Business Administration

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Recent advancements in artificial intelligence technologies and digitalization have a deep impact over business systems. All organizations aim to succeed against this challenge by implementing new management practices, organization types and problem-solving methods. Moreover, organizations try to survive in the highly competitive global environment by using their organizational entrepreneurship skills and innovative practices. One of the most important requirements for success in this struggle of the 21st century is their human resources and talents. The knowledge required for the individuals to take a role in the business life is expanding each day while the need for creative and innovative new graduates who can keep up with the high pace of the work life is becoming even more important. Today, the type of person needed by organizations and the knowledge, skills and talents these people need to possess constitute a point of interest both for organizations and academics. The curriculum for the Business Administration department at OSTIM Technical University which is positioned within the academic world as a Third Generation University has been developed in this scope based on industry-academy cooperation and an innovative and entrepreneurial education system which combines theory and practice and prioritizes workplace experience and applications. Within this framework, the program aims to train new leaders and entrepreneurs who can see the big picture, have high business acumen and awareness, can think creatively and innovatively and have problem-solving skills and qualities of an effective manager. The curriculum has been developed in English and is based on an approach which prioritizes the skill of case-based analysis. The main philosophy of the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Business Administration is to scientifically and professionally contribute in training a new generation of managers who have a global and technological vision for our country which will be integrating with the world even faster in the 21st century.

Business Administration, Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

The placement of the students in the program is done by Assessment, Selection and Placement Centre (OSYM). Foreign students are placed following the verification of the equivalence of their high school degrees as well as other requirements specified in the higher education legislation and the OSTIM Technical University legislation in force and other relevant legislation. OSTIM Technical University shall establish its own selection and placement system for foreign students within the legislation in force when deemed necessary.

Following the enrollment of students, the courses they have taken in prior bachelor’s degree programs may be accepted provided that they are validly and legally documented and the compatibility and adequacy of the subject, scope and contents of the course in terms of the program/course offered at OSTIM Technical University are assessed and approved by the Department Board and Faculty Executive Board.

Students are required to complete 240 ECTS credits, complete all coursework successfully in their education program and have a minimum of 2.00/4.00 cumulative grade point average to graduate.

OSTIM Technical University Business Administration program cover the courses of economics, social sciences, psychology, sociology, law, mathematics, statistics, English and research methods in the scope of basic and introductory disciplines. Workplace experience and entrepreneurship have a particular intensity in the program. The program comprises Management, Accounting and Finance, Production and Marketing courses within the scope of the basic disciplines of business administration. Moreover, the business administration program offers elective courses in Accounting-Finance, International Trade, Management-Leadership-Entrepreneurship, Production-Marketing and Decision Making based on the fields of interest of the students.

Graduate of the program shall;

1. Know the basic concepts and practical information about the science of business administration and core business activities

2. Evaluate global and local issues by using ideas and concepts from the field of business administration; examine and analyze management related information and applications in line with scientific principles by using appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods; interpret and synthesise the data and find solutions to business related problems

3. Take responsibility as a member of an interdisciplinary team to solve unpredictable and complex business problems; be able to work effectively in teams of various functions and disciplines; effectively carry out project activities

4. Carry out independent studies in the field by utilizing obtained knowledge and skills

5. Set goals and objectives for the institution he/she works at; detect and solve basic problems; analyze the internal and external environment of the business; evaluate the developments, support continuous improvement and provide innovative strategies

6. Acquire the skill to manage activities aimed at the improvement of the employees as a leader, make decisions and implement them

7. Acquire the entrepreneurship skill; design and manage a business; promote innovativeness and sustainability

8. Maintain life-long learning activities; achieve self-improvement; follow higher level educational programs

9. Inform stakeholders with a sense of social responsibility as an individual with effective communication skills; share his/her emotions, thoughts and solutions to problems verbally and in writing; understand the behaviors and psychology of his/her colleagues

10. Use the information and communication technologies and computer software required by the field

11. Effectively use English to follow, read, write and speak about the universal information in the field of business and management sciences and be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language with professional proficiency

12. Act according to the law in all his/her affairs; have a sense of professional and ethical responsibility and code of business conduct and act in line with social values

13. Be aware of the contemporary business problems as well as the interdisciplinary scope of business administration and analyze these; have the competence to understand the effects of business and management sciences on these problems on a universal, environmental, legal, social and societal level and in terms of health, security and globalization

14. Give research proposals, be able to design research studies, prepare and present research reports

15. Manage work time and personal time; fulfil the requirements of his/her duties on time

16. Have the competence to work in non-governmental organizations, private sector and public entities.

Persons who graduate from the bachelor’s degree program in business administration may work in public and private sectors as well as non-governmental organizations. Graduates will also have the competence to establish their own businesses in addition to being able to work in departments of finance, human resources, business development, accounting, internal audit, strategy and management, production and marketing, procurement and training. Graduates may be recruited in A grade positions in the public sector. They may also work in relevant consulting firms as individuals with consulting skills. Graduates may also seek academic careers at universities.

Graduates of the program may apply to master’s and PhD programs in social sciences, particularly in business administration.

 

Semester I (Winter)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

ENG 101

Academic English I

3

0

0

3

3

EHS 101

Occupational Health and Safety

2

0

0

2

2

EPR 121

Entrepreneurship I

0

2

0

1

2

IUL 151

Introduction to University Life

2

0

0

2

2

ECON 101

Introduction to Microeconomics

3

1

0

3

7

MATH 103

Mathematics I

3

0

0

3

6

ECON 105

Research Methods with Computer Applications I

2

1

0

3

4

BUS 101

Introduction to Business

3

0

0

3

4

 

 

18

4

0

20

30

Semester II (Spring)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

ENG 102

Academic English II

3

0

0

3

3

EPR 122

Entrepreneurship II

0

2

0

1

1

IUL 152

Building the Future

1

0

0

1

1

WED 124

Workplace Education

0

7

0

3

7

ECON 102

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

1

0

3

7

MATH 104

Mathematics II

3

0

0

3

6

ECON 106

Research Methods with Computer Applications II

2

1

0

3

5

 

 

12

11

0

17

30

Semester III (Winter)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

ATA 101

Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I

2

0

0

2

2

TUR 101

Turkish I

2

0

0

2

2

WAP 225

Workplace Application I

0

7

0

3

7

ENG 221

English Writing Skills

1

2

0

2

4

BUS 202

General Accounting I

3

1

0

3

5

BUS 203

Business Statistics

2

1

0

3

5

BUS 201

Management and Organization

3

0

0

3

5

 

 

13

11

0

18

30

Semester IV (Spring)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

ATA 102

Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II

2

0

0

2

2

TUR 102

Turkish II

2

0

0

2

2

WAP 226

Workplace Application II

0

7

0

3

7

ENG 222

English for Business Life

1

2

0

2

4

BUS 204

Organizational Behavior

3

0

0

3

5

BUS 205

General Accounting II

3

1

0

3

5

BUS 206

Obligations Law

3

0

0

3

5

 

 

14

10

0

18

30

Semester V (Winter)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

WAP 325

Workplace Application III

0

7

0

3

7

BUS 302

Financial Management

3

0

0

3

4

MAR 201

Principles of Marketing

3

0

0

3

4

MIS 131

Management Information Systems

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 301

Human Resources Management

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 304

Commercial Law

3

0

0

3

4

ELEC 1

Elective I

3

0

0

3

3

 

 

18

7

0

21

30

Semester VI (Spring)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

WEX 326

Workplace Experience I

0

7

0

3

7

BUS 305

Production Management

3

0

0

3

4

YBS 401

Project Management Processes

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 306

Cost Accounting

3

1

0

3

6

BUS 307

Data Analytics for Business and Economics

3

0

0

3

5

ELEC 2

Elective II

3

0

0

3

4

 

 

15

8

0

18

30

Semester VII (Winter)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

WEX 425

Workplace Experience II

0

7

0

3

7

BUS 401

Strategic Management and Business Policy

3

2

0

3

5

BUS 402

Research Methods in Social Sciences

3

1

0

3

4

BUS 403

Business Dynamics

3

0

0

3

5

BUS 404

Managerial Accounting

3

0

0

3

5

ELEC 2

Elective III

3

0

0

3

4

 

 

15

10

0

18

30

Semester VIII (Spring)

Code

Course Name

T

A

L

C

ECTS

WEX 426

Workplace Experience III

0

30

0

15

22

BUS 400

Graduation Project

0

10

0

5

8

 

 

0

40

0

20

30

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (SEMESTER V -FALL)

Code

Course Name

T

A

C

L

ECTS

BUS 501

Audit

3

0

0

3

3

BUS 503

Investment Analysis and Porfolio Management

3

0

0

3

3

BUS 506

Tax law

3

0

0

3

3

BUS 512

Work and Business Ethics

3

0

0

3

3

BUS 518

Entrepreneurial Practices

3

0

0

3

3

MAR 314

Sociology Of Work

3

0

0

3

3

MAR 411

Supply Chain Management

3

0

0

3

3

MAR 302

Consumer Behavior

3

0

0

3

3

MAR 412

Innovation and Technology Management

3

0

0

3

3

MAR 401

E-commerce and Digital Marketing

3

0

0

3

3

MAR 414

Competition Management

3

0

0

3

3

ELECTIVE COURSES (SEMESTER VI -SPRING)

Code

Course Name

T

A

C

L

ECTS

BUS 510

Organization Theory

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 515

Business Simulation

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 516

Business Communication

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 521

Operations Research-I

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 505

Company Accounting

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 507

Financial Statements Analysis

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 508

Financial accounting

3

0

0

3

4

ITF 307

International Business

3

0

0

3

4

ELECTIVE COURSES (SEMESTER VII - FALL)

Code

Course Name

T

A

C

L

ECTS

BUS 509

Management and Organization Theories

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 511

Business Leadership

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 513

Management and Volunteering in Non-Governmental Organizations

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 514

Applied Organization Development

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 517

Sustainable Business Practices

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 519

Contemporary Management Approaches

3

0

0

3

4

MAR 305

Neuromarketing

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 520

Case Analysis in Business

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 522

Operations Research-II

3

0

0

3

4

YBS 491

Behavioral and neuro economics

3

0

0

3

4

ITF 403

International Sales and Negotiation

3

0

0

3

4

ITF 405

International Financial Markets and Institutions

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 502

International Finance

3

0

0

3

4

BUS 504

Digital assets and Cryptocurrencies

3

0

0

3

4

T: Theoretical Course Hour
A: Application Course Hour
C: Credits

L: Laboratory
ECTS: European Credit Transfer System

Instructors shall assess the success levels of students by employing various assessment methods. According to the Regulation on Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Education, Training and Examination of OSTIM Technical University, DC and DD grades mean conditional pass whereas FD, FF and NA grades mean failure to pass. Passing Grade Coefficients are given below.

Grade

Coefficient

Grade Range
(out of 100)

Status

AA

4

90-100

Geçer

BA

3,5

85-89

Pass

BB

3

80-84

Pass

CB

2,5

70-79

Pass

CC

2

60-69

Pass

DC

1,5

50-59

Conditional Pass

DD

1

45-49

Conditional Pass

FD

0,5

35-44

Fail

FF

0

0-34

Fail

NA

0

0

Fail

Students are required to complete all coursework successfully in the program, have a minimum of 2.00/4.00 cumulative grade point average and complete 240 ECTS credits to graduate.

Full time

Program Director
Professor Mustafa Polat, PhD
E-mail: mustafa.polat@ostimteknik.edu.tr

Department Reengineering Coordinator
Research Assistant Zeynep Baysal
E-mail: zeynep.baysal@ostimteknik.edu.tr

 

Course Code

Course Name

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

Sum

Rate

WEX 426

Workplace Experience III

5

4

4

5

4

4

3

4

4

2

 

3

3

4

5

5

59

69

BUS 403

Business Dynamics

5

5

5

3

5

4

3

4

3

4

 

1

5

4

1

2

54

64

ITF 400

Graduation Project

5

5

5

4

2

3

3

3

3

2

 

1

3

5

1

2

47

55

WEX 425

Workplace Experience II

4

2

3

4

3

3

2

3

3

2

 

3

2

3

4

4

45

53

WEX 326

Workplace Experience I

3

3

2

3

2

2

2

3

2

2

 

2

2

2

3

3

36

42

ECON 106

Research Methods with Computer Applications II

2

3

2

2

1

2

1

2

1

5

 

1

4

5

 

1

32

38

BUS 401

Strategic Management and Business Policy

4

3

3

1

5

3

2

2

2

 

 

 

3

3

 

1

32

38

ECON 105

Research Methods with Computer Applications I

2

3

2

2

1

1

1

2

1

5

 

1

4

5

 

1

31

36

BUS 402

Research Methods in Social Sciences

2

4

4

 

2

2

1

2

1

4

 

 

4

5

 

 

31

36

WAP 325

Workplace Application III

3

2

2

3

1

2

2

1

2

2

 

2

1

1

3

3

30

35

BUS 307

Data Analytics for Business and Economics

3

3

3

 

2

3

1

1

1

4

 

 

4

4

 

 

29

34

YBS 401

Project Management Processes

2

3

5

2

2

2

1

2

1

1

 

 

2

3

1

 

27

32

BUS 101

Introduction to Business

5

3

2

1

1

1

2

1

1

 

 

1

4

1

1

2

26

31

WAP 226

Workplace Application II

2

2

1

2

1

2

2

1

2

2

 

1

1

1

2

2

24

28

IUL 152

Building the Future

 

 

 

 

4

2

5

3

1

 

 

1

2

 

1

1

20

24

EPR 121

Entrepreneurship I

1

1

 

2

1

1

5

1

1

 

 

 

2

1

1

2

19

22

EPR 122

Entrepreneurship II

1

1

 

2

1

1

5

1

1

 

 

 

2

1

1

2

19

22

WAP 225

Workplace Application I

2

2

1

2

1

 

1

1

 

2

 

1

 

1

2

2

18

21

BUS 204

Organizational Behavior

4

2

1

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

1

1

 

1

1

15

18

MIS 131

Management Information Systems

2

2

1

 

2

2

1

1

1

1

 

 

1

1

 

 

15

18

BUS 201

Management and Organization

4

1

 

 

1

1

1

 

1

 

 

1

1

1

1

1

14

16

ENG 101

Academic English

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

1

 

5

 

1

1

 

3

13

15

ENG 102

Academic English II

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

1

 

5

 

1

1

 

3

13

15

END 221

English Writing Skills

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

1

 

5

 

1

1

 

3

13

15

ENG 222

English for Business Life

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

1

 

5

 

1

1

 

3

13

15

EHS 101

Occupational Health and Safety

1

1

1

 

 

1

 

1

2

 

 

2

1

 

1

1

12

14

IUL 151

Introduction to University Life

 

 

 

2

1

 

1

2

1

 

 

1

1

 

2

1

12

14

BUS 203

Business Statistics

2

3

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

2

 

 

12

14

BUS 301

Human Resources Management

4

2

1

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

12

14

ECON 101

Introduction to Microeconomics

3

2

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

1

11

13

ECON 102

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

2

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

1

11

13

WED 124

Workplace Education

1

 

 

1

1

 

1

1

1

1

 

1

 

 

1

1

10

12

BUS 206

Obligations Law

3

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

9

11

BUS 304

Commercial Law

3

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

9

11

MATH 103

Mathematics I

1

3

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

8

MATH 104

Mathematics II

1

3

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

8

BUS 305

Production Management

4

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

8

BUS 404

Managerial Accounting

4

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

8

BUS 205

General Accounting II

4

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

7

BUS 302

Financial Management  

4

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

7

BUS 306

Cost Accounting  

4

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

7

BUS201

General Accounting

4

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

6

 

National Qualifications Framework
Academically Oriented

Program Qualification

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

KNOWLEDGE
(Theoretical, Conceptual)

1

X

  

 

 

 

  

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKILLS
(Cognitive, Practical)

1

 

X

X 

  

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X 

 

 

2

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X 

 

 

X 

 X

 

 

COMPETENCIES
(Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)

1

 

X

 X

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X 

 

 

X 

2

 

 

X

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

X 

 

 

 

3

 

 

X 

X 

X 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPETENCIES
(Learning Competence)

1

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 X

 

 

  

 

X

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

X 

X 

 

X 

X 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X 

 

COMPETENCIES
(Communication and Social Competence)

1

 

 

X 

 

 

X

 

 

X

X 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

X 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 X

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

X 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

COMPETENCIES
(Field Specific Competence)

1

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

2

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X 

 

 

 

X

3

       

X

 

X

                 

4

 

X

X

 

X

             

X

     

5

                       

X

   

X