ISM5227 Risk ManagementBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (TURKISH, NON-THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (TURKISH, NON-THESIS)
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ISM5227 Risk Management Fall 3 0 3 8
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ETHEM ÇANAKOĞLU
Recommended Optional Program Components: N.A.
Course Objectives: This course introduces students to the main strategies, methods and techniques used to manage the risks faced by the organizations during their on going business. Students will learn financial risk assessment and measurement techniques, how to organize and structure the financial risk management, how to manage the main financial risks: market, credit operational, liquidity, interest rate, foreign exchange risk, etc. Also students will learn how to measure and to manage the risks at the corporate level.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
• analyse, model and manage financial risks faced by a variety of institutions.
• calculate different risk metrics such as value at risk.
• quantify market risk, credit risk, and operational risk.
• learn mathematics of interest rates.
• learn basics of different financial instruments used for risk management.

Course Content

Tools for Measuring Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Value at Risk, Volatility, Correlations and Copulas, VaR Methods

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Tools for Measuring Risk
3) Trading in Financial Markets
4) Financial Risk in Banks
5) Insurance
6) Case - The Credit Crisis of 2007
7) Financial Derivatives
8) How Traders Manage Their Risks
9) Midterm
10) Interest Rate Risk
11) Value at Risk
12) Volatility
13) Correlations and Copulas
14) Operational Risk
15) Final exam preparation
16) Final exam

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: John C. Hull, “Risk Management and Financial Institutions”, Wiley Finance.
References: Philippe Jorion, “Value at Risk, 3rd Ed.: The New Benchmark for Managing Financial Risk”, McGraw Hill

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Project 2 % 30
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 30
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 70
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 13 39
Study Hours Out of Class 14 74
Project 13 85
Midterms 1 3
Final 1 3
Total Workload 204

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be process oriented 3
2) To integrate technical specifications with management functions 2
3) To improve management skills by taking into account the economic, social and environmental conditions
4) To launch fast and agile decision-making process
5) To lead disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams, to develop solution approaches in complex situations, to work individually and to take responsibility
6) To have conscious of professional and ethical responsibility
7) To be aware of economic and legal implications of engineering solutions 3
8) To have ability of selection and efficient use of modern techniques, equipments and information technologies for engineering management
9) To have verbal and oral effective communication skills by using visual methods in Turkish and English
10) To have conscious of necessity to lifelong learning
11) To be aware of entrepreneurship, sustainability and innovation
12) To be capable of designing and conducting experiments and collecting data, analyzing and interpreting results 3