3904193: International corporate finance

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Semester:SS 15
Scheduled in semester:2
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:56.0 L / 42.0 h
Self-directed study time:258.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Banking and Financial Management (01.10.2008)


  • Global Financial Environment
  • International Parity Conditions and Exchange Rates
  • The Foreign Exchange Market and Derivatives
  • Foreign Exchange Exposure
  • Financing and Investing in the Global Firm
  • Working Capital Management
  • Investment and Financing Decisions in Entrepreneurial Settings
  • Deal Structuring
  • Evaluation Instruments for Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Harvesting Strategies
  • Discussion of the Methods of Individually Selected Journal Articles

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the module students have at their disposal a comprehensive and integrated knowledge of the majority of core issues in International Business Finance und Entrepreneurial Finance. They also have an analytical comprehension of the procedures and methods. With their acquired knowledge and abilities they are able to independently solve problems in the discussed field.

Students can apply procedures and techniques that are specialised and consistently state-of-the-art and identify, conceptualise and define new and abstract issues and problems in international corporate finance and entrepreneurial finance and communicate comprehensively with professionals and laities.

As part of the final assignment participants prepare research papers on assigned topics or smaller empirical or analytical research projects, and apply exact technical procedures and methodologies. They show their capability to deliver and explain results of their own seminar project in a presentation and in a question and answer session. Students are able to communicate at a professional level reflecting various degrees of expertise in front of an audience of specialists and critically comment on projects of other seminar participants and verify their remarks.


Lectures Method

Interactive lecture, exercises, seminar

Admission Requirements


Exam Modalities

> Written examination with 60 minutes editing time (60%)
> Term paper (30%)
> Presentation (10%)
> Obligatory class participation


Web-based online evaluation upon completion of module


  • PWW-MA_International Corporate Finance (SS 15, bewertet)
  • PWW-MA_International Corporate Finance (WS 15/16, bewertet)