COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Finance * TEP   456 8 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Tuna ALEMDAR
Instructors
1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To learn to determine credit requirements of farms through analyzing their financial management and credit problems in all aspects; to acquire knowledge related to credit supply and use; to determine optimal use of financial resources; to acquire ability of decision making in financial issues; to estimate costs and returns of capital use; to apply analysis techniques related to agricultural investments
Content
Importance of agricultural finance; Basic principles of finance; analysis of financial structure of farms; agricultural credit sources

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
is be able to explain and apply basic theories related to major science and engineering courses in order to form a foundation which enables him/her to understand advanced level subjects related to his/her profession
2
is able to describe, intorduce and evaluate crop and animal production techniques, tools and equipment used in this area and explain role, importance and development of agriculture in national and world economy
3
is able to describe characteristics and interrelations of all stages from production to consumption in agricultural sector; is able to describe basic concepts related to efficienct and sustianable use of resources; is able to explain and apply basic econ
X
4
is able to explain concepts, thought, theory and methods related to major economic, social, natural, cultural, institutional, organizational and legal factors affecting activities in agricultural sector and rural areas, also national and international for
X
5
is able to apply basic principles of economics to the problemes encountered in agricultural sector
X
6
is able to show and express economic and social data to be used in agricultural decision making process in tables, graphs and mathematical symbols
7
is able to apply ecosystem, biodiversity, sustainable resource management, rural development, planning and technology use related knowledge to crop and animal production and marketing processes
8
determines required data related to the analysis of problems encountered in agricultural sector, critically examines and uses those data, selects a proper frame, model and method for the analysis, and evaluates results of the analysis
X
9
uses basic information technologies in the analysis of economic and social data and uses software prepared for this purpose and interpretes results
10
is able to carry studies related to his/her field independently and according to the legal procedures; is able to give consultancy, supervising, and expertise services in those fields; is able to join to team works
11
is able to get access to actual and updated information in the field; is able to inquire knowledge obtained and use them for public benefit according to the purpose selected
12
is able to communicate with sepacialist and non-specialist people both in verbal and written form; is able to select most appropriate communications methods; is able to develop cooperation with stakeholders on producer and organization basis
13
acquires general and professional foreign language command at a sufficient level to observe professional developments and communicate with colleagues;is able to use information and communication technologies
14
is able to identify problems that can be encountered in agricultural sector; determines their context, evaluates effects of solutions, projects and policies applied in this context, produces solutions, projects and policy alternatives, foresees possible
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15
is able to describe historical development of the profession, ethical principles obligatory during the performance of the profession and to be consicous of meticulous application of these principles

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The definition of financing; scope and function Lecture notes and recommended resources
2 The main financing resources in enterprises; Basic principles in financing Lecture notes and recommended resources
3 The main financing resources in agriculture enterprises; Lecture notes and recommended resources
4 Organization in agricultural enterprises Lecture notes and recommended resources
5 The importance of capital in agriculture enterprises; Capital and capital types; Ways of obtaining capital Lecture notes and recommended resources
6 Agricultural enterprises with foreign capital and indebtedness ratios, debt payment plans Lecture notes and recommended resources
7 Analyzing financial accounts Lecture notes and recommended resources
8 Analyzing financial accounts (continued) Lecture notes and recommended resources
9 Midterm Exam All lecture notes and recommended resources
10 Interest, Annuite, Discount accounts, debt amortization Lecture notes and recommended resources
11 The basics of Investment, Investment evaluation of Agricultural enterprises, financial management in agricultural enterprises Lecture notes and recommended resources
12 The basics of Investment, Investment evaluation of Agricultural enterprises, financial management in agricultural enterprises (continued) Lecture notes and recommended resources
13 The use of credit in agricultural enterprises, Evaluation pf credit claims in agricultural enterprises; the credit organization in agriculture Lecture notes and recommended resources
14 Alternative financial resources and applications; leasing and factoring Lecture notes and recommended resources
15 Alternative financial resources and applications; futures exchanges and venture capital Lecture notes and recommended resources
16-17 Final Exam All lecture notes and recommended resources

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources