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Management of Financial Institutions
MGMT FIN INST
CLASS CODE: B 405 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Covers management of credit institutions including banks, savings and loans, mutual funds, commercial and consumer finance companies and investment banks. The course deals with regulation of institutions, balance sheet management, loan policy, investments, domestic and international banking institutions.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Covers management of credit institutions including banks, savings and loans, mutual funds, commercial and consumer finance companies and investment banks. The course deals with regulation of institutions, balance sheet management, loan policy, investments, domestic and international banking institutions.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Develop a basic knowledge of the variety of products and services offered by finaicial institutions.

Understand the various ways in which financial institutions may be organized, and the regulatory environment in which they operate.

Become familiar with the unique aspects of a bank's financial statements, and understand how to evaluate their performance and risk.

Understand how changes in interest rates impact a bank's assets, liabilities and income statement, and develop a working knowledge of the tools and strategies for managing their impact.

Understand the broader range of risks the financial institutions face, and how they can be managed.

Understand the strategies for attracting and pricing deposits.

Understand how bank capital is measured and the function that it plays in a bank's regulation.

Develop a knowledge of the sources of non-deposit funds and the situations for their appropriate use.

Understand the criteria used to evaluate loan opportunities, the basics of loan documentation, and the importance of ongoing monitoring of loans.

Develop quantitative skills, including the use of computer software, to analyze credit, calculate interest and fees, and properly structure a loan.

Develop the ability to work in teams to solve problems, to analyze, and to communicate effectively
REQUIREMENTS: Student research and direct bank interaction, written and oral report, spreadsheet programming.
PREREQUISITES: B 301 or Acct 301
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001