the next week’s class.
  • Assignments will be reviewed and returned the week following their submission.
  • The midterm and final exam will be electronic and participants will have a window in which to complete them.

Course Schedule – Tentative

Date TBD-Student Orientation

Monday, June 7-Chapter 1 and 2: Banks as Service Providers & Banks as Businesses

Wednesday, June 9-Chapter 3: Deposit Operations

Friday, June 11-Chapter 4: Payments: Cash and Checks 

Monday, June 14-Chapter 5 - Electronic Banking

Monday, June 14 - Wednesday, June 16-Mid Term Examination (Chapter 1 – 5 – No exemption)

Wednesday, June 16-Chapter 6: Lending

Friday, June 18-Chapter 7 & 8: Personal Financial Planning & Business Banking

Monday, June 21-Chapter 9: Building Relationships

Wednesday, June 23-Chapter 10: Safeguarding Customers and the Bank

Thursday, June 24 - Sunday, June 27-Final Exam - (Chapter 6 - 10 - No Exemption)


Compressed Schedule – June 7 – 23, 2021

9 am - 12 noon

Remote Programming


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