FIN320 Financial Institutions Lending (8)


This subject examines the principles and techniques of lending in financial institutions. Students will develop skills in the techniques involved in the analysis and application of financial data for lending together with approaches for effective credit risk management.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
DistanceBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: FIN320
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Accounting and Finance

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge in this subject is equivalent to that covered in ACC110 and (FIN211 or FIN210)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to analyse and interpret financial reports.
- be able to utilise financial data in lending transactions.
- be able to apply effective techniques for credit risk management.
- be able to apply sound and practical lending techniques.
- be able to assess current issues in lending and financial assessment techniques.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Introduction to Lending
Principles of Lending: Credit Management; Minimising Problem Loans
Property and Interests in Property
Other Lending Securities and Unsecured Lending
Financial Statement Analysis
Cash Flow and Projections Evaluation
Consumer Lending
Agricultural Lending
Corporate Lending
International Lending


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.