ECTS - International Trade and Logistics

Compulsory Departmental Courses

LOG101 - Introduction to Logistics (3 + 0) 5

Role of international logistics systems in global supply chain management, customer service, modes of transportation, order processing, information systems and information technologies, procurement, documentation, materials, inventory management.

LOG102 - Basic Accounting anf Financial Statements (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts of accounting and finance, tax liabilities, basic financial statements: balance sheets, income statement, owner`s equity statement, cash flow statement, vertical, horizontal and ratio analysis.

LOG103 - Introduction to Law (3 + 0) 5

basic concepts of law and preliminary matters are studied. Following the general legal concepts and institutions of law and overview of the Turkish Legal System; interaction of law and economics; interrelated areas such as economic and social rights recognised in international legal documents; basic concepts of competition law are also covered.

LOG203 - Combined Transportation (3 + 0) 6

Types of transportation, components of combined transportation, parties, legal responsibilities of parties, documents.

LOG204 - Customs Regulations and Applications (3 + 0) 6

Custom regulation, custom facilitations, regulations, sanctions, benefits of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), ISO certificates.

LOG205 - Law for Logistics (3 + 0) 5

The concept of enterprise law, dealer concept, mercantile affair, tradename, unfair trade and concept of obligation, contracts as a source of debts, illicit act, unjust enrichment, fullfillments, responsibilities, types of contracts.

LOG206 - Logistics and Transportation Law I (3 + 0) 4

Logistics services work in processes among international logistics organizations (F.F., 3PL. 4PL. agency) and army unite; design and control systems positions on in and out material and product flow, material management, temporary storage, physical distribution and supply chain between international company and firms; logistics as a control and

LOG209 - Introduction to International Trade (3 + 0) 5

Basic models of international trade, Ricardian Model, income distribution, The Heckscher-Ohlin Model, standard trade model, economies of scale, instruments of trade policy.

LOG210 - Export and Import Management (3 + 0) 5

International marketing strategies, planning, documentation, financing and transportation choices, export regulations, import customs clearance and other government requirements, the role of service providers, freight forwarders, free-trade-zones, existing import and export rules and regulations, tariff and structures.

LOG212 - International Trade (3 + 0) 6

International personalities, dispute settlement methods, history of international trade relations, WTO, GATT, multilateral trade agreements.

LOG305 - Logistics and Transportation Law (3 + 0) 6

Logistics services work in processes among international logistics organizations (F.F., 3PL. 4PL. agency) and army unite, control systems positions on in- and out-material and product flow, material management, temporary storage, physical distribution and supply chain between international company and firms, law related to international logistics a

LOG306 - Warehousing and Inventory Management (3 + 0) 7

Materials handling, packaging, bar-coding, cross docking, inventory control system, ABC classification, economic order quantity models.

LOG311 - Supply Chain Management (3 + 0) 6

The basic SCM concepts; purchasing, manufacturing flow management, production, marketing, sales, distribution, customer relationship and service management, demand management, order fulfilment, supplier relationship management, IT, product development and commercialization, returns management.

LOG401 - Marine Trade and Logistics Law (3 + 0) 7

The ship-register and related transactions, the pledge and mortgage on ships, types and parts of the ports, free-trade zones, docks and storage methods in ports, international port rulings.

LOG404 - International Trade/Logistics Project (3 + 0) 7

Research on project issues, qualitative and quantitative research techniques, writing first drafts, visiting firms, student presentations of prepared projects.

LOG405 - Taxation in International Trade (3 + 0) 6

Taxes paid in international trade, the legal sources and basis of taxes, customs and tax applications; free trade transactions; taxation of individual cargo shipments and international passengers.

LOG406 - Correspondence Techniques in Foreign Trade and International Logistics (3 + 0) 6

Sample correspondence used in foreign trade, forms and contracts, business presentations, meetings, commercial fairs and negotiations, professions by sectors, terms and processes.

LOG499 - Internship (0 + 0) 6

Field experience for a period of 20 days with a written report and an oral presentation.

Elective Courses

LOG-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE3FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE3FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE3SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE3SP3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-AE4SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-GE4FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG-GE4SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

LOG303 - European Union-Turkey Customs Union (3 + 0) 5

Operations of the European Union, economic integration types, European Union`s history and the process of integration, the formation of the Customs Union between EU-Turkey, underlying legal decisions of the partnership.

LOG308 - Air Logistics and Transportation (3 + 0) 5

Aviation industry, air transportation regulations, international air law, ICAO regulations, EASA regulations, air cargo, cargo airlines.

LOG309 - International Marketing (3 + 0) 5

The dynamics of international markets, international marketing strategies, international market entry strategies.

LOG312 - Foreign Exchange Regulations and Applications (3 + 0) 5

Money markets, money theory, FX markets, derivative transactions, functions of IMF, World Bank and BIS, capital movements.

LOG315 - International Logistics (3 + 0) 5

Principles of international transportation especially by sea and railway, the obligations and duties of the carriers; the principles of international multimodal transportation.

LOG316 - Financing Techniques in Foreign Trade (3 + 0) 5

Foreign exchange, cambio and effective currency concepts, asset and liability accounts denominated in foreign currency, accounting of export and import transactions, credits of Turk Eximbank, factoring, forfeiting, leasing.

LOG317 - Export and Logistics Simulations (3 + 0) 5

Logistics industries and logistics practices in world and Turkey, "Beer Game" logistics and SCM workshop, logistics vision data repository, strategy logistics components chain, planing, designing of logistics and SCM.

LOG322 - Integrated Quality Systems Management of Logistics and Transportation (3 + 0) 6

This course focuses on the definition of TQM, tools and techniques for quality improvement, basic statistics, control charts, six sigma and international quality standarts (ISO).

LOG402 - International Financial and Commercial Institutions (3 + 0) 6

Financial system, interest rates, financial institutions, monetary policy, money markets, bond, stock, mortgage and foriegn exchange markets.

LOG408 - Contract Management in Foreign Trade and International Logistics (3 + 0) 5

Methods of entry into foreign markets, incoterms, terms of payment, international commercial documents, international contracts and contract management.

LOG409 - E-Business (3 + 0) 6

Types of e-commerce, business paradigms, fundamental concepts, tools of e-commerce, types of payment, types of infrastructure such as communication, technology and payment infrastructure, current positions of Turkish companies in e-commerce and data storage technologies for e-business.

LOG414 - Risk Management (3 + 0) 6

Risk concept, interest rates and foreign exchange rates, interest rate risk, credit risk, operational risk, commodity risk, hedging.

LOG422 - IT in Trade and Logistics (3 + 0) 5

IT techology applications in trade, SAP programme and other programmes.

LOG425 - Current Issues in Logistics (3 + 0) 6

Knowledge management, innovation in logistics, Trends:adverse logistics, green logistics, leading logistics projects,e-commerce, sustainability, quality management, city logistics,humanitarian logistics, strategic management of technology

LOG429 - Entrepreneurship and SMEs in Logistics (3 + 0) 6

Definition of entrepreneurship and logistics in international scope, types of firm and entrepreneurial characteristics of SME`s and current statistics about entreprising SME`s.

LOG430 - Decision Process and Optimization in Logistics (3 + 0) 6

Linear programming, formulating problems, modeling, selection of solution algorithm for models and computer assisted model solving and test, simplex algorithm, sensitivity analysis, duality analysis.

LOG491 - CO_OP Practice I (3 + 0) 5


LOG493 - CO_OP Practice II (3 + 0) 5


LOG495 - CO_OP Practice III (3 + 0) 5


LOG497 - CO_OP Practice IV (3 + 0) 5


MAN409 - Entrepreneurship (4 + 0) 5

The nature, importance and history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, entrepreneurship background of Turkey, changes in Turkish entrepreneurial features and activities, characteri