INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Banking and Finance
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 302 Efficiency and Productivity Analysis in Finance Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 128 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Elvisa Buljubašić, Senior Teaching Assistant Ali Coskun Elvisa Buljubašić, Senior Teaching Assistant
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The course will introduce students to the various methods of assessing and analyzing efficiency and productivity in financial institutions.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The objective of the course is to provide the students with the understanding of the basic methods and tools used in analyzing the efficiency and productivity of the financial institutions.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction
  2. Basic Terms and Concepts in Efficiency and Productivity
  3. Performance Management and Strategic Planning
  4. Implementing a Performance Management System
  5. Performance Measurement Methods
  6. Financial Performance Indicators
  7. The Balanced Scorecard for Financial Institutions
  8. Midterm Exam
  9. Technical Efficiency Analysis in Financial Institutions
  10. Technical Efficiency Analysis in Financial Institutions
  11. Ratio Analysis for Financial Institutions
  12. CAMELS Analysis
  13. Final Presentations
  14. Final Presentations
  15. Final Presentations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Presentation125
    Term Paper125
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Define the efficiency and productivity in the context of financial institutions
    • Explain the concept technical and allocative efficiency
    • Describe the balanced scorecard
    • Interpret the CAMELS analysis
    • Apply data envelopment analysis in the research paper
    TEXTBOOK(S)

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15230
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)15115
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week)133
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination14040
      Assignment / Homework/ Project12020
      Seminar / Presentation12020
      Total Workload: 128
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5