INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
3+2 Business Administration - MBA
2017-2018

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 542 Corporate Financial Policy Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
6 0 english

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Assist Prof Dr Sanel Halilbegovic Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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The course examines the role of finance in supporting functional areas of firm making good financial and managerial decisions.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
To give students an understanding how to utilize the concepts, principles, and techniques in managerial finance, so that they, as managers, can make well-reasoned decisions.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. • Overview of finance
  2. • Financial performance and objectives
  3. • Investment criteria
  4. • Risk, return, and the opportunity cost of funds
  5. • Mergers and acquisitions
  6. • Interaction of investment and financing decisions
  7. • Managing international risk
  8. Midterm
  9. • Financial analysis of planning
  10. • Control, governance, and financial architecture
  11. • Investment definition and evaluation
  12. • Investment policy statement
  13. • International investment
  14. • Modern investment theory
  15. Final Exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework120
    Midterm Exam(s)125
    Presentation115
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Acquire basic analytical skills and principles of corporate finance
    • Describe tools of financial analysis (credit market analysis, option pricing, valuation of interest tax shields, weighted average cost of capital)
    • Evaluate complex investments
    • Prepare an investment program and use quantitative methods in solving investment problems
    • Perform cost benefit analysis
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Madura J. (2011). International Financial Management. 11th Edition. Cengage Learning.

    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