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BX3133 - Financial Risk Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
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

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Examination - In class - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Project report - (30%) - Group.
Prerequisites: BX2032 AND (BX2014 OR BU2004 OR CO2601 OR CO2611)

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 06-Apr-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 2, Mixed attendance
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Monica Jurin.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours workshops
  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 2, External
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Monica Jurin.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate sessions 1 hour per week
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.