Financial Literacy (MAN352) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Financial Literacy MAN352 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Hasan KAVAL
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to show the students what kind of tax issues after setting up a business, which type of company is suitable to start up a business, how to follow the business through financial statements when setting up a business and how to benefit from financial reports in daily life. It is to teach how to use financial statements to gain knowledge about the financial and economic situation of any company even if it is not a business owner.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Know about tax types and how to pay the tax
  • Recognize the commercial obligations in daily life
  • Reach the incentives for entrepreneurs and choose the right business type
  • Analyze the financial statements and benefit from them
  • Evaluate the economic and financial situation of the company on the balance sheet
  • Determine the profitability of the company and what the main sources of profit and loss are
  • Examine the financial policy, funding sources and investments of the company during the year based on the financial statements
Course Content Important financial statements such as balance sheet and income statement as well as conducting basic analysis.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Business and functions, companies and types of companies
2 Set up the company and the obligations according to company type
3 the incentives for entrepreneurs and route map
4 Tax types, levies and charges, types of earnings in income tax, tax declaration
5 The financial policy, funding sources and investments of the company during the year can be seen on the financial statements
6 Describing the accounting books - book keeping based on operation account
7 Midterm
8 financial statements and their functions
9 Examination of assets in the balance sheet, basic principles, interpretations
10 Examination of liabilites and equity in the balance sheet, basic principles, interpretations
11 Introducing the income statement, segmentation, interpretation
12 Introducing the income statement, segmentation, interpretation
13 Presentation of Cash Flow Statement, Interpretation, Interpretation
14 Vertical Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
15 Horizontal Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
16 final exam


Course Book 1. Orhan Sevilengül - Genel Muhasebe

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having the conceptual and applied knowledge about the basic functions of the business and gaining the ability to use the knowledge
2 To be able to diagnose the problems related to the field of business, to use scientific approaches effectively in the solution of problems and decision-making processes.
3 To be able to reveal and analyze the environmental, social, global effects and legal consequences of the applications related to the basic functions of the business.
4 To be able to analyze information and reports that concern businesses at the national, regional and global level, to set strategic goals according to the results obtained
5 Gain the ability to use, report and interpret Business Information Systems and sub-modules required by business management X
6 Planning necessary activities such as starting a new business with innovative and creative thinking and taking risks for the sustainability of the business, finding resources, making market analysis, preparing a business plan, and using the learned information in this direction.
7 Being aware of the fact that the research and learning process continues throughout life, to be able to follow the scientific and technological developments related to the business, to support oneself and the organization in innovation and continuous development.
8 To have the necessary leadership and managerial skills to achieve business objectives effectively and efficiently.
9 To be able to conduct scientific research in the field of business and report the results of the research to be used in managerial decision-making processes. X
10 To be able to transfer information about the field of business using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods in the language of learning and professional English
11 To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values
12 Working effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, taking responsibility, making risk analysis, adapting to change, critical thinking and using initiative in problem solving
13 .

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 20 20
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 25 25
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 128