Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302001452014BUSINESSCompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, basic concepts of business science will be given to form theoretical background.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the evolution of the business and management and relations of these developments in these areas.
2To be able to discuss management roles and functions through comparing management theories
3To be able to discuss management approaches which are developed to explain business and expose its effects on organizational behavior and decision making process.
4To be able to evaluate the significance of contemporary issues in business and management
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, the basic concepts of productivity, efficiency, profitability, rationality, liquidity and break-even point will be introduced, and the business environment will be discussed. The issues of ethics, forms of business ownership, functions of management and organization and teamwork will be mentioned.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2The Fundamentals of Business and Economics
3Ethics and Social Responsibility
4Ethics and Social Responsibility
5Competing in the Global Economy
6Competing in the Global Economy
7Forms of Business Ownership
8Midterm
9Forms of Business Ownership
10The Functions of Management
11The Functions of Management
12Organization and Teamwork
13Organization and Teamwork
14Human Resources Management
15Human Resources Management
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
• Mescon M. H., Bovee C. L., Thill J. V., “Business Today”, Prentice Hall, (2007) • Bovee C. L., Thill J. V., “Business in Action”, Prentice Hall, (2010) • Ebert, R.J., Griffin, R.W., “Business Essentials”, Prentice Hall, (2011) Books and articles that relate to the topics lectured by the lecturer
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 Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Practice212
Seminar12224
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
Homework14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
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