A STUDY GUIDE WITH BEHAVIORAL
OBJECTIVES AND LEARNER OUTCOMES
FOR THE MBA PROGRAM
THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE
BM 623 MULTINATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
This course is designed to extend the student’s knowledge of corporate finance and investment to
the international arena. The current academic research will be covered in the areas of foreign
exchange market efficiency, international equity listing, international corporate diversification,
foreign direct investment, multinationalization and firm value, multinational capital structure, and
international corporate governance. Multinational Financial Management is a three‐weekend
course, starting the first weekend on June 9th and 10th, 2550 and ending four weeks after the last
weekend of classes (June 30th‐July 1st, 2550). It is imperative that students prepare the research
papers preliminary drafts, before the second weekend of class.
IV. COURSE OBJECTIVES
A. Entrance Competencies:
2. Knowledge of tools and techniques of finance and accounting as applied mainly
in a domestic setting.
3. Course(s) in economics and/or international economics.
4. Basic quantitative skills, basic computer skills, and basic word processing and
spreadsheet analysis skills on a personal computer.
B. Exit Competencies:
By the end of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate and apply skills in
international finance in managing the international financial resources of a
1. After successfully completing prerequisites, students are expected to know the
theories and empirical findings of the general literature in the following
areas: Foreign exchange market efficiency, foreign exchange and direct
investment, international equity listing, international corporate
diversification, multi-nationalization and firm va