FIN3002H Treasury and Risk Management

Academic Year 2019/2020

This course introduces the fundamentals of Treasury and Risk Management in an international context. Topics covered include introduction to derivatives, money markets, foreign exchange markets and the determination of exchange rates, measuring and managing accounting, economic and political exposure, managing working capital in a multinational and the methods and products for managing risk.

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Learning Outcomes:

Explain how exchange rates are determined
Outline the the concept of derivatives
Describe the market for foreign exchange and their financial institutions place and role (if any) in it, and explain the parity conditions in international finance.
Analyse and assess accounting exposure for a firm and construct solutions for managing that exposure.
Analyse and assess economic exposure for a firm and construct solutions for managing that exposure.
Outline the nature of political risk and how it may be managed.
Explain the alternatives for financing foreign exchange and the associated costs of each alternative and outline the methods for managing current assets and the overall multinational financial system.
Describe the products available for international financing and risk management and calculate prices for these productsIllustrate your understanding of risk management products such as derivatives and their applications in reducing risk

Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.  
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Mr Neil Caraher Tutor
Koey Kwong Tutor
Ms Eva Lock Tutor
Michael Wong Tutor

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