ECON350 Financial Institutions and Markets

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ECON350 Financial Institutions and Markets 3 0 6 Mon 09:00-10:50 Wednesday 09:00-09:50
Prerequisite ECON112 It is a prerequisite to
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Course Objectives The aim of the course is to prepare students for today’s dynamic financial environment by comprising the diversity of financial instruments and institutions, and the latest developments and issues from the financial arena, domestic as well as international. The emphasis of the course is on the theoretical understanding of key concepts, an appreciation of the role of institutions within these markets, and practical relevance.
Textbook Frederic S Mishkin " The economics of money, banking and financial markets" 7th edition
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify the main components of the financial system and find out how is a financial system organized.
  2. Explain the functions of financial markets and institutions.
  3. Explain how financial markets play an important role in the efficient role in functioning of a market economy functioning of a market economy.
  4. Exemplify the valuation of financial assets and the characteristics of financial instruments in money and capital markets.
  5. Evaluate techniques for measuring and managing risk in financial institutions.
  6. Evaluate the relationship between the bond, stock and money markets, and their relationship to the management of financial institutions and financial regulations
Teaching Methods The methods include lectures (which may involve power point presentation, video and audio aids), student presentations, projects and class discussions.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introductory Lecture
Week 2 Why Study Financial Markets and Institutions? Chapter 1
Week 3 Overview of the Financial System Chapter 2
Week 4 International Financial Center Chapter 3
Week 5 Quiz exam, International Financial Regulation Chapter 18
Week 6 The Money Markets Chapter 11
Week 7 The Bond Markets Chapter 12
Week 8 Midterm Exam
Week 9 The Stock Markets Chapter 13
Week 10 Risk Management in Financial Institutions Chapter 23
Week 11 The Mutual Fund Industry Chapter 20
Week 12 The Financial Institutions Industry-Banking and the Management of Financial Institutions Chapter 17
Week 13 Bloomberg Project
Week 14 Individual Project - Presentation
Week 15 Individual Project - Presentation
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 25 2,3
Presentations 1 10 4
Class Discussion 1 5 5
Quiz 1 15 1,2
Homework 1 5 6
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Project 5 3 15
Home Study 2 15 30 Home Study 2 15 30
Quiz 15 1 15 Final Exam Study 25 1 25
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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