Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502002052007GENERAL BUSINESSCompulsory232
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Basic information about enterprises and business are given. Students are able to establish relations between enterprises’ aims and society’s aims. Information about decision making is given and grades of it are told. Students are able to establish relationship between business functions. Students are able to evaluate the aims of business functions such as production.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Turan ATILGAN - Doç.Dr. Seher KANAT
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to explain the basic concepts of business
2To be able to comprehend enterprise aims
3To be able to list the economical and social contributions of enterprises
4To be able to classify the enterprises
5To be able to determine the establishment site of enterprises
6To be able to determine the business capacity
7To be able to explain privatization concept
8To be able to comprehend the aims of multinational corporations
9To be able to solve problems by using estimation techniques
10To be able to explain venture capital
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic concepts of business, aims of enterprises, activities of enterprises, social and economical contributions of enterprises, classification of enterprises, establishment process of enterprises, the evaluation of establishment site, privatization concept, multinational corporations, capacity concept, types of capacity, capacity planning, estimation concept, techniques of estimation, venture capital, basic business functions, financial structures of enterprises, general financial problems of enterprises
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Purpose and general content of the course Basic concepts of business
2Aims of enterprises, activities of enterprises, social and economical contributions of enterprises
3Analysis of relationships between enterprises and their environment
4Types of enterprises and their properties
5Multinational corporations and multinational business
6Privatization concept and privatization applications
7The evaluation of establishment site of enterprises
8Midterm examination
9The establishment process of enterprises
10Estimation concept and techniques of estimation
11Capacity concept, types of capacity, capacity planning, capacity - cost relations
12Basic business functions
13Financial structures of enterprises and general financial problems of enterprises
14Evaluation of general business problems
Recommended or Required Reading
Atılgan T., 2014, Genel İşletmecilik, Meta Basım Doğan M., 2006, İşletme Ekonomisi ve Yönetimi, Birleşik Matbaacılık Babacan M., Onaran B., Alkan G.İ, Eriş E.D., Bozkurt Ö.Ç., Bulut Z.A., 2013, İlkeler ve İşlevlerle İşletme, Detay Yayıncılık Ertürk B., 1995, İşletme Biliminin Temel İlkeleri, Beta Basım Yayım Alpugan O., 1987, İşletme Ekonomisi ve Yönetimi Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11414
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures13226
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO3      3 3    
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LO6         4   
LO7      3      
LO8      3 32   
LO9        34   
LO10      3  5   
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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