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FIN 209 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

FIN 209 International Finance

Course Outline 

Course Number & Name: FIN 209 International Finance

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in ECO 101 and ECO 102

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course manly discusses how Multinational Corporations (MNCs) systematically capitalize on international opportunities to maximize profits. It further examines how the financial managers of the MNCs assess the international environment, recognize opportunities, implement strategies, assess exposure to risk, and manage the risk. Other specific areas emphasized in this course include International Financial Environment, Exchange Rate Behavior, Exchange Rate Risk Management, and Long Term/Short Term Assets & Liability Management.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. identify and explain the key elements of the International Financial Markets;
  2. describe exchange rate relationships;
  3. identify and explain the steps in managing exchange rate risk; and
  4. describe how MNCs manage Long Term/Short Term Assets and Liabilities.