FINS5550 -- Course Outline

FINS5550 -- Course Outline - THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES Australian School of Business School of Banking & Finance FINS 5550 International Banking Course Outline Semester 1, 2011
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TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Lecturer Contact Details 1 2. Course Details 1 2.1. Teaching Times and Locations 1 2.2. Units of Credit 1 2.3. Summary of Course 1 2.4. Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses 1 2.5. Student Learning Outcomes 1 2.6. ASB Graduate Attributes 2 3. Learning and Teaching activities 2 3.1. Course Materials 2 3.2. Lectures 2 4. Assessment 3 4.1. General Approach 3 4.2. Formal Requirements 3 4.3. Assessment Details 3 4.4. Assignment Submission Procedure 3 4.5. Late Submission 3 5. Academic Honesty and Plagiarism 4 6. Course Resources 4 7. Course Evaluation and Development 4 8. Student Responsibilities and Conduct 4 8.1. General Conduct and Behaviour 4 8.2. Inappropriate Behaviour 4 8.3. Workload 5 8.4. Attendance 5 8.5. Special Consideration and Supplementary Examinations 5 8.6. Occupational Health and Safety 6 8.7. Keeping Informed 6 9. Additional Student Resources and Support 6 10. Course Topics 7 10.1. Introduction to International Banking 7 10.2. International Trade Financing 8 10.3. Foreign Exchange Markets 8 10.4. Euro Currency Markets, Securitization and Loan Syndication 8 10.5. Competitive Strategy of Banking 8 10.6. International Banking Crisis 8 10.7. .Regulation of International Banking 8 10.8. Secret Money 8 10.9. The Role of Foreign Banks in Emerging Markets 9
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FINS 5550 — International Banking 1 1. Lecturer Contact Details Lecturer: Dr. Bruce R. Arnold The lecturer can be reached via Blackboard. Consultations are available with prior notification on Tuesdays 17:00-18:00, or otherwise by appointment. 2. Course Details 2.1. Teaching Times and Locations Day and Time: Tuesday 18:00-21:00 Location: OMB 149 2.2. Units of Credit Six (VI) UOC 2.3. Summary of Course The major focus of this course is in providing students with an understanding of international banking and finance in the contemporary environment. Due to the dynamic nature of the international banking environment, it is necessary to develop skills to effectively identify and understand the effects of current developments. Firstly, the international banking functions are presented: international trade financing, participation in the interbank foreign exchange and Eurocurrency markets, international investment banking services, and sovereign lending. In addition, other important topics are presented, such as international money laundering, international banking and debt crises, and offshore banking markets. Students are invited to submit via Blackboard a more informative course summary (or course aims below ) if the course in fact deviates from the above. 2.4. Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses
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