ECTS - Financial Management in Health Services

Financial Management in Health Services (SY507) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Financial Management in Health Services SY507 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Team/Group, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Neslihan TURGUTTOPBAŞ
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to make students aware of the financial function and the definition of financial objectives in terms of companies and hospital enterprises, and financial management policies in companies and hospital enterprises.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Determining the purposes of financial reporting
  • To calculate the value of hospital enterprises
  • To make capital budgeting decisions in hospital enterprises
  • To find the optimal capital structure in hospital enterprises
Course Content Financing and capitalization topics for people who are working in the health care sector.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Financial systems as to types of health institutions and tools of financial report
2 To determine firm value and manage in health institutions
3 Short turn financial planning methods in health institutions
4 Long turn financial planning methods in health institutions
5 Seminar: Working capital management in health institutions
6 Seminar: Cash management in health institutions
7 Midterm Exam
8 Seminar: Accounts receivable management in health institutions
9 Seminar: Stock management in health institutions
10 Seminar: Capital budgeting and investment decision in health institutions
11 Seminar: Risky investment projects evaluation in health institutions
12 Seminar: Liabilities management in health institutions
13 Seminar: Equities management in health institutions
14 Seminar: Capital costs and pricing
15 Preparation for the Final Exam
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. 1. OECD and World Bank (2008) OECD Sağlık Sistemi İncelemeleri: Türkiye. OECD ve Dünya Bankası.
2. 2. Tatar M, Mollahaliloğlu S, Şahin B, Aydın S, Maresso A, Hernández- Quevedo C. Turkey: Health system review. Health Systems in Transition,2011, 13(6):1?186.
3. 4. Akar Çetin - Özgülbaş, Nermin; Sağlık Kurumlarında Finansal Yönetim, Anadolu Üniversitesi Açık Öğretim Fakültesi Ders Kitabı, Eskişehir, 2002
4. . Akgüç, Öztin, Finansal Yönetim, İstanbul Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Yayını, İstanbul, 1998.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar 6 10
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 10
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 10 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 1. To be able to combine and use the knowledge of their own undergraduate program area with the knowledge of business administration. X
2 2. To have information about the structure and functioning of the financial system and each financial institution. X
3 3. To have information about regulations and legislation related to financial institutions
4 4. To be able to see the risks that different financial institutions are exposed to and gain the ability to produce basic solutions.
5 5. To have knowledge about basic investment strategies. X
6 6. Having knowledge about research methods and techniques and being able to use them. X
7 7. To have information about the institutional characteristics of emerging and developed markets and investment strategies for bonds, stocks and derivatives in these markets. X
8 8. To have the ability to reach scientific knowledge in the field of business, to monitor, evaluate and apply the current literature X
9 9. To be able to transfer information about the business area by using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods. X
10 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values X
11 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values X
12 11. To be able to work effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, to take responsibility, to make risk analysis, to keep up with change, to think critically and to use initiative in problem solving. X
13 12. To have the ability to present a research problem, to develop hypotheses, to design research and to reach a conclusion by using qualitative/quantitative methods, by making the necessary literature review, and to have the ability to publish an academic publication as a result.

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 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 20 20
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 131