units

BFW3841

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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
Organisational UnitDepartment of Banking and Finance
OfferedMalaysia First semester 2014 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2014 (Day)

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.

Outcomes

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 BFW3841.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Prerequisites

Students must have passed two units from the following: AFW2401 or BFW2401 AND AFG2631 or BFG2631, OR AFW2631 or BFW2631 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions