International finances

Due to the rapid evolution of information and telecommunication technologies in recent years, humanity has witnessed profound changes. These changes have generated high impact modifications in society, and the training of new professionals cannot be strange to it.

There is a change in front of each one of the inhabitants of the planet, the competition is already international, the economies are intermingling, and the companies intertwine their activities across the national borders, the markets are open for almost all. Never before have risks and opportunities at the international level been so obvious. However, opportunities must be recognized and exploited, and risks must be understood and evaluated.

Economies of different countries are now more closely related than ever thanks to money flow. Being at the height of the economic and financial environment in the global context should be the concern of today’s Colombian companies and businessmen, as well as of national economic policy makers.

The Certificate course in International Finance, proposes to professionals or future professionals of International Business, Business Administration, or related programs, the opportunity to deepen and reflect on the new scenarios of the International financial system, which has been promoting the economy of the globalization.

Length: 120 HOURS
Investment: $ 2.760.000
Addressed to: Students and professionals in the area of international business, business administration, economics, accounting and others related.
Phone: 402 55 61


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    Recognize the environment of the economy and business through the study of models that evaluate the endowment of factors of nations.
    Understand the exchange rate models and their importance in international finance.
    Know and develop negotiation skills through the derivatives market.
    Raise awareness among students about the basic principles in risk management in the management of the investment portfolio.



    Contenido programático

    Economic engineering

    • Equivalence
    • Decision Criteria
    • Comparison of investment alternatives
    • Return on investment

    International economy

    • International Trade Theory
    • Exchange rates in an open economy

    International financial markets

    • Structure and operation of international financial markets
    • Capital market
    • Portfolio choice models. The risk in loans and international investments
    • Forex exchange markets. Futures and exchange options
    • External financial markets Eurocurrencies and Euromarkets. The North American market
    • The local market
    • Country risk: Measurement, decomposition and determinants. Role of the rating agencies

    International financial systems

    • Colombian financial system
    • Breton Woods Agreement
    • International Financial Organizations
    • International monetary system
    • Global capital market