ECON 3008 Financial Institutions Lending

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200062

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Description The major focus of this unit is the assessment and management of credit risk exposures and resulting implications on loan decisions and loan pricing decisions. The unit provides students with knowledge of traditional and modern credit risk measurement and management techniques, regulatory capital adequacy guidelines and economic capital decisions. Special topics covered include modern lending products and pertinent issues in lending. The unit covers current developments and debates in the field.

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Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Assumed Knowledge

Financial Institutions Management.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Access, evaluate and use relevant information for decision-making purposes
  2. Apply theoretical knowledge to a professional/applied context
  3. (Demonstrate an understanding of) Understand the local and international relevance of lending; including recent developments
  4. Understand (Explain) the importance of ethical conduct within the field of lending
  5. Understand (Articulate) the interrelatedness of topics within the field as well as within an inter-disciplinary context

Subject Content

Financial institutions lending basics and introduction to the current credit and lending environment
Types of lending
Analysis of quantitative and qualitative company information
Analysis of industry and market information
Traditional credit risk models
Regulatory capital adequacy
Economic capital methodologies
Modern credit risk models
Loan pricing
Current issues and developments

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