units

BFF3651

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)

Synopsis

The role of treasury, coordination and management of the treasury operation, quantitative and qualitative risk analysis, risk management process and hedging techniques, role and mechanics of derivative products, performance measurement and evaluation.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain the role of treasury operations in an international or a local bank
  2. describe how risk management processes work
  3. demonstrate the application of hedging techniques used in banks' treasury operations
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with treasury management and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by BFF3651.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Dr Tram Vu (First semester)
Dr Zhe An (Second semseter)

Prerequisites

Students must have passed AFF2401, BFF2401, BFW2401 or AFW2401 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

AFW3651, BFW3651, AFF3651