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Course Code: 
ATD345
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
7
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
This course is designed to introduce, to students in commerce, the fundamental concepts and technical tools necessary to understand, and make the best financial decisions for corporations.
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; Bond Valuation, Interest Rates and Risk Factors relevant for Interest Rates; Equity Markets, Efficient Market Theory, Distributions to Shareholders and Stock Valuation; Capital Budgeting and Investment Decisions; Risk-Return and Asset Pricing; and Capital Structure and Cost of Capital.

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

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program 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.

1,3,12,17

1, 2, 3, 9

A,C

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

1,3,4,10,12,17

1, 2, 3

A,C

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

1,3,12,17

1, 2, 3

A,C

4. Ability to value financial assets and corporate investment projects.

1,3,4,10,12,17

1, 2, 3

A,C

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

1,3,4,10,12

1, 2, 3

A,C

6. Ability to evaluate corporate investment projects and firm performance.

1,3,10,12

1, 2, 3

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Financial Management Overview

Textbook Chapter 1

2

Financial Statements and Cash Flow

Textbook Chapter 2

3

Financial Planning

Lecture Notes

4

Analysis of Financial Statements

Textbook Chapter 3

5

Analysis of Financial Statements

Textbook Chapter 3

6

Money Value of Time

Textbook Chapter 4

7

Discounted Cash Flow Valuations

Textbook Chapter 5

8

Interest rates and Bond Valuation

Textbook Chapter 6

9

Interest rates and Bond Valuation

Textbook Chapter 6

10

Equity Markets and Stock Valuation

Textbook Chapter 7

11

Capital Budgeting & Investment Decisions

Textbook Chapter 8

12

Capital Budgeting & Investment Decisions

Textbook Chapter 9

13

Risk and Return & Cost of Capital

Textbook Chps. 10,11,12

14

Risk and Return & Cost of Capital

Textbook Chps. 10,11,12

15

Final Exam

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Essentials of Corporate Finance by Ross, Westerfield and Jordan, 7e, McGraw-Hill.

Additional Resources

Course website, lecture notes, financial markets lab, virtual portfolio management program, scientific calculator, online resources, and spreadsheet software.

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Guidelines and additional examples for Lecture Topics and Homework Assignments, virtual portfolio management program.

Assignments

Homework Assignments

Exams

Midterm Exam and Final Exam

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Homework Assignments and their mini-presentations    

14

66

Midterms

1

34

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

1

Gaining knowledge of business terms and applying these to institutions and business administrations. With this knowledge being able to analyze problems, and come up with creative solutions.

 

 

 

 

 X

 

2

Commenting on the effect's of social behavior, personality and organizational culture at the global level.

 X

 

 

 

 

 

3

Applying knowledge acquired in the field.

 

 

 

 X

 

 

4

Review of the economic and legal problems of organizations, and application of creative solutions.

 

 X

 

 

 

 

5

Being able to correctly investigate and interpret government policy effects on foreign trade.

 X

 

 

 

 

 

6

Analyzing global order economically and politically, in addition being able to analyze the geographical affects of this perspective.

 X

 

 

 

 

 

7

In organizational analysis being able to see unethical situations in advance and prevent them from occurring, also gaining the ability to apply these traits in functional areas.

 X

 

 

 

 

 

8

Analyzing the great economies of the world and apprehending in what dimension added value for multi- national and financial firms is created.

 X

 

 

 

 

 

9

Presenting international marketing bases and gaining the necessary traits to become a brand and develop better communication strategies.

 

 

 

 

 

10

To provide management, control and decision-making abilities and to use these in social and professional relationships.

 

 

 

 

 

11

Assessment of countries’ international economical policies on the bases of regional and foreign polices.

 

 

 

 

 

 12

 

Understanding of statistical data, being able to implement and complete projects based on this data.

 

 

 

X

 

 

13

In the process of collecting and analyzing data, under the guidance of social responsibility, understanding ethical principals and knowing how to implement them.

X

 

 

 

 

 

14

Using the projects generated for the betterment of society and sharing them with sensitivity.

X

 

 

 

 

 

15

Being able to take and implement strategic decisions on issues generated by cross cultural differences in international trade.

X

 

 

 

 

 

16

Under the guidance of international relationships being able to analyze Turkey’s foreign policies and added value. In this perspective being able to interpret international and supra-national politics

X

 

 

 

 

 

17

Providing the information learned in a computing environment in order to provide functional values and analytical skills.

 

 

 

X

 

 

18

Gaining a fair understanding of national and international markets and having the skills to analyze the consumer affects in a common market. Being able to identify the right consumers.

 

X

 

 

 

 

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

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

Mid-terms

1

13

13

Homework

10

2,5

25

Final examination

1

10

10

Total Work Load

 

 

153

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

6,12

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

7