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Risk Management in Financial Institutions (11231.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School

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Syllabus

This unit analyses the application of modern banking and finance theory to the process of management of today's complex commercial banking and similar financial service organisations. Risk Management in Financial Institutions takes a strategic approach to technical and ethical issues relating to banking operations and financial services firm management. It is a specialist unit in the Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Banking Major) but is relevant to any other course requiring this specialist knowledge and skills.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Discuss the financial and strategic issues regularly addressed by the managers of financial services firms;

2. Understand the process of financial innovation and with the risk management strategies used in the financial services industry;

3. Appraise the various types of risks and ethical challenges faced by financial institutions;

4. Develop a solid understanding and application of the regulatory requirements on financial institutions; and

5. Develop conceptual foundations and analytical skills necessary to operate effectively in the financial services industry.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial on-campus per week.

Prerequisites

11326 Financial Institutions and Markets.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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