France – International Finance

Poole Global Programs is pleased to announce a new location for the Maymester program specifically designed for finance concentration and accounting major students in the Poole College of Management. Spend three weeks in May learning how business differs within the European context while gaining deeper knowledge of international finance. These topics are demonstrated in “real life,” with visits to corporations and lectures from local business men and women.

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Program Dates

May 9 – June 1, 2019


Reims, France




BUS 426 | International Financial Management

Foreign exchange markets and their implications for direct and portfolio investment abroad. International capital markets. Multinational company exchange rate exposure measurement and management. Techniques and instruments of financing international trade and investment. Multinational capital budgeting and capital cost measurement. Techniques of international cash management.

M 380 | Doing Business in France

This experiential course combines in-class learning with out-of-classroom experiences to learn how business is done in the France from multiple perspectives.


BUS 320: Financial Management

ST 350: Economics and Business Statistics

Pre-requisites must be successfully completed before the start of the program. If a student fails the pre-requisite courses and is not able to repeat the courses before the start of the program, he or she will be required to withdraw from the program and the refund/withdrawal policy will come into effect. Exceptions to the refund/withdrawal policy will not be made due to a student’s failure to pass the pre-requisite courses. 

Calendars & Excursions

Local excursions around Reims and in other cities will examine both the culture and business aspects of France. More information will be adding regarding the calendar and excursions as the date of departure becomes closer.

Link to Sample Calendar