BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

FIN2BFI

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will examine the risks faced by financial institutions in a deregulated environment and the means by which these risks are taken on, identified, measured and managed. You will also study the prudential supervision of the financial system.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites FIN2FIN, FIN1FOF or BUS1AFB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects FIN3BFI or FIN3FIM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse the effect of regulatory changes on the structure of the Australian financial system.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials (including tutorial quizzes) and independent study.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

02. Analyse the balance sheet of a financial institution and recommend changes to the business of the institution to improve its financial performance.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials (including tutorial quizzes) and independent study.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

03. Locate and interpret information in the financial press and perform calculations based the information.

Activities:
Group assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Design appropriate risk-management strategies for a financial institution to enable it to maximise return and manage risk.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials (including tutorial quizzes) and independent study.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial Quizzes (1000 words)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Quantitative Literacy.20 02
Group Assignment (1000 words per student)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Inquiry/Research.20 03
Final Exam (3 hours) (equivalent to 2500 words)Hurdle requirement: Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject. This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capabilities Critical Thinking and Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills.60 01, 04

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 42
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial Quizzes (1000 words)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Quantitative Literacy.20 02
Group Assignment (1000 words per student)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Inquiry/Research.20 03
Final Exam (3 hours) (equivalent to 2500 words)Hurdle requirement: Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject. This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capabilities Critical Thinking and Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills.60 01, 04

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 46
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 47
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day in week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial Quizzes (1000 words)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Quantitative Literacy.20 02
Group Assignment (1000 words per student)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Inquiry/Research.20 03
Final Exam (3 hours) (equivalent to 2500 words)Hurdle requirement: Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject. This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capabilities Critical Thinking and Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills.60 01, 04

Vietnam, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial Quizzes (1000 words)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Quantitative Literacy.20 02
Group Assignment (1000 words per student)This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capability Inquiry/Research.20 03
Final Exam (3 hours) (equivalent to 2500 words)Hurdle requirement: Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject. This assessment task will be used to report on the Graduate Capabilities Critical Thinking and Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills.60 01, 04