IBF506 Advanced Financial Management

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
IBF506 Advanced Financial Management 3 0 6 Tue 17:00-19:50
Prerequisite None It is a prerequisite to


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Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide students with the essential knowledge of financial management concepts and issues. The course focuses on teaching basic finance concepts, techniques, principles and their applications to future and current managers for giving a thorough understanding of the financial theory that is essential for developing and implementing effective financial strategies.
Textbook Brigham, Eugune F. and Ehrhardt, Michael C. (2017), Financial Management: Theory and Practice, 15th Edition, Cengage Learning.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understand acquiring funds from financial markets and how to use these funds.
  2. Discuss the effect of inflation volatility, exchange rate volatility, and lack of liquidity on cash flow projections, terminal value, and liquidation value for projects in emerging markets.
  3. Estimate the equity risk premium and discuss its role in the determination of required returns.
  4. Discuss the rationale for mergers and the chief methods of valuing an acquisition target company.
  5. Develop a grasping of the tools that are used to value investment projects and companies (valuation).
Teaching Methods The methods include lectures (which may involve power point presentation, video and audio aids), student presentations, projects and class discussions.
Week 1 Introductory Lecture Chapter 01
Week 2 An Overview of Financial Management Chapter 01
Week 3 Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes Chapter 02
Week 4 Financial Statements Analysis Chapter 03
Week 5 Time Value of Money Chapter 04
Week 6 Bonds, Bond Valuation, and Interest Rates Chapter 05
Week 7 Mid-Term Exam
Week 8 Risk and Return Chapter 06
Week 9 Corporate and Stock Valuation Chapter 07
Week 10 Financial Options Chapter 08
Week 11 Project Valuation: The Cost of Capital Chapter 09
Week 12 Project Valuation: Capital Budgeting, Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis Chapter 10-11
Week 13 Corporate Valuation and Governance Chapter 12-13
Week 14 Paper Presentation
Week 15 Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1-5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Mid-Term Exam 1 30 1-5
Term Paper 1 20 1-5
Class Participation 10 1-5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture hours 3 14 42 Mid-Term Exam Study 15 1 15
Home study 2 14 28 Final Exam Study 25 1 25
Term Paper 4 10 40 Term Paper 4 10 40
        Total Workload Hours = 190
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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