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BX3031 - Multinational Business Finance

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

This subject introduces students to the vital areas of corporate financial management in today's globalised world of business. While the focus will be mostly on the financial management of multinational enterprises, students should be aware that, increasingly, domestically-focussed businesses are exposed to international risk, as they engage in exporting and importing, or borrowing in foreign currencies.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate aspects of globalisation and the foreign exchange market;
  • examine the essential features of currency futures and options contracts;
  • discuss the nature of corporate exposure to transaction and translation foreign exchange rate risk and understand the strategies for their management;
  • analyse the nature of operating exposure and examine strategies for its management;
  • critically examine the nature of interest rate and currency swaps and their uses in multinational financial risk management; analyse the principles of global corporate financing including the concepts of integrated and segmented capital markets.
Prerequisites: CO2601 OR BU2004 OR BX2014
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CO2602 AND CO3611

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Siqiwen Li.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Siqiwen Li.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Siqiwen Li
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Dr Siqiwen Li
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed, Dr Siqiwen Li
Lecturer: Mrs Rachna Sharma.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.