Advanced Banking for Management

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Banking for Management

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BF201 or AF212

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course builds upon BF201 and reviews such topics as the marketing of financial services, organisation and management of financial institutions, international banking transactions, subordination and priority agreements, contract bonds and guarantees, syndicated loans and international capital raising.
    This course has several major objectives. It seeks to enable students to: understand the main issues deserving advanced-level treatment in the area of banking management; be proficient in financial modelling and other techniques of analysis relevant to the management of risk, strategic planning, appraisal of bank performance, analysis of customer profitability and loan pricing, and international banking; and be able to take managerial decisions in banking business. This course is designed to build a strong capability for the management of banks in the rapidly changing environment surrounding banks and similar financial institutions.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.