BAFN205 - Financial Instruments and Institutions
Prerequisites BAFN200 Principles of Finance Or
Co-requisite BAFN200 Principles of Finance
Teaching Organisation 3 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent.
This unit is the foundation for the understanding of the role of financial instruments and institutions in the financial system. You need to understand the concepts of financial instruments, sources of finance and how to raise finance, superannuation, asset liability management of financial institutions, management of loan portfolio, interest rate risk, management of the capital of financial institutions and regulations of financial institutions. You need to compare and contrast the role of banks and non-banking financial institutions in the financial system. You will further develop skills in managing financial institutions. You will be to apply asset-liability management techniques to generate the capital plans of financial institutions to withstand during crisis and non-crisis periods.