- Globalization and the Multinational Firm
- International Monetary System
- Balance of Payments
- Corporate Governance around the World
- The Market for Foreign Exchange
- International Parity Relationships and Forecasting Foreign Exchange rates
- Futures and Options on Foreign Exchange
|Montag||14.10.2019||11:00 - 14:00||TC.3.10|
|Dienstag||15.10.2019||13:30 - 16:30||TC.1.02|
|Mittwoch||16.10.2019||11:00 - 14:00||TC.3.11|
|Mittwoch||30.10.2019||11:00 - 13:00||D5.0.001|
|Mittwoch||06.11.2019||14:00 - 16:00||D5.0.001|
|Montag||18.11.2019||11:00 - 14:00||EA.5.030|
|Dienstag||19.11.2019||11:00 - 14:00||EA.5.030|
|Mittwoch||20.11.2019||11:00 - 14:00||EA.5.030|
|Mittwoch||04.12.2019||11:00 - 13:00||D5.0.001|
|Mittwoch||11.12.2019||11:00 - 13:00||D5.0.001|
The students develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts in international finance.
In Part I, students gain knowledge on the macroeconomic and institutional foundations of IFM, including international monetary systems, balance of payments and corporate governance around the world.
Part II focuses on the foreign exchange market, including its organization and operation, international parity relationships, as well as the spot, forward, and future markets for foreign exchange market. At the end of the course, the student is able to convert the different currencies, decide on international investments and account for the time value of money.
For this lecture participation is obligatory. Students are allowed to miss a maximum of 20% (no matter if excused or not excused).
Lectures, assignments, class participation.
In order to get a positive grade, students have to fulfill the attendance requirement. If this criterion is met, the following weighting scheme is applied:
- 15% Assignment
- 35% Exam 1
- 15% Assignment
- 35% Exam 2
The individual components map to grades as follows:
|89,50% - 100,00%||1|
|79,50% - 89,49%||2|
|69,50% - 79,49%||3|
|59,50% - 69,49%||4|
|0,00% - 59,49%||5|
For participants of the Cross-Functional Management Program and WU-incomings only
For questions concerning enrolment and waiting lists please contact the Coordinator of the Cross-Functional Management Program at email@example.com
All students must attend the first class, otherwise they will be deregistered.
Basic knowledge in international finance!
You can contact the lecturers by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
For administrative matters and registration please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For contacting the tutor, please write an e-mail to him/her or attend his/her office hours: https://www.wu.ac.at/finance/people/tutors/