FINA4320 International Finance

Course Description

Foundational concepts of modern financial management. Emphasizes the role of financial markets in decision-making. Applies models for risk and return to determine cost of capital needed to value long-term investments by the company. Analyzes theory and practice of how corporations choose the optimal mix of long-term financing and how this choice is influenced by taxes, financial distress, and agency problems. Other topics include financial derivatives and their applications in financial management. Course is a continuation of FINA 3320.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FINA3320

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the basic areas of Finance
  2. Understand the time value of money
  3. Understand the basics of capital budgeting
  4. Utilize capital budgeting techniques to implement corporate strategy
  5. Understand how capital structure can impact firm profitability
  6. Understand the basics of valuing financial instruments