Strategic Management (IE427) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Strategic Management IE427 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Team/Group.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Burcu Devrim İçtenbaş
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to introduce to the students the basic concepts of strategic management; strategy formulation, strategy implementation and strategy evaluation.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to acquire knowledge of strategic management process.
  • Students will be able to develop business mission statement
  • Students will be able to conduct SWOT analysis
  • Students will be able to formulate and analyze long term objectives
  • Students will be able to generate alternative management strategies and to select particular strategies to pursue.
  • Students will be able to implement the selected strategies.
  • Students will be able to measure performances and taking corrective actions.
Course Content Overview of strategic management, types of strategies, strategy formulation (business mission statement, external assessment, internal assessment, strategy analysis and choice), strategy implementation, strategy evaluation, balanced scorecard.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Overview of Strategic Management [1] pages 2 - 26
2 Types of Strategies [1] pages 46 - 65
3 Strategy Formulation (Business Mission Statement) [1] pages 46 - 88
4 Strategy Formulation (External Assessment) [1] pages 100 - 130
5 Strategy Formulation (Internal Assessment) [1] page 138 - 164
6 Strategy Formulation (Strategy Analysis and Choice) [1] page 172 - 199
7 Strategy Formulation (Strategy Analysis and Choice) [1] page 172 - 199
8 Midterm I
9 Strategy Implementation (Management Issues) [1] pages 212 - 236
10 Strategy Implementation (Marketing, Finance/Accounting, R&D and CIS Issues) [1] pages 250 - 266
11 Strategy Evaluation [1] pages 273 - 293
12 Balanced Scorecard [2] pages 7 – 18; 21 – 32.
13 Balanced Scorecard [2] pages 7 – 18; 21 – 32.
14 Key Strategic Management Topics- Business Ethics, Social Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability [1] pages 308-344
15 Presentation by Students
16 Presentation by Students


Other Sources 2. Kaplan, R.S., Norton, P.D., Translating Strategy into Action: The Balanced Scorecard, Harvard Business School Press, 1996.
4. Robbins, S.P., Organization Theory, 4th edition, Prentice-Hall International Editions, USA, 1989.
5. Smith, H.Y. (çev:Adalet Çelbiş), Hayatı ve Zamanı Yönetmenin 10 Doğal Yasası, Sistem Yayıncılık ve Mat. San. Tic. A.Ş., İstanbul, 2002.
6. Maxwell, J.C. (çev: İbrahim Şener), Liderlik Nitelikleri, Beyaz Yayınları, İstanbul, 2004.
Course Book 3. David, F.D., Concepts of Strategic Management, Prentice Hall, 1996.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work 5 20
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 20
Toplam 9 100
Percentage of Semester Work 80
Percentage of Final Work 20
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to Industrial Engineering; an ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge to model and solve engineering problems.
2 An ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods.
3 An ability to design a complex system, process, tool or component to meet desired needs within realistic constraints; an ability to apply modern design.
4 An ability to develop, select and put into practice techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice; an ability to use information technology effectively.
5 An ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or disciplinary research topics.
6 An ability to work individually, on teams, and/or on multidisciplinary teams.
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish orally and in writing; knowledge of at least one foreign language; effective report writing and understand written reports, preparing design and production reports, making effective presentations, giving and receiving clear and understandable instruction.
8 A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning; an ability to use information-seeking tools and to follow the improvements in science and technology.
9 An ability to behave according to the ethical principles, an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. Information on standards used in industrial engineering applications. X
10 Knowledge of business applications such as project management, risk management and change management. A recognition of entrepreneurship, innovativeness. Knowledge of sustainable improvement.
11 Information on the effects of industrial engineering practices on health, environment and security in universal and societal dimensions and the information on the problems of the in the field of engineering of the era. Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 An ability to design, development, implementation and improvement of integrated systems that include human, materials, information, equipment and energy. X
13 Knowlede on appropriate analytical, computational and experimental methods to provide system integration.

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 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 15 15
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 4 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 125