Course ID 17MST06
  • International Business and Finance
Number of classes 3+3
Semester 4
Status Core
After the completion of the learning process within the International Business Finance course, students will be able to define the basic concepts, characteristics and specifics of international business finance, as well as to analyse opportunities and make the difference between instruments available to businesses in the international environment. In addition, the goal is for students to know to identify ways of securing the required amount of funds and to select the most favourable structure of funds from international sources that are necessary for the realization of business ventures. The goal is also that students know how to choose the most rational investment of free funds through international transactions, analyse international capital flows, and understand the role and importance of the leading international organizations and the role of the foreign exchange rate and the country's foreign exchange system in international business finance.
The acquired knowledge in this field enables students to:
• understand the essence and changes in exchange rates;
• analyze the organization and work of international financial organizations;
• analyze international capital flows;
• consider the possibilities of securing funds and their allocation in the context of international business financing.
Theoretical training
• Foreign exchange system.
• Foreign exchange rate - Theoretical Concepts.
• Foreign exchange market (factors determining the exchange rate in the long and short term, fixed and fluctuating courses - strengths and weaknesses).
• International Financial System.
• IMF and the World Bank.
• International movement of capital.
• Insurance and crediting of export business.
• Euromarket.
• Export credit transactions.
• Currency crises, speculative attacks and problems of international indebtedness.
• Joint venture capital.
Practical training
Lectures, exercises, discussions involving the active role of students to freely express their views and opinions, seminar papers, case analyzes and consultations.
Jovanović Gavrilović, P. (2006). Međunarodno poslovno finansiranje. Beograd:CID Ekonomskog fakulteta.
Pugel, T. A.(2012). International Economics. New York: Mc Graw Hill.
Moosa, I.A. (2010). International Finance: An Analytical Approach. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Lectures, exercises, case studies, discussions, seminar papers.
Assessment (maximum number of points 100)
Exam Requirements 45 points Final exam 55 points
Attendance 5 Written exam 55
Ongoing assessment 30 Oral exam
Class participation 10    

Practice classes