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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedSunway First semester 2011 (Day)


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.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. apply appropriate analysis techniques to particular loan facilities
  2. analyse the risk return characteristics (and pricing) of a loan application
  3. examine the major types of lending products and gain the ability to match these products to customer needs
  4. investigate the behavioural aspects of decision making and decision makers
  5. describe statistical techniques used in decision making at the approval, monitoring and termination stages of lending
  6. 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 AFW3841.


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

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Jothee Sinnakkannu

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Students must have passed two units from the following: AFW2401 and AFG2631 or AFW2631 before undertaking this unit.