COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
International Finance * BAC   417 7 3 3 4

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. Emel YÜCEL
Instructors
 
Assistants
Goals
The objective of this course is to provide information about how the international markets, interest rates, exchange rates and commodity price developments would affect the decisions of firms and thus how to avoid from the adverse developments and how to benefit from the positive developments in financial markets.
Content
In this course, the basic theories of the international financial system, exchange rates, and risk management tools will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
List and define the concepts of business management, and explain their relations to each other
X
2
List and define the fundamental conceptual models, numerical and statistical techniques of business administartion and identify their advantages and disadvantages.
X
3
List and define the relationship between the basic concepts of economy and business management ; indicate the strong and weak sides of each method.
X
4
Explain how to create the fundamental conceptual models and how to apply numerical and statistical techniques that are used in business administration.
X
5
Explain how to interpret the results gathered through the application and/or implementation of conceptual models and/or numerical and statistical methods of business management.
X
6
Determine appropriate methods to solve business problems
X
7
Evaluate the results that are obtained from applications of business management methods
X
8
Use the basic numerical and statistical softwares
X
9
Use the basic enterprise resource planning (ERP) softwares
X
10
Take initiative individually or/and as a member of a team, lead and work effectively
X
11
As well as professional development, improve him-/herself continuously in scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities, identifying needs of learning.
X
12
Follow latest developments in the field, and sustain personal and professional development with the awareness of the necessity of life long learning
X
13
Use different resources in accordance with academic principles, synthesize the data gathered, and present them effectively in an unfamiliar field.
X
14
Use Turkish and at least one foreign language in accordance with the requirements in academic and business context
X
15
Perceive and interpret the feelings, ideas and behaviours of people appropriately, and express himself/herself accurately in written or oral format
X
16
Question traditional approaches, methods and implementations; develop and implement alternative methods when required
X
17
Recognize and apply social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X
18
Determine the most appropriate approaches, implementations and methods of business management considering sectors, their sizes, resources, cultures, goals and objectives
X
19
Monitor external factors such as industrial structures, competition, technologies, economics, politics, cultures that affects the activities of businesses and interpret their impact on businesses
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Fundamental issues in international finance and International Monetary Arrangements Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
2 Balance of Payments Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
3 Foreign Exchange, Spot and Forward Market Transactions Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
4 Speculation and Arbitrage on Changes in the Levels of Currencies Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
5 Exchange Rate Relationships; Purchasing Power Parity, Interest Rate Parity Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
6 actors Effecting the Exchange Rate and Forcasting Techniques Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
7 Risk Minimazing Hedging; Derivatives Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
8 Mid-Term Exam Preparation for midterm exam
9 Currency, Interest Rate and Commodity Swaps Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
10 Currency Options Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
11 Currency Futures Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
12 Exposure Measurement and Management; Measuring the Exposure of a Business Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
13 Accounting Measures of Exposure Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
14 nternational investments: direct investment, portfolio investment Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book
15 Final exam Preparation for final exam
16-17 Term Exams Preparation for final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources