The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)


Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

At the end of the course the student is
expected to have a good working knowledge of the
products and services offered by the banking
industry to individuals.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give the student a
good general knowledge of the services provided
by the banking industry to individuals. This
course is intended to be taken as one component
within the banking module - having passed the
entire module the student will also have a good
working knowledge about the role of the industry,
and services and products offered also to

Course contents

Payment processing services and cards
Loans and mortgages
Investment and savings products
Mutual funds
Equity savings accounts and insurance products

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A general theoretical knowledge of business
administration or entrepreneurship is required
(5 ects basic level course OR practical
Students with inadequate background may be
removed from the course

Additional information

The course is open 2.8.-31.8.2021

Recommended or required reading

The literature will consist articles on the
banking industry, and marketing materials&terms of
common banking products. The full literature list
will be published before the course starts.

Study activities

Internet-based studies - 135 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The examination consists of 5 online quizes (25
points), 5 learning diaries (25 points) and a
report (50 points). To pass, a minimum of 50
must be obtained.


Stenius Andreas


Stenius Andreas

Group size

No limit (38 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

The course opens 2.8.2021 in the morning and closes
31.8.2021 at midnight, which is also the deadline
for all submissions.

Course enrolment period

2021-04-15 to 2021-06-30

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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