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AFF3841

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)

Synopsis

Lending environment; decision making and organisation of lending, lending policies and controls; behavioural aspects of decision making and decision makers; retail, commercial and corporate lending; business expansions; off balance sheet lending; loan management and problem loans.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine the major types of lending products and match these products to customer needs
  2. analyse the risk return characteristics and pricing of a loan application
  3. discuss the behavioural aspects associated with lending decisions
  4. apply statistical techniques used in decision making at the approval, monitoring and termination stages of lending
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with lending decisions and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFF3841.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Jean Pierre Fenech

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

One of AFF2401 or AFW2401

Prohibitions

AFW3841