International Trade and Finance

The International Trade and Finance Department aims to educate entrepreneurial international trade and finance professionals based on the international economic system, who have a global vision, who think strategically and are prone to team work. An interdisciplinary course is designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge of international economics, business, commerce, finance and marketing.

What are the technical knowledge of the department?

All necessary information on international trade, finance and logistics
• Sufficient information on the use of computer-aided new technologies to problems in international trade and finance
• Identify problems, propose solutions, and set goals
• Project management knowledge to take part in multi-stakeholder-multidisciplinary national / international projects as team member or manager
• Contact information that can use all channels that will interact with internal stakeholders and external stakeholders in all strands of international trade and finance
• Information that will enable the company to make foreign trade and financial decisions by using strategic management and analytical thinking skills.
• The theoretical and practical knowledge of the interdisciplinary structure and strategies of foreign trade and finance
• Interpret macro and microeconomics and make decisions in this direction accordingly.
• Ability to act as an expert international business manager

Why should students choose the OSTIMTECH International Trade and Finance program? (OTU differences)
Ostim Technical University was established in Ostim region which have made remarkable contributions to the business and financial industrialization. of Turkey's In addition to theoretical knowledge, practical training is given importance in order to benefit from this accumulated knowledge of the region. For this purpose, students will be admitted to the enterprises that have protocol beginning from the first year. From the first grade, students will receive practical training in international trade and finance units of the enterprises in each semester in order to provide observation, practice, innovation and management skills.

This program is important for two reasons. The first reason is that the students receive practical training immediately after the theoretical knowledge they receive and will reinforce the knowledge they receive and will easily overcome the transition process in their future business life. The second reason is that the students who spend four years in the enterprises will find it easy to find a job because they are better equipped and familiar with the processes after graduation. When looking for a job, they will benefit not only from the reference of their professors, but also from the reference of the managers and trainers of the enterprises with which they are trained.

What are the benefits of our students while studying International Trade and Finance?
International Trade and Finance program includes economics, business, finance and law courses. Students who take these courses take basic knowledge about international trade, marketing and finance. With the compulsory and elective courses related to the history of civilizations, psychology, sociology and other university activities, students will be able to develop their academic competencies in basic social sciences as well.

Mathematics, statistics, information technologies and programming are also included in the program in order to provide the students with the development of analytical thinking and technical skills. In addition, the curriculum offers advanced elective courses in the fields of international economics and financial institutions to enable students to focus on the areas of their choice. In the courses, sample techniques such as case studies, simulations, workshops, conferences and teamwork will be used with new technologies.

What are the fields of study of International Trade and Finance graduates?
The graduates of the program have the opportunity to work in the private and public sectors. Graduates are trained primarily to find jobs in national and international private companies. However, graduates of this department have all the rights of graduates of economics, business administration and equivalent departments.

What are the job opportunities of the International Trade and Finance department?
There will be employment opportunities for international trade and finance graduates especially in OSTİM and the surrounding region where the university is physically located. Graduates who have the opportunity to work in different departments of the companies, especially in the fields of foreign trade and logistics, find a wide range of employment opportunities in the public sector, particularly the relevant ministries and institutions.

Some institutions and areas where graduates can work are as follows; graduates will be able to serve as an expert in the export and import departments of the national and international companies, in finance units, in foreign transactions and fund management units of banks, and to increase their chances of finding a job as a fund and portfolio manager in national and international money and capital markets.

They will be able to work in foreign trade or external transactions services of the insurance companies, factoring and leasing companies, customs clearance companies and logistics companies or they can work as free accountants or financial advisers as well.

They can also be employed in the relevant public institutions (such as the Foreign Trade and Treasury Undersecretaries, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry and Technology, Central Bank and Capital Market Institution).

Graduates of the Department also have the right to participate in all vocational competition examinations that the graduates of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences can take.

Instructors

 

Prof. Dr. Murat Ali YÜLEK

 

Prof.Dr. Murat YÜLEK is a member of advisory councils various national and international economic and business institutions. Murat holds and has held high level executive responsibilities in financial and non-financial corporations including as director and chairman. He has held developmental and business responsibilities including macroeconomics, project finance, corporate finance in various countries in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia with tenures at institutions including the International Monetary Fund, the Islamic Development Bank and the Turkish Prime Ministry. He undertook consultancy assignments at the World Bank, EBRD, UNCTAD and advised public and private institutions in various countries. He has authored or led financial, macroeconomic, sectoral studies, impact, feasibility and financial valuation studies.

 

     
Abuzer Pınar  

Prof. Dr. Abuzer PINAR

 

He completed his undergraduate education in 1990 at Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences. He received his master's degree from the Department of Public Economics at the University of Leicester and his PhD from the Department of Economics at the University of Nottingham. After his doctorate, he studied at the University of Gothenburg with the support of TÜBA. He became an associate professor in 2003 and a professor in 2009. He is a member of Tax Council, Public Accounting Standards Board and Higher Education Council of the Ministry of Finance. Pınar works in the fields of fiscal policy, monetary policy and international economics. He has published numerous articles in the fields of tax structure, public expenditures, banking sector taxation, monetary policy, international financial system and foreign investments. He has published books on Fiscal Policy and International Financial System.

 

     
Neşe Erbil  

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Bahire Neşe ERBİL

 

Nese Erbil has been leading global milk market research at Olam International Limited for the last 4 years. For most of her career, she has worked on commodity research in international organizations and multinational companies such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. She graduated from METU Computer Engineering. She holds a Master's degree in International Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham and a PhD in Economics from York University.

 

     
Hasibe Aysan  

Assist.Prof.Dr. Hasibe AYSAN

 

She graduated from Marmara University, Department of Business Administration in 2003 with first place. Between 2003 and 2012, she completed his master's degree in Istanbul during his professional career in the banking sector, where she has experienced in international trade and foreign exchange, country loans and letters of guarantee, and domestic loans. Aysan completed her PhD in Management and Organization at Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University in 2019 and worked on the fields of organizational theory, legitimacy and legitimation processes, professional division and history of business administration.

 

     
Ar.Gör. Seray Kağıtçı  

Research Assistant Seray Kağıtçı

 

Seray Kağıtcı graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of International Trade in 2018. Immediately after her undergraduate degree, in 2018, she started to her master's degree at Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Master of Business Administration. At the same time, she worked in the foreign trade departments of various companies in the fields of export and international marketing. Now, she still continue to her master programme at the thesis stage and make studies in the field of finance.

 

Courses

First Year

1. Semester (Fall Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

OGE150

Introduction to University Life

2

0

2

2

TUR101

Turkish I

2

0

2

2

ISG101

Worker's health and work safety

2

0

2

2

BUS101

Introduction to Business

3

0

3

5

EKO121

Introduction to Economics I

3

0

3

6

BUS103

Business Mathematics I

3

0

3

5

BUS105

Business Information Technologies

2

1

3

5

MES121

Entrepreneurship Project -I

1

2

2

3

Total

18

3

20

30

 

First Year

2. Semester (Spring Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

OGE151

Building the Future

1

0

1

1

EKO122

Introduction to Economics II

3

0

3

5

BUS104

Business Mathematics II

3

0

3

5

BUS106

Business Statistics I

3

0

3

5

TURK102

Turkish - II

2

0

2

2

BUS102

Introduction to Law

3

0

3

3

MES122

Entrepreneurship Project- II

0

2

1

2

ISD124

Workplace Experience -I

0

7

3

7

Total

 

15

9

19

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Year

3. Semester (Fall Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

TAR201

History of Ataturk’s Principles and Revolution -I

2

0

2

2

BUS201

Business Statistics II

3

0

3

5

BUS203

Financial Accounting I

3

0

3

5

BUS205

Organizational Behavior

3

0

3

5

TAR221

History of Civilizations

3

0

3

4

ENG221

English Writing Skills

1

2

2

2

ISD225

Workplace Experience -II

0

7

3

7

Total

 

15

9

19

30

 

Second Year

4. Semester (Spring Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

TAR202

History of Ataturk’s Principles and Revolution -II

2

0

2

2

BUS202

Basics of Marketing I

3

0

3

4

BUS204

Financial Accounting II

2

1

3

5

BUS206

Organizational Theory

3

0

3

5

BUS208

Management Information Systems

2

1

3

4

ENG222

English for Business Life

1

2

3

3

ISU324

Workplace Experience -III

0

7

3

7

Total

13

11

23

30

 

Third Year

5. Semester (Fall Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

ITF305

Logistics and Supply Chain

3

0

3

5

ECON303

International Economics

3

0

3

5

ITF301

International Marketing

3

0

3

5

 

Elective Course I

3

0

3

3

 

University Elective Course I

3

0

3

5

ISU325

Workplace Application-I

0

7

3

7

Total

18

7

21

30

 

Third Year

6. Semester (Spring Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

ITF302

International Trade

3

0

3

5

ITF304

International Finance

3

0

3

5

ITF306

International Advertising

3

0

3

5

 

Elective Course II

3

0

3

4

 

University Elective Course II

3

0

3

4

ISU326

Workplace Application -II

0

7

3

7

Total

18

7

21

30

 

Fourth Year

7. Semester (Fall Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

BUS399

Summer Internship

0

3

0

0

ITF 401

Law of International Trade

3

0

3

5

BUS403

Entrepreneurship

3

0

3

6

 

Elective Course III

3

0

3

4

 

Elective Course IV

3

0

3

4

 

Elective Course V

3

0

3

4

ISU425

Workplace Application -III

0

7

3

7

Total

18

10

21

30

 

Fourth Year

8. Semester (Spring Period)

Course Code

Name of the Course

Theory

App.

Cre.

AKTS

ISE400

Workplace Education

0

40

20

30

Total

0

40

20

30

 

Courses Details

COMPULSORY COURSES

OGE151 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.

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.

ISG 101 WORKER'S HEALTH AND WORK 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.

BUS 101 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 decisionmaking, MIS and quantitative tools used in business, international business and the future dimensions of business opportunities in a global  economy.

EKO 121 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS I

This course will cover the topics of; basic microeconomic concepts; formation of prices of goods and services in the market; demand and supply; demand and supply elasticities; consumption, production, cost theories; types of competition.

BUS 103 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS I

This course will focus on the topics of; Sets and numbers; Equations and inequalities; Functions; Limit and continuity of functions; Derivative; Derivative applications.

BUS 105 BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

This course will focus on the topics of; Information technology concepts; Spreadsheet, VBA Programming Language; Excel / VBA Business applications.

MES 121 ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT -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.

OGE 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.

EKO 122 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS II

The course will focus on the topics of the aim of economics; Basic economic concepts; Macroeconomic aggregates such as unemployment, inflation, aggregate demand and supply, consumption, production and investment; Concepts such as GDP, GNP, national income; The role of money in macroeconomics; Monetary and fiscal policies; International economic issues.

BUS 104 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS II

This course will cover the topics of Integral; Possibility; Probability distributions; Sequences and series; Matrices and determinants; Systems of linear equations.

BUS 106 BUSINESS STATISTICS I

This course will cover the topics of; Definition and basic concepts of statistics; Data collection and classification, Descriptive statistics; Relationship between two variables; Correlation and regression analysis; Cross-table analysis.

TURK 102 TURKISH – II

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

BUS 102 INTRODUCTION TO LAW

This course will cover the topics of; The concept of law; The purpose of law rules, sanctions and types; Basic sources of law; Application and interpretation of law; Legal relationship and rights, legal capacity.

MES 122 ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT- 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.

ISD 124 WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE -I

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.

TAR 201 HISTORY OF ATATURK’S PRINCIPLES AND 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.

BUS 201 BUSINESS STATISTICS II

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

BUS 203 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I

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.

BUS 205 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

This course will cover the topics of, Individual-Organizational Behavior; Personality; Business values and attitudes; Perception and learning; Motivation; Stress management; Working groups; Group effectiveness; To decide; Leadership; Power and politics; Conflict management.

TAR 221 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATIONS

This course will cover the topics of, Basic concepts; Ancient Asian and Egyptian civilizations; Ancient Anatolian History and Civilizations; Central Asian, Turkish, Indian and Iranian Civilizations; Ancient Greek and Hellenic civilizations; Roman civilization; Renaissance and reforms; American and French revolutions; Industrial revolution, XX.-XXI. New Movements, Wars, Alliances and Globalization in the 18th Century.

ENG 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.

ISD 225 WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE -II

This course is the continuation of the workplace experience 1 course and the students continue their workplace experience which they started in the previous semester with their mentors.

TAR 202 HISTORY OF ATATURK’S PRINCIPLES AND 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.

BUS 202 BASICS OF MARKETING I

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.

BUS 204 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II

In this course, short- and long-term liabilities, equity, income and expense accounts, income statement regulation, Turkish Accounting Standards are discussed.

BUS 206 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY

This course will cover the topics of; Organizations and organizational theory; Organization design; External Environment and Interorganizational Relations, Principles of Organizational Structure; Organizational culture and ethical issues; Organizational conflict, power and politics; Production and Service Technologies; Information Technology and Control; Organizational size, life cycle; Organizational change.

BUS 208 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

This course will cover the topics of; Information systems and technologies; Computer networks and internet; System analysis; Process analysis, mapping, modeling; Process measurement and improvement; Database management systems.

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 305 LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN

This course includes the examination of the main components, functions, processes and activities of logistics management such as planning and control in logistics management. This course will provide an opportunity for analysis and discussion of important current issues and problems in logistics and supply chain management. Students will have the necessary knowledge to effectively manage logistics activities and procurement processes.

ECON 303 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Trade liberalization, globalization and economic mergers, balance of foreign payments, foreign exchange market, exchange rate determination, foreign exchange derivatives, foreign trade and development relations, international money and capital markets, foreign investments.

ITF 301 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

This course will cover the topics of; Transition from Export to International Marketing, International Market Research, Development of Appropriate Product in Export, International Marketing Strategies, Strategic Focus, Transition from Strategy to Organization, Export Insurance Transactions, Bank Transactions, Presentation, New Markets, Country Applications.

ISU 325 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.

ITF 302 INTERNATIONAL TRADE

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; international trade theory, absolute superiority theory, comparative advantage theory, factor equipment theory, tariffs, non-tariff foreign trade policies, globalization, rationality of customs union.

ITF 304 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

This course will cover the topics of; International Monetary System, Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, Derivatives, International Banking, International Investment and Finance Policies.

ITF 306 INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING

This course will cover the topics of; Communication, marketing communication and advertising concepts, advertising media and features, the process of advertising and advertising effect models, shaping of advertising campaigns, factors affecting the planning of advertising campaigns, advertising agencies, media agencies, advertising-related organizations, advertising and ethics, supervision in advertising mechanisms.

BUS 399 SUMMER INTERNSHIP

Internship is carried out in a company for at least four weeks (20 working days). The main objective is to observe a company / institution / organization in an original environment, to understand the workflows and to work on the problems of the company / organization / organization in the basic functions of the enterprise.

ITF 401 LAW OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE

The scope of this course includes the features and preparation of international commercial agreements, the concept of international commercial disputes and the methods of settlement of these disputes, and the documents used in international trade. Through this course, students will be able to comprehend the general principles of international trade law.

BUS 403 ENTREPRENEURSHIP

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Relationship between business functions and entrepreneurship; Business plan development; Marketing planning in entrepreneurship; Production and Financial Planning in Entrepreneurship; Globalization and Entrepreneurship; Project Presentations.

ISE 400 WORKPLACE EDUCATION

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.

ELECTIVE COURSES

BUS 307 COST ACCOUNTING

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Comparison of cost, expense and loss; Determination of the relationship between cost and balance sheet and income statement; Classification of costs, Costs in Turkish Accounting System; Cost distribution table; Cost-volume-profit analysis.

ITF 308 INTERNATIONAL AUDIT

This course will cover the topics of; Basic control concepts; General audit principles; Audit planning; Audit evidence and techniques; Internal control system; Study reports; Inflation effects on financial statements; Preparation of audit report.

BUS 309 LEADERSHIP AND MOTIVATION

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Basic approaches in workplace motivation; Motivation theories; The role of culture in motivation; The role of individual and demographic characteristics in motivation; The concept of leadership; Leadership theories; The role of cultural variables in leadership; The role of individual and demographic characteristics in leadership.

ITF 310 INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

This course will cover the topics of; Overview of investment risk and return on investment, related models; effective and optimal portfolios; diversification; efficient markets; basic analysis; technical analysis; fixed income securities; bond portfolios; risk management; stock valuation methods; firm valuation methods; International diversification; Funds; approaches in portfolio structuring; portfolio management strategies; dynamic portfolios; portfolio performance evaluation; procedures followed in investment consultancy.

ITF 405 INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT ANALYSIS

This course will cover the topics of; The concept of investment; Securities markets; Return and risk concepts; Bonds and valuation; Stock valuation; Economics and sector analysis; Basic and technical analysis; Options and futures contracts; Portfolio analysis.

ITF 406 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

This course will cover the topics of; Banking system; Commercial banking; Central banking; Insurance and investment companies; Mutual funds; Capital markets; Primary and secondary markets; Derivative instruments; financial institutions in Turkey.

BUS 416 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS

This course will cover the topics of; The purpose of the financial statements; Balance; Income statement; Cash flow statement; Equity change table; Net working capital table; Consolidated financial statements; Methods of financial statement analysis; Comparative financial statement analysis.

BUS 407 PRODUCT AND PRICING MANAGEMENT

This course will cover the topics of; Introduction to product and price management; Marketing planning; Basic product and price concepts; Product strategy development; Product life curve; New product; New product development process; Factors affecting pricing decision; Pricing strategies.

ITF 408 INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TRADE

This course will cover the topics of; Service concept; Analysis of services, service delivery; Customer and service encounter management in service process; the process of purchasing services; Customer relations and customer loyalty; Positioning of services and target market; Quality of service; Pricing and promotion of services; Demand and capacity management in services; International marketing of services.

BUS409 CONSUMER BEHAVİOR

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 411 MARKETING RESEARCH

This course will cover the topics of; Marketing research process; Research design; Secondary data and qualitative research techniques; Survey method; Sampling; Field work; Data entry, editing and data analysis; Writing a research report.

ITF 412 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

This course will cover the topics of; International accounting standards and the structure of the institutions forming these standards, International Financial Reporting Standards, generally accepted accounting principles, standardization of accounting practices.

BUS 412 PROJECT MANAGEMENT

This course will cover the topics of; Introduction to project management; Project organization; Leadership and project teams; Project activities; Project scope and activity relations; Scheduling; Monitoring the project; Project reports, forms and plans; Project risk management; Project management software; Project presentation.

BUS 414 DATA ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH METHODS

This course will cover the topics of; Scientific research process; Problem definition and hypothesis formation; Research design; Measurement; Data collection techniques; Sampling; Data analysis and interpretation; Research report preparation.

BUS 415 PRODUCTION PLANNING AND INSPECTION

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Classification of production plans; Integrated production planning; Inventory systems; Repair and maintenance planning; Statistical quality control; Total quality Management.

ITF 402 BUSINESS LAW

The main objective of this course is to provide the students with the basic concepts of individual labor law and theoretical and practical knowledge to produce solutions to disputes related to individual business relations. In this way, students will complete this course as individuals who are familiar with working conditions, laws and legal regulations, who can see the legal dimension of labor and employer relations, and who are aware of employee and employer rights.

ITF 403 BUSINESS ETHICS

This course aims to enable students to understand the necessity of developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external environments in line with business ethics and ethical values, and to learn the ways, methods and tools related to these values.

 

UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE COURSES

TAR 222 HISTORY OF SCIENCE

This course will cover the topics of; Introduction to History of Science; History and Philosophy of Science; Nature and Dimensions of Science; Scientific Thought; Science and technology; Science in Egypt and Mesopotamia; Science in Ancient Greece and Hellenistic Period; Science in Romans; Science in Medieval Europe; Science in Islamic World; The Renaissance and the Emergence of Modern Science; Age of Enlightenment; Industrial Revolution and Science; History of Science in Turkey.

TAR 222 HISTORY OF ART

This course will cover the topics of; Concepts of Art and History of Art; Relations of Art History with other disciplines; Prehistoric Art; Art of Mesopotamian Civilizations; Egyptian Art; Iranian Art; Art of Anatolian Civilizations (Hittite-Urartu-Phrygian-Lycian-Carian); Greek Art; Etruscan Art-Roman Art; Late Antique Art; Byzantine Art.

SOS 322 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Definition of Sociology; Methodology in sociology; Relationship between individual and society; Society, social behavior and social relations; Relationship between sociology and other social sciences; Culture; Gender.

PSI 321 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts of psychology; Objectives, history and methods of psychology; Physiological basis of behavior; Sensation and perception; Learning and memory processes; Information about motives and emotions; Life-long development processes; Social psychology and human diversity.

 

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