A B. Finance Specialization Requirements (12 semester hours): Term Two (spring) | |
| IMB 531 Portfolio Analysis and Management I: Equity | (2) |
| IMB 532 Portfolio Analysis and Management II: Fixed Income | (2) |
| IMB 533 Portfolio Analysis and Management III: Derivatives and Financial Risk Management | (2) |
| IMB 536 Global Macroeconomic Trends and Financial Institutions or CSB Elective | (1) |
| IMB 534 International Real Estate Investment | (1) |
| IMB 539 Financial Management | (2) |
| IMB --- CSB Elective | (2) |
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| IMB 595 Special Topics in International Business (to be completed at an IBSA partner school) | |
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Students will review special topics related to international real estate value. These topics will include: the mathematics of real estate investment, special tax-deferral and tax sheltering options, cross-border money transfers, offshore real estate ownership, and the expanding importance of ecotourism and sustainable development.
IMB 535. International Finance (2) A global overview of managerial and financial accounting for international financial decision-making at an advanced level. The course focuses on analysis and decision making techniques affecting global economics, multinational finance, international accounting, global harmonization, corporate governance, and global value creating management.
IMB 536. Global Macroeconomic Trends (2) Analysis of aggregate economic economy, the effects of fiscal and monetary policies in a global environment and financial institutions in which global business firms operate. The course will measure, analyze, and interpret economic data in an open economic context.
IMB 537. Global Topics (1-4) A series of topics providing depth in functional areas such as global business and economic forecasting, financial statement analysis, global information technology, project management, and globally emerging topics.
IMB 538. Financial Reserach Methods (1-2) An extensive study of the research methods utilized to understand and analyze financial issues. Topics and skills covered include: 1) identification and extraction of reliable data for interest rates, equity, prices, company fundamentals, and foreign currency, 2) utilization of SAS, Eventus, Bloomberg, and Microsoft Excel to perform analytics such as correlations, regressions, and event studies, and 3) presentation of research results.
IMB 539. Financial...