Syllabus

Titel
0401 Global Financial Management B
LV-Leiter/innen
Giorgia Simion, Ph.D.
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    PI
  • Semesterstunden
    4
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
21.09.2020 bis 28.09.2020
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Master
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Mittwoch 07.10.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 14.10.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 21.10.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 28.10.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 04.11.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 11.11.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 18.11.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 02.12.2020 09:00 - 14:00 Online-Einheit
Mittwoch 09.12.2020 14:00 - 18:00 Online-Einheit

Ablauf der LV bei eingeschränktem Campusbetrieb

In case of limited activities on campus, the course will take place in distance mode. It will consist of a mix of synchronous online classes and asynchronous materials. On-line office hours will also be scheduled to support students during this phase.

Attendance is still required. Students have to attend at least 75% of the synchronous online classes.

With respect to the final exam, it will take place on campus for all students. Foreign students subject to travel restrictions are allowed to take the final exam online.

The evaluation is based on:

1. Assignments 40 points

2. Quizzes 20 points

3. Final Exam 40 points

Total 100 points

 

Grading (p=points)

p ≥  87,5                       1

75,0 ≤  p < 87,5            2

62,5 ≤  p < 75,0           3

50,0 ≤  p < 62,5           4

p <  50,0                      5

Inhalte der LV

The aim of this course is to introduce students into international financial management. Firms acquiring and investing funds not only in the domestic market but also beyond borders encounter a broader set of opportunities but also face additional risks. The course focuses on the main tools that international finance managers use to analyze investment across countries or to make the best business decisions.

The main topics covered in this course are:

1. Spot Markets for Foreign Currency

2. Forward Markets for Foreign Currency

3. Currency Options

4. Relevance of Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk

5. Measuring Exposure to Exchange Rates

6. Cost of International Capital

7. International Capital Budgeting

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

On successful completion of this course, students will have acquired an understanding about:
i) characteristics and mechanisms of currency markets and the most important financial instruments operating in these markets,
ii) how these instruments can be used to measure and manage foreign exchange risk,
iii) how to set the cost of capital and adjust domestic capital budgeting for international projects.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Students have to attend at least 75% of the classes.

Lehr-/Lerndesign

The course consists of mandatory regular lectures and assignments. The lectures will be largely based on the instructor's lecture notes, on the main textbook and additional readings.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

The evaluation is based on:

1. Assignments 40 points

2. Quizzes 20 points

3. Final Exam 40 points

Total 100 points

 

Grading (p=points)

p ≥  87,5                       1

75,0 ≤  p < 87,5            2

62,5 ≤  p < 75,0           3

50,0 ≤  p < 62,5           4

p <  50,0                      5

Literatur

1 Autor/in: Sercu, Piet
Titel:

International Finance: Theory into Practice


Verlag: Princeton University Press
Jahr: 2009

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

giorgia.simion@wu.ac.at

Zuletzt bearbeitet: 14.09.2020



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