Corporate Finance

Controllers' Guide to Multinational Financial Management: Part 2

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:

  • Identify characteristics of the current international monetary system.
  • Recognize some systems of international exchange rate regulations such as the Bretton Woods System and European Monetary System.
  • Identify characteristics of special international currency reserves such as special drawing rights.
  • Recognize causes of the Financial Crisis 2007-2010.
  • Identify the influence of interest rates on a country's currency.
  • Recognize the implications of the interest rate parity (IRP) theory.
  • Identify the influence of interest rates on forward and spot exchange rates.
  • Recognize the concept of purchasing power parity.
  • Identify the concept underlying the Law of One Price.
  • Recognize the relationship between interest rates and future exchange rate changes.
  • Identify the concept of the Fisher Effect and the relationship between real interest rates in different countries.
  • Recognize the relationship between exchange rates, interest rate, and inflation rate as it relates to the financial market efficiency.
  • Identify how the efficient market hypothesis is used to predict the foreign exchange rates.

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    Speaker / Author:

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

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Windows or Mac OS

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    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $49.90

    Details

    Course Code : 99DEL24

    Release Date : 03/10/2016
    Expire Date : 12/31/2019
    Credits :
    CPE 2.00
    QAS 2.00

    Length : 1hr 40min
    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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