Not currently offered

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/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials and independent study.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsFIN3BFI OR FIN3FIM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse the effect of regulatory changes on the structure of the Australian financial system.
02. Analyse the balance sheet of a financial institution and recommend changes to the business of the institution to improve its financial performance.
03. Locate and interpret information in the financial press and perform calculations based the information.
04. Design appropriate risk-management strategies for a financial institution to enable it to maximise return and manage risk.

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