units

BFW3651

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Banking and Finance

Offered

Malaysia

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Treasury functions; risk assessment evaluation; strategy formulation and implementation; liquidity and cash management; audit and control.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain the role of treasury operations in an international or a local bank
  2. describe how risk management processes work
  3. demonstrate the application of hedging techniques used in banks'' treasury operations
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with treasury management and demonstrate in individual summative assessment tasks the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by BFW3651.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

AFW2401 or BFW2401

Prohibitions

AFF3651, BFF3651, AFW3651