FINA5631 International Financial Analysis
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit develops an understanding of the problems associated with international financial management. Topics include the environment of international financial management; foreign exchange risk management; multinational working capital management; foreign investment analysis; and financing of foreign operations.
- Students are able to (1) define and distinguish different types of foreign exchange risk and recommend appropriate management action on how to manage this risk; (2) describe the primary forms of financing used by multinationals and identify issues involved in capital structure decisions; (3) identify issues surrounding international capital budgeting investment decision making; (4) critically analyse the complex issues involved in foreign direct investment and exposure to country/political risk; and (5) develop competencies to work effectively in diverse teams.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) in-class assessments ; (2) assignments; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Mr Gary Smith (Semester 1 and Semester 2)
- Unit rules
- ECON5541 Economics for Business: Applications and Policy
MGMT5504 Data Analysis and Decision Making
ACCT5432 Introductory Financial Accounting (or equivalent)
MGMT5610 Applied Professional Business Communications
Graduate Certificate in Finance students: none
- Advisable prior study:
- Part time Master of Applied Finance students: FINA5533 Finance Essentials (or equivalent)
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.