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
- Master of Applied Finance Students: FINA5533 Finance Essentials (or equivalent)
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
- 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 via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.