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Module Detailed Information for [FIN3118]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 09 Dec 2018 20:00

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Module Title : Financial Risk Management
Module Description : This course covers one of the core functions of finance, namely, risk management. The objective is to introduce the fundamental concepts, principles and practices of financial risk management. The focus of the module is on the identification, measurement, monitoring and control of financial risk. It also addresses the basic financial and statistical techniques that enhance risk management decision-making.The course starts by looking at risk management concepts and the risk management process. It then examines the approaches used to identify, measure and reduce risks. Topics to be covered include risk measurement - Value-at-Risk (VAR) methods, measuring and managing market risk and credit risk, risk management applications, managing other risks such as liquidity and operational risks, regulatory and capital issues, risk-adjusted performance, and implementing a risk management programme.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : FIN3102
Preclusion : BH3118 or BZ3305 or FNA3118
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-4-4
Remarks : Nil
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B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

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Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
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