- Code FINM3006
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Financial Management
- Areas of interest Finance
- Academic career UGRD
- Guangqian Pan
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2019
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This course covers the theory and practice of financial intermediation, broadly construed to include banks, savings institutions and investment/merchant banks. Topics will include the role of banking firms in a developed capital market, their impact on corporate financial decisions for non-banking firms, and the regulation of banks. The course includes a comprehensive analysis of the role of financial intermediaries in the development of fixed-income markets and provides an analysis of fixed income securities. Additional topics include models and techniques used for managing credit risk, interest rate risk and liquidity risk. These are applied to maturity matching, duration and immunization, loan sales, securitization, collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs).
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the role of banks in an economy and the global trends in banking
- Understand how banks’ lending policies can influence corporate decision making
- Identify and measure banking risks
- Understand credit risk and credit risk management
- Understand debt markets and their role in liquidity management
- Understand interest rate risk and management
- Understand banking regulation globally
- Understand bank loan sales and securitization
- Understand the causes and consequences of bank failure and the global financial crises
- Work in teams and present results.
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: a major project, a mid-semester exam and a final exam. (null) [LO null]
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Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.
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