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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
EKF431 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
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 & Problem Solving Method
4 Reading Currency predictions: Technical Analysis and practices Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
5 Reading International money markets, borrowing in international money markets and investment instruments, problem solution Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
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 & Problem Solving Method
7 Reading Euro market and instruments Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Balance of payments, introduction to foreign trade finance Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
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 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 & Problem Solving Method
15 Reading Evaluation of investment projects Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem Solving Method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Bekaert, G. Robert H. (2014). International Financial Management. 2nd Edition
Madura,J. (2017) Uluslararasi Finansal Yonetim - I. 10th Edition. Nobel Publications
Madura,J. (2017) Uluslararasi Finansal Yonetim - II. 10th Edition. Nobel Publications
Journal: Maliye finans Yazilari

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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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