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Davar Academy, LLC | Evaluated Learning Experience

Multinational Business Finance (FIN 310)

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Dates: 

November 2016 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain global capital markets and exchange rates; analyze spot and derivative (forwards, futures, options and swaps) transactions in the foreign exchange market and fundamental parity conditions; identify how firms can be exposed to exchange rate risk and compare and contrast the options for hedging this risk; apply the principles of capital issuance and capital budgeting of financial decisions to an international context; and apply the above concepts to the decisions faced by any financial manager.

Instruction: 

This course provides an overview of the international financial environment within which multinational firms and financial institutions operate. Major topics include: analysis of the challenges firms face and the international financial management strategies to cope with these challenges, transactions in the foreign exchange market; exchange rate risk and hedging strategies; and related issues such as raising capital abroad, cost of capital for international projects and international capital budgeting. The course of study that is necessary to be prepared for the proctored proficiency examination consists of lessons based on the readings from the textbook. Students are encouraged to answer all the review questions and quizzes for each chapter.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, or Marketing (11/16).

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