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BANK3600: Banking in Practice

This capstone unit bridges the gap between theory and practice by integrating knowledge and consolidating key skills developed across the Banking major. It aims to provide students with practical experience in identifying, analysing, and solving contemporary business problems. Much of this unit is dedicated to a problem-based/experiential approach to learning. Students ensure their career-readiness by demonstrating their ability to apply concepts, theories, frameworks, methodologies, and skills to authentic problems and challenges faced in the field of banking.

Code BANK3600
Academic unit Finance
Credit points 6
completion of at least 120 credit points including FINC2011 and (BANK2011 or ECOS2004) and BANK3011
Assumed knowledge:
All other requirements for the major or program associated with this capstone must be completed prior to or concurrently with (if enrolment rules permit) this unit of study. Capstones must be completed at the University of Sydney Business School only.

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. apply and integrate knowledge, concepts, and principles in the management of bank operations
  • LO2. identify, analyse, and solve banking business challenges reaching conclusions using relevant tools and techniques, concepts, principles and knowledge
  • LO3. communicate effectively and professionally in the context of business using a range of communication methods
  • LO4. recognise the need for, locate, evaluate and use information effectively
  • LO5. develop strategies to explore opportunities, construct new ideas and develop solutions to banking business situations involving business development and risk management
  • LO6. evaluate issues relating to business ethics, sustainability and social responsibility in addressing business challenges as they affect the operation of banks
  • LO7. apply the concepts of effective team working and make a positive contribution to a team-based structure.