Educational guide
IDENTIFYING DATA 2018_19
Subject INTERNATIONAL FINANCE II Code 00512040
Study programme
GRADO EN COMERCIO INTERNACIONAL
Descriptors Credit. Type Year Period
6 Optional Fourth First
Language
Castellano
Prerequisites
Department DIREC.Y ECONOMIA DE LA EMPRESA
Coordinador
TASCÓN FERNÁNDEZ , MARÍA TERESA
E-mail mttasf@unileon.es
pcasc@unileon.es
ifeir@unileon.es
Lecturers
TASCÓN FERNÁNDEZ , MARÍA TERESA
CASTRO CASTRO , PAULA
FEITO RUIZ, ISABEL
Web http://
General description
Tribunales de Revisión
Tribunal titular
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente DIREC.Y ECONOMIA DE LA EMPRESA FANJUL SUAREZ , JOSE LUIS
Secretario DIREC.Y ECONOMIA DE LA EMPRESA GONZALEZ VELASCO , MARIA DEL CARMEN
Vocal DIREC.Y ECONOMIA DE LA EMPRESA ROBLES GONZALEZ , FRANCISCO JAVIER
Tribunal suplente
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente DIREC.Y ECONOMIA DE LA EMPRESA SIERRA FERNANDEZ , MARIA DEL PILAR
Secretario DIREC.Y ECONOMIA DE LA EMPRESA AMOR TAPIA , BORJA
Vocal DIREC.Y ECONOMIA DE LA EMPRESA CASTAÑO GUTIERREZ , FRANCISCO JAVIER

Competencias
Code  
A6648
A6652
A6665
A6677
A6678
A6679
A6682
A6683
B779
B781
B783
B785
B787
B789
B791
B792
B793
B795
C1
C2
C3
C5

Learning aims
Competences
Apply different models of equity valuation, both in domestic and international markets A6678
B783
B787
B791
B792
C2
C3
C5
Apply different models of valuation to asset portfolios, both in domestic and international markets A6679
A6683
B785
B787
B791
C2
C3
Compute return and risk of international equity investment A6652
B787
B791
B793
B795
C2
C3
Operate in the eurocurrency market and with credits offered by multinational banking. Compute the effective cost of international credit A6652
A6682
B781
B787
B791
C2
C3
Differentiate official credit to export from private financing, with practical applications A6677
A6682
B781
B783
B791
C1
C3
Recognize the hedging instruments available to minimize risks of multinational operations A6648
A6665
B781
B791
B793
C1
C2
C3
Advantages and disadvantages of financing multinational operations with private vs public funds A6652
A6677
B779
B783
B789
B791
C1
C3

Contents
Topic Sub-topic
International finance Introduction to international finance
International financing alternatives
Managing international portfolios
Risks of multinational companies

Planning
Methodologies  ::  Tests
  Class hours Hours outside the classroom Total hours
Tutorship of group 10 15 25
 
Case study 5 10 15
Practicals using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in computer rooms 20 30 50
 
Lecture 20 30 50
 
Mixed tests 2 2 4
3 3 6
 
(*)The information in the planning table is for guidance only and does not take into account the heterogeneity of the students.

Methodologies
Methodologies   ::  
  Description
Tutorship of group Tutorship oriented to the whole group in which the teacher helps the students to formulate, analyze, solve and debate a problem or exercise related to the topic of the subject.
Case study Gathering of real information to be applied in the cases. Selection and elaboration of that information.
Practicals using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in computer rooms Individual work to solve the assigned cases, applying theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during the classes. Reporting on students’ results.
Lecture Interactive lectures, to communicate core material and to deal with central concepts and models.

Personalized attention
 
Tutorship of group
Case study
Practicals using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in computer rooms
Lecture
Mixed tests
Description
Traditional Tutorships: On site, at the teacher’s desk or by phone. Also by e-mail. During the teachers' assistance hours.

Tutorship of group: On site, during the practical classes, in the computer room.

Assessment
  Description Qualification
Written works:individual works and group works 40% as a maximum
Mixed tests Out of 5 points, 4 points are devoted to theoretical questions and 1 point to practical questions. 50% as a maximum
Others Attendance and participation 10% as a maximum
 
Other comments and second call
Second call: Written exam, made up of theoretical questions (4 points) and practical exercises (5 points), similar to those performed during the classes. For the other point, it will be maintained the score obtained with attendance and participation during the course time.

Extraordinary exam in December or Exam for academic years without classes: Written exam, made up of theoretical questions (4.5 points) and practical exercises (5.5 points), similar to those performed during the classes (in the last academic year with classes).

The holding and use of mobile phones and/or electronic devices is strictly forbidden during the exams. The holding of unauthorized class notes, books, portfolios, mobile and/or electronic devices, etc. during the exams will mean the immediate withdrawal of the exam, the expulsion of the student, and the qualification of the exam with a failing grade.


Sources of information
Access to Recommended Bibliography in the Catalog ULE

Basic

Bodie, Z., Kane, A., and Marcus, A.J. (2017). Essentials of investments. 10th Ed. McGraw-Hill.

Butler, K.C. (2016). Multinational Finance: Evaluating the Opportunities, Costs, and Risks of Multinational Operations, 6th Edition. Wiley.

Moffett, M., Stonehill, A., and Eiteman, D. (2016). Fundamentals of Multinational Finance, Global Edition. 6th Ed. Pearson. 

Complementary
Berk, J., De Marzo, P., and Harford, J. (2014). Fundamentals of Corporate Finance. 3rd Ed. Prentice Hall.

Brigham, E.F. and Ehrhardt, M.C. (2017). Financial Management:Theory and Practice. 15th Ed. South Western Cengage Learning.

Buckley, A. (2012). International Finance: A practical perspective. Pearson.

Levi, M.D. (2009). International Finance. 5th Ed. Routledge.

Martín Marín, J.L. y Téllez Valle, C. (2014). Finanzas internacionales. 2ª Ed. Paraninfo.

Pra, I. y de la Fuente, D. [Coords.] (2016). Dirección financiera de la empresa: Un enfoque internacional. McGraw-Hill.

Ross, S., Westerfield, R.W. and Jordan, B.D. (2017). Fundamentals of Corporate Finance. 11th Ed. McGraw-Hill.


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Other comments
It is useful to have coursed Interantional Finance I previously, but it is not required.