Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Financial Management UTC 516 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. HAKAN TUNAHAN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ENGİN DÜCAN,
Course Assistants

Res Assist. Seren Civak Ozsoy

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

International Finance is a discipline which analyzes fiscal decisions about the international fund flows, principles and transactions. Cross border fund flows are the main part ofinternational finance transactions. As th result of economic and fiscal liberalization with high improvement in communication technology, fiscal markets of different countries have start to integration process with each other. This new integration brings new risks and problems as well as new opportunities for international trade actors. Therefore, students of international trade department should comprehend financial risks and opportunities in the international markets.

Course Content

International Monetary System, International Fund Flow, Foreign Exchange Markets, International Monetary and Capital Markets, International Financial Investments

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Be knowledgeable about international fund flows Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Self Study, Testing,
2 Be knowledgeable about exchange rate and risk management Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Be knowledgeable about international monetary and capital markets Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing,
4 Be knowledgeable about international portfolio investments Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Be knowledgeable about finance of foreign trade Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Self Study, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 International Monetary System
2 International Liquidity and Balance of Payments
3 Analyses of Foreign Exchange Market
4 Principal Parity Conditions in International Finance
5 Exchange Rate Explanatory Theories and Exchange Rate Prediction
6 Forward Delivery and Future Contracts depends on Foreign Currency and Interest Rates
7 Midterm
8 Foreign Currency and Interest Options, Swaps
9 Exchange Rate Risk and Management of Exchange Rate Risk
10 International Monetary and Capital Markets – 1
11 International Monetary and Capital Markets – 2
12 International Portfolio Investments
13 Foreign Capital and Capital Budgeting of Foreign Ivestment Projects
14 Finance of Foreign Trade
Course Notes
Course Resources

MADURA, Jeff (2013), Uluslararası Finansal Yönetim 2, Nobel Akademik Yay.
SEYİDOĞLU, Halil (2013), Uluslararası Finans, Güzem Can Yayınları
YALÇINER, Kürşat (2012), Uluslararası Finansman, Detay Yayıncılık
KAYA, Ferudun (2011), Dış Ticaretin Finansmanı, Beta Basım Yayım

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Possessing high level of knowledge and understanding of scientific materials including up-to-date data, information and facts togather with the skill to manage the processes in the field of international trade. X
2 Understanding the interdisciplinary structure of international trade and having the ability to integrate information from different disciplines. X
3 Having the capability of defining and assuming a problem, developing a solution method, evaluating the results and implementing if needed, in the field of international trade. X
4 Being capable of developing new strategic approaches, political alternatives and drawing up schemes in unpredictable complex situations encountered in implications of international trade. X
5 Having a command of decision making techniques providing a basis for taking initiative within the sphere of competence when faced with a problem. X
6 Being capable of producing local, national and international projects, serving as an executive or manager at such projects. X
7 Being able to choose and implement the right scientific research method in his/her researches. X
8 Questioning his/her knowledge within the scope of the assignments related to his/her area of expertise. X
9 To be in a struggle of being proactive, original and contributive but not passive, in the process of learning and implementation. X
10 Having the capability of oral and written communication skill at least in one foreign language. (European Language Portfolio Global Scale, Level B2)
11 Can convey the results and processes of his/her studies orally or in written in a comprehensive and systematic manner in national and international environment X
12 Pursuing, teaching and monitoring the scientifc, ethical and social values in the stages of collection, interpretation and announcement of data related to international trade. X
13 Being able to choose the data which will form the scientific information , review the literature in the related area and analyse. X
14 Being capable of analyzing and carrying out the relationships with the stakeholders in the assignmetns assignments related to his/her expertise. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 30
1. Final 70
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 40 40
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 6