SYLLABUS MAN 6121
3 CREDIT UNITS
This course discusses international financial management in terms of concept and theory, as well as best and worse practices around the world. The goals of this course are to equip students with knowledge, and technical skills that can be learned from discussion of text and cases from Multinational Corporation. International financial management can be defined as financial management in the context of multinational corporation. The topics covered in this course can be grouped into five big areas: Environment of International Financial Management, Foreign Exchange Exposure, International Financing, International Investment, and Managing MNC Operation. We will discuss cases related to international finance.
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to improve analytical skill and understanding
of international finance.
- Shapiro, A.C. and Moles, P. (2014). International Financial Management. Wiley. (SM)
ADDITIONAL READING MATERIALS
- Additional materials will be distributed during the sessions.
This method is a particular type of learning methods under the student-centered learning (SCL) paradigm. In this approach, students are active learners to find and construct their own knowledge. The instructor serves only as a facilitator to help students achieve learning objectives and develop interpersonal skills. The class time will be devoted to discuss any concepts, materials, and or issues in the subject.
- Mid-term Exam (25%)
- Final Exam (25%)
- Presentation, Discussion, Participation (30%)
- Assignment and Quiz (20%)
The course Multinational Financial Management weighs 3 credit units which is held in 14 sessions of lectures and 2 sessions of exams @ 150 minutes for regular class and 12 sessions of lectures and 2 sessions of exams @ 180 minutes for the executive class.
|1||Environment of International Financial Management Introduction||SM (Ch.1)
Reading: Finance Function in a Global Corp
|2||Environment of International Financial Management Determination of Foreign Exchange (Forex) Rate||SM (Ch. 2)|
|3||Environment of International Financial Management Parity Condition||SM (Ch. 4)
Reading: McDonald’s exchange rate (p.104)
|4||Environment of International Financial Management Forex market and derivatives||SM (Ch. 7, Ch. 8)
Case: International Development Bank
|5||Environment of International Financial Management Forex market and derivatives||SM (Ch. 7, Ch. 8)
Reading: Nick Leeson and Baring Bank
|6||Foreign Exchange Exposure Transaction Exposure Translation Exposure||SM (Ch. 10)|
|7||Foreign Exchange Exposure
|SM (Ch. 11)
Reading: Dollar-Yuan Waltz Problem Set submission #1 and #2
High-Performing Team Leadership
|SM (Ch. 12)
SM (Ch. 13)
Reading: Internationalization of Cost of Capital Case Presentation #1
|9||International Financing Leadership and Productivity||SM (Ch. 9,14)
Case Presentation #2
|10||International Investment and Managing MNC Operation Leadership Communication in an Organizational Context||SM (Ch. 15, 16)
Case Presentation #3
|11||International Investment and Managing MNC Operation Transformational Leadership Through Effective Internal Communication||SM (Ch. 17)
SM (Ch. 6)
|12||International Investment and Managing MNC Operation Transformational Leadership Through Effective External Communication||SM (Ch. 18, Ch. 19,
Case Presentation #4 Problem Set submission
|13||Group Project Presentation and Discussion||Group Presentation|
|14||Group Project Presentation and Discussion||Group Presentation Problem Set submission