Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Business Administration

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About the Department

Business Administration Program educates students to become successful individuals who can contribute to the development of the country; adapt to the competitive environment; have an analytical and observer frame of mind; are equipped with the required professional knowledge and skills; and have good communication skills. The program makes a major contribution to the business world by raising students with the qualities that will provide them with the ability to shape their future by understanding the general process mechanisms of businesses. Students choose this program in order to be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills in the areas of economy, society and technology and start their professional lives one-step ahead.

Accreditations

Business Program's international quality assurance standards was evaluated by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) until 2027, and accredited. Educational activities continue as follows as approved by FIBAA, in the program whose accreditation certificate is up-to-date and valid.

Education Opportunities

The curriculum has been prepared by considering the effects of economic, social and technological developments in businesses. In this context, the students are taught micro and macro economy formation and learn to recognize the behavioral sciences related to individuals and society. Students learn the processes of production, marketing, finance, human resources, accounting, research and development and public relations, and how they apply to businesses and the strategies practiced in these areas. Courses are taught in English, and students also have the option to take elective language courses such as German, French, Italian and Russian, allowing them to receive preference in the environment of global competition. In addition to theoretical knowledge, the program provides students with the opportunity to assimilate topics better, by giving examples from daily events through organizing talks by successful managers and business entrepreneurs or arranging company visits. The academic staff makes special use of the most up-to-date information and communication technologies.

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Career Areas

With the continuously updated course content and course books, along with the accreditation provided, students start their professional lives as competent individuals who know the concepts and the running of modern businesses and can think strategically. This knowledge and experience provides students with increasing their opportunities in several fundamental disciplines such as marketing, banking, finance, accounting, operational/production management and management and organization field at the micro, mezzo and macro level of businesses. Therefore students receive transdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education from the programme and are able to adapt to the digital age industries.
 It is possible for students to continue their education by pursuing a Master and Doctorate degree, becoming part of the academic staff. The students benefit from not only the academic but also the practical information provided in the program, so they can use the information in that sector or elsewhere in their academic lives.

Contact

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
Çevik Uraz Center, CU241
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2201
Faculty E-mail: secretary-fes@ciu.edu.tr
Head of Department: Asst. Prof. Dr. Georgiana KARADAŞ
Head of Department E-mail: gkaradas@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory modules

First Semester
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS-I

Course code

BUSN101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course is designed to teach introductory business students fundamental knowledge about a business. For this purpose, understanding the contemporary business environment is a starting point. After briefly covering the business of managing, all functional areas of a business are discussed. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects. The students will be able to identify potential marketing opportunities, relate how business institutions are operated nowadays, and describe business ownership forms. The course is also designed to expose students to the multitude of career fields in the area of business and it will also help them to obtain information about starting their own businesses, identifying basic long and short term planning techniques.
MICROECONOMICS

Course code

ECON101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
Course involves introduction to economics, what is economics? Micro and Macro Economics, Needs, wants, preferences, scarcity and consumer preferences, Production Possibilities Frontier, Opportunity Cost, Budget Line, Cost-Benefit Principle, Explicit and Implicit costs, Elasticity -Inferior goods, normal goods, luxury goods, complement goods and substitute goods, Demand Curve and Supply Curve, Excess demand and supply,Demand and Supply functions, Equilibrium price and quantity by using functions, Types of taxes and their effects on demand and supply,Types of Costs; Fixed costs and variable costs. Calculating total revenue and total costs,Calculating profit and loss,Calculating Break even quantity,Drawing Break Even chart,Types of Depreciation and calculating depreciation.
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-I

Course code

ENGL141

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course aims to develop students' listening, speaking, reading - writing and study skills. The course provides students with the opportunity to develop their communication skills through controlled activities and to equip students with the basic study skills necessary to follow the curriculum of English. This course also provides students with the opportunity to process the newly acquired knowledge and to develop their ability to ask questions about how to apply the new knowledge to new situations and ask them to think critically. In addition, this course will enable students to learn about the different strategies required to review the various reading pieces, such as finding the main idea and distinguishing the details from the main idea.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Course code

ITEC101

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
The aim of this course is to give the students an understanding about the computer fundamentals such as type of computers, hardware, software, network, web, Internet, computer security and other emerging technologies such as e-commerce, blogs, wiki, RSS, social networking, and Google applications, health concerns, green computing, and accessibility. Students will be able to understand many of the key ethical, legal and social issues related to information technology and how to interpret and comply with ethical principles, laws, and regulations. At the end of this course students will be familiar with the computer terminology as well as hands-on practices with some of the application programs using Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint) exercising on preparing reports, formatting, inserting charts etc.
MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS-I

Course code

MATH111

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
This course is designed for students who study in the departments of Business and Economics in order to equip students with the knowledge and aspects of mathematics such as simple and compound interest, payroll, annuities, asset valuation, retail evaluation, linear programming. The intention behind this course is to teach students how to integrate key components of economic analysis into managerial decisions by using mathematical tools. Topics include: working with algebraic statements, power and indices, fractions, factorization, functions of one variable, linear and quadratic functions, solving linear and quadratic equations, sketching graphs of functions of one variable, linear and power functions, using linear models to model cost, revenue, profit, demand, supply, break-even points, and equilibrium points.
TURKISH LANGUAGE

Course code

TREG100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course examines basic areas of language and expression. In the first half of the course, the theoretical approach to language is formed and the spelling rules of the Turkish language are studied. In the latter part of the course, language and narrative errors are studied together with editing. In the second half of the course, formal writing, curriculum vitae, petition, evaluation of the columns in terms of language and style, types of written expression and practice; Turkish production and application of shooting attachments; Turkish grammar structure; It is aimed to teaching subjects like phonetics of Turkish to students.
TURKISH

Course code

TURK100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course provides an orientation to modern Turkish language for foreign students who wish to communicate in this language for their needs. It mainly focuses on the differences between Turkish and English Alphabets, especially the sounds and the letters which are not included in the English alphabet (i.e. Turkish letters ç-ğ-i-ö-ş-ü). In addition, basic grammar and sentence structure forms in Turkish are practised. The required grammar and vocabulary will also be developed through their adaptation to daily situations in contexts such as introducing yourselves, greeting, talking about the things they possess by using possessive adjectives, forming positive, negative and question sentences by using present simple, telling the time, talking about their own timetables, using demonstrative pronouns when describing the place of objects and becoming familiar with vocabulary related to family members.
Second Semester
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS-II

Course code

BUSN102

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The course aims to provide students with a basic understanding and appreciation of the functioning of a business enterprise on a national and international scale. Students are introduced to several important business areas, complementing the subjects covered in BUSN101. The course will emphasize basic concepts and issues peculiar to the effective organization and management of business enterprises such as leadership, employees’ motivation, marketing, consumer behavior, pricing, management information systems, human relations, finance and money. On successful completion of this course, all students will have developed knowledge and understanding regarding the important factors to consider in production and operations, managing people in organizations, the importance of properly applying the principles of marketing and the central role played by financial issues.
MACROECONOMICS

Course code

ECON102

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
This is an introductory course covering money, the monetary system and their relevance to the functioning of the national economy. It covers monetary and fiscal policies, unemployment, interest rates, and inflation as well. It dwells on the measurement of the level of output and its determination. Particular emphasis is placed on the forces that determine the actual and potential level of output and on policies designed to promote economic stability and growth. Important policy debates such as the sub-prime crisis, social security, the public debt and international economic issues are critically explored. The balance of payments is explained. The determination of the exchange rate is presented with reference to the international monetary system.
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-II

Course code

ENGL142

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course is the continuation of ENG 101. The course aims to improve students' listening, speaking, reading, writing and working skills. In the course, students are guided in writing compare and contrast essays using Venn diagram. In addition, the aim of the course is to learn the necessary conjunctions for composition writing. In addition, the students will be able to write a four-part critical composition by learning the difference between ideas and factual real sentences and how to write the opposing opinion and sentences used to refute it. Thus, the students will be able to distinguish between the compare and contrast essay and discursive essay. Students will also be able to make presentations by using presentation techniques. In addition, this course aims to summarize the reading pieces of the students and to use the strategies of reading and to draw conclusions and meanings using their reading skills.
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION

Course code

HIST100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
The aim of this course is to outline the development of civilizations in the course of history. It firstly focuses on the concepts such as “Civilization”, “Prehistoric”, and “Historic” and on the factors forcing the emergence of the first civilizations. As well as examining the prehistoric periods and their characteristics in the course of human life since the first appearance of human beings on earth, the course mainly focuses on the early civilizations, namely the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Indian, Chinese and Roman Civilizations. Political, social, economical, cultural, intellectual, philosophical and scientific aspects in these entities are also examined in this course.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY II

Course code

ITEC102

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course aims to teach concepts concerning computer assisted education, its basic theories, implementation methods. It will introduce Microsoft Word and how to use the most common formatting and review tools needed to create a Word Document that can be printed. This course also introduces the student to PowerPoint, which is a Microsoft application that lets one create professional computerized presentations. The presentations can include slides, animations, graphics, drawings, and more. Students will be taught to building and editing worksheets, formatting and printing worksheets, sorting, filtering, and analyzing list data; working with formulas and functions, and charting in MS Excel. In this course students will learn as well the basic concepts of macros.
MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS-II

Course code

MATH112

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
The course is a continuation of MATH111, Mathematics for Businesss and Economics-II.This course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and aspects of mathematics for business and economics such as linear programming, matrices and their properties, matrices with applications to business, management and economics, linear and non-linear equations, their properties, finding solutions, their graphs and principles of differentiations ( derivative of elementary functions, derivative of quotient, product etc.), marginal concepts and optimization, partial differentiation, rules of differentiations and applications, definite and indefinite integrals, integration integral of elementary functions, integration by parts and substitution methods, applications of the integral, matrix addition , subtraction, multiplication and elementary operations, inverse, transpose of matrices.
MODERN TURKISH HISTORY

Course code

TARH100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
In this course, Ottoman state and society, factors causing the collapse of the state; Ottoman modernization; Tripoli and Balkan Wars, World War I, Mudros Armistice and Sevres Agreement; parties and associations, the national resistance movement led by Mustafa Kemal, the Havza and Amasya Circulars, the Congresses, the National Pact, the Turkish Grand National Assembly; the rebellions, the regular army and the War of Independence; the Mudanya Armistice, the Lausanne Peace Treaty; Revolution in the political field, secularization of the state and society, abolition of the sultanate, declaration of the republic, abolition of the caliphate; 1921 and 1924 constitutions, constitutional changes; Sheikh Said Rebellion; Multi-party experience, secularization and modernization in law, nationalization and secularization in education, Kemalizm and 6 principles, Turkish foreign policy(1923-1938) are covered.
Third Semester
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW

Course code

BUSN201

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The course is about law and legal institutions in society, emphasizing areas of law relevant to business operations, general legal and social environment with emphasize on business ethics, the role of contracts in business, and employment obligations. The main aim of the course is to offer an insight to various aspects of business law. To this end, general principles of contract law, company law, international trade law and competition law will be examined. Furthermore, the nature of negotiable instruments and international payment instruments will be analyzed. The course is essentially based upon Turkish law, but at times references will be made to other jurisdictions for comparative purposes.
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

Course code

BUSN207

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The purpose of this course is to train students with theories and applications dealing with motivation, decision-making, team dynamics, negotiation, leadership and organizational culture. Development of analytical skills and critical thinking are important for the course. The course exposes students to advanced behavioral science theories and applications in management. Organizational behavior (OB) is an interdisciplinary field drawing from numerous disciplines including psychology, sociology, economics, organization theory, statistics, and many others. After an overview of OB and how to assess the value-added of "soft" management interventions, topics will include work motivation, work attitudes, newcomer socialization, "natural" and nominal work teams, leadership, decision making, and management of change.
ACCOUNTING-I

Course code

BUSN211

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course is a basic course in financial accounting that covers the fundamental concepts and techniques of introductory accounting. The course is also an introduction to the financial environment, accounting cycle, financial statement which contains theory, practice and application of accounting principles. It also helps students to gain an understanding of basic accounting concepts, develop basic skills using financial accounting information and also helps them to learn principles of accounting control, theft prevention, and safeguarding of assets. The objective of this course is to achieve a strong foundation of accounting principle and to ensure students understand the process of classifying, reporting, evaluating and interpreting financial information.
SOCIOLOGY

Course code

SOCY101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This introductory course in Sociology begins with an overview of the nature of the discipline, followed by a survey of various aspects of the structures and dynamics of social life. The history of sociology, the views of its founders and the major modern sociological perspectives are examined afterwards. Research methods and theories in sociology are explored to illustrate how thinking sociologically adds to our knowledge of the world around us. In this course, basic topics of sociology such as culture, socialization, media, family, education, social stratification, urbanization, social change are analyzed through different sociological perspectives. The course is accommodated to groups of students with different backgrounds and professional education. Class discussions on covered topics are encouraged and are valuable parts of this course.
STATISTICS-I

Course code

STAT205

Credit

3

Theoretical

1

Practical

2

Ects

5
The first aim of this course is the organizing data sets used in business and economics, the representation of these data sets by frequency tables and graphics, the analysis of the characteristics of the distributions by calculating the descriptive statistics. Understanding the properties of normal distribution, making simple area and probability calculations by using tables, converting raw scores into standard scores, learning the applications of normal distribution and standard z-scores in business and economics constitute an important part of the course. Applications of correlation and regression analysis, understanding the relationships between variables and making predictions from these relationships in the fields of business and economics are another important part of the course.
Fourth Semester
ACCOUNTING-II

Course code

BUSN212

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
Students will be able to develop advanced skills that built upon those acquired in Accounting I. Additional accounting skills such as reconciling uncollected accounts, calculating depreciation on assets, interpreting financial information, and calculating notes and interest will be developed. Computerized accounting will again be incorporated as an essential tool where resources are available. The course emphasizes understanding the role of accounting in product costing, costing for quality, cost-justifying investment decisions, and performance evaluation and control of human behavior. The learning of basic principles of financial accounting, including a study of corporation accounts and the statement of cash flows. The course deals with the development of accounting theory with emphasis on managerial techniques for interpretation and use of data in planning and controlling business activities.
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN250

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This is an introductory course to the science of management. It covers the definition and the function of organizations, the role of the manager; uncertainty and business planning including the tools and techniques of planning. It then proceeds to the presentation of the decision making process. The role of technology in production and in management is introduced with special reference to the initiation and management of change. This is followed by the introduction and elaboration of the topics of human resource management, leadership and control. Students will understand and comprehend the important role played by management in the contemporary business environment, enhance skills to meet the challenges facing today’s management, encourage collaborative learning and teamwork as necessary management tools with global perspective of management.
ETHICS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Course code

EASC220

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
The course is designed to familiarize students with concepts such as morality, theory of right and wrong, theory of value, what entails goodness and badness, and the theory of virtue and vice. After introducing these concepts, the course encourages students to think about ethical aspect of real life events and issues, makes them analytically examine their position in social life and how they deal with ethical issues. Students become more effective decision makers by examining the meaning and role of ethics in business environment, and social responsibility of business organizations. Topics include the relationship between business and society; identifying stakeholders and issues; the theoretical basis of business ethics; business ethics in management and leadership; the concept of corporate social responsibility; corporate social responsibility in practice.
PSYCHOLOGY

Course code

PSYC110

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the wide range of topics covered by psychology. By the end of the course, students will be familiar with the major theories and the methods of research used to analyse behavior. These include the biological basis of psychological functions, sensation, perception and different states of consciousness. In addition to cognitive topics, the course provides an introduction to social, developmental and clinical psychology.
STATISTICS-II

Course code

STAT206

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
The purpose of the course is to evaluate and analyze the quality of services available to a group or organization, analyzing the behaviors of groups of people in their environment and special situations, and determining the wants of people through statistical sampling. After completing this course the students will be able to define statistical applications for economics, develop an understanding for frequency distribution, calculate the measurement of the central tendency, assess the standard deviation and other measures of dispersion. They will be able to compute the correlation coefficient and covariance, and discuss the elementary concept of probability theory and also sampling theory.
Fifth Semester
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN315

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course is designed to provide students with a basic working knowledge of the main facets of the human resources management functions. Topics discussed in this course include; selection, orientation and socialization practices, training, development, and performance appraisal systems; view of HRM from the perception of both management and subordinate employees. The importance of maintaining fair and equitable compensation and benefit program will be alighted. The student will be exposed to practical situations and problem solving regarding areas of employee counseling, discipline and termination, equal employment opportunity will be discussed in order for the student to understand its need, importance and the legal issues surrounding it. Other critical areas of international human resource management, staffing and strategy will also be explored.
MARKETING

Course code

EASC331

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This course introduces the essential principles of marketing (key concepts, methods of analysis, strategies and tactics) critical to managing profitable customer relationships in today’s dynamic and allied environment. Topics include, understanding the marketplace, product, services and branding strategies, new product strategies, pricing products, marketing channels, integrated marketing communication strategies. The course will help in understanding development of managerial decision-making techniques and problem-solving through practice in analyzing practical marketing cases. It will expose students to the commonly problems faced by marketing managers and to develop skills in analyzing marketing problems and preparing implementable plans of action based on analyses of given business situations. Cases and a marketing simulation are used to focus the discussion and to reinforce learning of key marketing concepts.
BUSINESS FINANCE

Course code

EASC345

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course is designed to familiarize students with major financial decisions made by firms, the process those decisions passes through, and to provide a conceptual frame work for understanding and analyzing those decisions. Particularly, topics covered in this course will deals with financial statements, long term financial planning, and time value of money, bond and stock valuation. This course is designed to introduce you to the fundamental issues of financial management and to the quantitative techniques used to address them. Adrressing questions of concern for both corporate financial managers and investments managers, describe and evaluate the basic features of financial markets identify the basic components of nominal interest rates and use them to make expected return comparisons among assets .
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Course code

EASC363

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course provides students the knowledge of understanding the role of entrepreneurial businesses and assesses the skills necessary to operate an entrepreneurial venture successfully. At the end of the course, the students are expected to be able to analyze and to decide about the business concept that fits into the current business environment. The students could also write a sound business plan for their entrepreneurial venture. The course is designed to familiarize students with the world of small business, and analyze the personal strengths and weaknesses of students relative to launching a career in entrepreneurship. Attention is given to planning, financing, starting and managing a small business.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE
Sixth Semester
MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Course code

BUSN302

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
In this course, the development, interpretation, and use of relevant cost behavior, control, and traceability concepts for management planning, controlling and decision making are emphasized. Topics include: an introduction to product costing, the contribution concept, performance standards and variance analysis, responsibility accounting, segment profitability, alternative choice decisions, and capital budgeting. A study of the uses of accounting information for managerial decision making. Areas covered include: manufacturing, merchandising, and service cost systems: costvolume profit analysis; budgeting; and capital investment decision making, cost accounting terminology, job costing, process costing, activity-based costing, activity-based management, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, standard costing, variance analysis, responsibility accounting, variable costing, transfer pricing and decision making.
INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

Course code

BUSN314

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
The course will equip the students with the communications skills needed in the business environment. Course includes writing memoranda, letters, reports, resumes, and electronic messages; delivering oral presentations; seminars and developing interpersonal skills. Also skill needed for critical thinking and problem solving are going to be instructed. Lead and share discussions on various types of professional communication with emphasis on business writing. Students will gain experience writing and revising business email, letters, proposals, bidding and job search documents. Students will work both individually and in teams and will exit the course with a clear understanding of the centrality of communication in business.
MONEY AND BANKING

Course code

BUSN332

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
This course is designed to explain the importance of money and banking to economic activity. This course offers a systematic analysis of monetary theories and the financial system. Apart from exposing students to different approaches in monetary analysis, the course places a special emphasis on the up-to-date analysis of how information costs affect financial structure and monetary policy. The course will cover the structure and importance of the financial system, the functions of money, behavior of interest rates, financial structure and asymmetric information, bank management and regulation, debates on macroeconomic and monetary policies, the targets and instruments of monetary policies, the transmission mechanism of monetary policy and its effectiveness, money and inflation, rational expectations and its applications.
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Course code

EASC346

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
This course aims to give students detailed information about investment techniques, capital budgeting, risk and return, cost of capital; financial leverage and capital structure policy and long term financial planning. The course provides the student with basic concept of corporate finance, investment and financing concepts, which are important to most managerial people. Students are required to learn the content and scope of financial management and the vital role-played by a financial manager. Specific attention is given to present value and capital budgeting; risk and asset pricing; financial analysis and forecasting; financial decisions and market efficiency; and capital structure.Problem-solving methodology is used to illustrate the theories and tools in financial decision making.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
Seventh Semester
MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Course code

BUSN465

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN487

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
Business policy is a synthesis of the principles of business management with emphasis upon the formation of business decisions and policies. The purpose of this course is to enable the student to draw on analytic tools and factual knowledge from all other courses in analyzing comprehensive business problems.to enhance ability to do the job of a general manager responsible for strategic performance. Specifically, to integrate the different functional areas of business into a cohesive whole. The challenge is not only in identifying weaknesses and threats facing firms, but to appreciate the strengths of the firm and anticipate opportunities in the external environment. This course is to correct organizational failures and expand upon organizational successes, however failure and success may be defined.
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BUSNXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BUSNXX2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Course code

MISY421

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The course introduces the information systems to encourage the strategic management level of an organization. The topics covered in this course are: hardware and software components of an information system, e-business concepts and implementation, and a survey of common information systems used today, theories of management, communication and information resources, computer hardware and software and e-commerce and internet based business models are adapted to reach global based business environments. The course explores current Information systems concepts and technologies. Students learn how information systems give a business or an organization a competitive edge by providing technologies that help managers plan, control, and make decisions.
Eighth Semester
BUSINESS CAPSTONE PROJECT

Course code

BUSN430

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The capstone course is a method of summative evaluation in which the student is given an opportunity to demonstrate integrated knowledge and growth in the program. In this course, students apply the knowledge and skills used in previous courses to the business planning process required for venture development. It gives them the ability to work on an extended business project while gathering very practical experience. This involves critiquing business plans and using practical research tools and appropriate analytical approaches to work through components of plans of their own. Throughout the semester, student teams present ideas to both peers and experts from the community who provide feedback and insight into what it takes to start and manage a successful business.
OPERATIONS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN460

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the foundations of the operations function in both manufacturing and services. The course will analyze operations from both the strategic and operational perspectives and highlight the competitive advantages that operations can provide for the organization. This course introduces students to the concepts underlying effective operation and control of manufacturing and service businesses. It states approaches to production control, inventory policy, facilities planning, methods improvement and technological assessment decision-making, capacity planning, aggregate planning, forecasting, inventory management, distribution planning, materials requirements planning (MRP), project management and quality control with aided computer soft wares are studied.
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BUSNXX3

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BUSNXX4

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

Course code

EASC470

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
This course is designed for the students to help them understanding what is research, how to conduct a valuable research, and teach them the general ethics about the academic contributions. The course is a second year course, and will help the students to have an idea how to conduct an academic research. The aims of this course could be listed as: Develop knowledge and understanding on the fundamental principles of research design. Understand the steps in conducting a scientific research. Develop skills in conducting literature review using references. Understand the process of developing hypothesis and variables. Assimilate the knowledge when deciding between different types and styles of research.

Optional modules

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

Course code

BUSN484

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

Course code

BUSN236

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN471

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ORGANIZATION THEORY

Course code

BUSN361

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

MANAGING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROJECTS

Course code

BUSN437

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
MANAGING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROJECTS
SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN416

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MARKETING

Course code

DMMA102

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
DİJİTAL PAZARLAMAYA GİRİŞ
MONEY AND BANKING

Course code

BUSN332

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
This course is designed to explain the importance of money and banking to economic activity. This course offers a systematic analysis of monetary theories and the financial system. Apart from exposing students to different approaches in monetary analysis, the course places a special emphasis on the up-to-date analysis of how information costs affect financial structure and monetary policy. The course will cover the structure and importance of the financial system, the functions of money, behavior of interest rates, financial structure and asymmetric information, bank management and regulation, debates on macroeconomic and monetary policies, the targets and instruments of monetary policies, the transmission mechanism of monetary policy and its effectiveness, money and inflation, rational expectations and its applications.
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

Course code

BUSN423

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
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MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Course code

BUSN465

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
BRAND MANAGEMENT

Course code

DMMA305

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
MARKAYÖNETİMİ
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

Course code

BUSN321

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
YÖNETİM BİLİMİ
PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN441

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course introduces the concept of managerial process in project management. It explores the process of lifecycle management of projects and the tools for decision making. The course will cover the important topics of project management process including cost and time estimation, project scheduling, managing risk, outsourcing, project closure and how to become an effective project manager. The technical and behavioral issues in project management with a broad range of industries to which project management principles can be applied will be also highlighted. By the end of this course the students will be able to understand how project management theories are practiced in business cases and will be able to apply theories in real life cases.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN410

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course aims at underlying the importance of knowledge and its processes in organizations. It focuses on the processes of knowledge such as creating, sharing, structuring, using and auditing in the context of knowledge management life cycle (KMLC). Furthermore, the course examines two type/dimensions of knowledge, tacit and explicit knowledge. Hierarchy of knowledge is also the key concept of knowledge management course which includes physical process, data, information, and knowledge and wisdom concepts. Knowledge management discipline, knowledge management applications and knowledge mapping techniques will be explained at this course during the Semester. Some of the additional theories such as resource based view of the organization theory, resource dependency theory, intellectual capital theory will directly be explained.
E-COMMERCE

Course code

BUSN428

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

SALES MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN470

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The main purpose of this course is to prepare students to become effective sales managers in today’s hyper-competitive environment and global economies —by integrating current smart technologies, research and development activities, and strategic thinking skills in applying real industry. This course will enable students to gather data and information about sales management as major business function with an overview of the sales perspective, sales environment, sales technique and sales control. This course covers the topics such as what must still be the most important element of the marketing mix for the students and practitioners. This course provides the basis for the consistent cadence of sales inspections for creating a selling quality and excellence which help the students to develop their understanding against role-base competencies.
CRITICAL THINKING FOR MANAGERS

Course code

BUSN385

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course aims to develop students’ abilities and skills to think critically, to respect others’ points of view and also to analyze and direct academic arguments. In this course students are also directed to raise questions and analyze the scientific texts logically and critically. The course guides the students to conduct a critical analysis of what they read and also provide them with opportunities to practice and develop their skills by writing their reflections on the materials studied and the progress of their own learning. Moreover, the course will help students learn how to identify and analyze problems academically and offer appropriate and scientific alternative suggestions for solving such problems.
ISSUES IN GLOBALIZATION

Course code

INRE412

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course aims to provide a holistic perspective on the historical development of globalization. It will examine the definitions of globalization in different centuries and geographical dimensions to provide a pre-theoretical framework for understanding the heterogeneous and diversified nature of globalization. Issues such as multilateral institutions, diplomacy, human rights, and terrorism constitute the fundamental aspects shaping contemporary world politics in the era of globalization today will be discussed. At the end of this course, students will be able to analyze the emergence of a state-centric global society, globalization of international system and constructing a global civil society with different theoretical perspectives.
MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Course code

ECON465

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
MARKETING MANAGEMENT

Course code

DMMA203

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
SOCIAL POLICY

Course code

BUSN210

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
SOSYAL POLİTİKA
AFRICAN STUDIES

Course code

INRE447

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course provides an in-depth socio-economic and political understanding of the African continent. This course helps students to understand the issues and dynamics shaping politics in Africa from a regional point of view and to explore the diversity of historical experiences, political systems, economic as well as socio-cultural structures of the region. The effect of the colonial period upon socio-cultural development is examined through a variety of literature and field notes. Central themes to be addressed are: the emergence of colonialism in Africa, the process of state formation, multi-party system, elections, and political parties as well as governance.
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

Course code

BUSN424

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

DEVELOPING A DIGITAL BUSINESS

Course code

DMMA307

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
DEVELOPING A DIGITAL BUSINESS
US FOREIGN POLICY

Course code

INRE422

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course aims to familiarize student with the process and content of US foreign policy. It intended to help students acquire a sound conceptual and practical understanding of the foreign policy challenges that US policy-makers face, and of the reasons for and implications of their decisions. Conceptual approaches to the analysis of American foreign policy and some of the key foreign policy issues that confront the United States since the end of the Cold War. The course will draw attention to the evolution of U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War years (1945-1991), on the post-Cold War period (post-1990 era) as well as on the post-September 11 era will be discussed.
DEVELOPIG ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS

Course code

BUSN445

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

DATABASE MARKETING

Course code

DMMA405

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
DATABASE MARKETING
COST ACCOUNTING

Course code

EASC327

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge of cost and cost-related concepts, and teach them how to use these concepts in evaluating the cost of a product; in the process of planning and control; and decision-making. This course examines in depth cost analysis and product costing for both the profit and not-for-profit sectors of the economy. Accounting for labor, materials, and manufacturing overhead emphasizes the use of source documents to analyze and record cost data in both manual and computerized accounting systems. Methods of allocating indirect costs to products are introduced. Budgeting concepts are reviewed with emphasis on capital budget techniques. Reporting for segments and decentralized operations are also covered.
STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

Course code

STAT461

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
The course aims to instruct students to use word, excel and statistical packages in an integrated approach at an advanced level. In this course students will be presenting their statistical applications on Power Point in a professional manner; using statistical capabilities to get simple percentages to complex analyses of variance, multiple regressions, and general linear models as well as to generate tabulated reports, charts and plots of distributions and trends. The course makes statistical analysis more accessible fort he beginner and more convenient for the experienced user.It offers a simple and efficient spreadsheet-like facility for entering data and browsing the workingdata file.
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

Course code

ACFN423

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The purpose of this course is to help students understand the basics of international trade and the effects of various international economic policies on domestic and world welfare. The course will cover sources of comparative advantage, gains and losses from trade. This course also focuses on international trade of goods, services, and capital. The issues discussed include gains from trade and their distribution; analysis of protectionism; strategic trade barriers; the trade deficit; exchange rate determination; and government intervention in foreign exchange markets. Students who master this material will be better able to work in and make contributions to organizations (e.g., business firms) involved in international trade and finance issues.
AUDITING-I

Course code

ACFN421

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of basic auditing concepts, and teach them the requirements of an audit and assurance system. In success of completion of this course, all students will develop their knowledge and understanding on: an introduction to assurance and financial statement auditing, , the financial statement auditing environment, audit planning types of audit tests and materialism, evidence and documentation, internal control in a financial statement audit, auditing internal control over financial reporting, and apply critical thinking skills and solving auditing problem through the use of case studies.
HUMAN RIGHTS

Course code

INRE431

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course aims to generate necessary conceptual, historical, theoretical, and methodological background to assess the different aspects of human rights from a multi-cultural perspective. To serve this main goal, the course will mainly focus on the basic concepts, theories, methods, and measures of human rights; history of ideas and institutions of human rights; international regimes of human rights, issues in human rights respectively. Within this framework, a functioning and internally consistent theoretical, methodological, and practical background are analysed to make students understand and explain the specific cases of human rights regulations and practices in the multicultural world.
HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT-I

Course code

INRE211

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course aims to introduce students the classical political thought. The course is designed to achieve its aim by following the footsteps of the outstanding thinkers from Plato to Mill through an analysis of the political thought of selected scholars along their contributions to international relations. This course will cover the major thinkers such as Plato, Aristo, Bodin, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Rousseau, John Locke, J.S. Mill, Hegel, Kant, Althusser, Gramsci, Foucault and Zizek. In examining the ideas of those theorists, the adopted method is both textual and contextual. The philosophers' contributions to the political thinking of the world will be examined and the different dimensions of political thought will be studied.
HISTORY OF POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES

Course code

INRE334

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
Given that ideology is one of the most crucial concepts encountered in political analysis, this Course intends to examine and explore various political ideologies and scholars to provide the students the ability to compare and contrast different perspectives on politics. Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Feminism, Environmentalism, and Anarchism are the most significant political ideologies that will be analyzed in this course. At the end of this course student will be able to explain how ideologies bodies of thought affect individuals, social movements, nations, institutions, and groups and its normative implications.
MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT

Course code

INRE456

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
Basing on main theoretical debates and empirical case analyses about the complex role of media in conflict situations, this course aims to provide a critical outlook and broad conception of the contemporary media in conflict situations within international arena. Within this framework it will mainly deal with the operational modes, embeddedness and freedom of media in its relations with decision-making mechanisms, armed forces, other armed players (i.e. militia, gangs, warlords, etc), international and regional agencies while reporting the crisis situations before, during and after the conflict.
POLITICS IN BALKANS

Course code

INRE440

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course is organized to introduce the student with a thorough understanding of Balkan politics. The topics in this course are history of the Balkans, territorial settlement of 1919-1923, revisionism in the Balkans, characteristic features of the regimes during the period between the two World Wars, the establishment of communist regimes in the 1940s and their collapses in 1989-1990. International and domestic problems faced by the Balkan states during the transitional period will also be examined, with particular emphasis on issues in the Balkans such as Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia issues. The European Union perspective of the Balkan states and Turkey’s foreign policy towards the region are also of special interest for this course.
POLITICS IN CENTRAL ASIA AND CAUCASUS

Course code

INRE421

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This Course is aimed to analyze the political systems and types of rules in post-Soviet Republics of Central Asia and Caucasus. The territorial demarcations and collapse of Soviet Union in the ex-Soviet geography after the end of the Cold War led to a radical transformation in the political rules of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The systemic transformation of CIS countries will be assessed in detail and country by country. A specific highlight will be done about the relations of those countries with Turkey after the collapse of Soviet Union.
CURRENT WORLD EVENTS

Course code

INR418

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

Course code

BUSN436

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

POLITICS OF CYPRUS

Course code

INRE419

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

The Cyprus problem is one of the longest running disputes at the agenda of the United Nations. It has had a huge impact on the foreign relations of Turkey as well as on her economy. Many attempts to solve the issue has failed for various reasons, leaving the issue as one of the main obstacles in Turkey’s EU accession path. The course will give a historic overview of the Cyprus problem, analyze the past as well as the current strategies used by the Turkish and Greek side at and outside of the negotiation table and assess the impact of different likely scenarios on the future of the island as well as Turkey.
CRITICAL SECURITY STUDIES

Course code

INRE428

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course aims to analyze security studies with a specific focus on the critical approaches to international security and new conceptual tools developed in the post- the Cold War era. The objectives of this course are to provide the students with awareness of key debates and knowledge of issues in the new security agenda in a theoretical perspective. The course also aims to develop analytical and critical skills of the undergraduate students to comprehend and discuss the specific cases in the changing conceptual/theoretical framework of International Security by referring to different sectors of security such as military, economy, society, politics, energy and environment
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

Course code

BUSN209

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course is an advanced seminar designed to explore the field of ideas relating to human modes of communication and personal relationships in the shaping of our social environment. The course focuses not only developing a particular set of “skills” (communication competence), but also exploring the overarching structures that influence interpersonal interaction and investigate research on some of major topics of interpersonal communication. The course instructs the students’ practices and principles of interpersonal communication. Topics of the course will involve the communication process; issues addressed include perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication. Students will be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills in a group discussion as well as manage communication conflicts.

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