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BX3133 - Financial Risk Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject analyses the application of modern banking and finance theory to the process of management of complex commercial banking institutions and financial service organisations. Important financial risks are measured and evaluated including interest-rate risk, market risk, liquidity risk, and off-balance-sheet risk. Students develop techniques and applications to measure and manage these risks.

Learning Outcomes

  • explore and evaluate the different types of risks to which financial services are exposed;
  • compare, contrast and apply methods to measure and manage financial risks;
  • evaluate the impact of capital regulations in an international setting and their implications for local markets;
  • apply a framework to identify risks embedded in financial services firms.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (50%)
  • online quizzes (30%)
  • mid-semester test (20%).
Prerequisites: BX2032 AND (BX2014 OR BU2004 OR CO2601 OR CO2611)

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.