BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

FIN2BFI

2020

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 ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesBUS1AFB OR FIN1FOF OR FIN2FIN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsFIN3FIM OR FIN3BFI

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

Career-focusedNo

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Tutorial Quizzes (Equivalent to 500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
Group Assignment (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3
Final Exam (3 hours)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO4