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INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ECF431 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. TÜZÜN TOLGA İNAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the student with the ability to use techniques and analyzes related to international finance.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as international financing and processes, foreign exchange market, exchange rate systems, management of exchange rate risk, providing multinational enterprises with funds from international money and capital markets, providing multinational enterprises with funds from international bonds and stock markets, financing of foreign trade, foreign direct investment and evaluation of foreign investment projects.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Explain the structure of multinational enterprises.(2)
Research the international dimensions of financial markets.(2)
Interpret foreign exchange market, exchange rates, exchange rate changes and international parity conditions.(4)
Analyze international money, bonds and stock markets.(4)
Solve the problems related to foreign trade financing.(4)
Evaluate foreign direct investment and foreign investment projects.(5)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Basic concepts and introduction to international finance Lecture & Question Answer
2 Reading Currency markets, operation and main parity conditions Lecture & Question Answer
3 Reading Currency predictions: Basic Analysis and problem solution Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
4 Reading Currency predictions: Technical Analysis and practices Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
5 Reading International money markets, borrowing in international money markets and investment instruments, problem solution Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
6 Reading International money markets, stock certificate in international money markets, bond issuance, using these instruments in the decision-making process and problem solution Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
7 Reading Euro market and instruments Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Balance of payments, introduction to foreign trade finance Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
10 Reading Financial opportunities in foreign trade finance and problem solution Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
11 Reading Long term finance opportunities in foreign trade finance and problem solution Company strategies and direct foreign capital investments, evaluation of investment projects Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
12 Reading Company strategies and direct foreign capital investments, evaluation of investment projects Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
13 Reading Evaluation of investment projects Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
14 Reading Evaluation of investment projects Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
15 Reading Evaluation of investment projects Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Brigham, Eugene F; Houston, Joel F(2012).Fundamentals of financial management. South-Western Cenagee Learning,
Eugene F. Brigham and Michael C. Ehrhardt.(2013).Financial Management: Theory & Practice.Business School Edition
Madura,J. (2017) International Financial Management. - I. 10th Edition. Nobel Publications

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 4 10 40
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 9 18
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 35 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0