Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Learn why and when to hedge for foreign exchange risk

Learn how to hedge for foreign exchange rate risk

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Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn why, when, and how to hedge for the foreign exchange risk. We are going to cover forward exchange agreements, money market hedging, futures and options. This is directly important for any business owner, banker, accountant, financial manager, CFO and CEO. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We're currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

AccountingRisk ManagementForeign ExchangeForeign Exchange Market (FOREX)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Types of forex risk

  2. Transaction risk basics

  3. Forward exchange contracts

  4. Money market hedging

  5. Currency futures

  6. Currency options

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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