Dr. P.V. Viswanath



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FIN 649: International Corporate Finance
Course Outline and TimeTable


Summer 2004


Class Meeting session and Days


Projects and other Deadlines

Session 1
June 1

Chapter 1: Multinational Enterprise and Multinational Financial Management

Read article "Why trade is good for you," from Media Articles page.
Read article "Outsourcing 101" from Media Articles page.

Session 2
June 3

Chapter 2: The Determination of Exchange Rates Read article "Trade Theory vs. Used Clothes in Africa," from Media Articles page.

Session 3
June 8

Chapter 3: The International Monetary System

Session 4
June 10

Chapter 4: Parity Conditions in International Finance and Currency Forecasting (slides)  

Session 5
June 15

Chapter 7: The Foreign Exchange Market (slides)  

Session 6
June 17

Chapter 7 (contd.) and Practice Midterm  

Session 7
June 22

Chapter 9: Swaps and Interest Rate Derivatives (Slides)  

Session 8
June 24

Chapter 10: Measuring and Managing Translation and Transaction Exposure (Powerpoint Slides)


Session 9
June 29

Chapter 10 (contd.)  

Session 10
July 1

Speaker on Outsourcing
Chapter 12: International Financing and National Capital Markets
Chapter 13: The Euromarkets

Session 11
July 6

Chapter 14: The Cost of Capital for Foreign Investments (Slides)  

Session 12
July 8

Final Exam


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