units

AFF3301

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)

Quota applies

Enrolment restriction quota of 90 students in Semester 1 and 132 in Semester 2, 2012.

Synopsis

This unit will combine classroom teaching and direct observance experience of the money markets covering background to the money markets, participants, interest rate and exchange rate determination, instruments traded in the money and currency markets, strategies and money and currency market trading operations. The simulated treasury dealing room will be used extensively in this course.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse dealing practices and conventions in the foreign exchange and cash markets
  2. co-ordinate the front office and back office functions of a simulated bank's treasury dealing room
  3. account and settle transactions completed in the treasury dealing room
  4. develop, implement, analyse and manage dealing strategies in the treasury dealing room
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with money market operations.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Kevin Tant (First Semester)
Dr Viet Cao (Second Semester)

Contact hours

4 hours per week

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students should have passed AFF2401 or equivalent before undertaking this unit.