FIN41090 International Financial Management

Academic Year 2019/2020

This module is about multinational management, and more specifically, the financial management dimensions of leading a multinational corporation (MNC). Global leaders should be able to assess the international environment and recognize and benefit from business opportunities. Additionally, they should properly understand numerous foreign exchange and political risks and ensure the risks are appropriately managed. Multinational corporations (MNCs) most capable of responding to changes in the international financial environment will be rewarded. The aim of this module is to aid the development of tomorrow’s global leaders. Important areas of international financial management that will be covered include among others: international financial markets, exchange rate determination, derivatives, international arbitrage and interest rate parity, multinational capital budgeting and multinational capital structure.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course students should:

1. Identify the management goal and organizational structure of the MNC
2. Describe the background and corporate use of international financial markets
3. Explain how exchange rate movements are measured and how the equilibrium exchange rate is determined
4. Demonstrate how multinational capital budgeting can be applied to evaluate international projects
5. Describe the key components of an MNC’s capital and identify the factors that affect an MNC’s capital structure

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

36

Specified Learning Activities

55

Autonomous Student Learning

121

Total

212

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: Exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60

Assignment: Group Assignment Unspecified n/a Graded No

40


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

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks Wed 09:00 - 11:50

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