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Financial Intermediation (GRAE020)

Aim of the course

This course is advanced course on Financial Intermediation institutions. The aim of this course is to develop understanding of the theories of financial intermediation and provide insights into the best practices of risk management processes and techniques used by banks and other financial intermediaries. Recent developments in regulatory framework and crisis prevention and management techniques will also be discussed in the context of the recent global financial crisis.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of contemporary financial intermediation theories and their application in the practical and research field of financial intermediation institutions.
  • Analyze and evaluate financial intermediation companies activities and financial condition from financial statements and key performance indicators.
  • Analyse and critically evaluate the causes and consequences of financial crisis, behaviour of national and international financial markets and institutions during financial crisis, and be familiar with contemporary crisis management techniques.
  • To express independent opinion on the needof financial regulation and  to formulate judgments and knowledged-based conculations on the impact of recent regulatory framework changes to the strategic development of financial intermediation institutions.
  • Evaluate, choose, and systemically apply advanced risk management techniques and models in solving complex risk management problems in financial intermediation institutions.
  • Analyse and assess changes in both micro- and macroeconomic environment of financial intermediation institutions.
  • Develop a range of personal skills including argumentation, evaluation, problem identification and solving, interactive and group skills, self-appraisal, cross-cultural teamwork.
  • Have abilities to communicate in English the knowledge to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously.
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