KS International Financial Management

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3,5 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Business Administration Robert Breitenecker 2 hpw University of Victoria
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Joint Master's Program Global Business - Canada/Peru 2020W
Objectives This course will provide the student with a solid overview of key concepts in international finance. The course objectives are to:

  • understand key international finance concepts including foreign exchange, multi-national firm considerations, cross-border financing and investing.
  • be able to understand and explain these concepts and perform related calculations and analyses correctly.
  • enhance both oral and written communication skills.

Detailed learning objectives will be posted during the course to assist students with a clear understanding of knowledge and skills required to successfully complete the course.

Subject Overview and Exchange Rates
Exchange Rate Management
International Cost of Capital
International Taxation
Treasury Management of Multi-National
Political Risk Management
Criteria for evaluation - Contribution and participation (10%)
- Midterm exam (30%)
- Final exam (60%)

Attendance: The University of Victoria Calendar states: “Students are expected to attend all classes in which they are enrolled.” Attending class is an important part of the learning process in this course. Attendance exposes you to material not in the readings, to your classmates' insights and helps clarify material that can lead to better performance in the course.

Students with unexcused absences from more than 2 (two) class sessions will not be permitted to write the final examination.

Methods The course will use a combination of readings and cases to develop and apply course concepts. Extensive preparation and understanding of the pre-assigned cases is expected.
Study material Online Harvard coursepack (you will need a credit card to purchase the cases and readings):
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 50
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority