INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Banking and Finance
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 307 International Business Finance Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. Sanel Halilbegovic Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] [email protected] no email

This course focuses on international financial management and international trade. Topics in financial management, viewed primarily from the perspective of managers doing business overseas, include the management of foreign exchange exposure, foreign direct investment decisions, and multinational capital budgeting.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
To give students understanding of international trade and investment, currency movements, derivative instruments, hedging strategies, international financial markets, and the role of international agreements and institutions in the management of multinational corporations.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Multinational Financial Management
  2. International Flow of Funds
  3. International Financial Markets
  4. Exchange rate determination
  5. Currency derivatives
  6. Government Influence of Exchange rates
  7. International Arbitrage and Parity
  8. Midterm
  9. Relationship among Inflation, Interest rates and Exchange rates
  10. Forecasting exchange rates
  11. Direct foreign investments
  12. Multinational Capital Budgeting
  13. Long Term Debt Financing
  14. Financing International Trade
  15. FINAL

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Guest instructor
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz110
    Homework110
    Midterm Exam(s)125
    Final Exam140
    +ClassParticipation115
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Identify the role of financial markets
    • Describe and distinguish among alternative derivative instruments, including the different types of exposures multinational corporations face when using derivative instrument
    • Compute exchange rate determination
    • Discuss the relationships among inflation, interest rates and exchange rates
    • Explain the concept of multinational capital budgeting
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Madura J. (2012). International Financial Management. 12th edition. Cengage Learning.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination 0
    Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0