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Department of Finance and Banking

FINN000 | TUTORING SESSIONS
FINN130 | INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE AND BANKING
FINN230 | PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Importance of financial management, functions and goals of financial management, financial analysis using ratio analysis, time value of money, financial planning, profit planning, working capital management, the cash budget, short term financing, long term financing: shares, stocks and bonds, and financial markets. Prerequisite: ACCT230, FINN130

FINN231 | FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS
Introduction to financial mathematics, simple and compound interests, equal payments, redemption of bonds, depreciation of fixed assets, calculation of stocks, bonds and preferred stocks value, insurance payments and calculating Islamic investment results. Prerequisite: MATH235
FINN232 | REAL ESTATE FINANCING

Financial principles related to real estate, financing housing real estate and income producing real estate, financing real estate development, secondary markets of real estate mortgage and the taxation of real estate. Prerequisite: FINN230

FINN233 | PRINCIPLES OF INSURANCE

Risk identification and management, private insurance companies, main functions of insurance companies', insuring commercial property, types of insurance, insurance contracts and policies, claims settlement and insurance management, reinsurance, financial analysis of insurance companies. Prerequisite: FINN130

FINN234 | FINANCIAL AND BANKING LEGISLATIONS

Local rules and regulations of finance and banking, institutions financial papers issuing (checks, withdrawal bonds and promissory notes), insurance legislations, financial papers law, central-bank law, banking laws, general credit rules, rules for monitoring foreign currencies, money exchange rules, investment promotion law, other financial and banking rules, and laws. Prerequisite: FINN130

FINN238 | MATHEMATICS FOR RISK MANAGEMENT
FINN330 | INTERMEDIATE MANAGERIAL FINANCE

Corporations’ financial management and problems associated with them, return and risk, asset valuation, cost of capital, capital structure, dividend policy, mergers, project failures and their reorganization, leasing, financial derivatives, capital budgets. Prerequisite: FINN230

FINN3301 | ISLAMIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
FINN331 | CORPORATE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

The nature and importance of financial analysis of corporations and financial institutions, the parties benefiting from the financial analysis, financial information and financial statements, ratios, financial analysis for planning, financial analysis for controlling, financial analysis for investment. Prerequisite: FINN330

FINN332 | MANAGEMENT OF NON-BANKING INSTITUTIONS

Definition of financial non-banking institutions, financial rules and laws regulating them, managing financial non-banking institutions: insurance companies, pension funds, mutual funds, investment companies, and leasing companies.

FINN333 | MANAGEMENT OF COMMERCIAL BANKS

The role of commercial banks in the economy, their organizational and managerial structure, commercial banks’ balance sheet and result of operations statement, asset, liability and capital management, developing and pricing banking services, accepting deposits, granting loans; sources and uses of funds in commercial banks. Prerequisite: FINN230

FINN3331 | RISK MANAGEMENT IN BANKS
FINN3336 | RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE TYPES
FINN3337 | RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURER OPERATIONS
FINN334 | MANAGEMENT OF ISLAMIC BANKS

The history of Islamic banking, modern Islamic banks, functions of Islamic banks, Islamic banks’ balance sheet and income statement and their analysis, types of deposits, the nature of it’s operations, the fields of investment, Islamic bank and central bank relationship, the future of Islamic banks. Prerequisite: FINN230

FINN335 | MARKETING OF FINANCIAL AND BANKING SERVICES

The difference between marketing a service and marketing a product, the history of bank marketing and marketing strategies, market research, service strategies, pricing strategies, distribution and promotion strategies of financial and banking services, practical case studies. Prerequisite: MKET130, FINN230

FINN336 | CREDIT ANALYSIS

Definition of credit analysis, cash flow analysis, financial ratios and conditions; evaluating the firms industry and management conditions, principles and conditions of loans, case studies. Prerequisite: FINN333

FINN337 | MANAGEMENT OF SHORT-TERM FINANCING

The role of working capital, inventory management, credit and debt management, credit sales policy, cash management, banks relationship management, cash projections and forecasting, liquidity analysis, money markets, managing short term investments, strategies of short term financing , international cash flow management. Prerequisite: FINN330

FINN338 | PERSONAL FINANCING

The concept and importance of personal financing, managing and planning personal financing, buying and selling decisions, private investment decision making, personal saving and financial planning. Prerequisite: FINN230

FINN339 | ADVANCED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Appraising the financial position for corporations, forecasting, financial planning, calculating the cost of financial resources, time value of money, principles of identifying the required return on investment, assessment of financial papers, return and risk, assessment of investment projects, dividends distribution policies, options in financial management. Prerequisite: FINN330
FINN3391 | MONEY AND CAPITAL MARKETS
FINN430 | FINANCIAL STRATEGY

Legal and economical factors (such as acquisition, market monopoly, and anti- monopoly policies), organizational and behavioral factors in decision making, the effect of information systems and accounting policies, uncertain decisions with high risks and what follows in the investment assessment operation of capital and debts, case studies. Prerequisite: FINN339

FINN4301 | ADVANCED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
FINN431 | INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

The objectives of an investor; investment decision making; strategies and policies of investment, financial markets and tools of investment; choosing an investment portfolio, risk diversification, financial instruments, and investment analysis. Prerequisite: FINN339

FINN432 | INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

International monetary system and financial markets, organized and non-organized markets, financing international trade; international credit analysis, international credit risk analysis; accounting exposures, operating exposures, international commercial banks.; financial management of global firms; cash management in multinational firms. Prerequisite: FINN330

FINN4320 | INSURANCE AND INTERNATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT
FINN4322 | RISK MANAGEMENT AND ISLAMIC INSURANCE
FINN433 | FINANCIAL MARKETS
Money and capital markets, organized and over-the-counter markets, financial instruments and the markets of these instruments: bond markets, stock markets, derivative markets, future and option exchange markets and currency exchange markets; the government role in influencing financial markets. Prerequisite: FINN330

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