American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-501 International Trade and Finance

This course focuses on international financial markets. Major topics include foreign exchange rates, international money markets, currency and interest rate derivatives (forwards, options, and swaps), international stock and bond portfolios, and cryptocurrencies. Students learn about the features...more

  • Course ID: MB 501
  • Start Date: 01/02/2022
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

Elective  Course

This course focuses on international financial markets. Major topics include foreign exchange rates, international money markets, currency and interest rate derivatives (forwards, options, and swaps), international stock and bond portfolios, and cryptocurrencies. Students learn about the features of financial instruments and the motivations of market participants. The class focuses on risk management, investing, and arbitrage relations in these markets.

At the completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  1. Discuss the basics of International Monetary System.
  2. Distinguish between various foreign exchange instruments and transactions.
  3. Explain the international parity conditions and how they can help forecast foreign exchange rates.
  4. Plan how to manage interest rate exposure.
  5. Discuss the basics of sourcing the global securities and equity markets.
  6. Examine Financial technology used in global perspectives

The Big Picture

How this course ties into your program outcomes:

Business Knowledge Critical Thinking Communication Technology Ethics
 
D D - D -

Legend:
I = Introduced
D = Developed
M = Demonstrated at the Mastery level suitable for graduation