YER598 - Term Project (0 + 0) 40

Research techniques, academic writing skills and term project.

YER501 - Theories of Development and Local Government (3 + 0) 5

The course aims to introduce Relationship between Dynamics of Local Government and the Local Development Dealing. The course targets students to review the theories of local government, To understand the organizational dimensions of regional development concept, the relationship between local government and nation-state, and the role of local gover

YER502 - Public Policy Analysis (3 + 0) 5

The aim of this course is to introduce the policy making process; identification, choose, application, monitoring and evaluating the application. Moreover, it is aimed to introduce how public policies associated with political system. The course targets students have the ability to comprehend public policy making processes, learn the concepts of pu

ISL555 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 5

Research designs, probability theories, hypothesis tests, reliability and validity of measurement, model construction, multiple regression, multivariate variance analyses, correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and econometric models.

General Elective

YER504 - Strategic Management and Vision Development (0 + 0) 5

The aim of this course is to introduce the Strategic Management and Vision Development approaches, and relation of these approaches to local governments. The course targets students to understand strategic management approaches and to critically evaluate it with special reference to local governments and understand good practice examples of service

YER505 - Local Governments and Urbanization (3 + 0) 5

The course aims to analyze structure, process and evolution of local governments with specific reference to urbanization. The course targets to inform the conversion process in communities of concept and process of urbanization; explain the impact of space and planning on daily life and social structure and analyze understand current legislations a

YER506 - Theories and Application of Urban Planning (3 + 0) 5

The course aims to analyze local governments with special reference to theories of urbanization and reflection of these theories to applications of urban planning. At the end of the semester students would understand the urban space and local management practices and comprehend factors that play a role in shaping of urban space; and gain an academi

YER507 - Resource Usage and Budget in Local Government (3 + 0) 5

Course aims to introduce basic processes such as produce and use of Resources, and budgeting these Resources in local government. The course would examine the Resources of local government; evaluate of local government revenues and local government budgeting process. The course covers different components of resources and expenditures, and budgetin

YER509 - Service Delivery Forms in Local Governments and Application Project (3 + 0) 5

The course aims to introduce services of local governments and alternative forms of service delivery. At the end of the semester students would understand concept services in local government services and different services areas in the local governments. During the course students will review the alternative forms of services in local governments

YER510 - Local Governments and Information Technologies (3 + 0) 5

The course aims to explain the basic principles of information technologies areas related to local governments and to introduce advantages of information technologies for local governments. The course covers urban information technologies that is a duty for municipalities with laws numbered 5216 and 5393. The course will teach basic informations ab

YER511 - Urbanization and World Cities (3 + 0) 5

It is aimed to introduce world cities that is alleged to occur in the process of globalization. The course will analyze the spatial effects of globalization process, the impact of globalization process and on socio-economic structure of settlement, the formation and the basic properties of world cities, and the effects of world city and world city

YER512 - Culture and Tourism in Local Governments (3 + 0) 5

The aim of this course is to expose the role and importance of local government in accurately utilizing natural and cultural resources that is owned by tourism. The course covers issues such as concept of tourism; economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of tourism; the duties and responsibilities of local governments in developing cultur

YER513 - Local Governments and Environment (3 + 0) 5

The aim of the course is to introduce the role and importance of local governments in minimizing the negative effects on the environment; in usage, preventing and developing the natural, historical and cultural resources. The course covers; the importance of the protection of the natural, historical and cultural resources the environment; the conce

YER514 - Regional Development (3 + 0) 5

Local governments and localities are not independent of isolated units from each other and. In this sense, the process of regional development becomes important in the development of local governments and nations. Regional development agencies regional planning efforts, becoming widespread in development models. The purpose of this course is to int

YER515 - Methods of Reflective Application (3 + 0) 5

Reflective Practices approach is a method that expand in all areas from management to education in recent years. By this method, it is discussed how to use life experiences and tacit knowledge when instant problems are encountered. This course will cover how to use methods of reflective practice during the local government decision-making and imple

YER516 - Ethics for Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

The course covers the conceptual discussions on ethical values and principles and usage and/or ideal usage of these of these values and principles in public administration. In the light of this conceptual framework ethical principles and values set forth in Turkish public administration will be examined with a critical and complementary approach. T

YER517 - Comparative Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

This course will discuss recent evolution of comparatively public administration firstly. Additionally, a comparative study of public administration will be made in different countries.. This comparison would not be made by ranking of different countries, but analyzing principles, processes and organizations of public administration in different co

YER518 - Local Governments and Esthetic (3 + 0) 5

Likewise aesthetics as an important factor in all services provided by local governments, in societal level, the relationship between local governments and events thorugh which aesthetics is produced and legitimised is gaining importance. For many meanings from giving meaning to daily life to self reflection of political sphere to society itself, t

YER519 - Local Governments and Urban Economics (3 + 0) 5

In capital accumulation process, local governments are not only influential as service providers but also providers of infrastructure needed by the economy and reglators of the economy when needed. These dynamics deeply effect policies and strategies implemented by local governments within relationality of all the sectors comprising urban economy,

YER503 - Organization and Law of Local Governments (3 + 0) 5

The aim of the course is to introduce the related legislation on local governments, and the organization forms of local governments on the basis of these legislations. The course targets students have the ability to comprehend types of local government services, understand concepts and scope of localization and globalization and to learn relationsh