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FINC410 - International Finance

Course Details

Course Code: FINC410 Course ID: 3357 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to give the student a better understanding of the unique problems and opportunities presented by international business. Since the special emphasis of this course is finance, the course will focus considerable attention on specific topics of international finance such as foreign exchange markets and managing exchange rate risk. Students must have access to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel software.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • CO1. Identify and contrast the major markets that facilitate international business.
  • CO2. Describe relationships between exchange rates and economic variables, and explain the forces that influence these relationships.
  • CO3. Identify the best practices for measuring and managing exchange rate risk.
  • CO4. Describe the management of long-­‐term assets and liabilities, including motives for direct foreign investment, multinational capital budgeting, country risk, analysis, and capital structure decisions.
  • CO5. Concentrate on multi-­‐national corporations’ (MNCs’) management of short-­‐term financing and international cash management.

Method of Assessment

A. Tests

There will be two (2) tests in the course, a midterm and a final given in modules four and eight respectively. The tests in this class will consist of multiple choice questions and/or short answer problems. Tests will be three hours long and focus on the material covered in the course. It is the student’s responsibility to notify the instructor regarding any schedule changes or non- disability related accommodations.

B. Quizzes:

Course quizzes will be given each week throughout the term. The quizzes consist of exercises, problems, and simulations. Quizzes will have a specific due date with specific instructions. Late assignments will be subject to the university’s Late Work/Make-up Policy detailed in the student handbook. Please be advised the instructor reserves the right to implement their own late assignment policy.

C. Assignments:

Throughout the term, assignments will be given in several modules to test student understanding of the material. Assignments will consist of questions, problems, or simulations. Please be advised the instructor reserves the right to implement their own late assignment policy.

D. Discussion Forums:

Participation in the discussion forums is an essential component of the final grade. All students are expected to engage in lively discussions and answer instructor follow-up questions. The quality of participations along with student netiquette will be a part of the grade.

Assessment of the Course Objectives

Course Objectives

Assessment Methods

1 - 5

Test question, paper, quizzes, discussion, and assignment

The following distribution will be used in assigning grades (decimal points will be rounded to the nearest whole number at semester’s end).

Grade

Quality Points/Grading Percent

A

4.0/ 100 – 94

A-

3.67/ 93 – 90

B+

3.33/ 89 – 87

B

3.0/ 86 – 84

B-

2.67/ 83 –80

C+

2.33/ 79 – 77

C

2.0/ 76 – 73

C-

1.67/ 72 – 70

D+

1.33/ 69 – 67

D

1.0/ 66 – 64

D-

0.67/ 63 – 60

F

0.0/ 59 – 0

NameGrade %
Assignments 5.00 %
Week 8 Assignment 5.00 %
Forums 10.00 %
Week 1 Forum 1.43 %
Week 2 Forum 1.43 %
Week 3 Forum 1.43 %
Week 4 Forum 1.43 %
Week 5 Forum 1.43 %
Week 6 Forum 1.43 %
Week 7 Forum 1.43 %
Homework 20.00 %
Week 1 Homework 2.86 %
Week 2 Homework 2.86 %
Week 3 Homework 2.86 %
Week 4 Homework 2.86 %
Week 5 Homework 2.86 %
Week 6 Homework 2.86 %
Week 7 Homework 2.86 %
Quizzes 25.00 %
Week 1 Quiz 4.17 %
Week 2 Quiz 4.17 %
Week 3 Quiz 4.17 %
Week 5 Quiz 4.17 %
Week 6 Quiz 4.17 %
Week 7 Quiz 4.17 %
Tests 40.00 %
FINC410 Midterm 20.00 %
Final 20.00 %

Websites and Videos

In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources.

Note website addresses are subject to change.

  • Textbook Companion Website
  • American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab
  • Turnitin Website
Book Title:International Financial Management, 8th Ed.- the VitalSource e-book & Connect access is provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781259717789
Publication Info:VS-McGraw-Hill
Author:Eun, Cheol / Resnick, Bruce G.
Unit Cost:$259.02
Electronic ISBN:1260535320
Electronic Unit Cost:$45.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.