Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302005292006BALANCED SCORECARDElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
•To understand the Balanced Scorecard Concept and Its Importance, • To evaluate the perspectives of the Balanced Scorecard., • To discuss benefits and pitfalls of Balanced Scorecard Approach as a performance measurement tool.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the concept of Balanced Scorecard and its importance as a performance measurement tool
2To be able to align the Balanced Scorecard to strategy
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
This course aims to teach of financial perspective, the customer perspective, the internal process perspective and the learning and growth perspective of Balanced Scorecard (BSC). In this regard, the treatment of all these factors together, provides the understanding of all factors together that affect in the company result. Thus, the managers have a map to make their business decisions.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Balanced Scorecard Concept and Its Importance
2Nature Of The Balanced Scorecard
3Perspectives Of The Balanced Scorecard
4Measures of Balanced Scorecard
5Aligning The Balanced Scorecard To Strategy;
6Features Of A Good Balanced Scorecard
7Benefits and Objectives Of The Balanced Scorecard
8Mid term
9Pitfalls When Implementing A Balanced Scorecard
10Performance Evaluation and Balanced Scorecard
11Strategy Maps & Balanced scorecard
12Successful Implications from Turkey
13Successful Implications in World
14Presentations regarding the subject
15Presentations regarding the subject
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Robert Kaplan and David Norton, “Transforming the Balanced Scorecard from Performance Measurement to Strategic Management: Part I, Accounting Horizons, March 2001, pp. 87- 104. Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton, “Strategy Maps,” HBR, March 2004, pp. 27-35.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar6212
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Homework Problems14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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