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Unit of Study FIN10712 - Financial Risk Management (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Evaluate risks associated with financial asset ownership
2 Explain the characteristics of financial derivative securities and markets
3 Price financial derivatives using appropriate models
4 Implement risk management and trading strategies using financial derivatives
5 Discuss the techniques available to reduce financial risk associated with trading and operating commercially in an international environment
6 Explain the value of financial risk management in the current economic environment.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Evaluate risks associated with financial asset ownership
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Explain the characteristics of financial derivative securities and markets
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. Price financial derivatives using appropriate models
    • GA1:
  4. Implement risk management and trading strategies using financial derivatives
    • GA1:
  5. Discuss the techniques available to reduce financial risk associated with trading and operating commercially in an international environment
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  6. Explain the value of financial risk management in the current economic environment.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

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