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AFW2401

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
OfferedSunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

An overview of commercial banking and an introduction to the concepts and issues involved in the decision-making processes of bank management. Topics include the commercial banking environment; banking risks and capital adequacy; liquidity management; lending principles and policies; investment management.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify the main risks faced by banks and assess alternative approaches to measurement and management of these risks
  2. assess different aspects of bank performance
  3. explain the prudential framework under which banks operate
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with commercial banking and finance an demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFW2401.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Tan Swee Ho

Contact hours

39 hours per semester

Prerequisites

AFW1300

Prohibitions

AFC3170, AFF2401