units

BFF5914

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Banking and Finance
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Evening)

Synopsis

Topics include the credit risk assessment process; accounting fundamentals; reading financial statements (including ratio analysis); using budgeted financial statements (including breakeven analysis, what-if analysis and variance analysis); creative accounting; technical accounting update; business structures; current issues in insolvency and loan security.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop an understanding of the basic principles governing bank lending
  2. develop an understanding of the framework within which bank lending decisions are made
  3. develop an understanding of the analysis of financial statement of a company
  4. develop analytical skills with regard to the management of credit risk and its measurement techniques
  5. develop an understanding of new bank lending product development and its marketing
  6. demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by BFF5914.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Prohibitions

AFF9140