COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
International Finance BUSS   411 7 3 3 6

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Emrah ARIOĞLU
Instructors
Doç. Dr.Dr.EMRAH ARIOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
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 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
1) Understand international monetary system and economic framework
2) Analyze and forecast the exchange rates
3) Use various forms of financial instruments available for risk management.
4) Classify the international investments
5) Comment on international economic developments
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explain the importance of demand and supply in economy sciece and the well-running conditions of the market economy
X
2
Define the role of pricing within the event advantage of the market economy
X
3
Define the role of the state in economy, money and financial policies, the central bank and the structure of the market
X
4
Perceive the costs and benefits arising from the global economy
X
5
Produce nymerical and policy options when confronted with problems
X
6
Use quantitative and qualitative techniques of model building, decoding and interpretation
X
7
Use the theory of economics in the analysis of economic events
X
8
Use computer programs, do synthesis and present prepared data efficiently
9
Apply the methods of economic analysis.
10
Analyze at conceptual level and aquire abiliy in comparing, interpreting, evaluating and synthesizing in order to develop solutions to problems
X
11
Take responsibility individually and/or in a team, take leadership and work effectively
X
12
Follow innovative developments in the field being aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and improving him-/herself
X
13
Use of different sources about an unfamiliar field within academic principles, synthesize gained data and present effectively
X
14
Use Turkish and at least one foreign language in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life
X
15
Understand and interpret related peoples´ feelings, thoughts and behaviours correctly; express him-/herself accurately in written and oral language
X
16
Question traditional attitudes, applications and methods, develop and apply new methods when needed.
X
17
Recognize and apply social, scientific and professional ethical values.
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 Lecture
Drilland Practice
2 Balance of Payments Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
3 Foreign Exchange, Spot and Forward Market Transactions Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
4 Speculation and Arbitrage on Changes in the Levels of Currencies Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
5 Exchange Rate Relationships; Purchasing Power Parity, Interest Rate Parity Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
6 Factors Effecting the Exchange Rate and Forcasting Techniques Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
7 Risk Minimazing Hedging; Derivatives Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
8 Mid-term exam Preparation for the exam Lecture
Drilland Practice
Testing
9 Currency, Interest Rate and Commodity Swaps Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
10 Currency Options Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
11 Using Currency Forward Hedging Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
12 Exposure Measurement and Management; Measuring the Exposure of a Business Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
13 Accounting Measures of Exposure Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
14 International investments: direct investment, portfolio investment Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
15 International investments: direct investment, portfolio investment Reading the relevant chapter of International Finance book Lecture
Drilland Practice
16-17 Final exam Preparation for the exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources