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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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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