INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Banking and Finance
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 106 Financial Markets and Institutions Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. Sanel Halilbegovic Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] [email protected] no email

This course examines the form and function of various financial markets and the manner in which financial managers use these markets to accomplish strategic corporate objectives. Focus will be placed on the behavior of major financial institutions and their role in the intermediation process as suppliers of funds as well as the form and function of specific financial markets.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The objective of the course is to give students understanding of the place of financial system in the economy and to guide students in developing critical thinking skills as applied to financial markets and institutions.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Overview of Finance
  2. Financial Markets
  3. Financial Statements
  4. Analysis of Financial Statements
  5. Market Institutions
  6. Interest Rates
  7. Bonds
  8. Midterm
  9. Stock Valuation
  10. The cost of capital
  11. Presentations
  12. Basics of Capital Budgeting
  13. Quiz
  14. Preparation for Final
  15. Final Exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Field trips
    • Student debates
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz25
    Homework15
    Midterm Exam(s)125
    Final Exam150
    +Participation in class101
    Total: 86
    Learning outcomes
    • Demonstrate an awareness of the variety of financial instruments
    • Define the types of risks financial institutions face
    • Compare and contrast the major theories of the determination of the general level of interest rates
    • Examine the rationale for financial intermediation
    • Discuss the determinants of bank failure and financial crisis
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Fundamentals of Financial Management, Brigham 11ed

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination 0
    Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0