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Course Code: 
AFN 214
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
This course is designed to introduce students the fundamental concepts, methods and technical tools necessary to make efficient and successful financial decisions in institutions.
Course Content: 

Topics discussed include Financial Management Overview; Financial Statements and Cash Flow; Analysis of Financial Statements and Financial Planning; Time Value of Money and Discounted Cash Flow Valuation; Markets; Valuation of Securities; Interest Rates and Risk Factors relevant for Interest Rates; Efficient Markets.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Simulation, 5: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B:Presentation, C:Homework, D:Project, E:Laboratory

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Course Learning Outcomes

 

Learning Outcomes

Programme Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

 
 
 

1) A clear understanding of the core financial concepts and methods used for financing or investment decision making in corporations

1,2,3,5

1,2,3

A, C

 

2) Ability to apply the fundamental concepts and technical tools learned in class to real life corporate finance decisions.

1,2,3,5,8

1,2,3

A, C, D

 

3) Understanding of financial planning process and determination of funds needed for growth.

1, 5

1,2,3

A, C

 

4) Ability to solve real-life time value of money problems.

1,2,5,8

1,2,3

A, C, E

 

5) Ability to value financial assets.

1,2,5

1,2,3

A, C, E

 
 

Course Flow

COURSE FLOW

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Financial Management Overview

Textbook Chapter 1

2

Financial Statement and Cash Flows from Assets

Textbook Chapter 2

3

Analysis of Financial Statements

Textbook Chapter 2

4

Financial Planning

Textbook Chapter 2

5

Financial Planning

Lecture Notes

6

Time Value of Money

Textbook Chapter 3

7

Discounted Cash Flow Valuations

Textbook Chapter 4

8

Discounted Cash Flow Valuations

Textbook Chapter 4

9

Midterm Exam

Textbook Chapters 1 – 4

10

Interest Rates and Bond Valuation

Textbook Chapters 5 – 6

11

Interest Rates and Bond Valuation

Textbook Chapters 5 – 6

12

Equity Markets and Stock Valuation

Textbook Chapter 7

13

Equity Markets and Stock Valuation

Textbook Chapter 7

14

End of the Semester Activities

Project/HW Guide

15

Final Exam

Textbook Chapter 1

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

Berk, DeMarzo, Harford (2020). Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Global Edition, 4th Edition, Pearson

Additional Resources

Course website, lecture notes, Finance Lab, financial calculator, online resources, spreadsheet software.

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

 Guidelines and additional examples for Lecture Topics and Homework Assignments

Assignments

 Homework Assignments

Exams

 Midterm Exam and Final Exam

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-Term

1

30

Class Performance

1

30

Final Exam

1

40

 

Total

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

 

Total

100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

 

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAMME

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

To understand the core principles of finance and to be able to apply them both nationally and internationally.

 

 

 

 

X

2

To effectively use contemporary information technologies and up-to-date financial instruments.

 

X

 

 

 

3

To understand the ethics rules and the social responsibility mentality adopted by professional finance organizations and apply them in the decision-making process.

 

X

 

 

 

4

To have the necessary background to be able to work in multicultural and multilingual environments.

 

 

 

 

 

5

To be informed about markets and the factors affecting them, and to be able to analyze the developments in these markets.

 

 

X

 

 

6

To recognize management tools and models specific to multinational companies and to be able to apply them where necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

7

To understand the structure of the global economic system and to be able to analyze how new developments will affect this structure.

 

 

 

 

 

8

To be able to use critical thinking ability in decision making process.

 

 

X

 

 

9

To be able to transfer the leadership, teamwork and communication skills acquired to the lifelong learning process.

 

 

 

 

 

10

To be able to predict the opportunities and problems that may arise under dynamic working conditions and manage these using analytical and creative approaches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

 

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

 
 

 

Activities Quantity Duration

Activities Quantity Duration

Activities Quantity Duration

Activities Quantity Duration

 

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

3

45

 

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

15

4

60

 

Midterm Exam

1

10

10

 

Homework

5+1(Project)

(5+10)

15

 

Final examination

1

15

15

 

Total Work Load

 

 

145

 

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5.8

 

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6