0866 International Financial Management II
Dr. Hannelore De Silva, Daniel Hill, MSc (WU)
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
19.09.2019 bis 29.09.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Montag 14.10.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Dienstag 15.10.2019 16:30 - 19:30 TC.1.02
Mittwoch 16.10.2019 14:00 - 17:00 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 14:00 - 17:00 EA.5.030
Dienstag 19.11.2019 14:00 - 17:00 EA.5.030
Mittwoch 20.11.2019 14:00 - 17:00 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

Inhalte der LV

  1. Globalization and the Multinational Firm
  2. International Monetary System
  3. Balance of Payments
  4. Corporate Governance around the World
  5. The Market for Foreign Exchange
  6. International Parity Relationships and Forecasting Foreign Exchange rates
  7. Futures and Options on Foreign Exchange

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

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.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

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.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Grading System:
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:

Part I:
- 15% Assignment
- 35% Exam 1

Part II:
- 15% Assignment
- 35% Exam 2

The individual components map to grades as follows:


Percentage Grade
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


1 Autor/in: Cheol Eun; Bruce Resnick

International Financial Management

Verlag: McGraw-Hill Education
Auflage: 8th Edition
Anmerkungen: Chapters 1-7
Jahr: 2018
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Unbedingt notwendige Studienliteratur für alle Studierenden
Art: Buch

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

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
All students must attend the first class, otherwise they will be deregistered.

Empfohlene inhaltliche Vorkenntnisse

Basic knowledge in international finance!

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

You can contact the lecturers by email at and

For administrative matters and registration please contact

For contacting the tutor, please write an e-mail to him/her or attend his/her office hours:

Zuletzt bearbeitet: 16.09.2019