EBF 301
Global Finance for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries

Lesson 11 Activities


Baring's Bank Case Study Activity

Using the information presented in this lesson, evaluate the Baring's Bank case to determine where the flaws were in the risk controls.

  • What controls were lacking in the Singapore office?
  • What were Nick Gleeson's biggest mistakes?
  • What should London have done to prevent this?
  • What controls/guidelines do you think should have been in place?
  • Using the "Recommendations" presented in the lesson, which of these would you recommend in this instance?

Grading Criteria

Submit your assignment as a Word Document.

This activity is worth up to 20 points on the EBF 301 grading scale. Each question is worth up to 4 possible points.

Fundamental Factors

The Fundamental Factors activity is due as usual this week, at 11:59 pm on Sunday, and is worth 30 points on the EBF 301 grading scale. Please refer to the Fundamental Factors Instructions for additional information and grading rubric.


Return to Canvas to complete the L11 Quiz.

Submitting Your Work

Case Study Activity: Submit your findings to the Lesson 11 Case Study Activity in Canvas.

Fundamental Factors: Submit your work as a single Word document Lesson 11 Fundamental Factors Activity in Canvas.

Quiz: Take the quiz in Canvas,