Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
FIN301AGRICULTURAL FINANCEElective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
By the end of this course students will have the ability about which sources and in what way the agricultural enterprises can be financed, understanding and solving generated problems in this regard
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Mehmet Metin Artukoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the analysis of using resources and its importance
2Reaching optimum financial resources of enterprises and manage this resources for enterprises success
3To make a choice in alternative financial resources
4Preparation suitable financial plans to enterprises and undertaking management of this enterprises
5To understand the calculation techniques related to agricultural finance
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
•Detailed analysis of financial and economic structure of enterprises •Exhibiting finance types of enterprises •Examining basic rules of enterprises •Exhibiting methods about financial analysis and making sample practices •Exhibiting tasks ,which falls to manager, for financial success •Introducing of agricultural credit resources and their practices •Introducing of agricultural credit practices in Turkey and determining generated problems •Examining the agricultural credit practices with examples
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course presentation, content, rules and requirements
2Definition, concept and financial aspects of enterprises
3An analysis of economic and financial structure of enterprises
4Methods of financing for enterprises, exhibiting advantages and disadvantages of internal resources financing methods
5 Outsourcing of enterprises, exhibiting advantages and disadvantages
6The purpose and importance of financial analysis and explain tasks of financial managers
7Practices about financial analysis
8Midterm exam
9Elements of agricultural credit, interest, maturity and collateral
10Interest calculations
11Importance of agricultural credit, resources of credit and organization of agricultural credit in Turkey
12Agricultural credit practices of T.C. Ziraat Bank
13Analysis of agricultural credit cooperatives in Turkey
14Analysis of resources of private agricultural credit
15Fieldwork, visitation of a bank and credit cooperative
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
BOOKS: 1) Çetin, B., Tarımsal Finansman, Nobel Yayınları, Ankara, 2008. 2) Ceylan, A., İşletmelerde Finansal Yönetim, Ekin Yayınları, Bursa, 1995. 3) Ergül, N., Herkes için Finans,Literatür Yayınları No: 121, İstanbul, 2004. 4) Altan, M. ve diğerleri, Uygulamalı Finans, Atlas Kitabevi, Konya, 2004. 5) Brealey, R.A. ve diğerleri, İşletme Finansının Temelleri (Çeviri), Literatür Yayınları ,İstanbul,2001.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11616
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)113
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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