Fundamentals of Management

Course Code: 
BBA 102
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
As an introductory course, the "Introduction to Management" is designed to familiarize the students with the basic concepts, principles, models, theories, and practices of management.
Course Content: 

The course is organized around three major topical areas: (a) basic managerial functions such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling; (b) critical managerial skills such as decision making, leadership, and communication; and (c) special issues concerning ethics, social responsibility, international management, and external social, economic and technological forces which shape the theory and practice of managing organizations.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Homework, C: Performance

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Understands basic managerial functions

1

1,2,3,12

A,C

Demonstrates managerial skills

1,10

1,2,3,12

A,C

Take decisions based on quantitative and qualitative data and communicates to other people

7,9

1,2,3,12

A,C

Understands the importance of ethics and social responsibility

11

1,2,3,12

A,C

Analyzes external and internal environment of organizations

9

1,2,3,12

A,C

Created linkages with different topics of the course

4

1,2,3,12

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction to Course

 

2

Introduction to Management & Organizations

Chapter 1, Articles

3

Organizational Culture and the Environment

Chapter 3, Articles

4

Managing in a Global Environment

Chapter 4, Articles

5

Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics

Chapter 5, Articles

6

Decision Making: The Essence of the Manager’s Job

Chapter 6, Articles

7

Foundations of Planning

Chapter 7, Articles

8

MIDTERM EXAM

 

9

Strategic Management

Chapter 8, Articles

10

Managing Human Resources

Chapter 10, Articles

11

Managing Change and Innovation

Understanding Individual Behavior

Chapter 12, Chapter 13 Articles

12

Motivating Employees

Chapter 15, Articles

13

Managers as Leaders

Chapter 16, Articles

14

Controlling and Managing Operations

Chapter 17, Chapter 18 Articles

15

REVIEW

 

16

Final exam

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Management, Stephen P. ROBBINS, Mary COULTER

10th Ed., Pearson Education

Additional Resources

Cases Related with topics, Articles

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Cases Related with topics, Articles

Assignments

Students projects about selected contemporary topics

Exams

 

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-term

2

50

Participation & Attendance

1

20

Assignment

1

30

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Students should demonstrate their knowledge of the essential body of knowledge in business management (functions of management: organization theory: policy and strategy: information, technology and operations management; human capital management; accounting; finance; marketing; economics; and an integrated perspective).

 

 

 

 

X

2

Students should demonstrate their ability to construct strategy, make organizational decisions and define the required processes to execute these decisions by utilizing the concept and knowledge in business management and by considering cultural and ethical values.

 

 

 

X

 

3

Students should demonstrate the ability to understand the dynamics of global business environment; follow the changes and improvements and understanding the importance of flexibility and creativity in the changing global business world

 

 

 

X

 

4

Students should demonstrate their comprehension of basic economics, law and social sciences which shape the global business environment and their ability to make decisions via these knowledge.

 

 

X

 

 

5

Students should demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively and work in harmony with members from different disciplines.

 

 

X

 

 

6

Students should be able to effectively communicate in writing or orally in global business environment.

 

X

 

 

 

7

Students should be able to appreciate and recognize contributions of individuals from diverse cultures, and should be able to effectively communicate, positively contribute and work as a team member.

 

 

X

 

 

8

Students should be able to use common information and communication technologies employed in business management.

 

X

 

 

 

9

Students should be able to define problems related with business processes, gather data, choose the required methods to analyze the data, evaluate the results and identify the necessary practices and communicate their ideas effectively.

 

 

X

 

 

10

Students should be able to demonstrate their ability to make contributions in business team or project groups, take responsibility and take the leadership role.

 

 

 

X

 

11

Students should demonstrate their understanding of business ethics and social responsibility concepts and motivation to take active role in these subjects.

 

 

 

X

 

12

Students should have required English proficiency to follow the current events and improvements in their professional area and to communicate their ideas in international business arena.

 

 

 

 

X

13

Students should understand the importance of lifelong learning to maintain personal and professional development.

 

 

 

X

 

14

Students should demonstrate that they have the discipline and responsibility to conduct and independent study, project, research.

 

 

 

 

X

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

4

64

Mid-terms

2

14

14

Projects

1

10

10

Final examination

1

14

14

Total Work Load

 

 

150

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

6

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6