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BX3031 - Multinational Business Finance

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

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

  • describe the corporate financing and investment strategies used in foreign exchange markets and international settings;
  • critically examine and evaluate the essential features of currency derivatives such as futures, options and swaps contracts in multinational financial risk management;
  • discuss and evaluate the management strategies used to minimise corporate exposure to business operations and transactions in the multinational marketplace.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (55%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (25%) - Individual
  • Participation > Online participation - (20%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: (CO2601 OR BU2004 OR BX2014)
CO2602 AND CO3611


JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Huiping Zhang.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr Li Xian Liu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.