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Global Financial Management 7.5 credits

Internationell finansiell management
Second cycle, R7011N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Business Administration
Subject group (SCB)
Business Administration
Main field of study
Business Administration

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree of at least 180 ECTS out of which 60 credits should be in the area of business administration or economics or equivalent. Business Administration can be equivalent to managerial experience of at least 4 years involving financial responsibility (shall be supported by certificates). The student should be proficient in English equivalent to English 6.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
After passing the course the student shall be able to:
  • identify, describe and analyze tools within finance and financial instruments
  • describe and analyze how prices, foreign currency- and interest rate risk affects multinational companies
  • identify, describe and analyze concepts within international capital budgeting

In addition to offer the fundamental knowledge and tools in finance and the financial instruments for making investment decisions, the course offers a thorough treatment of price, foreign currency- and interest rate risk management practices of multinational corporations. The focus is on financing in global markets, economic currency exposure and capital structure, and international capital budgeting with global asset pricing frameworks.

The course contains lectures, seminars, group work, cases and/or project work.
Teaching might be in English.

Written and oral examination.
Presence during compulsory sessions is required.

The course can not be included in a degree together with the course M7016N.
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Ossi Pesämaa

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2017 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Baker, H. K., & Nofsinger, J. R. (Eds.). (2010). Behavioral finance: investors, corporations, and markets (Vol. 6). John Wiley & Sons.
Leach, J. C., & Melicher, R. W. (2011). Entrepreneurial finance. Cengage Learning.
Literature might be added.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Compulsory tests and assignmentsU G VG *7.50MandatoryA13

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Bo Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Feb 2013

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Feb 2019