Commercial and Investment Banking - BAF 352

This course is designed to equip students with principles and tools which allow them to tackle realistic risk management problems associated with financial institutions. Another objective is to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts that underlie the Investment Banking process including market making, underwriting, and syndication. Also this course will examine recent trends in regulations and product innovation by both commercial and investment banks. This includes origination, underwriting, and distribution of new securities to the public. In addition formulation of objectives and policies of banks are discussed, including management of assets & liabilities, sources and uses of funds, administration of reports and loans and evaluation of bank performance. Prerequisites: BAF 312, BAF 315.