Corporate Finance

Controllers' Guide to Multinational Financial Management: Part 1

Course Overview
This course (Parts 1 through 4) is designed for managers working for multinational companies (MNCs) as well as accountants, CFOs, controllers, treasurers, and international investors. In a modern economy, neither businesses nor individual investors can afford to be ignorant of the basic concepts of international finance. Changes in exchange rates and differences in national inflation and interest rates can affect the competitive position of businesses regardless of whether they are engaged in international operations.

For companies that are engaged in international business, national differences in banking, commercial laws, regulations, and political stability also complicate decision making. Today’s investors must also understand the effects of, and interactions among, exchange rates, inflation rates, and interest rates if they wish to maximize their returns and minimize their risks.

The study of multinational finance constitutes an essential component of a modern business education. The subject multinational finance is offered in a variety of titles including international finance, global finance, international financial management, or financial management of multinational corporations etc. at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Controllers' Guide to Multinational Financial Management (Parts 1 through 4) provides a clear and concise introduction to international finance. This course is written and compiled for working professionals engaged in the fields of international finance, global trade, foreign investments, and banking. It may be used for both day-to-day practice and for technical research. This course is a practical reference of proven techniques, strategies, and approaches that are successfully used by professionals to diagnose multinational finance and banking problems. The course covers virtually all important topics dealing with multinational business finance, investments, financial planning, financial economics, and banking. This course will benefit accountants, practicing financial analysts, CFOs, controllers, financial managers, treasurers, money managers, fund managers, investment analysts, and professional bankers, who are engaged in multinational operations.

Controllers' Guide to Multinational Financial Management (Parts 1 through 4) will enlighten the practitioner by presenting the most current information, offer important directives, and explain the technical procedures involved in the aforementioned dynamic business disciplines. The course applies to large, medium, or small multinational companies. It will help you to make smart decisions in all areas of international finance and banking.

You’ll find ratios, formulas, examples, applications, exhibits, charts, and rules of thumb to help you analyze and evaluate any global finance-related situation.




Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Recognize some special features of a multinational corporation (MNC).
  • Distinguish the factors that complicate financial decision making in an international environment.
  • Define an exchange rate.
  • Recognize the different conventions for exchange rate quotation.
  • Compute the rate of exchange for a foreign currency.
  • Identify the functions of foreign exchange markets.
  • Recognize definitions for spot and forward exchange rates.
  • Recognize how the bid/ask rates are used in the foreign exchanges.
  • Recognize the nature of an option contract.
  • Identify the purpose of hedging in the foreign currency market.
  • Recognize factors in value determination of currency options.
  • Identify different foreign currency contracts and their uses.
  • Recognize how exchange rates occur in international monetary system.
  • Recognize how international markets influence of foreign exchange prices.
  • Recognize the impact of economic policies on trade patterns and currency markets.
  • Identify factors affecting the value of the US dollar.



  • Speaker / Author:

    Steve Spafford is a CPA with DeltaCPE LLC, a national CPE provider.

    Price (USD)

    Standard: $74.85

    Details

    Course Code : 99DEL23

    Length : 2hr 30min
    Course Level : Overview
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Finance

    Theme : Corporate Finance

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