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

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 125 Business Finance Undergraduate 1 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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Business Finance course explains the fundamentals simply and quickly, introducing you to key terms and concepts such as: how to navigate financial statements, how to weigh costs and benefits, what’s involved in budgeting and forecasting, how to gauge a company’s financial health

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course is an essential introduction to the world of financing and investment decision making. With a strong real world focus, this course aims to help you bridge the gap between the theories surrounding financial decision making and what happens in the real business world in an accessible, user-friendly way.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. What do interest rates mean and what is their role in valuation?
  2. How do risk and term structure affect interest rates?
  3. Structure of Central Banks
  4. Conduct of monetary policy: tools, goals, strategy and tactics
  5. The money markets
  6. The stock markets
  7. Preparation for midterm exam
  8. Midterm Exam
  9. The mortgage markets
  10. The foreign exchange market
  11. Banking and the management of financial institutions
  12. Savings associations and credit unions
  13. The mutual fund industry
  14. Insurance companies and pension funds
  15. Final Exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Student debates
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz120
    Midterm Exam(s)135
    Final Exam145
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • • Define and apply knowledge of the key marketing concepts
    • • Explain how marketing decisions are influenced by various forces in the external business environment and how trends and developments affect current and future marketing practices
    • • Develop Marketing Plan for actual company
    • • Analyze companies\' strategies
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Frederic S. Mishkin and Stanley (2009). Financial Markets and Institutions”, 6th 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