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‫المملكة العربية السعودية‬
‫وزارة التعليم‬
‫الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية‬
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Education
Saudi Electronic University
College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Assignment-1
FIN-405-Financial Derivatives
Due Date: 29/09/2022 @ 23:59
Course Name: Financial Derivatives
Student’s Name:
Course Code: FIN-405
Student’s ID Number:
Trimester: First
CRN:
For Instructor’s Use only
Instructor’s Name:
Students’ Grade: Marks Obtained/Out of 10
Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low

The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated
folder.
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced
for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other
resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No
pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Assignment 1
Place of Submission: Students Grade Centre via blackboard.
Marks: 10 Marks
Assignment Question(s):
(Marks 10)
Q-1. Explain the financial derivatives? Discuss the different types of financial
derivatives along with their features.
(3 Marks)
Q-2. Discuss the major functions or roles of derivative markets in an economy?
(2 Marks)
Q3. The following call option prices were observed for a stock on July 6 of a particular
year.
(5 Marks)
Strike Price
155
160
165
170
Call
July
11.00
6.50
2.80
0.90
August
11.80
8.00
5.50
3.50
The stock is priced at 165.5(S0) and ignore dividends on the stock. The expirations are
July 17 and August 21.
Compute the intrinsic values and time values of the following calls. Treat these calls as
American options for purposes of determining the intrinsic value and time values.
a) July 155
b) July 160
c) July 170
d) August 160
e) August 170
‫المملكة العربية السعودية‬
‫وزارة التعليم‬
‫الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية‬
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Education
Saudi Electronic University
College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Assignment 1
Strategic Management (MGT 401)
Due Date: 8/10/2022 @ 23:59
Course Name: Strategic Management
Student’s Name:
Course Code: MGT401
Student’s ID Number:
Semester: First
CRN:
For Instructor’s Use only
Instructor’s Name:
Marks Obtained/Out of 15
Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low
• The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated
folder.
• Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
• Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced
for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
• Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
• Late submission will NOT be accepted.
• Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other
resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
• All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No
pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
• Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Learning Outcomes:
CLO1. Recognize the basic concepts and terminology used in Strategic Management.
CLO2.Describe the different issues related to environmental scanning, strategy formulation, and strategy
implementation in diversified organizations
CLO.5. Demonstrate how executive leadership is an important part of strategic management.
Section I. Case study (10 marks)
at Byte Products, Inc., and answer the following questions:
1. Describe the ”Byte Products, Inc” industry (competitivity, rivals, growth,
stakeholders…). 2 marks
2. Draw the SWOT matrix for ”Byte Products, Inc”. 2 marks
3. What is the major problem of ” Byte Products, Inc” and what are the main
solutions provided to this company in order to improve its competitive advantage?
2 marks
4. Describe the plan suggested by the board of directors to improve the demand.
2 marks
5. What can you recommend to “Byte Products, Inc” in order to improve the demand
for its products and ameliorate its competitive advantage? Justify. 2 marks
Section II.
Discussion questions (5 marks)
1.
Is social responsibility a driver of a corporate competitive advantage? How?
2.
Briefly describe a successful story of a strategic alliance between two companies
from the real (national or international) market. 2 marks
Note. To improve your answers, you are requested to use at least 5 recent scientific
references.
Section I.
1.