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Multinational Financial Management

Overview

  • Credit value: 15 credits at Level 7
  • Convenor: Grace Peng
  • Tutors: Carolina Valiente, Mark Largan
  • Assessment: a 2500-word individual report (40%) and two-hour 10-minute examination (60%)

Module description

This module provides knowledge of multinational financial management and international financial transactions. It involves some of the key areas in contemporary international finance and problems that managers of multinational firms face in contemporary global markets. You will study the conceptual framework within which key financial decisions are made in multinational corporations, and gain skills in managing financial assets in a global environment.

Indicative Module content

  • Multinational Enterprise
  • International Monetary System
  • Foreign Exchange Market
  • Transaction Exposure
  • Operating Exposure
  • Translation Exposure
  • Country Risk and Political Risk
  • Credit Crisis
  • International Business

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should:

  • understand what a multinational corporation is and why firms go international
  • understand the international monetary system
  • understand different types of risk related to international finance contexts such as political risk, currency risk and economic exposure
  • be able to solve problems in cases related to international finance.