ECTS - The Concept of Crisis in Public Administration and Crisis Management

The Concept of Crisis in Public Administration and Crisis Management (KAM509) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
The Concept of Crisis in Public Administration and Crisis Management KAM509 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Brain Storming, Role Play.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Aslı Yiğit
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To raise students' awareness of crisis and crisis management in the public sector.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • have knowledge about both the differentiated nature of the concept of crisis and the concepts of created/encountered crisis and crisis management in public administration.
  • The level of knowledge and awareness about different areas of crisis management, concepts such as risk and disaster and crisis management increases.
Course Content Crisis in public administration; theories of crisis; crisis process; risk management; disaster management; political crisis.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to the course. -
2 The concept of crisis; the conditions in which crises appear and introduction to the crisis management concepts. -
3 Regulations on crises in Turkish public management and its organization. -
4 Administrative aspects of crisis management. -
5 Analysis of crisis management with regard to finance and accounting. -
6 The relation between crisis management and human resources; supervision. -
7 Crisis management, reputation management and public relations. -
8 Crisis management, risk management and their relation to politics. -
9 Crisis management, disaster management and planning. -
10 Presentations. -
11 Presentations. -
12 Presentations. -
13 Presentations. -
14 Final examination.


Course Book 1. Filiz, E., Türk Kamu Yönetiminde Kriz Yönetimi, Alfa Aktüel Yayınları, 2007.
2. Kriz Yönetimi, Derleyenler H. Sumer ve H. Pernsteiner, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2009.
Other Sources 3. Luecke, R., Kriz Yönetimi, Türkiye İş Bankası Yayınları, 2008.
4. Aykaç, B., “Kamu Yönetiminde Kriz ve Kriz Yönetimi”, Gazi Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi, 2001.
5. Tağraf, H., ve Arslan, N.T., “Kriz Oluşum Süreci Ve Kriz Yönetiminde Proaktif Yaklaşım”, C.Ü. İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Dergisi, Cilt 4, Sayı 1, 2003.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 17 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Conceptual, theoretical and methodological mastery over political science and public administration disciplines. X
2 Acquiring a multidisciplinary perspective in political science and public administration disciplines. X
3 Acquiring the necessary methodological understanding and skill in political science and public administration disciplines. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 15 3 45
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 3 45
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 125