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FINC305 International Financial Management

Introduction to multinational enterprise and financial management including operation of foreign exchange markets, methods of hedging foreign exchange risks, overseas financing and investment decisions and international working capital management.

Paper title International Financial Management
Paper code FINC305
Subject Finance
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $846.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.10

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Prerequisite
One of ACCT 233 or ACFI 201 or FINC 206
Restriction
ACFI 305
Schedule C
Commerce
Contact
helen.roberts@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

 Dr Helen Roberts

Paper Structure
This paper aims at providing students with an in-depth knowledge of international finance issues. Five interrelated topics are covered:
  1. Exchange rate risk
  2. Determinants of exchange rates
  3. Currency hedging
  4. International financing/investing activities
  5. International financial markets
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught through lectures and seminars.
Textbooks

International Financial Management by Jeff Madura. (Cengage Learning, 2015) ISBN 978-1-133-
94783-7 (12th edition) or ISBN 978-1-337-26996-4 (13th edition).

Course outline
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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
Specifically students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate understanding of international financial theory and pertinent applications (e.g. exchange rate determinants, foreign exchange exposure, foreign direct investment, interest rate parity, and the balance of payment)
  • Develop a frame of reference through which to identify, evaluate and solve problems pertaining to international financial theory
  • Develop critical and analytical skills and the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate communication and written skills

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 9-16, 18-22
Thursday 15:00-15:50 9-16, 18-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 18-22
T2 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 9-15, 18-22
T3 Thursday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 18-22
T4 Friday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 18-22