ECTS - Quantitative Applications in Business

Quantitative Applications in Business (ISL122) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Quantitative Applications in Business ISL122 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pınar Kaya Samut
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course helps the managers to solve the problems they may meet, by using statistical methods. The aim of the lesson is to gather and arrange the statistical data, analyzing and commenting them.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • identify and solve the problems related to the enterprises by analyzing them with statistical techniques
Course Content Statistical data; application of various numerical methods and ways in business sector.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Applications in Business and Economics, data, variables, Classification of Variables Newbold Ch.1
2 Using Graphs to Describe Data Newbold Ch.1
3 Using Numerical Measures to Describe Data Newbold Ch.2
4 Excel applications of descriptive statistics
5 quiz
6 Elements of Chance: Probability Methods Newbold Ch.3
7 Discrete Probability Distributions Newbold Ch.4
8 Continuous Probability Distributions Newbold Ch.5
9 Mid-term exam
10 Distributions of Sample Statistics Newbold Ch.6
11 Confidence Interval Estimation: One Population Newbold Ch.7
12 Two Population Hypothesis Tests Newbold Ch.10
13 Hypothesis Tests of a Single Population Newbold Ch.9
14 Regression Analysis Newbold Ch.11
15 Excel applications of hypothesis testing and regression
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. İsmail Hakkı Armutlulu, İşletmelerde Uygulamalı istatistik
2. İsmail Hakkı Armutlulu, Işletme istatistiğine giriş
Other Sources 3. Necmi Gürsakal, İstatistik 1-2
4. Fahamet Akın, Sosyal Bilimlerde istatistik
5. Paul Newbold, William L. Carlson and Betty Thorne, Statistics for Business and Economics, Pearson Education
6. Thomas K. Tiemann, Introductory Business Statistics
7. Marcelo Fernandes, Statistics for Business and Economics

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
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. X
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 X
5 Gain the ability to use, report and interpret Business Information Systems and sub-modules required by business management X
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. X
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. X
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. X
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 X
11 To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values X
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 1 14 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 15 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 15 15
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 30 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 152