Financial Management for Multinationals

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM200A05
Vaknaam Financial Management for Multinationals
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a (ook in semester II a)
ECTS 5

Uitgebreide vaknaam Financial Management for Multinationals
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Know and understand how foreign exchange rate markets work.
2. Know, comprehend, analyze, synthesize and evaluate differences across international equity and debt markets.
3. Evaluate the firm’s exposure to the foreign exchange rate, evaluate the need for hedging, apply and evaluate different ways of hedging the foreign exchange rate risk.
4. Comprehend country and political risk, analyze and evaluate costs, benefits and insurance of international diversification.
5. Evaluate costs of direct foreign investment depending on capital structure.
Omschrijving The course provides knowledge and understanding of how working in an international environment affects firms. The awareness of opportunities and threats related to global exposure allows a financial manager to evaluate the situation and make firm-value enhancing decisions. The objective of the course is to:
1. Recognize risks of working internationally; evaluate needs and ways to hedge them.
2. Evaluate international investment opportunities.
3. Evaluate international financing opportunities.
The course consists of lectures and tutorials, during which the students learn from solving exercises and case studies, presenting and discussing them in the class.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges
Toetsvorm presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen met meerkeuzevragen, schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
(A written exam with open and multiple choice questions, and participation in classes.)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. E. Karmaziene
Docent(en) dr. E. Karmaziene ,dr. W. Westerman
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
International Financial Management, 2014, Second Edition, Pearson. (compulsory) Bekaert, G.J., and R.J. Hodrick 9781292021393 €  27,06
Entreevoorwaarden Basic knowledge of business, corporate finance and calculus is required.
Opmerkingen Secretary: Ellie Jelsema, phone: +31(0)50 363 3685, email: e.t.jelsema@rug.nl, Room 5411.0836.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc IFM - Fudan University, Shanghai (2-jarig)  (basisprogramma voor studenten van FEB) 1 semester I a verplicht
DD MSc IFM – UU, Uppsala (1,5 year)  (basisprogramma voor studenten van FEB) 1 semester I a verplicht
MSc International Financial Management/IFM  (basisprogramma MSc IFM) 1 semester I a verplicht