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Treasury Management (BUS244)

Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal
Description The unit provides an introduction to fundamental concepts associated with the management of risk within an institution. Broadly, it will cover the basic financial engineering tools, the yield curve and the pricing of fixed income instruments. Specific instruments including futures, Forward Rate Agreements (FRAs), options and swaps will be discussed in detail. The unit will also consider the trading environment, focusing on market structures and function.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week.
Prerequisites BUS140 Principles of Finance and Banking or BUS130 Foundational Mathematics for Business.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Treasury Management (BUS288) - as for BUS244 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1.5 hour per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week
Prerequisites BUS130 Foundational Mathematics for Business/ BUS140 Principles of Finance and Banking
Exclusions Students who have completed BUS244 Treasury Management may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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