Business Administration

Courses Details

Semester I
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
ENG 101   Academic English I

This course is based on integrated skills in four language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), together with grammar and vocabulary. With its engaging content and systematic skill studies, students will be able to express their opinions and improve their communication skills. It also includes a strong focus on study skills that encourage independent learning.

EHS 101   Occupational Health and Safety

This course will cover an overview of occupational health and safety and safety culture, national occupational health and safety system, occupational health and safety approach, occupational health and safety legislation, occupational health and safety services to be conducted by the employer, the concept of occupational accident and occupational disease and the costs, occupational accident and occupational disease concept and its costs, risk factors in occupational health and safety, individual and organizational factors in occupational health and safety, records to be kept in occupational health and safety, occupational health and safety in electrical works.

EPR 121   Entrepreneurship I

To become entrepreneurs and project makers, our students receive information such as establishment and management of business, business accounting, business start-up and incentives, R & D and design center activities, project supports. Students will use some business and financial simulation programs to gain real-life working experiences without taking actual risk.

IUL 151   Introduction to University Life

It is a program that aims to adapt to the new environment of the university in a pleasant way, consisting of various activities that will be offered in addition to academic studies, in order for our students to adapt to university life. These activities will support students as an active individual with programs that can help students to achieve their goals and contribute to their personal development. The program, which is focused on socio-cultural activities, aims to create an awareness about intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity and taking responsibility, by giving you a weekly break, and to improve students’ vision as well as to educate them as a beneficial individual to the society and the world.

ECON 101   Introduction to Microeconomics

This course aims to provide a basic understanding of microeconomics to students by concentrating on the behavior of individual decision makers, namely consumers, producers and government and the functioning of individual markets and industries in the economy. Topics covered are major microeconomic concepts, theories of supply and demand, consumer theory, firm theory, functioning of the product and factor markets, various market structures, theory of distribution, market failures and the role of government.

MATH 103   Mathematics I

This course covers the basics of Calculus which is required to be used in economic analysis. The course includes functions and models, limits and derivatives, differentiation rules, integral, integral applications and techniques. The course is designed to enhance students’ ability to integrate mathematics into economic analysis to improve quantitative research skills and research.

MIS 131

 

Management Information Systems

This course focuses on topics such as information technology concepts, spreadsheet, VBA programming language Excel / VBA business applications. The course content includes topics such as information systems and technologies, computer networks and the internet, system analysis, process analysis, mapping and modeling, process measurement and improvement, database management systems.

MAR 103   Business Communication

This course will improve individual communication skills of students and focus on factors affecting the communication process, types of communication, interpersonal communication, inter-group communication, communication in organizations and effective communication principles using applied case studies.

 

Semester II
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
ENG 102   Academic English II

This course is based on integrated skills in four language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), together with grammar and vocabulary. With its engaging content and systematic skill studies, students will be able to express their opinions and improve their communication skills. It also includes a strong focus on study skills that encourage independent learning.

EPR 122   Entrepreneurship II

For our students to become entrepreneurs and makers, to prepare them to the real business life and the world this course will cover the topics of business plan preparation and scheduling, business plan analysis and business modeling, cost preparation, specification and specification, evaluation, invoicing, innovation-realization, commercialization, incorporation.

IUL 152   Building the Future

This course, which is the continuation of the Introduction to University Life Course, aims to raise the competence of the student in subjects such as career planning, interview processes, image and communication and to train highly qualified people. In addition, the course aims to provide students with the knowledge of science, technique, industry, creative thinking, developments in R & D, rational and critical thinking, reasoning ability, generating rational solutions and evaluating future business opportunities through various seminars. This course contributes to the development of the basic sciences in our country, giving students the opportunity to make applied research, renewing the existing knowledge and ideas, enriching and educating the elements needed by the profession branches.

WED 124   Workplace Education

Students make observations and experience in the workplace one day of the week. Students take this course in business environment. The tasks and activities of the vocational candidates in this course should provide them with the opportunity to observe experienced superiors and workplace trainers on-the-job, to work individually with the students, even if they are limited. The activities carried out in the workplace experience course will provide candidates with various skills that will enable them to become an experienced employee. The students' progress in understanding the future profession and gaining the competencies constituting the profession will be evaluated by the university instructors who are in close cooperation with them and the application trainers and mentors who have gained experience in their work.

ECON 102   Introduction to Macroeconomics

The course focuses on the topics of basic macroeconomic concepts; macroeconomic aggregates and averages, national income determination; national income theory, fiscal policy, monetary theory and policy, international trade and finance. The aim of this course is to equip the students with necessary skills and tools which will enable them to have a firm understanding of macroeconomic theory and policy, so that they can understand and explain basic macroeconomic phenomena, in particular macro-economic problems such as inflation, unemployment, low income, low output, low level of growth and national debt using basic tools of economic analysis and to propose solutions to such problems.

MATH 104   Mathematics II

This course introduces deeper knowledge of Calculus covering differential equations, parametric equations and polar coordinates, infinite sequences and series, vectors and the geometry of space, vector functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, vector calculus and second-order differential equations. The course is designated to further improve students’ quantitative research skills in order to excel in mathematical economic analysis

ITF 102

 

Introduction to Business

The role and function of business enterprise within our economic framework. Includes organization, finance, marketing, personnel administration, production and economics. The  course  will  focus  on  business  systems,  workforce  demographics,  social  responsibility,  business  ethics,  forms  of  business  organizations,  entrepreneurship,  small  business  and  franchise  systems,  management  processes,  human  resource  management,  marketing  management, business finance, business decision making, MIS and quantitative tools used in business, international business and the future dimensions of business opportunities in a global  economy.

 

Semester III
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
ATA 101   Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I

This course will cover the topics of; The concept of revolution, the factors leading to Turkish revolution and the reasons of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Empire in the rescue efforts, flows of ideas, World War I, Mustafa Kemal Anatolian transition and congresses, Turkey opening of the Grand National Assembly, the liberation war, foreign policy, Mudanya cease-fire, the Lausanne conference.

TUR 101   Turkish I

Definition of the language, social value of language; Characteristics of written and oral expression; Sentence knowledge; Speech disorders; written and oral expression; Effective reading and text analysis will be included during this course.

IYU 225   Workplace Application I

Within this course, students practice in the workplace one day of the week. Students apply this course in business environment. Candidates of the profession will have the opportunity to know the work environment and fully participate in what is happening at the workplace. The work to be carried out during the workplace application is planned according to the workplace before the beginning of the semester and by taking the opinions of the students and the application trainers who will guide them. Since each workplace's eco system will be different, the term plan is prepared after getting acquainted with the workplace's eco system, so that each student's weekly schedule may change.

END 221   English Writing Skills

The objectives of this course are: Developing the skills of reading, comprehending, evaluating, interpreting and writing English. Besides, developing technical terms and vocabulary in English and providing awareness about reliable sources. Expanding students' knowledge of a particular subject with suitable for academic life awareness of ethical norms of research.

BUS201   Business Law

The aim of this course is to lay down the fundamental legal framework students will need to know in business life, equip students with the knowledge and skills to evaluate legally the problems they may encounter in work life and teach them the key concepts in corporate law and law on trade notes. In this scope, introduction to business law, public law bodies concerned in state's role in guiding economic life, social and economic rights under the constitution, law of persons, rights and legal transactions and their types, liability relationships, sources of debt, types of contracts, cessation of debt in a debt and liability relationship, types of new contracts, bills of exchange acting as payment and credit in business actions, their use and consequences will be covered and analyzed through case studies. 

ITF 203   Financial Accounting

This course will cover the topics of; Basic Accounting Concepts and Principles; Balance sheet and income statement, assets, liabilities and equity concepts, income and expense concepts, the concept of the main account and auxiliary accounts; Introduction to Accounting System; Journal and general ledger records, trial balance and closing records; Account Types and Operation of Accounts; Basic Financial Statements; Ready Values; Securities.

ITF 205

 

Management and Organization

Organizations and organization theory, organization design, external environment and interorganizational relations, principles of organizational structure, organizational culture and ethical issues, organizational conflict, power and policy, production and service technologies, information technology and control, organizational size, life cycle, organizational change Topics are covered in this course.

Semester IV
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
ATA 201   Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II

This course will cover the topics of; The proclamation of the Republic and political, social and cultural reforms. Problems that Lausanne Peace Treaty could not be solved and their conclusions movements against the new order. Multiparty life experiments and results. Turkish Foreign Policy in the period of Atatürk. İnönü Period and the Second World War years, Turkey's transition to multi-party life during and after the Democratic Party.

TUR 201   Turkish II

This course will cover the topics of; Turkish suffixes; Word types. Sentence knowledge; Reading and examining selected texts.

WAP 226   Workplace Application II

Within this course, students practice in the workplace one day of the week. Students apply this course in business environment. Candidates of the profession will have the opportunity to know the work environment and fully participate in what is happening at the workplace. The work to be carried out during the workplace application is planned according to the workplace before the beginning of the semester and by taking the opinions of the students and the application trainers who will guide them. Since each workplace's eco system will be different, the term plan is prepared after getting acquainted with the workplace's eco system, so that each student's weekly schedule may change.

ENG 222   English for Business Life

Students develop skills in applying effective text reading techniques, analyzing secondary sources and parsing appropriate information, in-depth text analysis, planning, writing and evaluating writing in accordance with the plan. Students who continue reading and writing academic texts in parallel, write cause-effect and discussion compositions in accordance with the rules of academic writing in both assignments and exams. They also discuss the texts they read orally in class.

ITF 202   Marketing Principles

This course will cover the topics of; Importance of marketing in business functions; The concept of marketing; Company and marketing strategy, consumer markets and consumer buying behavior; Organizational markets and organizational purchasing behavior; Segmentation; Target market selection and positioning.

ITF 204   Managerial Accounting

The aim of the course is to provide the understanding of various accounting concepts and techniques within the framework of the role of providing information to managers for planning, control and decision-making purposes. For this purpose, it is expected that students will be able to master the reciprocal relations between behavioral economics and numerical applications and other factors that affect management accounting activity, and it is aimed to improve their ability to use some important cost and management accounting techniques.

ITF 206

 

Business Statistics

This course will cover the topics of; Sampling theory and sampling distributions; central limit theorem; Confidence intervals and hypothesis testing; hypothesis testing for multiple preterms; Goodness of fit tests.

 

Semester V
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
WAP 325   Workplace Application III

This course is the continuation of the Workplace Application II course, and the students continue their workplace experience which they started in the previous semester with their mentors.

BUS 301   Production Management

The aim of the course is to define the basic concepts in the field of production management, to show the appropriate solution ranges, to introduce the main methods and tools in this field, to teach the methods of producing a product at the lowest price in accordance with the desired quantity, quality and time conditions by using the available resources in the most economical way.

MAR 303   Consumer Behavior

This course will cover the topics of; The concept of consumer behavior; Consumer Behavior Models; Needs and Consumption; Motivation and Interest; Perception; Learning; Attitudes, self and personality; Values, life styles, culture; Social classes and groups, situational factors; Consumer purchasing decision process.

BUS 305   Organization Theory

In the course, the basic theories that guide the field of Management and organization and the reflections of these theories in business life will be discussed.

ITF 307   International Business

This course, which is based on basic issues related to the management of international businesses, covers the basic concepts and definitions of international management, internationalization, methods of entering international markets, environmental forces affecting international businesses.

 

Semester VI
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
WEX 326   Workplace Experience I

Within this course, students practice at work one day a week. Students take this course in a business environment. Candidates of the profession have the opportunity to get to know the working environment and to participate fully in activities in the workplace.

BUS 302   Strategic Management

This course aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of students on the key concepts of strategic management, environmental analysis and strategy formulation, implementation and control. During this course, key concepts of strategic management, internal and external environment analysis, organizational goals, targets and mission, organizational core competencies as well as formulation, implementation and control of strategies are discussed and skill development is ensured through case studies. Topics covered in this course also include corporate governance, social responsibility, ethics and sustainability.    

BUS 304   Human Resources Management

Topics covered in this course include the advancement and elements of HRM; its activities, responsibilities and roles; the organization of the Human Resources department; roles of HRM manager; job definitions and analysis; human resources planning; personnel recruitment and selection; code of ethics; orientation, training and development; performance and career management; job evaluation and wage management; motivation and rewards; discipline, work and employer-employee relationships; occupational health and safety; employee rights; strategic human resources management; human capital management and talent management and students' competence in the HRM function will be enhanced through case studies.  

BUS 306   Business Policy

Real business life will be simulated using a simulation (Capsim, BSG etc.) to be determined in coordination with the Strategic Management course, students will make decisions similar to the roles they will have in the business life  and see their consequences. This application, which will best reflect the win/loss basis of strategy aims to provide students with advanced level skills on the multiple variables of business life. 

BUS 308   Data Analytics for Business and Economics

This course covers the management and analysis of the data to be used by decision-makers during business processes. The course has been designed in a way to be delivered as an integration of theory and practice. During this course, which can be described as applied decision making, students will be provided with the skills in data visualization and in the scope of developing their business intelligence, they will be taught, with practical exercises, various quantitative methods including statistical analysis, forecasting/extrapolation, predictive modeling (e.g. data mining), optimization and simulation.

 

Semester VII
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
WEX 425   Workplace Experience II

This course is the continuation of the Workplace Experience I course and the students continue their workplace experience which they started in the previous semester with their mentors.

ITF 401   E-Trade and Digital Marketing

The aim of the E-Commerce and Digital Marketing course is to examine the basic concepts of electronic commerce and e-business, which have brought today's business understanding to a different dimension, and the new business understanding and applications in the market; To teach the marketing practices on the internet, the effect of social media, and the creation of the marketing mix on the internet.

ITF 403   International Sales and Negotiation

This course covers topics such as verbal and written sales communication, intercultural differences, multicultural communication process, marketing communication tools, bargaining techniques, dealing with crisis negotiation in international settings, and negotiation strategies for international barter.

ITF 405   International Financial Markets and Institutions

This course, international banking, commercial banking, central banking, insurance and investment companies, investment funds, capital markets, primary and secondary markets, derivatives, covers topics such as financial institutions in Turkey and the world.

BUS 407   Behavioral Economics

This course, as a sub-discipline of economics, will cover the effects of mental, emotional and psychological factors on the economic decisions and preferences of individuals. The course will include a brief history of behavioral economics and its similarities with and differences from traditional economics will be summarized. Also in the scope of the course, mental deviations, mental shortcuts and other psychological factors explaining the systematic mistakes and faults in people's behaviors, decisions and preferences which is often neglected in traditional economics will be covered. 

 

Semester VIII
Code Syllabus Course Name Course Content
WEX 426   Workplace Experience III

In the last semester of the program, all of the students will carry out practical training in a factory / production unit located in all provinces of Ankara or in Ankara in accordance with the predefined principles and principles that OSTIM Technical University deems appropriate. In addition, internship / on-the-job training will be carried out in a factory / production unit located in Ankara within the framework of the cooperation protocol between the OSTİM Technical University and the OSTİM Clusters within the framework of the development and cooperation. During this internship / on-the-job training, students will simultaneously take the “Project Management” course as internship / on-the-job training course. In this course, each student will be able to jointly identify the problem areas related to the Design, Production, Installation and Maintenance of various systems in the areas encountered in the factory / production unit where he / she is doing internship / on-the-job training, and jointly identify with the company the new generation creative solution proposals and will create a project idea, design it, develop it and reflect it on the field of application. This project will be evaluated in the performance of internship / on the job training.

ITF 400   Graduation Project

In enterprises, each student prepares his / her project on a company basis, and the study is managed with the visits of the consultant lecturer to the company. This course includes the project working process that will solve the company's problem.