COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Financial Risk Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ITF 403
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The main goal of this class is to introduce the tools/techniques of financial risk management as well as its fundamental concepts. The emphasis will be on derivatives and hedging techniques. Detailed information on the enterprise risk management process will be discussed.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define risk and related concepts
  • Explain the need for “enterprise risk management” approach
  • Distinguish various types of risks
  • Understand the role of management in risk management
  • Learn different hedging techniques and instruments
  • Interpret the links between corporate governance, internal controls and risk management.
Course Description This course covers, the evolution of risk management, enterprise risk management approach, fundamental concepts of risk management, goals and strategies in risk management, design and application of risk management systems.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction
2 Mechanics of Futures Markets Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
3 Hedging Strategies Using Futures Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
4 Determination of Forward and Futures Prices Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
5 Mechanics of Options Markets Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
6 Mechanics of Options Markets Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
7 Midterm Exam
8 Credit Risk Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
9 Credit Risk Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
10 PRESENTATION 1 (Commodity Futures) Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
11 PRESENTATION 2 (Energy Derivatives) Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
12 PRESENTATION 3 (Value at Risk) Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
13 PRESENTATION 4 (Real Options) Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
14 Review of the Semester Hull, John C. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th or 9th Edition
15 Review of the Semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Hull, J., 2014. Options, Futures, And Other Derivatives. 9th ed. Boston: Pearson. ISBN: 978-0133456318

Suggested Readings/Materials

Class Presentations

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
48
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
35
Final Exams
1
40
    Total
221

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to identify and analyze problems in the field of trade and finance, and to develop solutions.

X
2

To be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the field of International Trade and Finance.

X
3

To be able to analyze the developments in global markets by using critical thinking skills.

4

To be able to analyze and interpret data in the field of finance, commerce and economics by using information technologies effectively.

5

To be able to acquire knowledge about the legal regulations and practices in the field.

6

To be able to foresee and define the risks that could be encountered in the field of trade and finance and to take decisions to manage such risks.

X
7

To be able to acquire and use verbal and numerical skills necessary for the nature of international trade and finance program.

X
8

To be able to obtain, synthesize and report the information related to the fields of trade and finance.

9

To be able to contribute to the solution of problems as individual, team member or leader.

10
To be able to evaluate the issues related to the field with an ethical perspective and social sensitivity.
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of International Trade and Finance and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout human history to their field of expertise.

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