Accounting and Finance

International Financial Management

Module code: N1548
Level 6
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

On this module, you'll learn about global capital markets, looking at the decision-making process of international companies, and studying the issues surrounding multinational financial management.

This includes:

  • international monetary systems
  • exchange rate regimes
  • tax rules and legal and institutional complexities.

You'll also study risk factors for multinational companies, including fluctuations in foreign exhange rates and look at key financial instruments.

Other topics include:

  • measuring and managing currency exchange risk
  • capital budgeting for multinational cooperations
  • the implications of the financial crisis (2007-2009) on global companies.

Module learning outcomes

  • Critical awareness of issues in international financial management
  • Systematic presentation and understanding of financial instruments for multinational companies, especially foreign exchange instruments
  • Evaluate methodologies of measuring performance and meeting liquidity needs
  • Systematic examination of capital budgeting management, growth and dividend policy