Financial Institutions and Bank Management
Master of Science in Business Administration
Breyer State University
Instructor: Dr. G. Ackerman
COURSE OVERVIEW: This class will review economic roles and risk management of financial institutions; development of financial institutions. The emphasis will be on operations, regulation, and risk structure of the commercial banking system. Coverage of other financial institutions may also be included.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, you will:
Demonstrate a basic understanding of key derivative instruments in financial markets, including futures, options, and swaps.
Explain the theoretical foundations of financial intermediation versus direct finance.
Describe the major financial issues facing management of financial intermediaries today.
Demonstrate an understanding of the regulations in place in the U.S. financial system.
Be able to write a professional case research paper with team members.