ECTS - New Approaches in Production Management

New Approaches in Production Management (MAN606) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
New Approaches in Production Management MAN606 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. İsmail Erol
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To provide an introduction to fundamental concepts of POM and how POM can leverage operational capabilities to achieve competitive advantages
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn basics of academic writing and apply them to the production management area
  • To be able to master new methods and approaches in production management
  • to write an academic paper by applying approaches in articles published in leading journals in production management
Course Content Production systems, production strategies, production management decisions, product design and development.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Operations Management. Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 1.1
2 Operations Strategy and Production Systems. Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 1.2
3 literature review Uma Sekaran and Roger Bougie. 2013. pp.44-60
4 review the latest articles in leading production journals
5 Theoretical framework and hypothesis development Uma Sekaran and Roger Bougie. 2013.pp.67-93.
6 design of selected topics and methods
7 integration of objective and hypotheses with literature
8 Presentation of the research design (equivalent to midterm exam)
9 Data collection methods and measurement Uma Sekaran and Roger Bougie. 2013.pp.112-238
10 examination of new methods
11 integrating the results obtained with the literature
12 the evaluation of the hypothesis of the research report
13 presentation of application part
14 writing conclusions and suggestions
15 finalizing the research report
16 presentation of research report (equivalent to final exam)


Course Book 1. Heizer, J. , Render, B. (2011), Operations Management, Prentice-Hall, 10th edition.
2. Chase, R.B., Aquilano, N.J., Jacobs, F.R. (2006), Operations Management For Competititive Advantage, McGraw Hill-Irwin; 11th edition
Other Sources 3. Üreten, Sevinç (2013) Üretim / İşlemler Yönetimi – Stratejik Kararlar ve Karar Modelleri, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara
4. Top, Aykut ve Yılmaz,ü Erdal (2013) Üretim Yönetimi, İdeal Kültür Yayıncılık, İstanbul
5. Kobu, Bülent (2013) Üretim Yönetimi, Beta Basım Yayım, İstanbul
6. Uma Sekaran and Roger Bougie. 2013. Research Methods for Business: A Skill-Building Approach. 6th Edition
7. Neuman, W. L. (2006). Toplumsal araştırma yöntemleri cilt 1-2. Ankara: Yayınodası

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 30
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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 1. To have the ability to present a research problem, develop hypotheses, make research designs, reach conclusions by using qualitative/quantitative methods, and make academic publications by making the necessary literature review. X
2 2. To be aware of research ethics. X
3 3. To contribute to the process of becoming an information society by constantly following technological, social or cultural developments in the academic and professional context. X
4 4. To be able to look at the problems that arise in businesses both theoretically, conceptually and from the perspective of a researcher. X
5 5. To be able to use knowledge that requires expertise in analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating new and complex ideas by comprehending the interaction between various disciplines related to the field of business. X
6 6. To be able to produce solutions by developing new strategic approaches by thinking holistically and creatively in complex situations that are not foreseen to be encountered in applications in the field of business. X
7 7. To be able to master the basic concepts and methods in the field of general business administration. X
8 8. To be able to dominate the academic literature and international developments in the field of general business administration. X
9 9. To be able to transfer information about the business area by using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods. X
10 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values X
11 11. To be able to work effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, to take responsibility, to make risk analysis, to keep up with change, to think critically and to use initiative in problem solving

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 3 10 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 128