International Financial Management (Postgraduate level)_98/1

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International Financial
Management

(Postgraduate level)
_98/1


Course Title:
International Financial
Management

Time:
Friday
,
2
:10
-

5:00pm

Venue:
6
2
4
53

Pre
-
requisites:
Corporate Finance


Course Co
-
ordinator: Yung
-
Ming Shiu

Office hours:
Thursday
s
,

9
am
-

noon

or by appointments

Tel: 0
6
-
2
757575

ext. 5
333
0

Email: yungming@
mail.ncku
.edu.tw



COURSE DESCRIPTION


The course aims to develop in students an understanding of
international financial
management.

The important issues on internati
onal corporate
finance wil
l be discussed
and analysed.
First of all, an overview of corporate
financ
e
abroad

is given. We will then
cover
exchange

rate
behavio
ur and risk management.
Students are divided into
1
0

groups.
Students are required to preview the course materials before a
ttending the class.


ASSESSMENT


Form of Assessment

(subject to change)
:

The course is assessed by
four
examination
s

(
4
0
%),
class participation (
3
0%)
and

oral presentation
s

and
group
coursework (
3
0%)
.


Dates of Assessment:
TBA


STUDY PROGRAM


Texts
recomm
ended
and
t
opics

that students are expected to learn


Madura, Jeff, 200
8
, International Corporate Finance,
9
th Edition,
Thomson South
-
Western.

We will attempt
to cover the
first 1
2

chapters of
this text.



Other references


1.

Shapiro, A. C.

(200
6
):
Multina
tional Financial Management
,
8th

edition, Wiley.


Presentation and
Coursework
:


Coursework topics: 1. Determinants of Exchange Rate Risk Exposure; 2. Exchange Rate
Risk Exposure and Derivatives.
The
grou
p
coursework has to be submitted both in
electric f
orm and in paper copy
on the date of final exam

to the class representative.