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BX3136 - Treasury Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

In this subject students will undertake a detailed examination of the current landscape in which Treasury Management operates and also review the controversial issues following the global financial crisis. The onset of the GFC has prompted the installation of rigid regulation affecting the way banks and other institutions do business. Regulations and the impact this has on liquidity, and market volatility is also examined. Students will also examine how banks use Funds Transfer Pricing, and ways banks have begun to deleverage their balance sheets.

Learning Outcomes

  • appraise the role of the treasury function within financial institutions and corporations with emphasis on risk management;
  • examine in detail the importance of liquidity within the context of a financial institution and the implication of capital adequacy requirements as set down by financial regulators and which conform to Basle III conventions;
  • synthesis and evaluate,in the context of financial risk management packages,the benefits and drawbacks of derivatives as financial risk management tools;
  • evaluate the key factors, upon which the measurement and control of treasury performance depend - such as regulatory adherence, capital adequacy and liquidity;
  • critically examine the issues affecting banks governance and ethical issues relevant to risk management and regulation.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Research report - (30%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: BU1002 OR BU1902 AND BU1003 OR BU1903


JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr TY Thong.
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

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr Li Xian Liu.
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

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