International Business (ISL419) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
International Business ISL419 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Türkçe
Course Type Technical Elective Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Mithat ÜNER
Course Assistants
Course Objectives In this course students will learn the basic concepts, approaches and developments in international business.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • He/She knows that notions about international and global business
  • He/She learns about entry strategies into foreign markets of international business.
  • Learns the marketing strategies applied by international businesses.
  • He/She learns about global market segmentation and target market selection.
  • He/She knows the environmental factors of international businesses.
  • He/She has enough knowledge about international organizations affecting international business.
Course Content Instrumental concepts for understanding international business literature; globalization of markets and the internationalization of the firm; organizational participants that make international business happen; cultural environment of international business; ethics and international business; theories of international trade and investment; politica

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Intraduction to International Business
2 Historical development of International Business
3 International Trade Theories I
4 International Trade Theories II
5 Internationalization Process of International Enterprises
6 Introduction to international markets
7 International environment
8 Midterm exam
9 International Organizations
10 Socio-cultural environment in foreign markets
11 Political factors in foreign markets
12 Physical and environmental factors
13 Economic environment
14 Labor environment
15 Financial environment factors
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. Uluslararası İşletmecilik Teori ve Uygulama, Prof. Dr. Esin Can, Beta Yayınları,2015,
2. istanbul International Business; Tamer Çavuşgil, Gary Knight, John Riesenberger, 2007
3. Doing Business in Emerging Markets; Tamer Çavuşgil, Pervez N. Ghauri, Milind R. Agarwal, 2012.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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 Understanding and explaining the concepts regarding to the main fields of Management (Management, Production, Marketing, Accounting- Finance) and gaining the ability to apply these skills in management. X
2 Gaining the ability to use technology required for buseiness administration X
3 An ability to analyze the information and reports of the markets and businesses and setting goals with respect to results of the analysis. X
4 An ability to trace and evaluate the global, local and/or regional developments related to businesses and making strategic decisions. X
5 An ability to set a innovative business or an ability to use the knowledge in the operations of management(taking risk, finding resources, making market research, and preparing business plans etc.) X
6 An ability to apply knowledge regarding functions of management. X
7 An ability to have oral and written communication skills particular to management and use these skills effectively in professional relations X
8 Compliance with rules of Socials and business ethics and to the principles of social responsibility X
9 An ability to use life-long learning approach in order to adapt constantly changing environmental factors (technological, political ,economical, and socio cultural etc.) X
10 An ability to conduct research on management and reporting the outcomes with the related parties. X
11 Taking responsibility within the teamwork, thinking critically and taking initiative in problem solving. X
12 Using professional English in written and verbal communication. ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
13 Having knowledge about law required by management. X

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 14 1 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 1 15 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 127