Operations Management (ISLE504) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Operations Management ISLE504 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 Distance
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Altan Özkil
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Production management is a process of planning, organizing, directing and controlling the activities of the production function. It combines and transforms various resources used in the production subsystem of the organization into value added product in a controlled manner as per the policies of the organization.
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 to Operations Management. Top, A., Yılmaz, E. ch 1
2 Operations Strategy and Production Systems. Üreten, S. ch 1
3 Productivity and Performance / Performance Evaluation Methods. Kobu, B. ch 3
4 Cost models in Operations Management. Üreten, S. ch 2
5 Decision making in Operations Management. Top, A., Yılmaz, E. ch 3-B
6 Project Management Chase, R.B., Aquilano, N.J., Jacobs, F.R. part 1.3
7 Simulation in Operations Management/ Applications. Üreten, S. ch 5
8 Queuing or Waiting Line Analysis. Top, A., Yılmaz, E. ch 4-E
9 mid-term exam
10 Demand Forecasting ( Time Series Analysis 1). Kobu, B. ch 5
11 Demand Forecasting ( Time Series Analysis 2). Kobu, B. ch 5
12 Demand Forecasting (Regression Analysis) . Üreten, S. ch 4
13 Quality Management and quality control . Kobu, B. ch17
14 Product Design. Kobu,ch.5.
15 Process Design. Üreten, ch 5
16 final exam


Course Book 1. Top, Aykut ve Yılmaz,ü Erdal (2013) Üretim Yönetimi, İdeal Kültür Yayıncılık, İstanbul
3. Üreten, Sevinç (1998) Üretim / İşlemler Yönetimi – Planlama-Denetim Kararları, Karar Modelleri ve İyileştirme Yaklaşımları, THK Basımevi, Ankara
4. Kobu, Bülent (2003) Üretim Yönetimi, 11. Baskı, Avcıol Basım
Other Sources 2. 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 1 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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 4 10 40
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 128