Financial Mathematics (MAN209) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Financial Mathematics MAN209 3 0 0 3 6
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, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kerem Yüksel
Course Assistants
Course Objectives In this course students will learn how to make calculations related to finance. At the end of the course, students will have knowledge about the calculation of interest, annuities, debt repayment, internal and external discount, bond valuation, stock valuation and project evaluation.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To be able to do all mathematical calculations related to commercial mathematics
  • To be able to do financial calculation and evaluation
Course Content Calculations on percentage, calculations related to cost, profit and sales, calculation of interest, annuities, debt repayment, internal and external discount, bond valuation, stock valuation and project evaluation.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Calculations on percentage Ross
2 Calculations related to cost, profit and sales Ross
3 Calculation of interest Ross
4 Calculation of interest Ross
5 Calculation of interest Ross
6 Quiz Ross
7 Annuities and Applications Ross
8 Annuities and Applications Ross
9 mid-term exam
10 Long-term Loan Repayment Methods Ross
11 Project Evaluation Ross
12 Project Evaluation Ross
13 Stock Valuation Applications Ross
14 Stock Valuation Applications Ross
15 Bond Valuation Applications Ross
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield, Bradford D. Jordan (2008). Corporate Finance Fundamentals 8th ed. McGraw-Hill.
Other Sources 2. Ertuğrul Çetiner (2006). Ticari ve Mali Matematik, 3.B. Gazi Kitabevi
3. Ramazan Aktaş, Ali Alp, Mete Doğanay ve Ekin Tokat (2007). Temel Finans Matematiği (Excel Uygulamalı), Gazi Kitabevi.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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. X
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. X
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 X
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. X
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. X
8 To have the necessary leadership and managerial skills to achieve business objectives effectively and efficiently. X
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 X
11 To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values X
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 X
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 1 15 15
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 15 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 15 15
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 30 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 153