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FINANCIAL TECHNIQUES PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
UIT315 FINANCIAL TECHNIQUES 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: Objective of this course is to enable students to gain the ability of risk management by understanding the importance of risk concept.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; Risk and Risk Classification, Risk and Return Measurement, Portfolio Management and Diversification, Arbitrage, Swaps, Forward Contracts, Futures Contracts, Options, Hedging, Hybrid Investment Instruments, Synthetic Investment Instruments, Hedge Funds.

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

Use the appropriate risk management technique for specific risk in the company he/she is working at. (Bloom 4)
Develop financial solutions in risk management. (Bloom 3)
Explain the derivative products used in business life (Bloom 2).
List newly derived tools and benefits such as hybrid and synthetic investment tools (Bloom 1).

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading and literature review Introduction and Basic Concepts of Financing Narration, discussion
2 Reading and literature review Risk and Risk Classifications Narration, discussion
3 Reading and literature review Risk and Return Measurement Narration, discussion
4 Reading and literature review Portfolio Management and Diversification Narration, discussion
5 Reading and literature review Arbitrage Narration, discussion
6 Reading and literature review Swaps Narration, discussion
7 Reading and literature review Forward Contracts Narration, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading and literature review Futures Contracts Narration, discussion
10 Reading and literature review Options Narration, discussion
11 Reading and literature review Hedging Narration, discussion
12 Reading and literature review Hybrid Investment Instruments Narration, discussion
13 Reading and literature review Synthetic Investment Instruments Narration, discussion
14 Reading and literature review Hedge Funds Narration, discussion
15 Reading and literature review Hedge Funds Narration, discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Ceylan, A. (2014), Finansal Teknikler, Bursa: Ekin Yayınevi
Apak, S. & Uyar, M. (2011) Türev Ürünler ve Finansal Teknikler, İstanbul: Beta Yayıncılık
Yalçıner, K. (2011), Finansal Teknikler ve Türev Araçlar, Ankara: Detay Yayınevi
Helfert, E. (2002), Techniques of Financial Analysis, (11. Edition), McGraw Hill

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 14 2 28
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 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 0 127
Total Workload of the Course Unit 127
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0