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Free Courses

Taking just one online college course at New England College of Business may increase your professional expertise and help you get ahead, even if you don’t want to pursue a degree.

Start advancing your career with zero cost or obligation. If you choose to pursue one, however, these courses will count toward your NECB degree. If you later choose to pursue a degree, applicable courses will count toward its requirements.

  • Benefit only available for employees and family members of NECB corporate partners
  • No tuition or application fees for our single, designated courses
  • Award-winning online programs tailored to working professionals
  • Course material may be immediately applicable to your job
Free Undergraduate Course

Principles of Banking (8 weeks)
BNK 201
3 credits

This course provides students with an overview of the history, purpose and functions of banking. The course focuses on how banks serve the financial needs of individuals, businesses and government in today’s competitive environment. Students will compare financial services offered through traditional banking institutions with other financial intermediaries. Topics will include:

  • Introduction and evolution of banking
  • The Federal Reserve as the central bank of the U.S.
  • Deposits, negotiable instruments/payments
  • Customer service and sales
  • Non-traditional bank products and services
  • Lending
  • Bank investments and profitability management
  • Safeguarding customer assets
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