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Course, academic year 2023/2024
International Trade and Trade Finance - AB501037
Title: International Trade and Trade Finance
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:6
E-Credits: summer s.:6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: 30 / 30 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Vlachý Jan doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Last update: Vlachý Jan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (12.12.2021)
The course provides students with a broad understanding of the origins and concepts of international trade, its role in a globalized economy, as well as the relevant institutional framework. Building up on this background knowledge, students will learn more about international trade contracting, execution and risks.
Last update: Botek Marek Ing. Mgr. Ph.D. (17.01.2020)

R: Grath, A.: The Handbook of International Trade and Finance.4Th ed. Kogan Page, 2016

R: Sitkin, A., Bowen, N. International business: challenges and choices. 7th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013

R: Reuvid, J., Sherlock, J. International trade: an essential guide to the principles and practice of export. Philadelphia: Kogan Page, 2011

A: Jacque, L.R. International Corporate Finance. John Wiley, 2014.

A: Clark, E. International Finance. Thomson, 2002.

A: Krugman, P.R., Obstfeld, M., Melitz, M.J. International economics: theory & policy. 9th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2012

A: Branch, A.E. Global Supply Chain Management and International Logistics. New York: Routledge, 2009

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Fialová Jana (14.01.2020)

Zápočet: aktivní účast na cvičeních, zpracování korespondenčních úkolů, závěrečné zápočtové písemné práce

Zkouška: písemná - část teoretická a část praktická

Last update: Botek Marek Ing. Mgr. Ph.D. (17.01.2020)

1. Evolution of international trade and globalization, its impact on civilization and society

2. Theories of international trade and their impacts

3. International institutions, trade policies and trade barriers

4. Firms' foreign market entry strategies, managing risks in international business, country risk

5. International trade financing, export finance, role of institutions in export finance

6. Structure of trade transactions, documentary system in international trade

7. Trade finance documents and process administration

8. Organization of international trade and business

9. International logistics and supply chain management

10. Negotiating strategies and tactics in international markets

11. Contracting and legal issues in international business

12. International financial systems, disintermediation, regional specifics (Asian, Islamic finance)

13. Global financial and commodity markets, foreign exchange

14. Conclusions and follow-up

Course completion requirements
Last update: Botek Marek Ing. Mgr. Ph.D. (17.01.2020)

Z - Seminární práce na zadané téma

Zk - Ústní zkouška