Seminar (SY500) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Seminar SY500 0 0 0 0 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, Discussion, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elif Eşiyok
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To select a research topic, to obtain or collect relevant data, data analyzing, report writing and presenting it as a thesis
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To develop the skills of establishing a link between theory and practice in management.
  • Design research studies to solve organizational problems by using the knowledge about research methods Design research studies to contribute the relevant literature.
  • To learn basics of academic writing.
  • To develop presentation skills.
Course Content Definition of the topic, data collection and analysis, report writing and presenting.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Research Methods: Basic concepts
2 Research Methods: Basic concepts, causality
3 Determination of research topics and literature review
4 Literature review and selection of research approach
5 Research ethics and plagiarism
6 Midterm exam
7 Sampling
8 Secondary data & observation
9 Interview
10 Questionnaires
11 Midterm exam (Project evaluations)
12 Quantitative data analysis and data entry
13 Quantitative data analysis (group comparisons & descriptive statistics).
14 Quantitative data analysis (Regression, correlation and factor analysis)
15 Qualitative Data Analysis
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. Saunders, M., Lewis, P., Thornhill, A. (2007). Research Methods for Business Students, Prentice Hall.
2. Büyüköztürk, Ş., Çakmak, E., Akgün, Ö., Karadeniz, Ş., Demirel, F. (2012). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Pegem akademi, Ankara
3. Karasar, N. (2011). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri. 22.Basım. Nobel Yayıncılık, Ankara

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 5
Laboratory - -
Application 2 5
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 25
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 25
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 20 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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 1.To be able to combine and use the knowledge of their undergraduate program area with the knowledge of business administration.
2 2. To acquire the ability to produce constructive solutions by taking responsibility in case of encountering unforeseen complex (crisis, etc.) situations related to the field of health institutions management. X
3 3. To be able to comprehend the basic concepts and basic functions of health management at the level of expertise.
4 4. To have knowledge about research methods and techniques and to be able to use them.
5 5. An ability to set a innovative business or an ability to use the knowledge in the operations of Health Care Management(taking risk, finding resources, making market research, and preparing business plans etc.)
6 6. To be able to use the right project management techniques for effective project planning.
7 7. To be able to produce innovative and creative ideas and to put these ideas into practice.
8 8. To be able to reach scientific knowledge in the field of Health Institutions Management, to monitor, evaluate and apply the current literature. X
9 9. To be able to transfer information about the business area by using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods. X
10 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values.
11 11. To be able to work effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, to take responsibility, to make risk analysis, to keep up with change, to think critically and to use initiative in problem solving.
12 12. To have the ability to present a research problem, to develop hypotheses, to design a research, to reach a conclusion by using qualitative/quantitative methods, and to make academic publications by making the necessary literature review. X
13 .

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 15 3 45
Application 3 5 15
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 35 35
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 125