MODULESLending Principles and Practices
- A core of academic knowledge, understanding and technical skills related to the finance and banking industry.
- An awareness of the broader contextual issues influencing banking and finance;
- An appreciation of the management and organisational behavioural theories and practices;
- An appreciation of the significance of key legal, economic, and banking and finance concepts to the business organisation;
- A knowledge and understanding of the main current and alternative technical language and practices within banking and finance from an international perspective;
- A knowledge and understanding of theories and empirical evidence concerning the effects of banking and finance in various contexts and the ability to critically evaluate such theories and evidence.
This module relates the understanding of the principles and practices of lending. It provides the fundamental concepts and knowledge to effectively manage the lending requests made by customers in a structure lending cycle, including the repayment or recovery of such advances. The student is given a broad framework of the lending environment and the legal regime in which lenders operate, before moving onto analysing the different types of customers, their lending requirements and the wide range of lending services that can be used to satisfy those lending needs. It also covers the process of debt recovery. Students will be taught the principles, concepts, techniques, and methods of lending. It also prepares the students for more advanced studies in Banking and Finance at Bachelor Year 2 level.Money and Monetary System
Money and Monetary System is a subject to be taught in the first year of the degree programmed in Finance. In this module students will be provided an introductory explanation to the origin of money and its roles in the past and present money systems. It will also provide an insight to the mechanics of how currencies work in a market economy and how Central banks can use an instrument to regulate the growth of the economy. The relationship between interest rate to price of currency is also discussed in a broader perspective.Principles of Accounting
Money and Monetary System is a subject to be taught in the first year of the degree programmed in Finance. In this module students will be provided an introductory explanation to the origin of money and its roles in the past and present money systems. It will also provide an insight to the mechanics of how currencies work in a market economy and how Central banks can use an instrument to regulate the growth of the economy. The relationship between interest rate to price of currency is also discussed in a broader perspective.Principles of Banking and Finance
The course addresses the fundamentals of banking and finance, on which subsequent and more specialized finance units are based. Students will be taught on the institutional features of financial systems and identify key issues and problems arising in banking and financePrinciples of Management
This unit introduces students to the study of Management and the basic academic skills relevant to University study in this discipline. The topics students examine include managerial work in organisations, historical and contemporary theories in management, the management environment, social responsibility and managerial ethics, planning and managerial decision making, managing individuals and groups, motivation, leadership, employment relations and managerial control. A number of themes are addressed throughout the subject such as diversity (gender and cross-cultural influences), power and control, and organizational learning. Organisational learning will be seen as one of the key challenges facing managers in the next millennium.Business Law
Principles in Business Law provides a foundation for students to understand legal issues and concepts relating to the formation and running of a business and to apply that understanding to the various legal issues faced by businesses. It also provides students sufficient insight into legal aspects of the business world to allow them to deal with legal advisers in an intelligent and informed manner.Economics
Economic issues play a very important part in all our lives, as citizens, as consumers and as employees or employers. Understanding economic terminology and being able to use economic principles, concepts and tools can assist us to make more effective decisions in our personal and professional lives. In this subject, students will be introduced to the key concepts in economics, and encouraged and assisted to apply the concepts and tools in a variety of contexts. The key to success in the subject lies in regular and consistent effort to learn, understand and apply the concepts.Fundamentals of Banking and Law
The course addresses the fundamentals of Banking Law, starting with basics of contract law, agency and relevance to banking, the banker-customer relationship, duties of the banker and the customer as well as exposes the student to legal aspects of lending and security taking.