Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Focusing on the concepts of management and organization, this course aims to discuss the fundamental concepts of business administration and management, the historical development of of theory of management, and managerial functions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emet Gürel
Learning Outcomes
1Development of Management Theory
2Basic concepts of Management and Organization
3Management features, administrators should have the basic features
4Management functions
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
* Basic Concepts of Business Administration and Management * Management * Historical Development of the Managerial Thought and Theories of Management * Managerial Functions
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Basic Concepts of Business Administration and Management Concepts of Business Administration, Enterprise, Organization, Management, and Manager… Expression
2Basic Concepts of Business Administration and Management Mission, Vision, and Productivity… Expression
3Basic Concepts of Business Administration and Management Management Gurus and Their Claims... Expression
4History of Managerial Thought The Period Preceding Scientific Studies, Classical Management Theory, Neo-Classical Management Theory, Modern Management Theory, Approaches to Change Management… Expression
5Approaches to Change Management Concept of Change, Characteristics of Change Process, Dimensions of Change, Organizational Change, Change Management, Change Management Techniques… Expression
6Managerial Functions: Planning Planning Process, Characteristics of Planning, Stages of Planning, Types of Plan, Essential Features of an Effective Plan… Expression
7Midterm Exam
8Managerial Functions: Organization Principles of Organization, Fundamental Concepts of Organization, Departmentalization, Types of Departmentalization... Expression
9Managerial Functions: Human Resources Management Personnel Planning/Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Performance Appraisal and Remuneration, Organizing Labour Relations... Expression
10Managerial Functions: Coordination Principles of Coordination, Types of Coordination, Conditions for Effective Coordination... Expression
11Managerial Functions: Directing Views on Human Nature, Concept of Motivation, Theories of Motivation, Tools and Techniques of Motivation in Organizations… Expression
12Managerial Functions: Directing Leadership, Leader-Manager Distinction, Theories of Leadership, Characteristics of An Effective Leader... Expression
13Managerial Functions: Controlling Stages of Controlling, Types of Control, Necessary Conditions for an Effective Control… Expression
14Linking Processes: Decision-Making Decision-Making Process, Characteristics of Decision-Making, Types of Decision… Expression
15Linking Processes: Communication Process of Communication and Its Types, Organizational Communication and Its Types... Expression
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Main Source: Demet Gürüz and Emet Gürel (2009). Yönetim Organizasyon - Bireyden Örgüte, Fikirden Eyleme. 2nd Edition. Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Secondary Source: Erol Eren (2003). Yönetim ve Organizasyon - Çağdaş ve Küresel Yaklaşımlar. 6. Baskı. İstanbul: Beta Basım Yayın. Halil Can (1999). Organizasyon ve Yönetim. 5th Edition. Ankara: Siyasal Kitabevi. Halin Can, Doğan Tuncer and Doğan Yaşar Ayhan. (2004). Genel İşletmecilik Bilgileri. 15th Edition. Ankara: Siyasal Kitabevi. İlter Akat, Gönül Budak and Gülay Budak (1994). İşletme Yönetimi. İstanbul: Beta Basım Yayın. Tamer Koçel; (2005). İşletme Yöneticiliği. 10th Baskı. İstanbul: Hayat Yayınları.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study5210
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2510
Individual Study for Final Examination5210
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO1    2 
LO2    2 
LO3    22
LO4    3 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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