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FIN2109 Managing Financial Institutions

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business
School or Department : School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Version produced : 8 March 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: FIN1101 or FIN1103

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.

Synopsis

This course provides a broad appraisal of authorized deposit taking institutions (ADIs), and the associated decision making processes of the financial services sector in Australia. A range of topics is addressed including: the Australian financial environment; understanding financial statements; evaluating returns, risks and performance; the yield curve and gap management; the management of liabilities, liquidity, the securities portfolio and capital; managing loan portfolios and hedging and pricing with various interest rate derivatives.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba