Corporate Finance

Course Code: 
BBA 343
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
7
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
This course is intended to be the second of a two-semester undergraduate “Financial Management” course with an assumption that students have a good understanding of accounting; economics; basic algebra; and simple calculus.
Course Content: 

In this two-semester course, students learn important aspects of financing instruments; investment decisions; and corporate financial strategies so as to support the achievement of overall corporate goals. Medium of instruction of this course is fully English.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Practice, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study, 14: Self Study, 15: Problem Solving
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Performance

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learnin Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Explains review of Business Finance course; discussion of bonds and bond valuation; financial tools and techniques to maximize the company value.

1, 9

1,2,3,4,12,14,15

A,C

Knows discussion of capital budgeting.

1, 9

1,2,3,4,12,14,15

A,C

Explains risk and return in the stock market based on stand-alone and portfolio basis. Then continues with how common stocks are valued.

1, 9

1,2,3,4,12,14,15

A,C

Knows discussion of dividend Policy.

1, 9

1,2,3,4,12,14,15

A,C

Explians the cost of capital

1, 9, 10

1,2,3,4,12,14,15

A,C

Konows brief discussion of optimal capital structure; and finally the capital management.

1, 9, 10

1,2,3,4,12,14,15

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

The course begins with the discussion of core topics from Business Finance. Bridge from Accounting to Finance;  Performance and financial health: efficiency and effectiveness; Financial Performance and Strategic planning; Overview of accounting and accounting statements and relevance to financial management. 

Text, Assignments

2

TVM, and Financial Statements with the Analysis of Financial Statement Analysis is briefly overviewed.  Lecture Notes for the Problem session on Time Value of Money are discussed. We begin studying “Capital Budgeting”, upon the TVM Fundamentals.

Text, Assignments

3

Week 2 continues

Text, Assignments

4

Week 2 continues.

Text, Assignments

5

Discussion of Risk and Return

Text, Assignments

6

Week 5 continues

Text, Assignments

7

Midterm I Examination,

Review of Capital allocation Process; Financial institutions & markets.

Text, Assignments

8

Review of behavioral finance; Cost of money, Interest rates, Term structure of interest rates, Yield curve. Bond and Stock Valuations. Problem session for relevant chapters.

Text, Assignments

9

Week 8 continues,

Text, Assignments

10

Discussion of Cost of Capital based upon: (1 ) Bonds and their valuation; (2 ) Stock and their Valuation; (3 ) Cost of Capital; 4) Capital Structure and Leverage…(5) Fundamentals for “Dividends and Shareholders analysis as well as “Working Capital” and Financial Planning is discussed.

Text, Assignments

11

Week 10 continues,

Text, Assignments

12

Week 10 continues,

Midterm II

Text, Assignments

13

Special Topics: Derivates; Multinational Financial Management; Hybrid Financing; Mergers and Acquisitions.

Text, Assignments

14

Week 13 continues.

Overview of the course.

Text, Assignments

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Brigham and Houston: Fundamentals of Financial Management, 11th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2007

Additional Resources

 Instructor assigns supplementations to the text book.

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

80%

Attendance/Quizzes

1

20%

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 ---

40%

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 ---

60%

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Students should demonstrate their knowledge of the essential body of knowledge in business management (functions of management: organization theory: policy and strategy: information, technology and operations management; human capital management; accounting; finance; marketing; economics; and an integrated perspective).

 

 

X

 

 

2

Students should demonstrate their ability to construct strategy, make organizational decisions and define the required processes to execute these decisions by utilizing the concept and knowledge in business management and by considering cultural and ethical values.

 

 

X

 

 

3

Students should demonstrate the ability to understand the dynamics of global business environment; follow the changes and improvements and understanding the importance of flexibility and creativity in the changing global business world

 

 

X

 

 

4

Students should demonstrate their comprehension of basic economics, law and social sciences which shape the global business environment and their ability to make decisions via these knowledge.

 

 

 

X

 

5

Students should demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively and work in harmony with members from different disciplines.

X

 

 

 

 

6

Students should be able to effectively communicate in writing or orally in global business environment.

 

 

 

X

 

7

Students should be able to appreciate and recognize contributions of individuals from diverse cultures, and should be able to effectively communicate, positively contribute and work as a team member.

 

X

 

 

 

8

Students should be able to use common information and communication technologies employed in business management.

 

X

 

 

 

9

Students should be able to define problems related with business processes, gather data, choose the required methods to analyze the data, evaluate the results and identify the necessary practices and communicate their ideas effectively.

 

 

 

 

X

10

Students should be able to demonstrate their ability to make contributions in business team or project groups, take responsibility and take the leadership role.

 

X

 

 

 

11

Students should demonstrate their understanding of business ethics and social responsibility concepts and motivation to take active role in these subjects.

 

 

 

 

X

12

Students should have required English proficiency to follow the current events and improvements in their professional area and to communicate their ideas in international business arena.

 

 

X

 

 

13

Students should understand the importance of lifelong learning to maintain personal and professional development.

 

 

X

 

 

14

Students should demonstrate that they have the discipline and responsibility to conduct and independent study, project, research.

 

 

 

X

 

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

4

64

Mid-terms

2

15

30

Homework & Term Assignments

1

6

6

Final examination

1

6

6

Total Work Load

 

 

154

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

6.16

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6