FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

ITF 311 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Business Finance
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ITF 311
Fall
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Problem Solving
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The primary objective is to provide 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.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to prepare the financial tables and calculate financial ratios according to these tables.
  • will be able to explain that cash flow of the firm is affected by operating, investment and financial cash flows of the firm.
  • will be able to illustrate that cash budget includes cash inflows and outflows, previous year cash flows, and the minimum cash balance of the firm.
  • will be able to prepare proforma balance sheet and income statement.
  • will be able to calculate the time value of money at today and future.
  • will be calculate the interest rate, the effect of maturity over the bond and the return until maturity.
  • will be able to explain the concept of interest and bond valuation methods.
  • will be able to explain the fundamentals of finance and financing.
Course Description This course is the first course of a twocourse sequence dealing with business finance. 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
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed.
2 The Role of Managerial Finance and The Financial Market Environment Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 1-2
3 Financial Statements and Ratio Analysis Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 3
4 Financial Statements and Ratio Analysis Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 3
5 Financial Statements and Ratio Analysis Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 3
6 Cash Flow and Financial Planning Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 4
7 Cash Flow and Financial Planning Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 4
8 MidTerm
9 Time Value of Money Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 5
10 Time Value of Money Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 5
11 Time Value of Money Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 5
12 Interest Rates and Bond Valuation Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 6
13 Interest Rates and Bond Valuation Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. : Chapter 6
14 Semester Review
15 Semester Review
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Book Chapters and Powerpoint slides

Zutter, C. and Smart, S., 2019. Principles of Managerial Finance. 15th ed. PEARSON. ISBN: 978-0134476315

Suggested Readings/Materials Business Week, Fortune, Forbes, Financial Times, Wall Street, JournalActive, Finans Aktüel, Para

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
15
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
0
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
48
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
3
6
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
4
3
12
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
27
27
Final Exam
1
33
33
    Total
174

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

X
6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

X
7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

X
9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

X
10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

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

 


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