2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Lectures||Three hours of seminars per week|
|Assessment||Mid session exam (25%); Group Assignment (25%); Final examination (50%)|
|Description||The unifying theme in this subject is the application of modern finance theory to financial decision making in the management of banks and non-bank financial institutions. The subject of bank and financial incitation decision-making is approached from a risk perspective. The course objectives are: (i) To provide students with an understanding of the modern model of financial institutions; (ii) Identify the main types of risk confronted by financial institutions; (iii) Apply relevant techniques to measure and manage those risks; (iv) To provide students with an understanding of international bank management; (v) To provide students with an understanding of international financial services.|