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

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 331 Capital Markets and Institutions Undergraduate 3 Fall
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

Capital markets and institutions channel trillions of dollars through the economy, affecting business, government, and consumer decisions. Course topics will include the determination of asset prices; the risk and term structure of interest rates; the efficient markets hypothesis; risk management and financial derivatives, asymmetric information models of financial market structure, innovation, regulation and deregulation.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
To ensure that students gain the basic knowledge of capital markets flows and their importance for the sustainability of both monetary and real sectors of economy.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Role of Financial Markets
  2. Determination of Interest Rates
  3. Structure of Interest Rates
  4. Money Markets
  5. Bond Markets
  6. Bond Valuation and Risk
  7. Mortgage Markets
  8. MIDTERM
  9. Stock Offerings
  10. Stock Valuations and Risk
  11. Stock Market Microstructure
  12. Futures Markets
  13. Options Markets
  14. Swap Markets
  15. FINAL EXAM

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz115
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Final Exam145
    +ClassParticipation110
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Explain different types of capital markets and institutions.
    • Outline the main characterics of types of markets and describe how they relate to one another.
    • Asses the importance and implications of capital markets for the economy.
    • Outline the main characters of types of markets and describe how they relate to one another.
    • Asses the importance and implications of capital markets for the economy and the financial system
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Frederic S. Mishkin and Stanely. (2011). Financial Markets and Institutions, 7th edition. Prentice Hall.

    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