Master Program ın Engıneerıng Management

Managerial Finance(EM 533)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
EM 533 Managerial Finance 3 4 0 0 3 8
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction English
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Zeynep ŞENER zsener@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective The objective of the course is to review the fundamental concepts and techniques of financial management such as financial analysis, financial forecasting, valuation of corporate securities, portfolio theory, and measure of portfolio performance. A basic knowledge of these techniques is required for proper decision making and improving the financial performance of firms.
Content Overview of financial statements, Financial ratio analysis, Financial forecasting, Financial planning, Time value of money, Risk and rates of return, Portfolio selection, Basics of options markets and option valuation
Course Learning Outcomes LO 1: Review of basic financial statements
LO 2: Financial ratio analysis
LO 3: Financial forecasting models
LO 4: Financial budgeting
LO 5: Risk and diversification in investment management
LO 6: Modern portfolio theory
LO 7: Capital asset pricing model
LO 8: Measuring portfolio performance
LO 9: Evaluation of stocks and bonds
LO 10: Cost of capital
LO 11: Basics of financial options
Teaching and Learning Methods Lecture; problem sessions; discussion; self study.
References - Weston, J.F., Brigham, E.F., Essentials of Managerial Finance, Ninth Edition, The Dryden Press, 1990.
- Higgins, R.C., Analysis for Financial Management, Fourth Edition, Irwin, 1995.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction and organization. Overview of financial statements.
2 Sources and uses statement. Cash flow statement. Inflation and the assessment of company performance .
3 Financial ratio analysis: Liquidity ratios, asset management ratios, debt management ratios, profitability ratios. Market value ratios. Du Pont system.
4 Financial forecasting. The percentage of sales method. Financial planning. Breakeven analysis, degree of operating leverage, degree of financial leverage, degree of total leverage.
5 Time value of money. Risk and rates of return. Defining and measuring risk. Relationship between risk and rates of return.
6 Midterm
7 Markowitz portfolio selection model. Capital asset pricing model (CAPM). Basics of arbitrage pricing theory (APT).
8 Global bond markets. Bond and stock valuation: Bond valuation, common stock valuation.
9 Methods of portfolio performance evaluation. Cost of capital.
10 Basics of options markets and option valuation: Option contract, call options, put options, option strategies. Introduction to option valuation.
11 Project presentations.
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 3 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30
Project 1 20
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 2 50
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4 X
5 X
6 X
7 X
8 X
9 X
10 X
10 X
11 X
12 X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 11 4 44
Working Hours out of Class 10 4 40
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 1 20 20
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30 30
Project 1 50 50
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 15 15
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 199
Total Workload / 25 7,96
Credits ECTS 8
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