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International Corporate Finance

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This course applies corporate finance concepts to make international management decisions. Students learn methods to evaluate financial alternatives and create financial plans presented in diverse formats. Other topics include cash flows, business valuation, working capital, capital budgets, long-term financing, hedging mechanisms, cultural approaches to time value of money, constraints on financial flows, and taxation.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Long-Term Financing Options for Multinational Firms

    • Evaluate the effect of dividend policy on stock price.
    • Describe the characteristics of international debt and equity instruments.
    • Compare and contrast leasing with debt or equity finance.
    • Outline a method for managing capital structure.

    Cross-border Working Capital Management

    • Describe the cash conversion cycle and its importance to working capital management.
    • Identify sources and uses of short-term financing.
    • Evaluate how the business policies of a firm affect accounts receivable and inventories.
    • Evaluate multinational cash management strategies.

    Foundations of Finance

    • Explain cultural impact on components of time value of money.
    • Compare and contrast accounting net income and cash flows.
    • Discuss the 12 principles of foundational corporate financial management.
    • Compare and contrast the market value of an asset or liability with the book value.
    • Identify various financial applications of time value of money.

    Business Valuation

    • Use valuation techniques to determine the intrinsic value of debt and equity instruments.
    • Analyze how markets adjust for risk.
    • Apply the Capital-Asset-Pricing Model to calculate a business’s required return.

    Capital Budgets

    • Analyze risks associated with international investment decisions.
    • Calculate the cost of capital.
    • Apply techniques used in capital budgeting decisions.
    • Analyze a capital project’s present value based on expected future net cash flows.

    International Financial Planning

    • Analyze the effect of price setting on capital budgeting.
    • Explain the methods, pitfalls, and benefits of capital rationing.
    • Create a financial plan for an international organization.
    • Discuss foreign direct investment.
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