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International Financial Management (FNCE90016)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeFNCE90016
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Balance of payments analysis, foreign exchange markets and terminology, international financial markets and international banking, international investments and portfolio allocation, measuring and managing foreign exchange exposure, international capital budgeting and counting risk analysis, international corporate financing decisions.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Explain the basic finance concepts of risk, return, diversification and investment decisions;
  • Explain the basic terminology and operation of foreign exchange markets;
  • Analyse the unique problems and opportunities associated with managing multinational corporations;
  • Discuss the problems and opportunities faced by managers of multinational corporations;
  • Apply the appropriate techniques and concepts to solve problems in international capital budgeting, currency exposure management, raising foreign debt and equity, and overseas financial investments;
  • Examine the linkages between domestic and international financial markets and explain their implications for managers and investors.

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Collaborative learning
  • Problem solving
  • Team work
  • Statistical reasoning
  • Application of theory to practice
  • Critical thinking
  • Synthesis of data and other information
  • Evaluation of data and other information
  • Using computer software
  • Accessing data and other information from a range of sources

Last updated: 20 August 2019