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AFC3170 - Management of financial intermediaries

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Professor Francis In


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Major issues involved in the financial management of banks and other deposit-taking financial institutions. Topics include the role and activities of depository financial institutions, performance measurement and evaluation; asset/liability management for liquidity risk, credit risk, interest rate risk, depositor protection and capital adequacy; regulation of depository institutions; and international banking.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Written (2000 words): 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week


AFC2140 or AFC2170 or AFC2100 or AFC1100 plus any three second-year units