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BX3031 - Multinational Business Finance

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
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

  • 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

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Lecturer: Mrs Rachna Sharma.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Mrs Rachna Sharma.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>, <Person not found>
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>, <Person not found>
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Huiping Zhang.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops.
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (20%).

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