2014 Unit of Study

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Bank Financial Management
UoS Code FINC3018
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites FINC2012 or FINC2002
Prohibitions FINC3008
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week
Assessment Mid-semester exam (25%), assignment (25%), and final examination (50%)
Description The central objective of this unit is to expose students to the principles of commercial bank management. The unit examines the management of banks from the perspective of the techniques and approaches used in the measurement and management of bank risks. Topics that are covered include: the theory and practice of banking from a financial management perspective, interest rate and market risks, credit risk, asset management and liquidity risk, regulatory restrictions and financial management, performance analysis, investment and loan management strategies and portfolio modelling, liability and deposit management, and the financial management implications of new products and services, international banking, and other industry developments.