Courses Catalogue

Multinational Financial Management

COURSE CODE: BFI 3208
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration: International Business, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The primary purpose of the course is to examine and understand the conceptual framework that provides the foundation to analyze key financial decisions of an international business or one exposed to global competition. The international aspects of financial management, or similarly, the foreign financial operations from the perspective of multinational corporations (MNC) build upon the principles of financial management.  Thus, the course builds upon and extends the valuation framework of domestic corporate finance and integrates the dimensions unique to international finance.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit students should be able to;

  • Explain the international economic and financial environment. Part I.
  • Discuss the foreign exchange rate determination, including the foreign exchange and derivatives markets. Part II.
  • Describe foreign exchange exposure measurement and management. Part III.
  • Explain the financial management aspects of the MNC. Part IV.
  • Discuss the world financial markets and institutions. Part V.