Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
İŞL540.801101FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENTElective125
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The economic climate and markets can be affected very quickly by changes in exchange rates, interest rates, and commodity prices. Counter-parties can rapidly become problematic. As a result, it is important to ensure financial risks are identified and managed appropriately. Preparation is a key component of risk management.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç.Dr. Sümeyra Gazel
Learning Outcomes
1Students learn to assess the importance the financial risk management process.
2Students identify key factors that affect interest rates.
3Students understand and identify key factors that affect exchange rates.
4Students come to learn key factors that affect commodity prices.
5Students come to appreciate the impact of history on financial markets
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
the financial risk management process, key factors that affect interest rates, exchange rate and commodity prices and the impact of history on financial markets.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What Is Financial Risk Management?
2Diversification
3Risk Management Process
4Factors that Impact Financial Rates and Prices
5Factors that Impact Financial Rates and Prices
6Factors that Affect Foreign Exchange Rates
7Factors that Affect Foreign Exchange Rates
8Midterm Exam
9Factors that Affect Commodity Prices
10Factors that Affect Commodity Prices
11Financial Risk Management: A Selective History
12Turbulence in Financial Markets
13Turbulence in Financial Markets
14Review I
15Review II
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
K. Evren Bolgün, M. Barış Akçay, Risk Yönetimi: Finansal Piyasalarda Risk Ölçüm ve Yöntemine Türkiye Perspektifinden Stratejik Bir Bakış K. Evren Bolgün, M. Barış Akçay, Risk Yönetimi
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Problem Solving339
Case Study8324
Report Preparation6212
Individual Study for Homework Problems3412
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Homework3721
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)155
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