Introduction to Business (MAN111) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction to Business MAN111 3 0 0 3 6.5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Team/Group, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Esra Çınar
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;
  • Defines basic concepts of business, the functions of the business and their goals and duties
  • Interpret ethical and social responsbility of the organizations and the problems organizations face today
  • Develop an organizational chart for a company and define the roles for each position
  • Understand fundamental concepts about entrepreneurship and can prepare a business plan
  • Define marketing activities and develop specific strategies for each of them
  • Define fundamental concepts about production and operations management
  • Interpret accounting and financial information of a company, make decisions accordingly
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 Introduction to Business (Basic Concepts) Course Book
2 General Concepts in Business and Economics Chapter 1, Course Book
3 Understanding Business Ethics and Social Responsiblity Chapter 2, Ders Kitabı
4 Entrepreneurship, New Ventures, and Business Ownership Chapter 3, Course Book
5 Managing the Business Chapter 5, Course Book
6 Organizing The Business Chapter 6, Course Book
7 Employee Behavior and Motivation Chapter 8, Course Book
8 Leadership and Decision Making Chapter 9, Course Book
9 Midterm Exam
10 Human Resource Management and Labor Relations Chapter 10, Course Book
11 Marketing Processes and Consumer Behavior Chapter 11, Course Book
12 Operations Management and Quality Chapter 7, Course Book
13 History of Management Course Book
14 History of Management Course Book


Course Book 1. Ronald J. Ebert & Ricky W. Griffin, Business Essentials 11th Edition, Pearson

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
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 1 - To be able to utilize the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with an interdisciplinary approach in developing expertise on the track of the progress in the globalized business world X
2 2 - To exercise managerial skills by conducting his/her competences in the fields of International Trade and Logistics actively into real processes X
3 3 - To be able to communicate effectively both in written and oral forms with the peers in the department where he/she holds a position and organize professional development activities X
4 4 - To assess the basic and current dynamics of flexible and open fields of International Trade and Logistics in a theoretical framework X
5 5 - To solve the complex problems in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with analytic and independent thinking ability and capability to synthesize them with embracing versatility X
6 6 - To keep professional capabilities updated through improving business practicum by keeping track of the changes and innovations in the sector X
7 7 - To have the characteristics to interpret, inquire and deepen the knowledge acquired during the education process within the existing economic conjuncture X
8 8 - To have the necessary organizational skills and responsibility to create flexible, efficient and rapid solutions to the existing and possible problems with an innovative approach by facilitating sectoral coordination through the practices of International Trade and Logistics. X
9 9 - To be able to use the current and widely used field specific information and software programs besides having up-to-date technical equipment and multiple language skills needed by private sector in both national and international platforms. X
10 10 - To possess the competency in the English language to be able to communicate in every platform effectively, due to the international characteristic of the field they studied X
11 11 - To become individuals having high intellectual and social capacity, vision and moral values and the ability to adapt to group communication 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
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 3 15 45
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 30 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 35 35
Total Workload 158