FIN 4438 - the Sorrell College of Business at Troy University

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Master Syllabi are developed by the senior faculty in each business discipline. This Master Syllabus must be used as the basi
s for developing the
instructor syllabus for this course, which must also comply with the content specifications outlined in the
Tr
oy University Faculty Handbook
.

The objectives included on this Master Syllabus must be included among the objectives on the instructor’s syllabus, which may

expand upon the
same as the instructor sees fit. The statement of purpose seeks to position the co
urse properly within the curriculum and should be consulted by
faculty as a source of advisement guidance. Specific choice of text and other details are further subject to Program Coordina
tor guidance.

1 August 2005





TROY UNIVERSITY

MASTER SYLLABUS

SORRELL COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

FIN 4438

Bank Management

Prerequisites

FIN 4431, FIN 4432, FIN 4437

Description

Introduction and comprehensive overview of bank management.

Topics include: organization,
regulation, performance, asset management, liabilities management, credit policy, loan
evaluation, global banking, bank mergers and acquisitions, etc.
This is the capstone course for
Finance majors
.

Objectives

On completion o
f the course, the student should be able to:

1.

Define and explain the basic concepts, principles, terminology, and techniques for
managing banks and other financial institutions.

2.

Provide a general overview of the banking industry.

3.

Explain the fundamentals of

bank regulation.

4.

Discuss ethical issues related to social banking.

5.

Evaluate the performance of a bank using proper techniques.

6.

Explain the concepts and techniques involved with managing interest rate risk and the cost
of funds, capital, and liquidity for

banks and other financial institutions.

7.

Explain the process and procedures involved in extending credit to businesses and
individuals.

8.

Explain how the bank’s investment portfolio should be managed.

9.

Explain how international banking activities affect bank
management.

10.

Describe how mergers occur in the banking industry.


Master Syllabus:

FIN 4438



2


Troy University Faculty Handbook

(2010): Section 3.9.2.8 [extract]


essential elements of the syllabus (somewhat modified for space):

1.

Course title

2.

Course number +
section

3.

Term

4.

Instructor

5.

Prerequisites

6.

Office hours

7.

Class days, times

8.

Classroom
location

9.

Office location +
e
-
mail address

10.

Office telephone

11.

Course
description,
objectives

12.

Text(s)

13.

Other materials

14.

Grading methods,
criterion weights,
make
-
up policy,
mid
-
term grade
reports

15.

P
rocedure, course
requirements

16.

General supports
(computer works,
writing center)

17.

Daily assignments,
holidays, add/drop
& open dates, dead
day, final exam

18.

ADA statement

19.

Electronic device
statement

20.

Additional
services,
statements

21.

Absence policy

22.

Incomplete
-
wor
k
policy

23.

Cheating policy

24.

Specialization
requirements
(certification,
licensure, teacher
competencies)



Purpose

To provide a comprehensive introduction and overview of bank management.

Topical areas
include bank organization, bank regulation, bank performance, asset management, liabilities
management, credit policy, loan evaluation, global banking, and bank mergers and acquisitions.

Approved Texts

Gup, B. E., & Kolari, J. W.
Commercial

banking: The management of risk
. (3
rd

or current
edition). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Koch, T. W., & MacDonald, S. S.
Bank management

(7
th

or current edition). Mason, OH:
Thomson/South
-
Western.

Supplements

As deemed appropriate.