Department of Business Administration

Corporate Finance(G351)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
G351 Corporate Finance 5 3 0 0 3 5
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Mustafa Barış AKÇAY baris.akcay@riskactive.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective The objective of the course is to give students a good understanding of the basic elements of “finance”, which is one of the most important aspects of business management.
Content Week 1 : Introduction to the concept of “finance”
Week 2 : Basic financial statements
Week 3 : Introduction to financial analysis
Week 4 : Financial analysis / Break-even analysis
Week 5 : Presentations of students (case studies)
Week 6 : Presentations of students (case studies)
Week 7 : Presentations of students (case studies)
Week 8 : Partial exam [I]
Week 9 : Financial planning (cash budget)
Week 10 : Financial planning (proforma balance sheet and proforma income statement)
Week 11 : Management of current assets (cash management, accounts receivable management)
Week 12 : Management of current assets (accounts receivable management, inventory management)
Week 13 : Partial exam [II]
Week 14 : Time value of money
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, students should learn
1. how to read and interpret basic financial statements;
2. methods of financial analysis and interpretation of financial ratios;
3. the preparation of cash budget and proforma balance sheet and income statement;
4. management of current assets;
5. the concept of time value of money.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References Gitman, Lawrence J. and Chad J. Zutter, Principles of Managerial Finance, Pearson Global Edition, 14. Edition (with MyLab Finance)
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction to the concept of “finance”
2 Basic financial statements
3 Introduction to financial analysis
4 Financial analysis / Break-even analysis
5 Presentations of students (case studies)
6 Presentations of students (case studies)
7 Presentations of students (case studies)
8 Partial exam [I]
9 Financial planning (cash budget)
10 Financial planning (proforma balance sheet and proforma income statement)
11 Management of current assets (cash management, accounts receivable management)
12 Management of current assets (accounts receivable management, inventory management)
13 Partial exam [II]
14 Time value of money
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 0 60
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 0 40
Toplam 0 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 3 100
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 3 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The acquisition of high-level knowledge of the functions of production management and marketing, management, accounting and finance; the skill of using this knowledge. X
2 The acquisition of basic conceptual knowledge about scientific fields related to professional life, such as law, economics, sociology, psychology, social psychology and quantitative methods. X
3 The ability to work effectively in a team; the ability to pass on knowledge to other members of the team. X
4 The competence to use his/her knowledge on the field, to analyze and interpret the data obtained, to identify the problems encountered, to provide appropriate solutions and scientifically defend these solution suggestions when necessary. X
5 The competence to determine the aims and objectives of the company or institution in which he/she is employed by taking into account the needs, the competitive dynamics of the market and by calculating the risks incurred; the ability to engage in entrepreneurship and establish and manage a business. X
6 Awareness of constantly updating his/her professional knowledge and skills; the ability to adapt to change and innovation; the competence to evaluate critically the information he/she has acquired. X
7 Basic knowledge of information and communication technologies required for professional life; the ability to use core office programs at an advanced level; expertise in data processing and report writing in the IT environment. X
8 Ability to follow current information in his/her field in both English and French and to communicate in writing and verbally with stakeholders in both languages. X
9 The ability to conduct researches and studies taking into account the market, dynamics of competition, organizational and global factors and scientific methods; contribute to projects, take responsibility in projects, display competence to make innovative and effective decisions. X
10 Ability to develop strategies, find creative solutions to management problems by building relations with other areas of the social sciences and take the responsibility of these decisions. X
11 Consciousness of taking into account ethical values, when making decisions and being involved in business life. X
12 Awareness of the impact of practices related to his/her field on the global and social dimensions (universality of social rights, social justice, cultural values, environmental problems, sustainability, etc.) and their legal consequences. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 7 5 35
Assignments 7 2 14
Presentation 1 1 1
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 22 22
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 4,96
Credits ECTS 5
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