• 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
  • Course convener
    • Dr PHONG NGO
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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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).

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Explain the role of banks in an economy and the global trends in banking and bank regulation
  2. Describe how banks’ lending policies can influence corporate decision making
  3. Identify and measure banking risks and implement credit risk management
  4. Analyse debt markets and their role in liquidity management
  5. Define interest rate risk and management
  6. Discuss bank loan sales and securitization
  7. Summarise the causes and consequences of bank failure and the global financial crises
  8. Describe the latest developments in banking, including Fintech
  9. Work effectively in teams and present results of this teamwork

Other Information

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate, which may be completed individually or in groups (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9]

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Workload

Students are expected to commit 130 hours of work in completing this course. This includes time spent in scheduled classes and self-directed study time.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FINM2001, FINM2002 and FINM2003

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook will be available via the Class Summary.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3750
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5760
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2513 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

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