ITF 507 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Corporate Financial Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ITF 507
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The Primary objective is to provide graduate students with the tools to understand and solve the basic financial problems confronting business today. Therefore, fundamentals of finance, financial statements and analysis, time value of money, risk and return concepts are tought to develop the theoretic background for students The successful completion of this course should provide the student with the basic skills that should be used in analyzing alternative business investments.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to prepare financial statements and use ratios to analyze a firm’s profitability.
  • will be able to demonstrate the financial planning process by forming cash flow table, the pro forma income statement and pro forma balance sheet.
  • will be able to calculate future value and present value of financial assets.
  • will be able to explain risk and return concepts in financial assets and the Capital Asset Pricing (CAPM) Model.
  • will be able to give information about the fundamentals of finance, legal forms of business organizations and the goal of the firm.
Course Content Topics covered are: introduction to finance, finance environment and participants in this environment, what the business finance deals with, financial statements and analysis, cash budgeting, time value of money and risk and return.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Financial Statements and Analysis Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
3 Financial Statements and Analysis (contd) Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
4 Cash Flow and Financial Planning Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
5 Cash Flow and Financial Planning Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
6 Time Value of Money Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
7 Time Value of Money (contd) Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
8 Mid-term Exam
9 GROUP PRESENTATIONS-CHAPTER 3 Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
10 GROUP PRESENTATIONS-CHAPTER 4 Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
11 Risk and Return Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
12 Risk and Return (contd) Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
13 REVIEW Lawrence J. Gitman, Chad J. Zutter, “Principles of Managerial Finance”, Pearson – 14th Edition
14 Review of the Semester  
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Book Chapters and Powerpoint slides
Suggested Readings/Materials Business Week
Fortune

Forbes

Financial Times

Wall Street Journal

Active Finans

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EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
14
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
4
Homework / Assignments
1
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
25
Final Exam
1
29
    Total
134

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

2

To able to master the state-of-the-art literature in the area of specialization.

3

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

4

To be able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and research results to diverse audiences.

5

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to business-related problems.

6

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.

7

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.

8

 

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.

9

To be able to carry out a well-designed independent and empirical research.

10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest