COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Financial Institutions and Markets
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FIN 613
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
10
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
-
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course aims at evaluating financial markets and institutions in its globalinternational setting. It begins with the concept of “financial assets”, their role in a modern economy and the role of financial markets. We will focus on financial intermediaries, their functions, a short review of their asset/liability management and recent developments, i.e., financial innovation, asset securitization and globalization. The role of government in financial market with reference to Turkey is covered. Considering the recent history of finance in Turkey this is of prime importance. Moreover; depository institutions, Central Bank, creation of money and monetary policy are the subjects covered. Again, the coverage is centered on the Turkish banking industry and the Central Bank of Turkey. Insurance companies, investment companies, pension funds, securities markets, markets for government debt will be analyzed.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to explain financial assets and their role in the economy.
  • will be able to explain financial markets, financial intermediaries and their roles.
  • will be able to discuss the place and importance of financial markets in the economy.
  • will be able to give information about the market players and working principles of the financial markets.
  • will be able to explain the Turkish Financial System.
Course Content The content of this course will be comprised of mainly examining the structure of financial institutions and markets in developed countries and in Turkey as well as their interactions. The basic topics to be covered in this course are; the evolution of financial institutions, their role within the financial system, the operation of financial markets, their impact on economy, their future role and possible development strategies for Turkish financial markets.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Review of the Semester  
2 Review of the Semester  
3 Review of the Semester  
4 Review of the Semester  
5 Review of the Semester  
6 Review of the Semester  
7 Review of the Semester  
8 Review of the Semester  
9 Review of the Semester  
10 Review of the Semester  
11 Review of the Semester  
12 Review of the Semester  
13 Review of the Semester  
14 Review of the Semester  
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
0

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Developing scientific expertise and capabilities in the field of finance through using creative and critical thinking and research skills; innovatively contribute to the discipline by new ideas and definitions based on the graduate level qualifications.
2 Comprehending the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of finance, reaching at original conclusions by using new and complex analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills.
3 Developing and championing new approaches to contribute the field of finance through apprehending the research methods.
4 Contributing to the science of finance through developing new methods or implementing an existing method to a different field through investigating, comprehending, designing original topics.
5 Conducting independent research, analyzing scientific phenomenon through broad, deep and critical perspective, arriving at new syntheses and evaluations in the discipline of finance.
6 Publishing scientific articles in reputable refereed national and international journals, presenting papers in scientific conferences in the field of finance and its sub-disciplines.
7 Following, attending and organizing national and international events such as conferences, seminars and panels to keep up with developments and create new solutions to the problems in the field of finance.
8 Following pioneering and innovative theories and methods in the field of finance and implementing them in analysis and research.
9 Developing creative solutions to the social, scientific and ethical issues within the scope of finance and business life and extending values that supports these solutions.
10 Being able to use English fluently for both comprehending and publishing scientific publications and developing proper communication.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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