Exposes the student to the international financial environment. Focuses on the financial management of businesses operating in international markets. Includes topics such as importance of international finance, monetary systems, foreign exchange risk, and short-term and long-term financial market and how to manage political risk. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
FIN 248 is designed as a one semester course in international finance. The purpose of the course is to familiarize the student with the challenges and problems associated with financing international transactions. FIN 248 is a required course for students in the international business specialization of the business management program and the career studies certificate in International Business. It may be chosen as an elective in other programs.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Students should have an understanding of basic economics and financial management.
Upon the successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: