ECTS - - Industrial Engineering Master Program (with thesis)

Compulsory Departmental Courses

IE589 - Graduation Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Fostering a research culture in the department and discussing the theoretical and practical issues of conducting research and completing a graduate degree in Industrial Engineering.

IE597 - Master's Thesis (0 + 0) 80

Problem identification and analysis, research methodologies, literature survey, typical phases of the system development life cycle, progress report, research methodologies, implementation, testing, typical phases of the system development life cycle, thesis documentation.

MDES600 - Research Methodology and Communication Skills (3 + 0) 5

Rigorous, scholarly research, particularly theses or dissertations. Literature review, surveys, meta-analysis, empirical research design, formulating research questions, theory building, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods, validity, reliability, triangulation, building evidences, writing research proposal

Elective Courses

CE564 - Construction Scheduling and Cost Control (3 + 0) 5

Introduction and some advanced studies in a computer application like MS Project, extensively used for construction scheduling and cost control, time extension clauses in international construction contracts, cause-effect relationship to prove construction claims.

CE565 - Project Risk Management (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to risk, risk analysis and management, risk identification, risk assessment methods, probabilistic risk assessment, Monte Carlo Simulation, sensitivity analysis, risk response strategies.

CMPE543 - Big Data Analytics (3 + 0) 5

Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS), Hadoop framework, hive infrastrucure, data visualization, MapReduce model, NoSQL databases, large-scale data workflows, clustering, using R.

CMPE566 - Advanced Data Mining (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to data mining, concepts, attributes and instance, data processing (cleaning, integration and reduction), data warehousing and online analytical processing (OLAP), data mining algorithms, credibility, advanced pattern mining, classification, engineering the input and output, data mining software and applications.

CMPE568 - Advanced Artificial Intelligence (3 + 0) 5

Intelligent agents, problem solving by searching, informed/uninformed search methods, exploration, constraint satisfaction problems, knowledge and reasoning, first-order logic, knowledge representation, learning, selected topics: neural networks, natural computing.

ENE412 - Fuel Cell Technologies (3 + 0) 5

Introduction: fuel cell operating principles,history,types,components and systems;fuel cell thermodynamics and electrochemistry:Nernst equation,Tafel equation,cell voltage,fuel cell efficiency and losses for operational fuel cell voltages;proton exchange membrane fuel cells:components and system, construction and performance, critical issues and recent developments;fuel cell stack design and calculations; hydrogen production, storage, safety and infrastructure; balance of fuel cell power plant

ENE430 - Energy Sytems in Buildings (3 + 0) 5

Building structure, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, the calculation of heat loss and insulation surfaces, water, fuel and electricity consumption in buildings, the national andinternational standards and regulations on energy efficiency in buildings.

IE320 - Business Process Reengineering (3 + 0) 5

Identifying, mapping, measuring, objectively analyzing and improving business processes and practices within enterprise and across enterprise boundaries with customers, suppliers and business partners; best practices, supporting techniques and practical knowledge gleaned from the experience of numerous real-world projects.

IE411 - Work Study and Design (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to work study, concepts of affectivity and efficiency, meanings of method study and work measurement and how they are related, methodology for a work study project, measurement, observation and recording tools and techniques, integration with concepts of waste elimination, work simplification, lean production, cost and creation of perf

IE415 - Industrial Economics (3 + 0) 5

Competitive markets, real world institutions, and the internal organization of firms; price discrimination; vertical control; oligopoly theory; product differentiation under oligopoly; entry, entry deterrence and predation; new empirical industrial organization; non-cooperative game theory.

IE416 - Expert Systems (3 + 0) 5

Technology of expert systems and applications; development of a simple expert system; artificial intelligence concepts, heuristics, problem solving, intelligent attributes; use of expert systems in industry; intelligent decision support systems; case studies about engineering environments.

IE417 - Special Topics in Operations Research (3 + 0) 5

Application of operations research techniques to a specified problem area.

IE418 - Decision Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Decision making in uncertain environments, value of information, risk seeking and risk averse behavior, utility functions, multi-objective decision making, goal programming.

IE419 - Service Systems (3 + 0) 5

Techniques and applications of control concepts in the design of service systems with efficiency and customer satisfaction, service strategy and competitiveness, major concerns in the establishment of a service system, tools and techniques for managing service operations.

IE420 - Heuristic Methods for Optimization (3 + 0) 5

Introduction of a variety of important, main-stream heuristic techniques, both traditional and modern, for solving combinatorial problems; reasons for the existence of heuristic techniques, their applicability and capabilities.

IE421 - E-Commerce and ERP (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to ERP, ERP Modules, ERP Selection, ERP Project Management, ERP integration with Supply chain Management and Customer Relationship Management

IE422 - Customer Relationship Management (3 + 0) 5

Making sense of customer relationship management (CRM), The CRM value chain, Information technology for CRM, Customer portfolio analysis, Customer intimacy, Creating and managing networks, Creating value for customers, Managing the customer lifecycle: customer acquisition, customer retention and development, Organizing for CRM.

IE423 - Managemet and Organization (3 + 0) 5

Management process; planning, organizing, controlling, leading; basic challenges of organizational design; designing organizational structure; organizational change.

IE425 - Analysis of Investment Projects (3 + 0) 5

The analysis of the current situation; problem definition; case study; forecasting the demand, development of alternatives for the project, estimation of the project investment cost and the operating cost, calculation of the working capital, comparison of project alternatives, sensitivities of the project, formulation of a strategic plan and perfor

IE426 - Labor Law (3 + 0) 5

General concepts, scope of the labor law, contract of employment, creation of a healthy and safe working environment for workers, accidents and risks at the workplace, liability issues, social security, labor unions, employee-employer bargaining for salaries and benefits, strikes and lock-outs.

IE427 - Strategic Management (3 + 0) 5

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.

IE428 - Introduction to Systems Engineering (3 + 0) 5

History of technology, determining the real design problem, generating innovative alternatives, and selecting an effective solution; systematic thinking and systematic approach; models and strategies for purposeful activities; decision making in design.

IE429 - Reliability (3 + 0) 5

The concepts and tools of system reliability, the methods for evaluating reliability of systems, and some reliability optimization problems.

IE430 - Industrial Engineering Applications in Human Resource Management (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to human resources management, strategic human resources management system and its functions, job analysis, HRM planning and recruiting, training and developing employees, performance management, managing careers, job evaluation, pay bonus and incentive systems.

IE434 - Scheduling (3 + 0) 5

Scheduling and sequencing problems, basic formulation, single processor, multi processor scheduling procedures and heuristics.

IE438 - Project Finance and Cycle Management (3 + 0) 5

Project Finance and Cycle Management course aims to develop the relationship between project development and financing, characteristics and types of investment projects, critical factors affecting investment decisions, the concept of project finance, financial modeling and project evaluation, and the development of a financing strategy appropriate to the characteristics of projects.

IE441 - Optimization in Data Analytics (3 + 0) 5

The concept of linear algebra, probability, linear programming, integer programming, mixed-integer programming, and non-linear programming applications in data analytics such as regression, classification, neural networks; introduction to Python programming and using different Python programming packages to solve data analytics problems.

IE442 - Statistical Applications in Industrial Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Applications of simple and multiple linear regression, design and analysis of experiments, multivariate analysis and nonparametric tests for the solution of industrial engineering problems.

IE444 - Decision Support Systems (3 + 0) 5

Decision support systems and business intelligence, decision making, systems, modeling and support, decision support systems concepts, methodologies and technologies, modeling and analysis, data warehousing, business analytics and data visualization, data, text and web-mining, business performance management, decision support system applications

IE522 - Lean Production (3 + 0) 5

Emergence of lean philosophy, lean production principles, types of waste in production, techniques that can be used to make the problems in the production process visible using value stream mapping, and to simplify a production process.

ISE422 - E-Government (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to e-government, basic concepts and definitions, the components of e-government, managing e-government projects, infrastructure requirements for e-government, e-organizations, measuring e-government maturity, e-government: a profile of Turkey and world trends; risks: e-government versus conventional government procedures.

ISE423 - Technology Trends in E-Government (3 + 0) 5

Theoretical background of e-government, the use of e-government: local and global; technical and organizational aspects to realize e-government systems and contemporary sociotechnological methodologies; enterprise architectures, reference models and frameworks: Zachman, TOGAF, MoDAF, and DoDA; interoperability standards: eGIF, EIF, SAGA, and other

ISE424 - Distance Education and E-Learning (3 + 0) 5

Definitions, history, and theories of distance education and e-learning, instructional design, tools and technologies for distance education, multimedia learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, learning management systems, new directions and developments.

ISE432 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship in IT (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to entrepreneurship, recognizing opportunities and generating ideas, feasibility analysis, developing an effective business model, industry and competitor analysis, writing a business plan, preparing the proper ethical and legal foundation, assessing a new venture?s financial strength and viability, building a new-venture team, working with disciplinary teams, working with interdisciplinary teams, getting financing or funding.

ISE501 - Foundations in IT Management (3 + 0) 5

Computing infrastructure overview; introduction to IT Services: event and fault management; problem management; change management; configuration management; asset management (inventory and software distribution); performance and capacity management;security management; network management; storage management; workload management; backup and recover

ISE502 - Organizational Management and Change (3 + 0) 5

Organizational behavior and management; personality and learning; perception, attribution and judgment of others; values, attitudes and work behavior, theories of work motivation, motivation in practice; groups and teamwork; leadership; communication; decision making, conflict and stress; organizational structure, change management principles: spon

ISE507 - Mobile Application Development (3 + 0) 5

Mobile devices, mobile platforms, mobile operating systems, mobile application development, user interface design in mobile devices, data persistent techniques in mobile platforms; map and location-based services; audio, video and using the camera; telephony and SMS, sensors.

ISE511 - IT Strategy Planning and Governance (3 + 0) 5

The IT strategic planning process; structuring the strategic planning process, analyzing the business environment; identifying the mission and competencies of your organization; assigning value and weight to enterprise objectives; reviewing established IT portfolios; measuring your IT governance maturity; aligning IT to your business objectives, de

ISE512 - IT Portfolio Management and IT Standards (3 + 0) 5

Processes for the integrated project life (approval, identifying and planning, implementation, management and tracking, assessment and improvement); prioritizing IT projects; resource allocation; managing risks and costs; assessment and governance; standard metrics for measuring ROI. ITIL, COBIT, Val IT, Sarbanes Oxley, related IEEE and ISO standar

ISE515 - Process Analysis and Improvement (3 + 0) 5

Business process concepts, process change drivers, business process mapping, business process strategy, business rule analysis, measuring the process, business process analysis, process improvement approaches, six Sigma, process reengineering, overview of enabling technologies.

ISE516 - Business Process Management (3 + 0) 5

The objective of this course is to introduce Business Process Management (BPM) key principles and methods of business process management covering the entire lifecycle of business processes (BPM).

ISE552 - E-Commerce - A Managerial Perspective (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to e-business and e-commerce, electronic marketplaces; technical aspects and infrastructure of e-commerce; e-commerce business models; current state of the art; marketing online, legal environment in e-commerce, fiscal environment in e-commerce; introduction to enabling technologies and standards; workflow systems for e-commerce; curre

ISE553 - IT in Healthcare (3 + 0) 5

Health data management; uses and content of the medical record; health statistics, biomedical research, and quality management; health services organization and delivery; information technology and systems.

ISE554 - IT Strategies in E-Government (3 + 0) 5

Theoretical background of e-government; the use of e-government: local and global; technical and organizational aspects to realize e-government systems and contemporary sociotechnological methodologies; enterprise architectures, reference models and frameworks: Zachman, TOGAF, MoDAF, and DoDAF; interoperability standards: eGIF, EIF, SAGA, and other

ISE555 - IT Economy (3 + 0) 5

Basics of economics and accounting; strategic decision making; outsourcing; project evaluation techniques; IT operational budget: SaaS, pricing models; service economy; cost tracking and management; IT spending and staffing benchmarks, metrics; performance evaluation.

ISE563 - Application Management (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to application and service management; quality of service, ITIL and COBIT; event and incident management; problem management; configuration management; change management; release management; service level management; financial management; capacity management; IT service continuity and availability management; security management; appli

ISE564 - Architecture and Consultancy (3 + 0) 5

Alignment of IT initiatives with business objectives; efficiency and effectiveness of the IT infrastructure; Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA); large scale software system development; product alternatives analysis; systems integration; ethical and professional representation.

MATH490 - Introduction to Optimization (3 + 0) 6

Fundamentals of optimization, representation of linear constraints, linear programming, Simplex method, duality and sensitivity, basics of unconstrained optimization, optimality conditions for constrained problems.

MDES631 - Engineering Decision and Risk Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Basic notions of probability, random variables, functions of random variables distributions, moments; first and second-order approximations; probability models for engineering analysis; Bernoulli sequence, binomial distribution, Poisson and related distributions, normal and related distributions, extreme-value distributions, other distributions us

MDES650 - Advanced System Simulation (3 + 0) 5

Discrete simulation models for complex systems, input probability distributions, random variable generation, statistical inferences, variance reduction, continuous processes, verification and validation, advanced models.

MDES654 - Decision Making Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Conflicting objectives in decision making; decision problems under certainty; utility theory for single-attribute and multi-attribute problems in decision analysis; individual versus group decisions.

MDES655 - Linear Optimization (3 + 0) 5

Sets of linear equations, linear feasibility and optimization, local and global optima, the Simplex method and its variants, theory of duality and the dual-Simplex method, network-Simplex algorithms, computational complexity issues and interior-point algorithms.

MDES674 - Supply Chain Management (3 + 0) 5

Supply chain management purposes and processes; supply chain design, evaluation and measurement models; trends in strategic operations, procurement, and logistics applications within the supply chain.

MFGE420 - Project Management in Manufacturing (3 + 0) 5

Project management standards;project,portfolio,program and operation management concepts; managing participation,teamwork, and conflict;need identification and assessment,problem definition; creativity and idea generation;methods and tools of functional/physical/task decomposition;mind mapping;planning methods; cost estimation and budgeting;time management and scheduling;project quality management;resource allocation; project risk management techniques; project execution, monitoringtechniques

MFGE577 - Quality Control and Metrology (3 + 0) 5

Elementary metrology, linear-angular and comparative measurement, instruments and gauges for testing straightness, flatness, squareness, parallelism, limits, fits and gauges, inspection, quality function in industry, fundamentals of statistical concept in quality control, control charts in SQC, sampling inspection, operation characteristics (OC) cu

SE554 - Software Quality Management (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to software quality and assurance; components of software quality assurance; configuration management; reviews, inspection and audits; software testing strategies and techniques; software quality standards; certification and assessment; introduction of case studies related with software process improvement and quality metrics.

SE556 - Software Construction and Evolution (3 + 0) 5

Software construction fundamentals; software complexity; construction management; construction models; construction planning; software measurement; construction languages; coding; construction testing; reuse; verification and standards in construction; construction quality; integration.

Technical Elective Courses

IE502 - Linear Programming (3 + 0) 5

Simplex algorithm, linear programming, duality theory and economic interpretations, the simplex, big-m, two-phase, revised simplex, the dual simplex methods, sensitivity and post-optimality analysis, special forms of linear programming problems and their solution methods.

IE503 - System Analysis and Design (3 + 0) 5

Requirements engineering and modeling, structural modeling, system architecture and user interface design, documentation, testing and installation, traceability, project planning and management.

IE504 - System Simulation (3 + 0) 5

Dynamic system models and simulation, statistical models in simulation, Monte-Carlo simulation of real dynamic systems.

IE506 - Discrete Programming (3 + 0) 5

The theory, computation, and application of deterministic models; integer programming, mixed integer programming, zero-one programming, knapsack problems, cutting planes and polyhedral approach, branch and bound methods, Lagrangean relaxation, heuristics, decision analysis and games, nonlinear integer programming.

IE508 - Stochastic Processes (3 + 0) 5

The definitions and the classifications of stochastic processes, Poisson process, renewal theory, Markov chains and processes, applications in reliability and inventory problems.

IE509 - Production Systems (3 + 0) 5

Management and control of production function in organizational systems, concepts of materials management, master production scheduling and production planning from different perspectives, aggregate planning, lot sizing, scheduling in manufacturing systems, scheduling in service systems, design and operation of scheduling systems, material requirem

IE510 - Network Models (3 + 0) 5

Review, flow problems, special purpose algorithms and advanced computational techniques for transportation and assignment problems, maximum flow problems, shortest paths, minimum cost flows, network simplex method, multicommodity flow problems, generalized networks, network model applications for production planning problems, travelling salesperson

IE511 - Heuristic Methods (3 + 0) 5

The background of heuristic applications for search methods for optimization purposes and the possible application areas, complex optimization problems and possible solving strategies using heuristic algorithms, heuristic search methods, simulated annealing, taboo search general structure, algorithms, application areas, neural networks, general str

IE512 - Work Place Environmental Design (3 + 0) 5

Applied anthropometry, work-space design, seating design, visual environment, noise, thermal environment, chemical substances, physical work and manual materials handling, the niosh approach to the design and evaluation of lifting tasks, biomechanics, vibration and acceleration.

IE513 - Strategic Planning (3 + 0) 5

Advanced topic of management, methods and techniques of strategic management, implementation and evaluation of actions that enable an organization to achieve its mission and objectives, strategic choice and decision making, strategy implementation process structure and planning style, strategy review, evaluation and control by a new tool balanced s

IE514 - Decision Support Systems (3 + 0) 5

Decision support systems and business intelligence, decision making, systems, modeling and support, decision support systems concepts, methodologies and technologies, modeling and analysis, data warehousing, business analytics and data visualization, data, text and web-mining, neural networks for data mining, business performance management, collab

IE515 - Multi-criteria Decision Making (3 + 0) 5

The concept of multiple criteria decision making (MCDM), multiple criteria and multiple purpose models, decision space, objective space, convex sets, functions and test for convexity, decision analysis and utility theory, complex systems, value of information, the concept of utility theory, formulation of the general multiple criteria programming a

IE516 - E-Business (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to e-business, electronic retailing, introduction to e-commerce web design, e-business marketing, and e-business infrastructures.

IE517 - Customer Relationship Management (3 + 0) 5

The analysis of operational, analytical and collaborative customer relationship management, operational CRM, connecting with analytical and collaborative CRM, understanding the importance of building and sustaining relationships with customers, enhancing customer loyalty, analyzing customer value and profitability; investigating the use of technolo

IE518 - Engineering Design Economics (3 + 0) 5

Investment projects and flow diagrams, interest and equivalence, the techniques of investment evaluation, investment evaluation in inflationist environment, various deterministic capital budgeting models (linear programming models, discrete models, dynamic models, multi-criteria optimization models), benefit theory, the techniques of investment eva

IE519 - Forecasting (3 + 0) 5

Forecasting methodology and techniques; dynamic Bayesian modelling; methodological forecasting and analysis; polynomial, seasonal, harmonic and regression systems; superpositioning; variance learning; forecast monitoring and applications; time series analysis and forecasting; moving averages; estimation and forecasting for arma models; arma models;

IE520 - Logistics and Inventory Systems (3 + 0) 5

Determination of needs and requirements for logistics within large-scale manufacturing and business environments, logistics performance and cost control, and logistics concepts of product systems design, overview of procurement, material handling, physical distribution, after-sale services, packaging facilities, repair, maintenance, and automation

IE521 - Advances in MIS (3 + 0) 5

Advanced topics in the management of information systems, information systems technology, information systems development, and information systems management, new application areas and the management approaches.

IE530 - Research Topic (3 + 0) 5

Research methodologies, review of background knowledge, academic reading, finalizing a research work.