Tourism Management (TKİŞ101) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Tourism Management TKİŞ101 1 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Associate (Short Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Distance
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives it is intended to inform them about the tourism sector, learning the tourism-related basic concepts and the factors directing people towards tourism
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The understanding of tourism development in the historical process.
  • Understanding the development of transport and travel in tourism activities and their participating in the development of tourism businesses.
  • Understanding the dynamics of the tourism industry
  • Classifying and understanding the properties of accomodation business
  • Understanding the international tourism businesses and the entry forms of tourism enterprises into international markets
Course Content The concept of tourism and tourists, business and management concepts, General information about tourism enterprises, the enterprises in travel sector (travel agencies, tour operators), accommodation businesses, food and beverage businesses, yachts and marina businesses, international tourism enterprises (its development, market entry forms).

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Concepts of Tourism and Tourist Chapter 1
2 Business and Management Concepts Chapter 2
3 General Information About Tourism Enterprises Chapter 3
4 General Information on Travel Agencies and its Functions Chapter 4
5 Classification of Travel Agencies Chapter 5
6 Mid term Midterm
7 Classification and Functions of Tour Operators Chapter 6
8 Historical Development and Current Status of Accomodation businesses Chapter 7
9 Classification of Accommodation Businesses Chapter 8
10 Developing Causes of Food and Beverage Management Chapter 9
11 Classification of Food and Beverage Management Chapter 10
12 General information about yacht businesses Chapter 11
13 General information about marina businesses Chapter 12
14 Turkey’s Tourism Inside World’s Tourism and the Development of International Tourism Management Chapter 13
15 The Globalising in Tourism Industry, the Entry Forms of Tourism Businesses into International Markets Chapter 14
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. Azize Tunç, Firuzan Saç, Genel Turizm: Gelişimi-Geleceği, Siyasal Kitapevi, Ankara, 2008.
Other Sources 2. Adnan Türksoy, Yiyecek ve İçecek Hizmetleri Yönetimi, Genişletilmiş 2. Baskı, Turhan Kitapevi, Ankara, 2002.
3. Ahmet Aktaş, Ağırlama Endüstrilerinde Yiyecek ve İçecek Yönetimi, 2. Baskı, Antalya, 2001.
4. Samuel C. Certo ve S. Trevis Certo, “Modern Management 10e” Pearson Prentice Hall; 2006 New Jersey

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 35
Percentage of Final Work 65
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 The skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts of tourism and accommodation management X
2 Analyzing and designing management techniques and practices in tourism and accommodations X
3 Understanding the planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and control functions of tourism and accommodation management, along with explanation and implementation of them. X
4 Understanding the strategic, tactical and operational dimensions of the tourism and accommodation management. X
5 Ability to use the modern techniques and technological devices of tourism industry. X
6 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in alternative tourism areas. X
7 Concentrating practice along with theoretical frame of tourism management. X
8 Developing the skills of communication. X
9 Understanding the trends in the tourism industry. X
10 Having the quality consciousness in the tourism industry. X
11 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility in the tourism industry X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 6 90
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 90