Operations Management (ISL509) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Operations Management ISL509 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Erman Erkan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to give the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of successful operations management. Emphasis is focused on preparing students to identify and apply appropriate management processes to ensure efficient, effective, and quality oriented operations, while achieving operational excellence.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To analyze production systems and components and make managerial decisions.
  • Making decisions by realizing demand forecasting with the help of quantitative methods.
Course Content Demand forecasting, project management, quality management, supply chain management, planning and scheduling, and inventory management, materials resource planning (MRP), enterprise resource planning (ERP) as well as modern production techniques such as lean production, just-in-time production.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Kobu, B. ch. 1
2 Operations Strategy Kobu, B. ch. 2
3 Productivity and Performance / Performance Evaluation Methods. Kobu, B. ch. 3
4 Cost models in Operations Management. Üreten, S. ch.2
5 Presentations
6 Product Design Kobu,ch.5
7 Process Design Üreten.ch.5
8 Mid-term Exam
9 Simulation in Operations Management/ Applications. Top, A., Yılmaz, E. ch 5-A Üreten, S. ch 5
10 Simulation applications in Excel.
11 Queuing or Waiting Line Analysis. Top, A., Yılmaz, E. ch 4-E
12 Forecasting Top, A., Yılmaz, E. ch 4-A Kobu, B. ch 5
13 Application of Demand Forecating Models in Excel
14 Statistical Quality Control and Total Quality Management Top, A., Yılmaz, E. ch 4-D Kobu, B.ch 17
15 presentations
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Üreten, Sevinç (1998) Üretim / İşlemler Yönetimi – Planlama-Denetim Kararları, Karar Modelleri ve İyileştirme Yaklaşımları, THK Basımevi, Ankara
2. Kobu, Bülent (2003) Üretim Yönetimi, 11. Baskı, Avcıol Basım
3. Top, Aykut ve Yılmaz,ü Erdal (2013) Üretim Yönetimi, İdeal Kültür Yayıncılık, İstanbul
Other Sources 4. Heizer, J. , Render, B. (2011), Operations Management, Prentice-Hall, 10th edition.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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 He/she will be competent in evaluating basic concepts and the conceptual interrelations as well as their reflections on theoretical and practical levels. X
2 He/she will have the knowledge of the basic methodological approaches, methods and research technics and their implementations. X
3 Evaluating the contribution of public relation and advertising theories and applications to the existing/potential occasions and problems in the national and international area. X
4 Being aware of the ethics of public relations occupation and having the consciousness of occupational responsibility. X
5 Being able to plan and apply strategic communication processes in the fields of public communications, public opinion building, agenda determination, setting, orientation and managing. X
6 Creating the sustainable development and quality insight oriented to concepts such as; corporate communication, corporate identity, corporate culture, corporate citizenship, corporate loyalty, reputation, value, social responsibility, image management, relationship management, perception management, emotional intelligence, human resource, etc. X
7 To have a through knowledge of the communication methodology directed to private sector, public sector and civil society X
8 Having theoretical knowledge on information communication technologies, understanding its reflections in the society and using this knowledge both in theoretical and application. X
9 Come to conclusions by connecting and analyzing data on social sciences and using these conclusions in the field of public relations X
10 Reaching current information about the discipline by researching the national and international literature in the field of public relations and publicity. X
11 Reaching scientific results by defining the right method/techniques directed to the purpose of the research. X
12 Come to conclusions by connecting and analyzing data on social sciences and using these conclusions in the field of public relations.

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
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 40 40
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 40 40
Total Workload 128