Production Management (ISL311) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Production Management ISL311 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, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kerem Yüksel
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Production management is a process of planning, organizing, directing and controlling the activities of the production function. It combines and transforms various resources used in the production subsystem of the organization into value added product in a controlled manner as per the policies of the organization.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To analyze production systems and components and make managerial decisions
  • Making decisions by realizing demand forecasting with the help of quantitative methods
Course Content Operation strategy, product and service design, production and inventory management, quality management and quality control.

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 Productivity and Performance / Performance Evaluation Methods Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 1.3-4
4 Cost models in Operations Management Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 2.7.
5 Decision making in Operations Management Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 4.A
6 Simulation in Operations Management/ Applications Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 5.A
7 Simulation applications in Excel
8 mid-term exam
9 Queuing or Waiting Line Analysis Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 4.D
10 Demand Forecasting ( Time Series Analysis 1) Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 1.4 Chase, R.B., Aquilano, N.J., Jacobs, F.R. part 4-12
11 Demand Forecasting ( Time Series Analysis 2) Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 1.4 Chase, R.B., Aquilano, N.J., Jacobs, F.R. part 4-12
12 Demand Forecasting (Regression Analysis) Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 4
13 Application of Demand Forecating Models in Excel
14 Quality Management and quality control Heizer, J. , Render, B. part 2-6
15 presentations
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. Top, Aykut ve Yılmaz,ü Erdal (2013) Üretim Yönetimi, İdeal Kültür Yayıncılık, İstanbul
2. Üreten, Sevinç (2013) Üretim / İşlemler Yönetimi – Stratejik Kararlar ve Karar Modelleri, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara
3. Kobu, Bülent (2013) Üretim Yönetimi, Beta Basım Yayım, İstanbul
Other Sources 4. Heizer, J. , Render, B. (2011), Operations Management, Prentice-Hall, 10th edition.
5. Chase, R.B., Aquilano, N.J., Jacobs, F.R. (2006), Operations Management For Competititive Advantage, McGraw Hill-Irwin; 11th edition

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. 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
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 138