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FIN525 Financial Institutions Management (8)

Abstract

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 Modes and Location

Session 2
OnlineBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: FIN525
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

FIN516 and FIN530

Enrolment restrictions

Postgraduate students only

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.

Syllabus

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.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 18 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.