1334 ExInt: International Corporate Finance (Group 2)
Assoz.Prof. PD Dr. Jakob Müllner, Dr. Harald Puhr, MSc (WU)
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/20/22 to 09/28/22
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 10/04/22 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 10/11/22 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 10/25/22 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 11/15/22 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 11/29/22 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 12/20/22 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 01/10/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.0.01 ERSTE


The course addresses classic corporate finance topics with a particular focus on international finance in small and medium enterprises. 

The course covers topics such as: 

  • International Capital Budgeting,
  • Hedging Foreign Exchange Exposure,
  • Hedging Practice & Strategic Hedging, 
  • International Capital Markets & Real Options,
  • Company Valuation, Strategic Alliances & M&A, and 
  • Project Finance. 

Learning outcomes

During the course, students 

  • acquire theoretical and conceptual knowledge on international financial management, 
  • learn about corporate valuation techniques, 
  • gain a systematic understanding of financial risk management techniques,  
  • understand key alliances and their business implications, 
  • become knowledgeable about hedging instruments, and
  • understand strategic financial management in an international context. 

Attendance requirements

Online attendance in all synchronous sessions and asynchronous teaching is required.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Course design

This course is designed as a modular online (1334) and face-to-face (1333) course. The online unit is taught entirely via learn@wu. Students in both the online and the face-to-face course are expected to attend/complete ALL weekly learning components. This includes:

  • Pre-session mandatory readings
  • Online assignments and learning extensions (videos & podcasts),
  • Online teaching sessions, and
  • Recorded lecture casts (asynchronous) – Online unit only.

The course ends with a written in person exam (additional information below). The course is supported online through student forums.



  • Online assignments         30% 
  • Final exam                     70% 


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Availability of lecturer(s)

Harald Puhr:

Jakob Muellner: 
Tel.: +43-1-313 36-4374


Open office hours upon prior appointment 


Course language: 

  • Teaching language is English
  • Course materials and student deliverables must be in English

Unit details

Unit Date Contents
1 04.10.2022

09:00-11:00    Session 1: Introduction and Country Risk

2 11.10.2022

09:00-13:00    Session 2: International Capital Budgeting & AES Case

3 25.10.2022

09:00-13:00    Session 3: Hedging Foreign Exchange Exposure I

4 15.11.2022

09:00-13:00    Session 4: Hedging Foreign Exchange Exposure II

5 29.11.2022

09:00-13:00    Session 5: International Capital Markets & Real Options

6 20.12.2022

09:00-13:00    Session 6: Company Valuation, Strategic Alliances & M&A

7 10.01.2022

09:00-11:00    Session 7: Final exam

Last edited: 2022-12-13