Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & BANKING  PROGRAM

Goal:

The goal  of the INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & BANKING  PROGRAM is to prepare students in the fınance & bankİng sciences to satisfy the needs of contemporary and competitive international business world. 

  

Objectives:

  • To equip the students with fundamental and technical knowledge and information in the area of international finance by using up to date Information Technologies. (Related Software, Expert Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Industrial 4.0 Applications etc.)
 

  • To improve managerial skills of the students as leadership, team working and cooperation, to lead them to adopt creative and innovative approaches in problem solving, to encourage them to take initiative, to be entrepreneur and develop learn to learn abilities and so to be able to increase self-confidence and self-expression efficiency.
 
  • To contribute/use the intellectual accumulation for the society that he/she lives in by committing superiority of law, being respectful to human rights and ethical values.

GENERAL DESCRİPTİON OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & BANKING PROGRAM

Foundation & Recognition

Çağ University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences was founded in 1997 with the objective of giving analytical and practical skills for proffessional and managerial staffs working in public and private organizations. 

Official Gazette: 09.07.1997, No.4281 (R): 23050

The Programme of International Finance was founded to train well-qualified professionals needed to perform a particular job in financial markets and institutions. 

Certified by Higher Education Council: 24.04.1998/007747

Qualification Awarded

The students who have succesfully completed the programme will be awarded with a Bachelor's Degree in International Finance.

Level Of Qualification

First cycle degree programme in International Finance.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who have started studies at other domestic or international universities may apply for admission according to Regulations of Council of Higher Education and Çağ University.

See for details: Information About Çağ > Admission Requirements

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of  Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal And İnformal)

Students who have studied at other universities may transfer to International Finance Programme at Çağ University after the completion of first semester.

Exemption is given for courses which have been taken from other universities with the same content and passing grades.

Qualification Requirements And Regulations

A student is required to have a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00 and no failing grades.

Profile Of The Programme

International Finance Programme is designed to equip the students with both theoretical and practical knowledge of the rapidly changing business world as qualified staff members needed to perform a particular job in finance and banking sector.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates With Examples

Graduated students have opportunity to work in financial institutions, financial intermediares or in finance departments of business organizations. Most graduates work in banks and insurance companies or in their own family companies.

Access To Further Studies

Students may apply to graduate (second cycle) programs at Çağ University or other universities and institutions.

Examination

Regulations,

Assessment And Grading

The examination regulations are specified for each course. However, generally, there is 1 Midterm Exam and 1 Final Exam for each course. See the exam regulations, assessment and grading of each course in the Course Structure Diagram for details.

Graduation Requirements

The graduation requirements for the Programme of International Finance are the as same as the general qualification requirements and regulations of Çağ University. There is no additional requirement to secure the Bachelor's Degree provided that the students have passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a DD grade, had a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and total 240 ECTS credits.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Language

English

Program Director

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Başaran

basaran@cag.edu.tr

Tel: +90 324 6514800   

Fax: +90 324 6514811

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinators

Assist. Prof. Dr. Gökhan Sökmen

gokhansokmen@cag.edu.tr

Tel: +90 324 6514800   

Fax: +90 324 6514811

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & BANKING PROGRAM

INTENDED STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (ISLOs)

A student who has successfully completed the Internatıonal Fınance & Bankıng Program should be able to:

1. Produce reports and  presentations to accomplish effective and professional communication in different business settings,

2. Demonstrate professionalism while using information technology tools in his/her field,

3. Define major business concepts within the traditional areas of finance,

4. Carry out the ethical and legal principles when making decisions in global business environments,

5. Combine the acquired theoretical and practical knowledge in the system that she/he lives,

6. Use leadership, team working and interpersonal relationship abilities,

7. Discuss the functions and relationship among the functions of business administration such as accounting, finance, marketing, management and production.

8. Coordinate functions of financial management such as planning, organizing, directing and controlling in different business settings.

9. Use analytical tools and critical thinking to solve contemporary business problems.

First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FEA-101 Orientation I Department Elective Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
IFN-101 Financial Literacy Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
MAT-101 Mathematics for Business Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
TUR-101 Turkish 1 Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
FLE-103 Vocational English I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 06
MAN-105 Business Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
SEC-101 Development and Life Program Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 2-0-2 02
Total Credit 19 34
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FEA-102 Orientation II (Career Planning) Department Elective Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
MAT-102 Statistics for Business Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
TUR-102 Turkish II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
ECO-104 Economics Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
FLE-104 Vocational English II Basic Occupational Courses Elective 4-0-4 06
IFN-104 Introduction to International Banking Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
Total Credit 17 32
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
HIS-201 Atatürk's Principles & History of Turkish Revolution I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
IFN-201 International Financial Markets I Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
LAW-201 Law - I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
FLE-203 Vocational English III Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 06
MAN-203 Principles of Accounting Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
Total Credit 15 30
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
HIS-202 Atatürk's Principles & History of Turkish Revolution II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
IFN-202 International Financial Markets II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
LAW-202 Law - II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
FLE-204 Vocational English IV Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 06
MAN-204 Financial Accounting Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
Total Credit 15 30
Third Year, Fifth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ECO-305 Money & Banking Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
MAN-307 Business Finance Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
MAN-331 Comtemporary Marketing Issues Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-303 Second Foreign Language I - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
ELC-501 Fifth Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
Third Year, Sixth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
MAN-310 Financial Management Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IFN-312 International Banking Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IFN-314 E-Commerce Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
ELC-601 Sixth Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
FLX-304 Second Foreign Language II - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
Fourth Year, Seventh Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
IFN-413 Financial Derivative Markets Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IFN-415 Financial Statement Analysis Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IFN-417 International Banking Procedures Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
ELC-701 Seventh Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
FLX-403 Second Foreign Language III - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
Fourth Year, Eighth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
LAW-400 Banking Law & SEC Regulations Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
MAN-410 Managerial Accounting Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
MAN-446 Business Simulation Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 6
FLX-404 Second Foreign Language IV - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
IFN-000 Capstone Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
FEA-101 - Orientation I

GYP-101 - Popular Culture and Communication

Concept of culture, mass culture, consumption culture, development of the concept of popular culture, number of audience/viewer, popularity, globalization and popular culture, concept of fun and lifestyles, foods and beverages, popular icons and the concept of fame, fashion and identity, music industry, sport industry, news, series, cartoons, language, critical approaches related to popular culture.


IFN-101 - Financial Literacy

Financial literacy refers to the level of competence that enables you to make informed decisions in the choice of financial instruments used in daily life. Financial literacy is also based on financial awareness on long-term accumulation and investment decisions.


MAT-101 - Mathematics for Business

This course is an introduction to the science of mathematics for business and economics. Couse topics include real number systems, inequalities, functions and graphical representations of functions, linear equations, equations of straight-line method, method of least squares, linear functions, linear cost, revenue and profit functions, break-even analysis, quadratic function, exponential and logarithmic functions.


TUR-101 - Turkish 1

The objective of the course is to teach the students Turkish linguıstic rules . So the students will be able to expres themselves clearly and efficiently. For the development and evaluation of speaking skills, some topics such as techniques of panel discussions, symposium, conference etc. are handled in this course.


FEA-102 - Orientation II (Career Planning)

MAT-102 - Statistics for Business

Statistics includes compiling and analyzing data in other areas of economics, finance, business, economics and administrative sciences. In this regard, descriptive and inferential statistics and related concepts form the basis of the course. In the concept of descriptive statistics, central tendency, measure of dispersion, relationships, etc. methods are taught to students through computer aided programs. In computer aided programs, the ability to make comments on the data is provided by creating graphics. However, using population samples to make inferences about populations requires probability information. For this reason, the concept of probability, permutation, combination, certain rules of probability, random variables and so on. notations are shown to students.


TUR-102 - Turkish II

The development and evaluation of speaking skills, pronunciation, intonation, pacing and stress, an awareness of errors in speaking, techniques of panel discussions, symposium, conference etc. the development of listening skills; reading comprehension.


FLE-103 - Vocational English I

This course aims to enable students to expand their business vocabulary by creating authentic contexts consisting of new words, phrases and collocations, to structure the new business language knowledge by providing comprehensible language input in the course of the term, to improve their reading and listening skills.


GYP-103 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Applications

ECO-104 - Economics

The course is designed to provide the students with basic concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Economic problems faced in everyday life; supply and demand; price determination and market equilibrium; elasticity; production and cost concepts; market structures; economic inequality; economic growth; measuring GDP and economic growth; monitoring jobs and inflation and aggregate supply and demand will be described.


FLE-104 - Vocational English II

This course aims at teaching students new business language knowledge by providing comprehensible language input in the course of the term, to improve their reading and listening skills by the assistance of the texts and scripts related to the topic of the week.


IFN-104 - Introduction to International Banking
Meeting, general course content presentation, Overview of the Changing Financial Services Sector, International Banking and Money Market, Deposit Institutions: Banks and Bank Management,  Financial Instruments, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, World Central Banks


GYP-105 - Life in the Universe

Birth and evolution of Universe, Milky Way and Solar System, planet Earth as a celestial body,  evolution of Earth definition of life as we know on Earth, chemical and structural basis of life, role of DNA as an evolutionary mechanism,  evolution of life and emergence of intelligence, physical conditions for the development of life on a planet, solar system bodies, Goldilocks hypothesis, possibilities of existance of life on other stellar systems, Drake equation, search for extraterrestrial life and intelligent life (SETI), results of existing searches, mesages sent to interstellar medium and other stars, technical difficulties for space travel.


MAN-105 - Business

This course aims to provide the students who are starting to receive new education in Business Administration with the necessary skills to identify the basic concepts of the field, to view the business activities as a valid field for employment, to explain the developments in the field of fast changing business, to evaluate the business roles and their effects on business success.   In addition, production management and human resources issues in the necessary analysis, applications are taught to the students.


GYP-107 - Diction

Diction is a beautiful and effective art of speaking. It is the interpretation and creativity aspect of literature. It is to convert the speech into art.


GYP-113 - Gender

This course will introduce you to current theory and research on gender. Research focused on gender differences will be reviewed, as well as theories put forth to explain these differences. In particular, gender differences in mental health, personality, ability, and behavior will be examined. Additionally, we will discuss other topics, including gender development, violence against women, family issues, sexuality, and women and work.


GYP-115 - Mythology

Mythology occupies an important place in the existence of art. The aim of this course based on mythology and culture; to gain a conceptual perspective on mythology as a discipline; to inform about the birth, meaning and effects of mythology on the history of civilization; to learn the subject of mythology in the context of its interaction with culture; learn and compare the mythology of different cultures. Basic concepts of mythology, sources of world mythology, material-spiritual culture elements living in historical development process and traces of myths in social life


GYP-117 - Health Sociology

GYP-119 - Movie Types

HIS-201 - Atatürk's Principles & History of Turkish Revolution I

The Constitutional Period (1st Constitutional Period) of the Ottoman Empire, Movements of Intellectual’s in the Enlightenment Period, The Reasons for the First World War, After the First World War and the Turks, The Ottoman Empire, the establishment, rise, decline and collapse of the Ottoman Empire War of Independence, the Treaty of Lausanne as an independent republic under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Turkey describes the formation.


IFN-201 - International Financial Markets I

The course focuses on international finance, risks involved in international operations and transactions, international money markets and capital markets and their tools/assets, understanding foreign exchange markets, how to manage foreign exchange risk, measuring and managing translation and transaction exposure, measuring and managing economic exposure.


LAW-201 - Law - I

The course of Introduction to Law I covers; the function of law in society, comparison of rule of law with religious, customary and morality rules, distinction between public law and private law, the concept of legal relationships and legal rights, the types of rights, the right holder and their types, the issue of legal rights, acquisition, loss, and protection of legal rights, legal actions and process.


HIS-202 - Atatürk's Principles & History of Turkish Revolution II

1923 yılından (Lozan Antlaşması ve Türkiye Cumhuriyetinin kuruluşu), 1938 (Atatürk’ün ölümü) yılına kadar modern bir devletin tesisine doğru yapılan çabalar; yasal, sosyal ve kültürel reformlar; ekonomik ve dış politika, cumhuriyet dönemi sırasında ekonomi ve dış politika; iç politika ve siyasal partiler; Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’ün düşünce sistemi, ilkeleri ve amaçları, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’ün başlıca siyaseti ve reformları tartışılmaktadır.


IFN-202 - International Financial Markets II

The course focuses on international finance, risks involved in international operations and transactions, international money markets and capital markets and their tools/assets, understanding foreign exchange markets, how to manage foreign exchange risk, measuring and managing translation and transaction exposure, measuring and managing economic exposure. Give the basics of country risk analysis; introduce international financial markets and the concept of international financing. Give the basics of capital budgeting for the multinational corporation.


LAW-202 - Law - II

This course focus on the task of breaking into the very phenomena of corporate  thus identifying the essential contours of sorts of companies that operate within the commercial life of Turkey. It is also one of the most fundamental objectives of this course to reveal the foundation, termination, regular control and the operation of unlimited companies and that of the commercial corporations.


FLE-203 - Vocational English III

This course is designed to develop both the oral and written communicative skills of students’ major areas with emphasis on technical lexis and report writing. Vocational English will teach students content specific vocabulary, grammar skills, reading skills (which include analyzing and thinking critically about various passages), and writing skills.


MAN-203 - Principles of Accounting

The course focuses on how companies prepare financial statements for financial  information users in the accounting process, teaches especially accounting for current and non-current assets and students are directed to apply principles and rules of accounting for the purpose of obtaining primary financial statements as the real world practice. After the preparation phase, students try to make overall interpretations with a fast look at those statements


FLE-204 - Vocational English IV

Vocational English will teach students content specific vocabulary, grammar skills, reading skills (which include analyzing and thinking critically about various passages), and writing (which includes prewriting, choosing a topic, planning, drafting, peer review, revising, editing/proofreading and reflecting on their pieces).


MAN-204 - Financial Accounting

The course focus on how companies prepare financial statements for financial information users in the accounting process, teaches especially accounting for short and long term liabilities and owners’ equities and students are directed to apply principles and rules of accounting for the purpose of obtaining primary financial statements as the real world practice. After the preparation phase, students try to make overall interpretations with a fast look at those statements.


MAT-302 - Business Research Methods

This course will cover all stages of the business research processes, as well as the collection and analysis of data in an actual research project. A variety of methods will be employed, both quantitative and qualitative, which may be applied to gathering and interpreting data for a specific problem. The ethical issues that arise during the research process will also be addressed. In addition, this course seeks to improve students’ critical thinking problem solving skills and aslo using computer based programs to analyze the research data. 


FLC-303 - Second Foreign Language I (Chinese)

This is an introduction course to the basics of written and spoken Chinese. The objective of the course is to equip students with the grammar and skills they will need to fulfill their communication needs in a Chinese speaking environment, with the main focus on the areas necessary for everyday living, school performance, business and travel. We will provide students the opportunity to grasp the academic, social, and cultural aspects of the Chinese language through the teaching of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. In order to develop students’ competence in these skills we will engage them in a variety of different activities using up-to-date course books, texts, audio scripts, videos and other related sources to improve their proficiency in Chinese language.


FLF-303 - Second Foreign Language I (Frensch)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLG-303 - Second Foreign Languege I (German)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in German in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of German. This course presets essential German vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLR-303 - Second Foreign Language I (Russian)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Russian in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Russian. This course presents essential Russian vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLS-303 - Second Foreign Language I (Spanish)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Spanish in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Spanish. This course presets essential Spanish vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLC-304 - Second Foreign Language II (Chinese)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Chinese in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Chinese. This course presets essential Chinese vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLF-304 - Second Foreign Language II (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLG-304 - Second Foreign Language II (German)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in German in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of German. This course presets essential German vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLR-304 - Second Foreign Language II (Russian)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Russian in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Russian. This course presets essential Russian vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLS-304 - Second Foreign Language II (Spanish)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Spanish in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Spanish. This course presets essential Spanish vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


ECO-305 - Money & Banking

The definition and role of money in economic activity. Analysis of commercial and central banking institutions. Examination of macro relations between financial organizations, and principal objectives of stabilization policy.


ITL-305 - New Technologies for Business

The course combines an examination of technology aspects of digital transformation as well as market and business aspects and policy and regulatory initiatives affecting digitalization processes. This implies that the network infrastructures, the management and processing of data, and the digital services and applications made available will be part of the topics as well as an examination of business processes and services including business models and ecosystems. Also, policy initiatives and regulatory measures will be discussed including EU policies in the area. So, after one semester study, students will be able to understand the impact of digitalization today’s society.


MAN-307 - Business Finance

The course focuses on how companies invest in real assets and how they raise money to pay for these investments to maximize the value of the firm. In this sense, time value of money, capital budgeting decisions, relationship between risk and return, financing decisions using debt or equity capital and WACC calculations are the main topics that will be covered.


ITL-310 - New Technologies for Business

The course combines an examination of technology aspects of digital transformation as well as market and business aspects and policy and regulatory initiatives affecting digitalization processes. This implies that the network infrastructures, the management and processing of data, and the digital services and applications made available will be part of the topics as well as an examination of business processes and services including business models and ecosystems. Also, policy initiatives and regulatory measures will be discussed including EU policies in the area. So, after one semester study, students will be able to understand the impact of digitalization today’s society.


MAN-310 - Financial Management

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


IFN-312 - International Banking

Provide the students an understanding of bank management in the context of international banking system rules and regulations. This will cover the topics of bank management, investment portfolio management, interest rate risk, credit, risk, liquidity risk management and bank performance analysis.


ITL-313 - Virtual Worlds

The aim of Virtual Worlds course is to define Virtual Worlds and its components. In this sense, the relationships between Virtual Worlds technology and business will be thought during the course. Virtual Worlds terms and definitions, Virtual Worlds business models, technological components of Virtual Worlds, ethical and social issues related to Virtual Worlds will be covered. So, after one semester study, students will be able to understand the role of Virtual Worlds in today’s society.


IFN-314 - E-Commerce

The aim of E-commerce course is to define E-commerce and its components. In this sense, the relationships between technology and business will be thought during the course. E-commerce terms and definitions, e-commerce business models, technological components of e-commerce, e-supply chains, launching a successful online business, security and ethical issues regarding e-commerce are the main topics that will be covered.


ITL-314 - Virtual Worlds

The aim of Virtual Worlds course is to define Virtual Worlds and its components. In this sense, the relationships between Virtual Worlds technology and business will be thought during the course. Virtual Worlds terms and definitions, Virtual Worlds business models, technological components of Virtual Worlds, ethical and social issues related to Virtual Worlds will be covered. So, after one semester study, students will be able to understand the role of Virtual Worlds in today’s society.


MAN-329 - Customer Relations Management

To establish real relationship with your customers, you need to know who they are. Relationships, between customers, and suppliers, and the people and organizations around them are important. Most businesses know that the company’s customers are vital to the success of the company. So, after one semester study, students will be able to understand the importance level of CRM in today’s marketplace.


MAN-331 - Comtemporary Marketing Issues

To increase knowledge and understanding of marketing concepts and terminology ("Principles of Marketing") which form the foundation for advanced coursework and practice in business.


LAW-400 - Banking Law & SEC Regulations

In this course; the following information is given; banking operations, organizational structure of banks, capital market instruments, capital market transactions.


ECO-403 - Turkish Economy

In this course, students will be provided with the information about the historical evolution and actual conditions of the Turkish economy and make them able to explain main economic problems and solutions using their economic knowledge.


FLC-403 - Second Foreign Language III (Chinese)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Chinese in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Chinese. This course presets essential Chinese vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLF-403 - Second Foreign Language III (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLG-403 - Second Foreign Language III (German)

This course is a second foreign language for young adult learners of second grade. In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLR-403 - Second Foreign Language III (Russian)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Russian in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Russian. This course presets essential Russian vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLS-403 - Second Foreign Language III (Spanish)

This course is a second foreign language for young adult learners of second grade. In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Spanish in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Spanish. This course presets essential Spanish vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLC-404 - Second Foreign Language IV (Chinese)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Chinese in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Chinese. This course presets essential Chinese vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills


FLF-404 - Second Foreign Language IV (French)

This course is a second foreign language for young adult learners of second grade. In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLG-404 - Second Foreign Language IV (German)

This course is a second foreign language for young adult learners of second grade. In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in German in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of German. This course presets essential German vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLR-404 - Second Foreign Language IV (Russian)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Russian in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Russian. This course presets essential Russian vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLS-404 - Second Foreign Language IV (Spanish)

This course is a second foreign language for young adult learners of second grade. In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


MAN-410 - Managerial Accounting

The course aims at teaching students how goods produced are costed and thus priced according to traditional and contemporary techniques in particularly manufacturing companies. The students are able to reach relevant and appropriate financial information concerned with firstly cost, price and profit and therefore corporate decisions could be made on a sound and realistic basis.


IFN-413 - Financial Derivative Markets

The course defines the main kind of derivatives, shows how they are used to achieve various hedging and speculating objectives, introduces a framework for pricing derivatives, and studies several applications of derivative-pricing techniques outside derivative markets. This course presents and analyzes derivatives, such as forwards, futures, and options.


IFN-415 - Financial Statement Analysis

General Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis, Basic financial statements - Balance sheet, Basic financial statements - Income statement, Financial analysis techniques- Ratio Analysis, Case analysis with ratios, Analysis of Business Activities - income, expense, profit and loss analysis, Financial analysis techniques- Comparative Statements Analysis, Sample Company Financial Data Analysis


IFN-417 - International Banking Procedures

This course has been designed to give students an understanding of howinternational banks operate in global markets. It will focus both on theoretical and practical aspects.


IFN-421 - Invesment Analysis

MAN-433 - Business Ethics & Social Responsibity

This course is designed to provide an analysis and examination of significant contemporary ethical issues and challenges existing throughout the professional business arena. Emphasis will be placed upon the manager’s social and environmental responsibilities to a wide variety of stakeholders, including employees, customers and the public. Ethical dilemmas and decision-making frameworks and approaches at the personal, organizational and societal levels will be explored. Student engagement in real-world applications and issues are a critical portion of the course.


MAN-446 - Business Simulation

Business Simulation course is built around a computer-based business simulation. Students taking this course will be wroking in peers. Each team should consider different decisions which are related to Strategy, Finance, Marketing, Operations, HR/Organisation and Research & Development to manage their simulated company through a set time period.


IFN-460 - Entrepreneurship in International Finance

With this course, students are informed about business plan writing which is one of the most important needs of entrepreneurs. It is intended to provide students with a business idea development and to undertake research, use techniques, and present it in front of the classroom to transform this business idea into a business plan.


IFN-462 - Internship in International Finance

The course  aims at developing the ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others and to integrate previous knowledge about finance/banking and perform tasks in an business environment.


IFN-464 - Project in International Finance

The Project in International Finance course is a capstone experience in which the student works with a international finance and banking department faculty member (Research Advisor) on an individual research project. If you plan to go to graduate or professional school, the experience of conducting a sustained research project will give you a taste of what to expect.


INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & BANKING PROGRAM
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & BANKING PROGRAM  "FIN" Broad Based Student Learning Goals
Matrix for Courses & Intended Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs) 1. To equip the students with fundamental and technical knowledge in the area of international business. 2. To improve managerial skills of the students by increasing self-confidence and self-expression efficiency. 3. To lead the students behaving ethical and responsible towards society and environment.
KEY  LEARNING OUTCOMES Communication Analytical Tools Scholarship Environment Scholarship Leadership Business Core Teamwork Critical Thinking
"IACBE" Deliver effective and professional communications using a variety of delivery venues. Apply decision-support tools to business decision making. Utilize research skills in business problem solving Apply legal, ethical, and economic standards of business within a global environment. Utilize research skills in business problem solving Apply strategic planning skills to effect a change initiative in a business scenario. Apply major concepts within the traditional areas of business. Contribute to the development of a high performing team and collaborative environment. Demonstrate an ability to obtain and process information in order to make decisions and solve problems.
ISLOs for International Finance & Banking Program 1. Produce reports and  presentations to accomplish effective and professional communication in different business settings,  2. Demonstrate professionalism while using information technology tools in his/her field, 3. Define major business concepts within the traditional areas of finance, 4. Carry out the ethical and legal principles when making decisions in global business environments, 5. Combine the acquired theoretical and practical knowledge in the system that she/he lives, 6. Use leadership, team working and interpersonal relationship abilities, 7. Discuss the functions and relationship among the functions of business administration such as accounting, finance, marketing, management and production. 8. Coordinate functions of financial management such as planning, organizing, directing and controlling in different business settings. 9. Using analytical tools and critical thinking to solve contemporary business problems.
("PO: Program Outputs")
Course Title  PO1  PO2  PO3  PO4  PO5  PO6  PO7  PO8  PO9 
First Year/First Semester                  
FEA-101 Orientation I X X   X   X   X  
IFN-101 Financial Literacy X     X X X      
MAT-101 Mathematics for Business   X     X        
TUR-101 Turkish 1 X         X      
FLE-103 Vocational English I X         X   X  
MAN-105 Business     X       X    
SEC-101 (Development and Life Program)                  
GYP-119 Movie Types X                
GYP-117 Health Sociology X                
GYP-101 Popular Culture and Communication X                
GYP-103 Corporate Social Responsibility and Applications X                
GYP-105 Life in the Universe X                
GYP-107 Diction X                
GYP-113 Gender X                
GYP-115 Mythology X                
First Year/Second Semester                  
FEA-102 Orientation II (Career Planning) X X   X   X   X  
MAT-102 Statistics for Business   X X           X
TUR-102 Turkish II X         X      
ECO-104 Economics     X X          
FLE-104 Vocational English II X         X   X  
IFN-104 Introduction to International Banking     X   X   X   X
Second Year/Third Semester                  
IFN 201 International Financial Markets I   X X   X       X
MAN 203 Principles of Accounting    X X X          
LAW 201 Law I        X          
HIS   201 Atatürk's Prin.& Hist. of Turk. Rev. I       X X        
FLE  203 Vocational English III X   X X          
Second Year/Fourth Semester                  
IFN 202 International Financial Markets II     X   X       X
MAN 204 Financial Accounting    X              
LAW 202 Law II        X          
HIS   202 Atatürk's Prin. & Hist. of Turk. Rev. II        X X        
FLE  204 Vocational English IV X   X   X        
Third Year/Fifth Semester                  
MAN 331 Contemporary Marketing Issues     X   X X X   X
MAN 307 Business Finance    X X   X       X
ECO 305 Money & Banking     X   X        
FL.  303 Second Foreign Language I (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI) X                
ELC-501 (Fifth Semester Elective Courses I)                  
ITL 313 Virtual Worlds X     X X   X X
ITL 305 New Technologies for Business   X X X   X X    
MAN 329 Customer Relations Management   X   X X        
Third Year/Sixth Semester                  
IFN 314 E-Commerce   X X X   X     X
IFN 312 International Banking       X X       X
MAN 310 Financial Management     X   X       X
FL. 304 Second Foreign Language II (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI) X                
ELC-601 Sixth Semester Elective Courses I)                  
MAT 302 Business Research Methods  X   X X X   X X X
ITL 314 Virtual Worlds X     X X   X X
ITL-310 New Technologies for Business   X X X   X X    
Fourth Year/Seventh Semester                  
IFN 415 Financial Statement Analysis   X   X X        
IFN 413 Financial Derivative Markets             X X  
IFN 417 International Banking Procedures     X X        
FL.  403 Second Foreign Language III (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI) X                
ELC-701 Seventh Semester Elective Courses I)                  
ECO 403 Turkish Economy         X       X
IFN 421 Invesment Analysis         X   X   X
MAN 433 Business Ethics    X X X          
Fourth Year/Eigth Semester                  
LAW 400 Banking Law & SEC Regulations   X X   X        
MAN-446 Business Simulation   X   X X        
MAN 410 Managerial Accounting