International Trade and Finance

Courses Details



1st Semester
Code Syllabus  Course Name Descriptions
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 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.

MATH 103 Mathematics I

In this course, functions, integrals, probability, probability distributions, series and series, matrices and determinants, systems of linear equations and the topics related to these topics, students will be able to access information that can make financial calculations through enterprises.

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.

ITF 103 Introduction to International Trade

The aim of the course; to provide students with basic information about International Trade and to make them understand the importance of international trade. For this purpose, the course consists of theoretical topics such as the history of international trade, important for economies, restrictions on international trade, regulatory institutions, international trade transactions, strategies to start international trade and market research. Within the scope of the course, experts in their fields will be hosted as guests and transfer their experiences to students with seminars.



2nd Semester
Code Syllabus  Course Name Descriptions
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 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.

MATH 104 Mathematics II

In this course, functions, integrals, probability, probability distributions, series and series, matrices and determinants, systems of linear equations and the topics related to these topics, students will be able to access information that can make financial calculations through enterprises.

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.



3rd Semester
Code Syllabus  Course Name Descriptions
ATA 101   Prin. 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.

WAP 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.

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.

ITF 201   Commercial Law

The aim of the course is the basic concepts of commercial law; the importance of the distinction between commercial enterprises and craftsmen companies; Accordingly, the discrimination between merchants and tradesmen, and the consequences of being a merchant is to ensure that students who take the course have information. It also aims to improve students' ability to apply this information to concrete events.

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.


4th Semester
Code Syllabus  Course Name Descriptions
ATA 201 Prin. 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; Turkish suffixes; Word types. Sentence knowledge; Reading and examining selected texts.

WAP 226 Workplace Application II

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

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.



5th Semester
Code Course Name Descriptions
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.

ITF 301 Marketing Research Methods

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 303 International Trade Theory and Policies

This course consists of subjects such as the history of international trade, Classical and Neo-classical foreign trade theory, factor equipment theory, foreign trade earnings and income distribution, new foreign trade theories, economic growth and foreign trade analysis.

ITF 305 Import and Export Operations

This course is based on the application principles of foreign trade transactions. The course consist of subjects such as export legislation and export methods, import legislation and import methods, free zones, surveillance and protection measures in imports, delivery methods used in international sales contracts, documents used in foreign trade, payment methods in foreign trade, institutions and organizations that assist in foreign trade transactions and foreign trade

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.



6th Semester
Code Course Name Descriptions
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.

ITF 302 Foreign Trade Financing

This course includes these topics; Foreign Trade Overview, Foreign Transactions Legislation and Documents Used in Foreign Trade, Delivery Methods in International Trade, Payment Types - Cash Payment, Payment by Letter of Credit, Payment Against Documents, Payment Against Goods, Export - Financing of Short Term Exports, Medium and Long Term Export Finance, Import-Pre-Import Financing, Post-Import Financing, Foreign Resources- Letter of Guarantee Credits, Risks Encountered in Foreign Trade and Protection Methods, General Evaluation.

ITF 304 International Commercial Law

The scope of this course consists of topics such as the characteristics and preparation of international commercial contracts, the concept of international commercial disputes and the solution methods for these disputes, documents used in international trade. Thanks to this course, students will be able to comprehend the institutions and rules of international commercial law in general.

ITF 306 International Marketing

It covers topics such as transition from export to international marketing, international market research, development of suitable product for export, international marketing strategies, strategic focus, transition from strategy to organization, export insurance transactions, banking transactions, promotion, new markets, country practices.

ITF 308 Logistics and International 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.



7th Semester
Code Course Name Descriptions
WEX 425 Workplace Experience II

This course is a continuation of the Workplace Experience I course, and students continue their work experiences with their advisors that they started in the previous semester.

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.

ITF 407 Global Brand Management

In this course, students will be given theoretical and practical knowledge on brand, brand value, brand awareness, brand image, brand identity, customer-based brand value concepts and brand management strategies. Thus, it is aimed to enable students to comprehend the importance of brand concept in terms of marketing, consumer and global competition.



8th Semester
Code Course Name Descriptions
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.




Code Course Name Descriptions
ITF 421 International Inspection

This course consists of basic audit concepts, general audit principles, audit planning, audit evidence and techniques, internal control system, study reports, the effect of inflation on financial statements, and preparation of audit reports.

ITF 422 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 423 Analysis of International Investment

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 424 International Trade and Eco. Development

The course includes topics such as Development Theories, International Development, Development Differences Between Countries, Colonialism and Development, Human Capital in International Development, Social Capital, Intellectual Capital, Neo-liberal Policies, Development Models of Countries.

ITF 425 International Service Trade

Topics such as service concept, analysis of services, service delivery, customer and service encounter management in service process, target market, service quality, pricing and promotion of services, demand and capacity management in services, purchasing process of services, customer relations and customer loyalty, international marketing in services comprise this course.

ITF 426 Taxation in International Trade

In this course, it is aimed to provide students with information on taxation and financial obligations in international business transactions, their basic foundations and exceptions, and tax applications in foreign trade transactions.

ITF 427 Accounting for Foreign Trade Transactions 

In this course, which aims to teach how to make proper accounting records that occur during import and export operations, subjects such as Accounting of Foreign Exchange Transactions, Accounting of Import and Export transactions, VAT Applications and Accounting for Import and Export, Accounting of State Aids and Incentives in Foreign Trade are covered.

ITF 428 Data Analysis and Research Methods

In this course, research methods that constitute the scientific research process, such as problem determination, conceptualization, operationalization, data collection, data analysis, interpretation and report writing, and experimental method, description method, are examined.

ITF 429 International Financial Reporting Standards

With the International Financial Reporting Standards course, concepts such as international financial reporting standards and international accounting standards, accounting standards practices, and the process of analyzing financial statements prepared in accordance with international financial reporting standards will be examined.

ITF 430 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 431 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 432 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.

ITF 433 Innovation Management

The aim of the Innovation Management course is to explain the place and importance of innovation and innovation management today. In the course, information will be given on how to manage innovations successfully. The course consists of product and process innovation, innovation strategies, innovation resources and innovation management.

ITF 434 Management of Integrated Marketing

This course includes defining the concepts of integrated marketing and integrated marketing communication, integrated marketing communication planning process, elements of marketing communication mix; It includes topics such as advertisement, public relations, sales promotion, explanation of personal selling and direct marketing concepts, elements of integrated corporate communication.

ITF 435 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.

ITF 436 Product and Pricing Management

The content of this course includes topics such as introduction to product and price management, marketing planning, basic product and price concepts, product strategy development, product life cycle, new product, new product development process, factors affecting pricing decisions, pricing strategies.

ITF 437 Consumer Behaviors

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.

ITF 438 Project Management and Feasibility

The Project Management and Feasibility course aims to enable students to understand the logic of projects, to construct them correctly, to learn project management mechanisms, to gain knowledge about the competitive advantage of applying project standards and the methods and practices in which commitments can successfully realize human, time, cost, quality and content opportunities.

ITF 439 Production Planning and Ispection

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 440 Financial Statements Analysis

Subjects such as the purpose of financial statements, balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement, statement of changes in equity, statement of net working capital, consolidated financial statements, financial statement analysis methods are covered in this course.

ITF 441 Service Marketing

The course includes the development and importance of the service sector, the concept of service, its features and classification, service marketing and marketing mix, personnel in service marketing, customer and physical evidence, service as a product, pricing of services, distribution in services, promotion in services, promotion in services, demand in service businesses, and capacity management, service quality, service quality improvement strategies.