2014 Unit of Study

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International Financial Management
UoS Code FINC3011
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1
Prerequisites FINC2012 or FINC2002
Corequisites
Prohibitions FINC3001
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week
Assessment 2x semester tests each (20%), tutorial participation (10%) and a final exam (50%)
Description Markets are increasingly globalised. There are very few businesses or industries that are not required to deal with issues such as foreign currency, foreign competition and direct investment. This unit is designed to allow students to extend their understanding of basic principles in finance to an international environment. Globalisation of markets introduces risks but also opens up profitable opportunities. Topics covered include: foreign currency valuation and markets; international parity conditions; measuring and managing foreign exposure; international portfolio management; capital budgeting and foreign direct investment; international tax management and international financing strategy.
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