SYLLABUS

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SYLLABUS


ANADOLU UNIVERSITY, FEAS, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT, FALL 200
8


COURSE TITLE:
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I


GOAL of THE COURSE :

Giving the students the main notions of finance, importance and position of the finance function, the main financ
ial
goal of the company and financial manager, the main responsibilities of finance department and financial
manager in a company, fund sources

and allocations

of a company and their pros and cons.

So
, as indicated by
Napoleon centuries ago,

the subject o
f this course


is important
.



TEACHER
:

Yrd.Doç.Dr. Murat ERTUĞRUL / mertugrul@anadolu.edu.tr

/ Office 402

http://home.anadolu.edu.tr/~mertugrul

(
to be
activated soon)

/
3350580
-

3241 ve 3242
(int.)


OFFICE HOURS :

Wednesday 15:00


16:00
;

and feel fre
e to visit me at any other convenient time
. You can also send e
-
mail at any
time about the course, homeworks or any other convenient issue.



MATERIALS :

Main Text

:
Foundations of Finance
, 6E., Keown, Martin, Petty. (a
sk teacher how to gain
)


:
Case Studi
es in Finance
, 5E,
Robert F.
Bruner

(ask teacher how to gain)

Reccomended

:
Fundamentals of Financial Management
,

Van Horne, (available at the library)


Readings whic
h will be given by the teacher
.


COURSE POLICIES:

*
The Course will be run with an inter
active approach. Students participation is expect
ed and encouraged.
Students are responsible to read the incoming chapter beforehand. The teacher

underlines

the main theoretical
notions and discusses practical dimentions with the class

to strenghten the su
bject

in the second half of the

every

lesson
.


*
When a chapt
er is completed,
students are responsible to prepare the case study related the processed (last)
chapter

until next class
. In the
next

class, every group
, which will be formed by 4 or 5 students
,

will bring

their

printed

report on the Case
. During the first half of the lesson, the class will be discussing the solutions of

the

groups on the Case of last week’s subject.


*
Nobody is forced to stay in the classroom during the lessons

and it is out
of probability to classify the students
as attendants / non
-
attendants.

But it is thought that there is
very less probability to pass

in this case. Decision is
yours.

You are not children.


GRADING:

Case Study : 30

%

Midterm

: 30

%


Final
:
40

%


EXAMINATI
ONS:

All regular exams will be test. Make
-
ups will be in classical style
.

You may

be given some spontaneous quizes.


CASE

ACTIVITY

i.

4 or
5

students will com
e together and form a case study

team. Everyweek, groups will b
ring their

reports on
cases of
last we
ek

s sub
ject and discuss

the case with other groups and the teacher. Participating to the
discussions will be heart of your mark on case study. Your printed reports are in secondary importance.

ii.

Form your group

and give the list of your group to the instruc
tor
until 10
th of October
.

(with the

name of the
group,

names and numbers

of the students
)
No extention to the date!

iii.

If you are just

three,

two or one, give your names to
the instructor still. He

will unite you and

form
coalitions!

iv.

It is critically import
ant for all students to read “Note to the Student” section carefully in the
Case Studies in
Finance
, page: xxv, before studying on the cases.


OTHER

RELEVANT

INFORMATION



F
eel free to visit me, e
-
mail me, or phone me on any subject
, even to organize a foot
ball match with me
. Only
exception

is

the subject of the “mark”.



Contact me

beforehand

if

you are

unable to attend
.



Complete readings/assignments prior to lecture



Ask

any

questions when confused



Discuss academic or personal issues/concerns affecting your a
ttendance or
success

with instructor
when
they appears
.
Not

at the end of the term or after exams.

It would be too

late like cicada.



Wish you good luck ;)