Investment Analysis (MAN446) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Investment Analysis MAN446 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)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burcu Dinçergök
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to introduce the students with the investment environment and investment instruments, enable them to understand the investment theories and make them to be aware of the important issues while making investments.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To understand the main concepts of investment environment.
  • To make fundamental analysis and to understand technical analysis.
  • To construct and manage a portfolio.
  • To understand derivative instruments.
Course Content Risk and return relationship, portfolio theories and portfolio management, asset pricing models, derivative instruments.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Investments and investment environment Course Book: Pages: 1-22
2 Capital Markets Course Book: Pages: 47-62
3 Capital Market Activities in Turkey and Istanbul Stock Exchange
4 The Valuation of Riskless Securities Course Book: Page: 108-135
5 Portfolio selection problem Course Book: Pages: 140-170
6 Capital asset pricing model Course Book: Pages: 227-232
7 Factor models and arbitrage pricing theory Course Book: Pages: 256-295.
8 Midterm
9 Efficient market hyphotesis
10 Common stock Course Book: pages: 457-490
11 Common stock valuation Course book pages: 523-550
12 Fixed income securities Course Book: 340-402
13 Financial Analysis Course book: pages: 740-780
14 Forward and Future Contracts Course book: pages: 654-690
15 Options Course book: pages: 601-647
16 Final Exam


Course Book 2. "Investments" William Sharpe, Gordon J. Alexander, Jeffery Bailey

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 15 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 125