This course studies key concepts and issues in bank management. As a motivation, it highlights current challenges by analyzing the subprime financial crisis (including a detailed case study on the near failure and rescue of HRE) and the ensuing tightening in bank regulation. A general framework for bank valuation then provides the background against which value-based bank management is discussed. Topics covered include the drivers of bank value and a detailed examination of deposit and loan pricing. The course concludes with an introduction to risk management in banking.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: