BAFI2210 - Financial Institutions and Services
BAFI2210 BAFI2210 - Financial Institutions and Services 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites BAFI2109
Goal To introduce the students to the wider financial services sector and its component institutions. Also, it will equip students with knowledge of the wide range of financial institutions currently available and their main functions
The course will enable students to:

  1. Understand the roles, characteristics, and operations of financial institutions.
  2. The course will endeavor to develop student's appreciations of the interrelationship between providers of financial services and the role of intermediaries.
The students should be able to:

  1. Recognize the terminology of finance and the financial matters
  2. Identify the role of non-bank and bank institutions in money and capital markets
  3. Analyze the financial markets within a framework of flow of funds accounts
  4. Recognize the functions of the financial markets in providing the link between saving and investments
  5. Analyze these functions within the context of the suppliers of loan able funds and the demanders for loan able funds
  6. Identify the role of non-bank financial intermediaries and their financial instruments.