IBF502 International Financial Environment

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
IBF502 International Financial Environment 3 0 6
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Mehmed Ganic Office Hours Schedule
E-mail mganic@ius.edu.ba
Phone 033 957 414 Office / Room No A F3.15
Assistant
E-mail mganic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives The objectives of the course is to familiarize students with international financial markets and operations of multinational corporations and international financial centers.
Textbook Keith Pilbeam, Finance and Financial Markets, third issues, Palgrawe Macmillan Stavarek and Iveta Repkova and Katarina Gajdosova, Theory of financial integration and achievements in the European Union,
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Discuss current events and major developments in international capital flows and the effect of global finance on business
  2. Exhibit knowledge of the financial environment faced by multinational corporations
  3. Analyze the role of financial centres such as London, New York, Tokio
  4. Interprete some trends between domestic, foreign and Eurobond Markets
  5. Exhibit theoretical and practical knowledge of the workings and role of financial markets
Teaching Methods The methods include lectures (which may involve power point presentation, video and audio aids), student presentations, projects and class discussions.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Financial integration and global finance Stavarek and Iveta Repkova and Katarina Gajdosova
Week 3 Why markets matter? Ch2, Keith Pilbeam,Lecture notes
Week 4 Motives behind Building of International Financial Centre Ch1, Keith Pilbeam,Lecture notes
Week 5 QUIZ 1, Regulation of the Financial sector Ch18, Keith Pilbeam,Lecture notes
Week 6 What money markets do and Investing in money markets Ch5, Keith Pilbeam,Lecture notes
Week 7 Why issue bonds? Ch6, Keith Pilbeam,Lecture notes
Week 8 Special Issues in International finance and Review TBD
Week 9 MIDTERM EXAM
Week 10 Assignment I: Summarize the main points of each of the following speaker (1 page each): Olivier Blanchard https://www.aeaweb.org/webcasts/2018/aea-presidential-address-market-and-marketplaces
Week 11 Assignment II: Summarize the main points of each of the following speaker (1 page each): Brexit: Six Months Later " https://www.aeaweb.org/webcasts/2017/brexit
Week 12 Article review 1 - MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES UNDER THE GLOBALIZATION CONTEXT" ftp://ftp.repec.org/opt/ReDIF/RePEc/rau/journl/SP12/REBE-SP12-A9.pdf
Week 13 Article review 2 - How U.S. Multinational Companies Strengthen the U.S. Economy" https://www.uscib.org/docs/foundation_multinationals.pdf
Week 14 Class discussion- final project
Week 15 Final exam /Term project
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 30
Article review 1 1 10
Article review 2 1 10
Assigment I and Assigment II each 5 2 10
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
        Total Workload Hours = 0
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 07/10/2019
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