INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Banking and Finance
2017-2018

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 214 Corporate Finance Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Assist Prof Dr Sanel Halilbegovic Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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This course serves as an introduction to business finance (corporate financial management and investments) for both non-majors and majors preparing for upper-level course work. The primary objective is to provide a framework, concepts, and tools for analyzing financial decisions based on fundamental principles of modern financial theory. The approach is systematic and analytical.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The course is intended to introduce students to the analytical and conceptual tools used by financial managers in making capital budgeting and financing decisions.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Time, money and interest rates (1)
  2. Time, money and interest rates (2)
  3. Valuing projects and firms (1)
  4. Valuing projects and firms (2)
  5. Risk and return
  6. Capital structure
  7. Preparation for midterm exam
  8. Midterm
  9. Advanced valuation (1)
  10. Advanced valuation (2)
  11. Options
  12. Long term financing
  13. Short term financing
  14. Special topics
  15. Final Exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Field trips
    • Student debates
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework115
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Presentation115
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • • Indicate the key themes in corporate finance
    • • Comprehend the role of finance in organization
    • • Analyse the interrelationship between finance and governance
    • • Interpret relationship between strategic decision making and corporate financing decisions
    • • Debate the concepts of capital stucture and advanced valuation
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Contemporary Corporate Finance, International Edition, James R. McGuigan, R. Charles Moyer, Ramesh P. Rao , William J. Kretlow,

    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