Course syllabus MFI - International Finance (FBE - SS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
MFI
Course title in Czech:
International Finance
Course title in English: International Finance
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
required
Type of delivery: usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Klára Baková (instructor)
doc. Ing. Svatopluk Kapounek, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Ing. Blanka Kedroňová (instructor)
doc. Ing. Zuzana Kučerová, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
Prerequisites: Final Bachelor Exam
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Q23
Lecture
Every week
48
Thursday
13.00-14.50
Q34K. Baková, B. Kedroňová
Seminar
Every week
24
Thursday
15.00-16.50
Q24
SeminarEvery week24
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course focuses on practical experiences of exchange rate risk management and capital flows in international organizations. The objective is to provide knowledges about driving forces of exchange rate movements, role of the international monetary institutions and management of foreign capital flows.
 
Course content:
1.
Balance of payments and exchange rate (allowance 2/1)
2.
Fundamental and technical analysis of exchange rate (allowance 6/1)
3.
Foreign transactions and exchange rate exposure (allowance 4/2)
4.
Foreign exchange risk management (allowance 4/4)
5.International investments and capital flows (allowance 4/2)
6.International monetary policy and institutions (allowance 8/4)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
26 h
seminar
26 h
consultation
10 h
preparation for exam
20 h
preparation for regular testing
20 h
reading of research papers and additional texts38 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
The student will obtain "small credit" after 57,5% success in written tests. Final evaluation is given as the sum of the points from tests, points received for activity during the seminars, best prediction of the exchange rate and oral exam: A 100 – 81, B 80 – 71, C 70 – 61, D 60 – 51, E 50 – 41 and F 40 or less points. The student of full-time study form can register during his foreign mobilty. In that case, he can pass two tests after arrival according to the individual agreement with the lecturer.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
MADURA, J. International Financial Management. USA: South-Western College Pub, 2014. 752 p.
DURČÁKOVÁ, J. -- MANDEL, M. Mezinárodní finance. 4th ed. Praha: Management Press, 2010. 494 p. ISBN 978-80-7261-221-5.

Recommended:
SOLNIK, B. Global investments. 6th ed. Boston [u.a.: Pearson [u.a., 664 p. The Prentice Hall series in finance. ISBN 0-321-55212-1.
GANDOLFO, G. International Finance and Open-Economy Macroeconomics. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer, 2012. 613 p. ISBN 3-540-43459-3.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-EPA-FIM Finance and Investment Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study C-EPA-FIM Finance and Investment Management, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 12/04/2019.

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