Discussion Questions

Question 1 (300 words minimum)

Imagine you have been hired as a consultant to support a firm that wishes to expand its operations internationally. Your first assignment is to explain to the CEO and their staff the importance of understanding the difference between domestic expansion and international expansion.

For your initial discussion post, consider the following questions as a basis to your explanation to the CEO:

· Why is foreign investment so different from domestic investment?

· What should C-Level executives consider in expanding internationally, as compared to domestically?

· What types of risk mitigation techniques could you suggest to the executives so that the firm can be successful in the proposed expansion?

Your initial response should be a minimum of 300 words. Graduate school students learn to assess the perspectives of several scholars. Support your response with at least one scholarly and/or credible resource in addition to the text.

 

Question 2

Consider you are a cash manager of a multinational corporation (MNC) based in the United States. One of your responsibilities is to gain the highest yield for your treasury cash. Complete the following:

· Visit the https://www.bloomberg.com/markets/rates-bonds/government-bonds/us  webpage and click on a country to review its interest rates.

· Select a country to invest in for one year.

· Describe why you chose that country and your expected yield for the next year.

 

Your initial response should be a minimum of 300 words. Graduate school students learn to assess the perspectives of several scholars. Support your response with at least one scholarly and/or credible resource in addition to the text.