FIN525 Financial Institutions Management (8)

This subject examines the financial management of domestic financial institutions in the contemporary financial environment. The subject focuses on the measurement and management of risks in financial institutions, including liquidity management, interest rate risk management, capital management and off-balance sheet risk management.

Subject availability
Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Accounting and Finance
Enrolment restrictions

Postgraduate students only

Assumed Knowledge
FIN516 and FIN530
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain and use the techniques of financial management to analyse the performance of financial institutions;
  • be able to apply analytical skills to the interpretation of interest rate risk, liquidity risk, off-balance sheet risk;
  • be able to determine and critically evaluate the implications of strategic decisions for the profitability, liquidity, balance sheet structure and capital adequacy of financial institutions.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • financial institution performance evaluation;
  • interest rate risk measurement;
  • off-balance sheet management;
  • capital adequacy;
  • capital management;
  • liquidity and liability management;
  • securitisation and risk management;
  • transfer pricing in financial institutions;
  • loan pricing and loan portfolio management;
  • operating cost and technology risk.
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.