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 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. X
2 2. To have knowledge about research methods and techniques and to be able to use them
3 3. To be able to produce creative and constructive solutions in cases of uncertainty and confusion in the field of business
4 4. To be able to comprehend the basic concepts and basic functions of business administration at the level of expertise. X
5 5. To be able to plan and manage activities for the professional development of employees under his/her responsibility in professional activities and projects in his/her field.
6 6. To be able to produce innovative and creative ideas and to put these ideas into practice
7 7. To be able to carry out a study independently using the knowledge he has in the field of business administration and to take responsibility as a team member in cooperation with other professional groups working in this field.
8 8. To have the ability to reach scientific knowledge in the field of business, to monitor, evaluate and apply the current literature.
9 9. To be able to transfer information about the business area by using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods.
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.
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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