Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Behavioural Finance ISL 440 8 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. GÜLFEN TUNA
Course Lecturers
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Course Category Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

Judgements in financial markets are taken rational by users of the markets. But in the last years, lots of works made on irrational judgements in financial markets. Aim of the lesson is to give the psychological substructure of financial judgements in financial markets.

Course Content

Behavioral Finance, behavioral finance models, effective market hypothesis, investors and volume capacity connection, psychological proseses which effects financial judgements, price anomalies, judgement mistakes in financial markets.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Finance and psychology connections Lecture, Testing,
2 Investors’ behaviors types in markets Lecture, Testing,
3 Getting Supreme knowledge in natine and foreign literature Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 Getting supreme knowledge about behavioral models Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Getting Knowledge About Effective Market Model Lecture, Homework, Project / Design,
6 Guessing Of the Behaviors of Investors In Financial Markets Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Case Study, Homework, Project / Design,
7 Appliying To Causality And Guessing Tests Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Case Study, Homework, Project / Design, Portfolio,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introductions to Behavioral Finance
2 The Fundamentals of the Behavioral Finance
3 Effective market hypothesis
4 Price anomalies
5 Supreme Confidence In Financial Markets
6 Confidence Approach
7 Confidence Approach And Price Connection
8 Midterm Exam
9 Judgements Mistakes
10 Supreme Reaction And Weak Reaction tendencies
11 Investors and volume capacity connection
12 Investors and volume Price Changing Connection
13 Investors behaviors’ effects on financial ratios
14 Final Exam
Course Notes
Course Resources

1. Davranışsal Finans ; Ekrem Tufan; İmaj yayınevi; ISBN: 9789758752607
2. Davranışsal Finans Teori Ve Uygulama; Osman Barak; Gazi Kitapevi
3. Behavioral Finance; Investors; corporations And Markets; Robert Kolb;

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Our students will have fundamental knowledge in business administration. X
2 Our students will be able to work in teams, and share information with team members in tasks of business administration X
3 Our students will identify and analyse problems to offer solutions in tasks of business administration. X
4 Our students will participate in projects about business administration process and tasks. X
5 Our students will accept responsibility in order to conclude tasks of business administration. X
6 Our students will define ethical problems in work environment and generate solutions. X
7 Our students can transfer their knowledge and suggestions with technology supported tools and written communication skills. X
8 Our students can transfer their knowledge and suggestions by written and verbal communication skills. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 13
2. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 13
3. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 14
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Performance Task (Application) 3 10 30
Final examination 1 13 13
Total Workload 113
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.52
dersAKTSKredisi 5