Bank Strategy and Risk
Essex Business School
Postgraduate: Level 7
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
28 November 2019
Requisites for this module
MSC N31012 Banking and Finance,
MSC N43112 International Accounting and Banking,
MSC N431PP International Accounting and Banking with Professional Placement
The module provides an analysis of the key strategic developments in banking and to analyse the main aspects of risk management in modern banks.
The course aims to:
• introduce the concept of shareholder value in banking;
• identify the main banking strategies to create shareholder value;
• provide students with an understanding of the key risks in banking;
• examine the most important tools to manage bank risks.
On successful completion of the module, students will be able to:
• evaluate the main strategic developments in modern global banking and their impact on shareholder value creation;
• understand the main banking risks and risk measurement techniques;
• critically evaluate the application of the main risk management techniques in banking
Suggested Requisite information: An intermediate postgraduate course in topics with an analytical and/or quantitative emphasis such as (corporate) finance, derivatives, microeconomics, macroeconomics or/and econometrics.
Teaching delivery is by a two-hour lecture session each week for ten consecutive weeks. Students are expected to undertake relevant reading and preparation before the lecture. It is strongly recommended to do additional reading to supplement the lecture material.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||3,000 word group report
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Konstantinos Baltas, Professor Franco Fiordelisi
Dr Nikolaos Papanikolaou
Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance
Available via Moodle
Of 21 hours, 21 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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