ABOUT THE MODULE
In order to meet the demanding world for students not able to attend classes all the time due to commitments or geographical issues we have decided to expand our offering to cater for all students as we strive to keep up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution(4IR). Due to COVID-19 pandemic venue based classes have been suspended. We offering Zoom online classroom, consultation via Zoom and videos to ensure that you have all the resources you need on your journey to be a graduate.
The aim of the module is to provide students with an advanced understanding of international financial management, including exchange rate risks and the management thereof. It also addresses short term and long term asset and liability management. The skills acquired enables the student to be a valuable asset to the organization especially from a Multinational Company perspective as these are the critical activities in pursuit of meeting the goal of the firm which is maximising shareholders wealth.
For this module you will need the prescribed textbook International Financial Management. The choice of the calculator is up to you whether its SHARP or HP. As we go through the curriculum the lecturer will show you the steps to use both calculators.
TOPIC 1: THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCE ENVIRONMENT
Study Unit 1: Overview of multinational financial management
Study Unit 2: International flow of funds
Study Unit 3: International financial markets
Study Unit 4: Exchange rate determination
Study Unit 5: Currency derivatives
TOPIC 2: EXCHANGE RATE BEHAVIOUR
Study Unit 6: Exchange rate history and role of Governments
Study Unit 7: International arbitrage and interest rate parity
Study Unit 8: Relationship among inflation, interest rates and exchange rates
TOPIC 3: MANAGING EXPOSURE TO EXCHANGE RATE RISK
Study Unit 9: Forecasting exchange rates
Study Unit 10: Measuring exposure to exchange rate fluctuations
Study Unit 11: Managing transaction exposure
Study Unit 12: Managing economic exposure and translation exposure
TOPIC 4: LONG-TERM ASSET AND LIABILITY MANAGEMENT
Study Unit 13: Multinational capital budgeting
Study Unit 14: Multinational restructuring
Study Unit 15: Country risk analysis
Study Unit 16: Multinational cost of capital and capital structure
Study Unit 17: Long-term financing
TOPIC 5: SHORT-TERM ASSET AND LIABILITY MANAGEMENT
Study Unit 18: Financing international trade
Study Unit 19: Short-term financing
We will cover at least four past papers and review current year’s assignments. If students have other questions they encounter during revision they will get assistance as well.
NB! THE PURCHASE OF THIS MODULE GRANTS YOU ACCESS UNTIL YOU SIT FOR YOUR EXAMINATION FOR THE MODULE