International Business Finance
Area of Study
Accounting, Business, Finance, Financial Management, International Business
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course provides students with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge required for the management of financial functions of firms operating in several countries. This includes necessary theory and evidence basic to an understanding of international capital and foreign exchange markets. In particular, this course covers topics such as international diversification, foreign direct investment decisions, cost of capital for multinational corporations, financial and political risks, the role of multinational banks and the financial benefits of Euro-currencies and Eurobonds, short-term financing, and international equity markets. The general emphasis is on the identification and management of risk relating to exchange rate fluctuations and government policy changes.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.