Subject: Commerce
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Edwards School of Business
Department: Finance and Management Science


The objective of this course is to provide necessary background for understanding the nature of risk facing depository institutions and the techniques that are used to manage these risks. This course will introduce different types of risks (interest rate risk, credit risk, foreign exchange risk, liquidity risk) faced by deposit taking institutions. Then it will discuss both on balance sheet and off balance sheet risk management techniques (using futures, forwards, options and swaps) of financial institutions.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): COMM 363.3 or COMM 367.3.

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