Strategic Planning (LAW317) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Strategic Planning LAW317 2 0 0 2 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. İsmail Bircan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To make students to comprehend the concepts of strategy, planning, strategic planning. On these bases, this course aims to develop skills required to foresee the future, systematic thinking, participation and developing strategy and vision.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1. To state definition, aim, historical development, and the types of planning.
  • 2. To summarize definition and content of strategic planning along with the process, steps, and methods of strategic planning.
  • 3. To state strategy and vision development process and the applications of strategic planning and strategic management in Turkey.
  • 4. To classify the intra structure analysis, strengths and weakness, external structure analysis, opportunities and threat factors of institutions.
  • 5. To evaluate the benefits of SWOT analysis, strategic planning, and strategic management.
  • 6. To query institutional performance management, the indicators of performance and the evaluation of performance criteria.
  • 7. To interpret strategic management, leadership and the models of leadership, and the strategic human resources planning.
  • 8. To summarize the concepts of to make difference, be different, innovation, and creativity
Course Content Strategic planning and process; reasons for restructuring; strategic analysis, planning and management applications; SWOT analysis for institutions; institutional performance management, performance indicators and their evaluation; the concepts of making difference, be different, innovation and creativity; communication processes of strategic plann

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 The definition, aim, historical development, and the types of of planning. Course Resources
2 The definition, content, principals, and properties of strategy; the relation of strategy with politics, plannning, program, budget, and methods; The process of stratgic planning, its content, its level, and its methods; Legal basis for strategic planning in the public sector Course Resources
3 Strategy and vision development Course Resources
4 The reasons for the restructuring of institutions and foreseeing the future by goal-setting. Course Resources
5 The process of strategy development and strategic analysis; Strategic planning in Turkey and the applications of strategic management; Strategic Planning and Applications in Turkish Public Administration Course Resources
6 Midterm Exam
7 In the internal environment analysis, strengths and weaknesses, external environment analysis, opportunities and threats of an organization Course Resources
8 Costing of Strategic planning, SWOT analysis, call conferencing Course Resources
9 Strategic planning and situation analysis Course Resources
10 The benefits of strategic planning and strategic management, the implementation of strategic planning and its action plan. Course Resources
11 Institutional performance management, performance indicators; Application: How do we get where we want to go? Monitoring and evaluation of case Course Resources
12 Strategic Management, Leadership and models; Strategic Human Resources Planning Course Resources
13 Practitioner performance evaluation of employees as strategic planning in organizations Course Resources
14 To make a difference, be different, innovation and creativity Course Resources
15 Communication processes of strategic planning applications Course Resources
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Stratejik Planlama, Stratejik Yönetim ve Stratejik İnsan Kaynakları Yöneti ile ilgili Kitaplar.
Other Sources 2. İnternet Kaynakları

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Skills to understand, compare and paraphrase the basic concepts of law as a jurist following common principles of law.
2 Skills to solve problems using a critical point of view when necessary , to determine and analyse the theoretical and implementation problems of law. X
3 Contribution to understanding, planning, exercising and coordinating the functionss of law, by explaining and practising. X
4 Skills to understand the strategic, tactical and practical sides of private and public law. X
5 Skills to understand the local, national, international, universal and supranational sides of private and public law.
6 Skills to understand the modern methods and differences of law.
7 Skills to participate in/inter disciplinary group works succesfully. X
8 Skills to adopt open minded behaviors in the way of learning and attempting. X
9 Skills to assimilate and carry the rules of ethics and profession within the framework of social responsibility
10 Skills to use Turkish efficiently in writing and speaking, and have the communication talent that is required by a law related career. X
11 Skills to approach critically and creativly on the legal and social problems in terms of rule of law and ideal of justice. X
12 Skills to understand and practice the national and international sides of law through caselaw and judical implementations.
13 Skills to prepare/present a written or oral academic study within the framework of acedemic ethic and rules.
14 Skills to use vocational information technologies efficiently in solving legal problems.
15 Skills to reinforce knowledge of foreign languages and command of legal terminolgy.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Application 1 5 5
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 7 3 21
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 7 7
Total Workload 75