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
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 own undergraduate program area with the knowledge of business administration.
2 2. To have information about the structure and functioning of the financial system and each financial institution.
3 3. To have information about regulations and legislation related to financial institutions
4 4. To be able to see the risks that different financial institutions are exposed to and gain the ability to produce basic solutions.
5 5. To have knowledge about basic investment strategies.
6 6. Having knowledge about research methods and techniques and being able to use them.
7 7. To have information about the institutional characteristics of emerging and developed markets and investment strategies for bonds, stocks and derivatives in these markets.
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 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values
12 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.
13 12. To have the ability to present a research problem, to develop hypotheses, to design research and to reach a conclusion by using qualitative/quantitative methods, by making the necessary literature review, and to have the ability to publish an academic publication as a result.

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