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 Acquires sufficient knowledge in mathematics, natural sciences, and related engineering disciplines; gains the ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge in these fields in solving complex engineering problems.
2 Gains the ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; acquires the skill to select and apply appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 Gains the ability to design a complex system, process, device, or product to meet specific requirements under realistic constraints and conditions, and applies modern design methods for this purpose.
4 Develops the skills to develop, select, and use modern techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in industrial engineering applications; gains the ability to effectively use information technologies.
5 Gains the ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or discipline-specific research topics. X
6 Acquires the ability to work effectively in intra-disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams, as well as individual work skills. X
7 Acquires effective oral and written communication skills in Turkish; at least one foreign language proficiency; gains the ability to write effective reports, understand written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions. X
8 Develops awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; gains the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and continuously renew oneself. X
9 Acquires the consciousness of adhering to ethical principles, and gains professional and ethical responsibility awareness. Gains knowledge about the standards used in industrial engineering applications. X
10 Gains knowledge about practices in the business life such as project management, risk management, and change management. Develops awareness about entrepreneurship and innovation. Gains knowledge about sustainable development. X
11 Gains knowledge about the universal and social dimensions of the impacts of industrial engineering applications on health, environment, and safety, as well as the problems reflected in the engineering field of the era. Gains awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions. X
12 Gains skills in the design, development, implementation, and improvement of integrated systems involving human, material, information, equipment, and energy. X
13 Gains knowledge about appropriate analytical and experimental methods, as well as computational methods, for ensuring 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