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FMGT 4570 - Money and Banking

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Emphasizes the economic way of thinking by developing a unifying framework to study money, banking and financial markets. This analytic framework uses a few basic economic concepts to organize your thinking about the determination of asset prices, the structure of financial markets, bank management and the role of money in the economy.

Prerequisite(s)

ECON 2100 and ECON 2200

Credits

5.5

Cost

$739.07

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 33619

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Dec 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 4725

Instructor

Eddy Fung

Course Outline

Cost

$739.07

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Justify why financial intermediaries exist, and assess the role of transaction costs and informational asymmetry in financial systems.
  • Outline why the relative importance of financial intermediaries and financial markets is different around the world, and how bank-based systems differ from market-based systems.
  • Analyse how risks affects the return of a risky asset, and hence how risk affects the value of the asset in equilibrium under the fundamental asset pricing paradigms.
  • Assess whether stock prices reflect all available information, and evaluate the empirical evidence on informational efficiency in financial markets.
  • Evaluate the main types of risks faced by banks, and use the main techniques employed by banks to manage their risks.
  • Categorize the key reasons for and against the regulation of banking systems, and evaluate why banks need regulation.
  • Compare the differences between fixed and flexible exchange rates and the consequences on the workings of monetary policy.
  • Evaluate the effects of monetary policy in different exchange rate regimes.
  • Assess the main channels of the monetary transmission mechanism, through which monetary policy have real effects on the economy.

Effective as of Winter 2012

Related Programs

FMGT 4570 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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Fall 2019

Books for Fall 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Money, Banking & Financial Markets
Author Ball
Publisher Worth
Copyright 2012
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-42924-409-1
Price $244.95
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