BUS 454 International Financial Management/Capital Markets


Introduction to the environment of international financial management and aspects of capital markets, including the balance of payments, foreign exchange markets, parity conditions in the foreign exchange market, derivatives, and selected investment topics. Presentation of stock valuations, mergers and acquisitions and investment analysis, using discounted cash flow analysis and modern portfolio theory. Students are also exposed to options, forward and futures contracts, which are important hedging securities. Introduction to financial analytics and multivariate statistical models. Case studies are included and students are organized into teams. Use of computerized spreadsheet is required.