Croatia, Zagreb

International Finance

when 26 June 2017 - 14 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
fee EUR 999

The objective of this course is to develop understanding of international markets and instruments as well as basic principles of investment in the modern financial world. The students should familiarize with all techniques of international investment and be capable to realize the appropriate instruments, markets and timing of investment in order to make efficient allocation of assets. During the course students will develop abilities to analyze and think critically about different approaches to foreign exchange determination, analysis of investment in bonds, equities and commodities through application of different theories on particular case studies. Students should be able to understand what drives the value of euro, dollar and other major currencies as well as to distinguish whether to invest money in fixed income securities or stocks.

The importance of transaction, operating and translation exposures of multinational companies are discussed in order to explain the possibilities of hedging these exposures through application of modern financial instruments: foreign exchange forwards, futures, options and swaps.

Course leader

Jurica Vukas completed MSc in Banking and International Finance at Cass Business School in London. He also completed MSc in International Economics at Faculty of Economics in Zagreb. He received his PhD in Faculty of Economics, University of Split.

Target group

Students with interest in finance and financial markets.

Course aim

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Credits info

- 6 ECTS for International Finance
- 3 ECTS for Croatian Studies (obligatory course for all students)

Fee info

EUR 999: Early Bird fee before April 30, 2017
This fee is for ZSEM non-partner universities
EUR 700: This fee is for ZSEM partner universities
The fee for ZSEM non-partner universities is €1,400 after April 30.