This module concentrates on the principles of bank management of assets and liabilities. The module has an applied feel to it as it mainly focuses on the microeconomic problems of financial management of banking firms.
You will learn about the principles of bank balance sheet management and money market operations as well as liquidity ratios and capital adequacy ratios. You will also study issues of bank supervision and regulation.
Unit 1 Banking Innovations and Risk
Unit 2 Bank Accounts: A Useful Tool if Handled with Care
Unit 3 Bank Valuation
Unit 4 Bank Risk Management – Liquidity Management
Unit 5 Bank Risk Management – Interest Rate Risk Management
Unit 6 Cost of Funds and the Funding of Operations
Unit 7 Bank Risk Management – Credit Risk
Unit 8 Capital Management
Two assignments (30%)
One three-hour examination in September/October (70%).