Introduction to Business (ISL111) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction to Business ISL111 1. Semester 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Dilaver TENGİLİMOĞLU
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce the fundamentals of business administration. Issues that have been on the agenda of the business world lately such as globalization, small business management, business ethics will be introduced. Following a brief introduction to functions and skills of management, organization , teamwork and communication concepts will be introduced. Technology and information management will also be covered.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To understand the fundamentals of business administration
  • To learn the functions of management
  • To understand what the environment means for each function of the business
Course Content Fundamentals of business, global business, small business, forms of business, functions of business namely, management and organization, and information technology.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Basic concepts of business administration Course book, pp. 27-34
2 Types of organizations Course book, pp. 34-54
3 Establishment of business and feasiblity study Course book, pp. 55-70
4 Business system and environment Course book, pp. 71-85
5 Definiton of management and its characteristics Course book, pp. 86-92
6 Historical development of management Course book, pp. 92-104
7 Midterm
8 Functions of management - Planning and organising Course book, pp. 105-125
9 Functions of management - Leading, coordinating and controlling Course book, pp. 126-139
10 Production management Course book, pp. 141-151
11 Inventory Control Course book, pp. 151-158
12 Marketing management Course book, pp.159-168
13 Marketing mix - Product and price Course book, pp. 168-172
14 Marketing mix - Place and promotion Course book, pp. 172-180
15 General review
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. Tengilimoğlu, D., Atilla, A. ve Bektaş, M. (2016). İşletme Yönetimi. Ankara: Seçkin Yayıncılık

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 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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 Having the conceptual and applied knowledge about the basic functions of the business and gaining the ability to use the knowledge X
2 To be able to diagnose the problems related to the field of business, to use scientific approaches effectively in the solution of problems and decision-making processes. X
3 To be able to reveal and analyze the environmental, social, global effects and legal consequences of the applications related to the basic functions of the business.
4 To be able to analyze information and reports that concern businesses at the national, regional and global level, to set strategic goals according to the results obtained
5 Gain the ability to use, report and interpret Business Information Systems and sub-modules required by business management
6 Planning necessary activities such as starting a new business with innovative and creative thinking and taking risks for the sustainability of the business, finding resources, making market analysis, preparing a business plan, and using the learned information in this direction.
7 Being aware of the fact that the research and learning process continues throughout life, to be able to follow the scientific and technological developments related to the business, to support oneself and the organization in innovation and continuous development.
8 To have the necessary leadership and managerial skills to achieve business objectives effectively and efficiently. X
9 To be able to conduct scientific research in the field of business and report the results of the research to be used in managerial decision-making processes.
10 To be able to transfer information about the field of business using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods in the language of learning and professional English
11 To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values
12 Working effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, taking responsibility, making risk analysis, adapting to change, critical thinking and using initiative in problem solving X
13 .

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 15 15
Homework Assignments 1 15 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 30 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 152