Banking Operations and Governance

FIN20013 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020. 

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2 HOL Study Period 3

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Dates:
31 Aug 20 - 29 Nov 20

Results:
22 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
13 Sep 20

Census:
21 Sep 20


Aims and objectives

This unit expands the understanding of theoretical concepts introduced in prior units on monetary policy and financial markets. Students will be taken through the development, regulation and deregulation of the Australian financial market, and how changes have corresponded to changes in economic thought. The unit provides an overview of monetary theory, debt, equity and derivative markets and the role of derivative products in risk management. The impacts of how changes in official interest rates are transmitted to activity in the real economy are also explored as are current fiscal and monetary policy.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1 Explain the special functions of Financial institutions and how financial intermediation benefits the economy
 
2 Explain key balance sheet and regulatory features of the major financial services industry
 
3 Demonstrate the measurement of net interest risk and explain how interest rate margin can be used as a source of profitability and risk
 
4 Explain the measurement of credit risk and its impact on the management of Financial institutions