Non-Thesis Master Program in Business Administration

Securities Management(Mİ616)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
Mİ616 Securities Management 1 3 0 0 3 6
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Vehbi Mehmet BOLAK mbolak@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective The aim of this course is to present the different types of markets, roles of stock exchanges, valuation of different kinds of securities and the essentials of portfolio management.
Content Week 1.: Financial markets
Week 2.: Financial institutions
Week 3.: Stock exchanges and the computation of stock exchange indexes
Week 4.: Stocks
Week 5.: Bonds and other securities
Week 6.: Principled of equity valuation
Week 7.: Valuation of fixed income securities
Week 8.: Midterm exam
Week 9.: Fundamental analysis in stock valuation
Week 10.: Technical analysis in stock valuation
Week 11.: Portfolio management
Week 12.: Capital asset pricing model
Week 13.: Naive methods of portfolio management
Week 14.: Portfolio performance evaluation
Course Learning Outcomes This course will provide to;
1. Be able to evaluate the role of stock exchanges and the other financial institutions
2. Have knowledge of different kinds of securities
3. Have skill of security valuation in the ongoing market conditions
4. Be able to manage a portfolio in a fluctuating economic environment
Teaching and Learning Methods
References BOLAK, Mehmet ; “Sermaye Piyasası, Menkul Kıymetler ve Portföy Analizi”, 4.bası, Beta Basım, Yayım, Dağıtım A.Ş., Mart 2001, İstanbul.

CANBAŞ, Serpil, Hatice DOĞUKANLI; “Finansal Pazarlar”, 3. baskı, Beta Basım, Yayım, Dağıtım A.Ş., Eylül 2001, İstanbul.

SARIKAMIŞ, Cevat; “Sermaye Pazarları”, Alfa Basım, Yayım, Dağıtım A.Ş., Ocak 1998, İstanbul

FRANCIS, J.C.; “ Investments: Analysis and Management”, 2. Ed., McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Financial markets
2 Financial institutions
3 Stock exchanges and the computation of stock exchange indexes
4 Stocks
5 Bonds and other securities
6 Principled of equity valuation
7 Valuation of fixed income securities
8 Midterm exam
9 Fundamental analysis in stock valuation
10 Technical analysis in stock valuation
11 Portfolio management
12 Capital asset pricing model
13 Naive methods of portfolio management
14 Portfolio performance evaluation
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 1 20
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30
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 1 10
Toplam 3 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student will be able to use the knowledge and skills needed for upper echelons of management. X
2 The student will be able to identify the behaviors to minimize the risks by taking into account internal and external conditions that effect the organization. X
3 The student should have the general knowledge about labor law, sociology, psychology, organizational sociology, logistics and quantitative methods that can be needed out of basic management functions. X
4 The student should have a command of information and communication technologies that are needed for professional business life.
5 The student should keep the competitive power of business at higher levels in the increasing globalization and competition conditions with following visionary applications. X
6 The student will be able to identify the changes that are in the internal and external environment of business and the problems which are caused by these changes in time. Also, the student should improve solutions for these problems and apply them. X
7 The student will be able to generate the solutions for managerial problems with the help of management games and simulation techniques. X
8 The student should make presentations and discuss managerial problems at least two foreign languages.
9 The student will be able to tend towards practices of case study and sample event assessment and contribute the projects in which he/she serves. X
10 The student should get the responsibility in teamwork and contribute to team work. X
11 The student should get the habit of updating his technical skills to adjust the changing and improving scientific and technologic environment. X
12 The student should make a principle of behaving ethical in business life and guarding the interests of his colleagues and business stakeholders. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 3 42
Assignments 14 1 14
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 15 15
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 135
Total Workload / 25 5,40
Credits ECTS 5
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