ECTS - Psychology and Business Ethics

Psychology and Business Ethics (ISL508) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Psychology and Business Ethics ISL508 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 .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Burcu Tosun
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is presenting the theoritical and practical knowledge about organizational psychology and business ethics to the students .
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understanding the meaning, importance and application of business ethics
  • Understanding the meaning, importance and application methods of social responsibility in organizations
Course Content Business ethics, alternative theoretical approaches, ethical dilemmas, attitudes and behaviors, psychology.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Fundamentals and approaches of ethics Chapter1
2 The concept of business ethics Chapter2
3 Historical background of business ethics Chapter2
4 The function of business ethics Chapter3
5 The management approaches and steps of business ethics Chapter3
6 Ethic codes and types Chapter4
7 Ethical decision making factors and models Chapter5
8 Midterm exam Chapters 1-5
9 Unethical business behaviors and reasons Chapter6
10 The institutionalization of business ethics management Chapter7
11 Ethical business behaviors Chapter7
12 The approaches and models of social responsibility Chapter9
13 The social responsibility domains of organizations Chapter10
14 Case study Chapters 1-10
15 Overall review Chapters 1-10
16 Final exam Chapters 1-10


Course Book 1. "İş Ahlakı ve Sosyal Sorumluluk", Prof. Dr. Çetin Bektaş, 2016. Beta Yayıncılık

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 10 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 20
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 16 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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 X
3 3. To be able to produce creative and constructive solutions in cases of uncertainty and confusion in the field of business X
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. X
6 6. To be able to produce innovative and creative ideas and to put these ideas into practice X
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. X
8 8. To have the ability to reach scientific knowledge in the field of business, 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. X
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. X
12 . X

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 10 3 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 5 20
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 12 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 18 18
Total Workload 128