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FIRE 487. Management of Financial Institutions

Credits: 3
Department: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Description: Decision making in commercial banks and other depository institutions. Asset, liability, and capital management issues. Lending, depository and trust functions.
Prerequisites: FIRE 371
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Understand and explain why financial intermediaries exist.
2. Become familiar with and be able to identify the financial statements of a bank.
3. Explain the causes of banking crises around the world.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of banking regulation.
5. Outline the principles of bank lending.
6. Describe the risks in banking and the principles of hedging risk.

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