Global Finance: Hedging Risks & Forecasting

Est. Study Time: 1 hours
3 PDCs


What do horse racing tracks, weather stations and international finance have in common? They all rely on predictions, which are subject to risks. In International Finance, forecasting must be used as a means of hedging these risks, and as currency rates fluctuate, businesses must attempt to predict how the markets will swing. Join the International Business team as they work to determine the proper forecasts for Central Products. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with the basics of risk management in international finance
  • Learn how to assess the foreign exchange markets and which factors affect it
  • Gain a better understanding of how to manage foreign exchange exposure

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