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AFF9730 - International finance

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Sunway Second semester 2008 (Evening)


Topics include working capital management, capital budgeting and funding decisions (capital structure and cost of capital) incorporating the identification of foreign exchange risks and their management as well as their financial reporting implications.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify motives and evaluate strategies for foreign direct investment
  • understand the impact of and strategies to manage risks associated with international business
  • acquire a sound knowledge of issues surrounding the financing of international business
  • develop oral presentation skills in communicating complexities surrounding international business
  • develop an ability to work independently, lead and participate in teams from diverse cultural and social backgrounds by producing a presentation relating to an international business issue.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Must be enrolled in Master of International Business


AFF9160, AFF9250

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