Course Catalogue

Course Code: FIN 506
Course Name:
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives
Credit Hours:
3.00
Course Code: FIN 507
Course Name:
Corporate Finance
Credit Hours:
3.00
Course Code: FIN 507
Course Name:
Corporate Finance
Credit Hours:
3.00
Course Code: FIN 508
Course Name:
Portfolio Management
Credit Hours:
3.00
Course Code: FIN 508
Course Name:
Portfolio Management
Credit Hours:
3.00
Course Code: FIN 601
Course Name:
Investment Theory & Portfolio Management
Prerequisite:
All major core courses
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course covers the contemporary theories of investments, as well as, various investment strategies in financial markets of developed economy. In doing so, this course would attempt to identify the gaps in the financial markets of developing economies (such as Bangladesh) to equip the students with necessary skills to improve the environment for better and efficient investments in financial securities. Major topics include the backgrounds in the organization of various securities markets, the risk and return, security valuation and risk-management principles, portfolio construction, and the efficient market hypotheses.

Course Code: FIN 602
Course Name:
Financial Institutions & Markets
Prerequisite:
All major core courses
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course is designed to introduce and analyze the structure, operations and functions of the financial system. The course starts with an introduction and basic overview to financial markets’ & institutions and its role in the economy, money and its functions, monetary policy and the determination of interest rates. The course then discusses various financial markets including money markets, bond markets, mortgage markets, stock markets and derivatives markets. Risk management in financial institutions will be discussed with an emphasis on regulatory and country context.

Course Code: FIN 603
Course Name:
International Financial Management
Prerequisite:
All major core courses
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course puts emphasis on the theoretical and practical knowledge required for the management of financial and investment function of multinational corporations. Students will discover how the international capital markets, foreign exchange markets, And the derivatives market can be used to manage transaction and operating risks faced by the multinational firms. The general Emphasis is on the identification and management of opportunities and risk relating to international investments, exchange rate Fluctuations, International financial markets and government policy changes.

Course Code: FIN 604
Course Name:
Corporate Finance
Prerequisite:
All major core courses
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

The primary goal of corporate finance is to maximize corporate value while managing the firm's financial risks. The discipline can be divided into long-term and short-term decisions and techniques. Capital investment (or capital budgeting) decisions are long-term choices about which projects receive investment, whether to finance that investment with equity or debt, and when or whether to pay dividends to shareholders. On the other hand, the short-term decisions can be grouped under the heading "Working capital management". This subject deals with the short-term balance of current assets and current liabilities; the focus here is on managing cash, inventories, and short-term borrowing and lending (such as the terms on credit extended to customers).

Course Code: FIN 605
Course Name:
Financial Information Analysis
Prerequisite:
All major core courses
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course provides you with a framework for analyzing a firm’s past performance, estimating its future performance, and valuing its equity.

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