In International Finance (FN 433), you’ll learn to apply your financial skills to the goals and risks of multinational corporations (MNCs). In addition, you’ll learn about the characteristics of international markets and the financial instruments unique to international finance. Using your knowledge of inflation, national income, and agencies, you’ll identify how inflation and interest rates affect international trade and currency exchange rates. By the end of the semester, you’ll be thoroughly prepared to hedge risk through forward and futures contracts.
Financial Modeling and Forecasting
In your senior year, you’ll take everything you’ve learned in finance courses and apply your expertise to real-world scenarios in Financial Modeling and Forecasting (FN 447). You’ll gain facility in several modeling and forecasting techniques such as the Gordon model, CAPM, and Black-Sholes, with an emphasis on the statistical analysis of economic and financial data. Using this knowledge, you’ll learn to construct spreadsheets to generate pro forma statements, perform sensitivity analysis, and assist in capital budgeting, firm valuation, and working capital management decisions. After honing your insight and strategies, you’ll be prepared to use your financial expertise in the professional business world.