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ECF3312 Financial Institutions Management III
Credit Points: 15
ECF2226 Investment Finance II

The objective of this unit is to give students both a conceptual and a practical understanding of some of the major risk-return tradeoffs involved in managing a financial institution's balance sheet.  Four main risks are covered in the course: capital risk, interest rate risk, credit risk and liquidity risk.  The regulations of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the way that they influence these risk-return tradeoffs form a major theme of this course.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAAAIFinance Major
MAAAFZFinance Major
MIAAAFProfessional Finance Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009