FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 260 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Management and Organization
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 260
Fall
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Group Work
Case Study
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives This course aims at providing students with the basic knowledge and skills needed for managing others in formal organizations.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the principals of managing formal organizations
  • Classify the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling,
  • Discuss managerial ideas from a critical perspective,
  • Identify real-life managerial challenges,
  • Discuss effective managerial skills.
Course Description This course is an introduction to the discipline of management. It contains current business challenges and managerial approaches related with the four functions of management: planning, organizing leading, and controlling. As such, the course involves such topics as challenges of global business, change, innovation, business ethics, decision-making, organizational design, leadership, and organizational control. Additionally, the course includes a discussion of managerial ideas proposed to resolve current business problems.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to the Course
2 Key Management Concepts and the Evolution of Management Approaches Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 1: Managers and You in the Workplace Chapter 1a: Management History Module
3 Managerial Decision Making Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 2: Decision Making
4 Managing in a Global Environment Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 3. Global Management
5 Managing Social Responsibility and Ethics (Case Application 1: Defeating the System: Ethics at Volkswagen, p. 206) Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 5: Socially-Conscious Management
6 Managing Organizational Change and Innovation Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 6: Managing Change
7 External Environment and Organization Culture (Case Application 2: Tesco: Time to Refocus, p. 276) Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 7: Constraints on Managers
8 Planning: Strategic Management (Midterm Exam) Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 9: Strategic Planning
9 Entrepreneurship Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 10: Fostering Entrepreneurship
10 Organizing: Designing Organization Structure (Case Application 3: A New Kind of Structure, p. 408) Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 11: Organization Design
11 Managing Organizational Behavior Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 15: Organizational Behavior
12 Being an Effective Leader (Case Application 4: Indra Nooyi: An Inspiring Leader, p. 580) Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 16: Leadership
13 Motivation Theories and Applications Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 17: Motivation
14 Monitoring and Controlling Robbins & Coulter (2018) Chapter 18: Controlling Activities and Operations
15 Wrap-up for Final Exam
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Robins, Stephen P., and Coulter, Mary. 2018. Management (Global Edition) 14th Edition. Pearson: Essex. ISBN-10: 1292215836

Suggested Readings/Materials

Richard Daft, Jonathan Murphy, and Hugh Willmott. 2017. Organization Theory and Design: An International Edition. 3rd Edition. South-Western Cengage Learning: Hampshire. ISBN: 9781473765900

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
10
20
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
11
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
28
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
10
2
20
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
25
25
Final Exam
1
27
27
    Total
148

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

X
3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

X
4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

X
5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

X
8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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