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BE-311-1 International Financial Management
Basic knowledge of investment under uncertainty, CAPM and Corporate Finance (equivalent to BE-200Financing and Investment).
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of international exchange markets and their functions
- understand how exchange rates are determined within various regimes (fixed rates, flexible rates etc)
- demonstrate knowledge of exchange risk measures for Multinational corporations (MNCs) and which tools limit the risk to a tolerable level
- analyse companies exchange risk positions and recommend how companies could succeed in controlling their exchange positions in practice
- demonstrate practical skills in financial decision making for MNC´s
- play Business games in financial management
The aim of this course is for the student to gain understanding of exchange markets and study different companies' international behaviour in terms of investments and finance, and exchange risk. Topics covered includes:
- Exchange markets and the international monetary system
- Exchange rate forecasting
- Exchange risk
- International financial markets
- Multinational corporations (MNCs): their economic management and capital budgeting
- Hedging tools and exchange risk
- Business game in financial management
4 hours of lectures and 1 hour group work per week.
Approved compulsory assignment. More information will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester.
4-hour written examination with graded marks.
First cycle i.e. bachelor level.
Normally ? year.
Student Adviser Anne Line Omsland.
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences