International Financial Management

Credits: 3


This course will examine decision-making in international finance via a broad study of the opportunities and problems encountered when investments and business operations across national boundaries. Emphasis will be placed on how conventional financial models require modification in a global context, and on the use of international financial markets to enhance portfolio performance, control risks and maximize firm value. Specific topics include foreign exchange markets, international parity conditions and exchange rate forecasting, exchange rate exposure and hedging, global capital sourcing, multinational capital budgeting, and international portfolio diversification.

Prerequisites: BFIN 2410 Financial Management 2.