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Economics of Banking and Finance Markets

Get the Most Out of Your Banking and Finance Course


IIT Madras and NPTEL

About the Course

The certification course in Economics of Banking and Finance Markets introduces the learners to basic policies and working arrangements of the banking sector and how the finance markets function nationally and across borders. It also highlights the working of both global and local monetary and other related economic variables following a macroeconomic perspective. The students can apply this newly gained knowledge beyond their academics and subsequently at leadership and managerial levels in the financial sector.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

Students who complete this programme will have gained a new perspective into the banking and the finance sector and how the following fields have evolved with time and the new changes and job opportunities in these sectors. Following are some of the concepts that a learner will go through during the completion of the course:

Overview of the financial system and debt (bond) markets
Asymmetric information of finance markets
Central banking and monetary policy tools
Effectiveness of policy
Financial crisis
Monetary policy tactics and strategies

The preferred choice for this certificate is senior graduate and postgraduate students. However, any candidate who is interested in banking or financial sectors or professionals already working in such fields can go for this short-term course to add more merit to their experience by enhancing the knowledge applicable to their fields.

Graduate students
PostGraduate students
Learners interested in banking or financial sectors
The duration of course is 3 months long divided into 12 lecture series.
There are four categories of certificates- Gold, Silver, Elite or Completed that a student will receive.
The course has been conducted from July to October in a year.
There are assignments to be completed by the students along with help from transcripts, books and videos.


Field of Study:Economics of Banking and Finance Markets
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:12 weeks
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from ₹3 LPA to ₹ 18 LPA depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Investment Banker
  • Financial Advisor
  • Risk Specialist
  • Data Analytics Officer
  • Banking Consultant
  • Business Development Specialist