5848 Global Finance

5848 Global Finance

(3 semester hours credit)

Companies and managers are impacted as the global economy trends toward greater integration and interdependency. This course provides students with an advanced and in-depth understanding of financial management principles as they relate to the challenges of global expansion, the assessment of global risks and the global capital markets. Focusing on the global financial and macroeconomic environment, topics such as foreign exchange markets, management of foreign exchange exposure, international financial instruments, and cross border capital spending and investment are analyzed. Through lecture, case study, group discussion, and presentation, students will increase their ability to manage currency-related exchange risk and market imperfections using various techniques while maximizing organizational financial performance in light of a firm’s risk tolerance. This course addresses effective communication and ethical decision-making under the umbrella of the global challenge.

Required Prerequisite: 5190