Analyzing and valuing financial institutions can be daunting even for the specialists. Banks and insurance companies have specific business models, specific set of financial statements, and specific valuation tools. As their business models keep evolving and have become increasingly complex, one of the biggest challenges consists of prioritizing disclosure and linking the detail to the big picture.

The purpose of this series of modules is to bring financial institutions closer to non-specialist finance professionals, by focusing on what these institutions do, what risks they face and what profits and value they can sustainably generate for shareholders. The courses aim to demystify the jargon, enabling non-specialist bankers to competently discuss sector trends and form an independent view about their performance and valuation.