Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
managed by financial institutions. On completion of this
course, students will have knowledge of the main financial
institutions and the regulations governing them. They will
understand how market, credit, liquidity and operational
risks are managed.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- Identify and describe the main risks supported by
financial institutions (banks, companies
insurance and pension funds, mutual funds)
- Explain the risk-return relationship in the context of
of a financial institution
- Identify the techniques used by banks to
measure and manage risks (credit, market,
- Explain the framework of the prudential regulations of the
financial sector and its effect on the risk-taking of
- Case studies