Bank and Financial Institutions

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State University of New York at Buffalo
School of Management

MGF 401 S2F (Tu/Th – 3:30 – 4:50pm) Instructor: Sudhir Suchak Management of Financial Institutions Telephone: 645-1781 Spring 2013: Alfiero 102 e-mail: suchak@buffalo.edu Office Hours: Mon. & Wed. 2:00 – 3:00pm; Mon. 4:00 – 6:00pm, or by appointment (Office: Jacobs 235)

Course Objective: The Financial Services industry is very dynamic. Factors such as regulations, changes in interest rates and overall market and credit factors have a significant impact on the financial institutions performance. The purpose of this course is to study the basic management problems in the loan, investment, and financing administration functions of financial institutions. Significant emphasis will be on the commercial banks. Our focus will be on asset, liability and capital management. We will discuss risk management for changing interest rates, and how banks measure and evaluate performance.

Prerequisites: MGF301 and Junior Standing in the School of Management.

Required Textbook: Bank Management & Financial Services by Peter S. Rose and Sylvia C. Hudgins, 9th ed. McGraw-Hill.

Powerpoint Slides: Powerpoint slides for each chapter covered are posted on UBLearns. Students will be responsible for having powerpoint slides in class in order that they can follow the materials and take notes. Solutions to all problems will be posted throughout the semester after the chapters are covered.

Grading:
Exam # 1 – 35%
Exam # 2 – 35%
Final Exam – 30%

Reading Assignments: Reading materials will be assigned for each class as shown in the attached. In class we will briefly review and discuss key points from the chapters and work on questions and problems. Students are expected to review the chapters covered before coming to class and have worked on the questions and problems assigned. Students are expected to participate in answering...
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