Summer Practice II (IE499) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Summer Practice II IE499 0 0 0 0 10
Pre-requisite Course(s)
IE 399 and IE 307 (or IE 304) Students should have registered to all prerequisite courses before taking this course. Students should register to co-requisite courses simultaneously if that course is not already passed.
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Field Trip.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Cihan Tuğrul ÇİÇEK
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course is designed to guide the student for observation, structured information gathering and analysis of a manufacturing or service company via a minimum of 6 weeks (30 working days) training.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to observe and identify various departmental functionalities and interactions of a real-life company
  • Students will be able to develop a broad perspective on Industrial Engineering systems and roles/responsibilities of Industrial Engineers
  • Students will be able to develop formal report writing skills through written presentations.
Course Content 30 work days hands-on-experience in a manufacturing or service company and preparation of a written report according to summer practice guide prepared by the department.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation


Other Sources 1. Barnes, R. M., Motion and Time Study Design and Measurement of Work, John Wiley and Sons Inc., USA, 1980.
2. Fitzsimmons, J.A. and Fitzsimmons, M.J., Service Management: Operations Strategy and Information Technology, McGraw- Hill International Edition, 2006.
3. Hicks, P. E., Industrial Engineering and Management, A New Perspective, McGraw-Hill International Editions, Industrial Engineering Series, USA, 1994.
4. Kolarik, W. J., Creating Quality - Concepts, Systems, Strategies and Tools, McGraw-Hill International Editions, Industrial Engineering Series, USA, 1995.
5. Montgomery D.C., Introduction to Statistical Quality Control, 6th Edition, John Wiley and Sons Co. 2008.
6. Nahmias, S., Production and Operations Analysis, 6th Edition, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2009. O’Brien, J., Maracas, G., Management Information Systems, 9th Edition 2008, McGraw-Hill.
7. Phillips, C. A., Human Factors Engineering, John Wiley and Sons Inc., USA, 2000. Russell, R.S. and Taylor, B.W., Operations Management, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall, TS.155.RUS.1999.
8. Sanders, M.S. and E.J. McCormick, Human Factors Engineering and Design, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill Inc., New York, USA, 1993.
9. Sipper, D. and Bulfin Jr. R.L., Production: Planning, Control and Integration, McGraw-Hill, 1997.
10. Turner, W. C., Mize, J. H., Case K. E. and Nazemetz J. W., Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering, Prentice Hall, USA ,1993.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 100
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 1 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses X

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. X
6 An ability to work individually, on teams, and/or on multidisciplinary teams. X
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. X
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. X
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. X
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. X
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)
Special Course Internship
Field Work 1 100 100
Study Hours Out of Class 1 50 50
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 100 100
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 250