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2017-2018 Academic Calendar


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ISL101 - Introduction to Behavioral Science (3 + 0) 6

Thinking critically with behavioral science, exploring the biology of mind, discription of human diversity, sensation and perception, learning process and conditioning, the phenomenon of memory and memory construction, thinking and language, motivation and work, emotions, personality.

ISL111 - Introduction to Business (3 + 0) 6

Fundamentals of business, global business, small business, forms of business, functions of business namely, management and organization, and information technology.

ISL122 - Quantitative Applications in Business (3 + 0) 6

Statistical data; application of various numerical methods and ways in business sector.

ISL112 - Introduction to Management (3 + 0) 6

Organization, teamwork, technology and information management, production, operations management, human resources, marketing, accounting and finance.

ISL102 - Introduction to Law (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts of law and preliminary matters, general legal concepts and institutions of law, overview of the Turkish Legal System, interaction of law and economics, interrelated areas, basic concepts of competition law.

ISL203 - Principles of Accounting I (3 + 0) 6

Accounting concept, generally accepted accounting principles, accounting equation, accounting transaction, the accounts and recording process, balance sheet and income statement, all of the asset, equity, revenue and expense accounts transactions.

ISL217 - Business Law (3 + 0) 5

The concept of enterprise law, dealer concept, mercantile affair, tradename, unfair trade.

ISL213 - Organization Theory (3 + 0) 5

Fundamental concepts of organization structure and design; the evolution of organization theory, organizational effectiveness, organizational structure and environment.

ISL209 - Financial Mathematics (3 + 0) 6

Calculations on percentage, calculations related to cost, profit and sales, calculation of interest, annuities, debt repayment, internal and external discount, bond valuation, stock valuation and project evaluation.

ISL241 - Principles of Marketing (3 + 0) 5

Main principles of marketing, strategies, marketing environment, marketing mix, market segmentation and product life cycle.

ISL242 - Marketing Management (3 + 0) 5

Definition and explanation of basic concepts, consumer products, product mix, new product development, product lifecycle, distribution channels, promotion, advertising, sales management, pricing, elasticity.

ISL214 - Quantitative Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Quantitative approaches to decision making; prior, posterior, pre posterior analysis; linear programming, transportation, assignment, network analysis, inventory models, queing models, Markov chains.

ISL206 - Organizational Behavior (3 + 0) 6

Organizational behavior in historical and global context, individuals in organizations, personality, motivation, groups, communication, leadership, conflict, organizational system, organizational structure, technology and job design, socio-technic system, organizational culture, organizational change and development.

ISL204 - Principles of Accounting II (3 + 0) 6

Determination of quantity and value of all the assets and liabilities, month/year end transactions, trial balance, incorrect entries, detailed financial statements.

ISL292 - Turkish Tax System (3 + 0) 5

Definition of the tax law, general rules of tax law, tax criminal law, tax execution law, tax judgment law and tax administration.

ISL311 - Production Management (3 + 0) 6

Operation strategy, product and service design, production and inventory management, quality management and quality control.

ISL303 - Financial Management I (3 + 0) 6

The cash flow, ratio analysis, the time value of money, stock and bond valuation, capital budgeting, project analysis, operating leverage.

ISL365 - Year End Accounting Procedures (3 + 0) 5

Preparation of the trial balances, year-end accounting transactions, closing entries and preparation of the main financial statements.

ISL310 - Financial Markets and Institutions (3 + 0) 5

Financial markets, financial institutions, financial instruments and role of financial instruments in the economy.

ISL315 - Personality and Organizational Psychology (3 + 0) 5

Concepts of personality and organizational psychology; personality related issues such as attitude, motivation, perception; individuals within the work environment.

ISL323 - Quantitative Decision Making Techniques (3 + 0) 5

Analytical modelling which will help decision making process, statistical analyzing techniques and decision models.

ISL354 - Computer Applications in Business (3 + 0) 5

Main computer applications in the issues such as budgeting, cost-volume- profit analysis, consolidation, capital budgeting and time value of money applications.

ISL352 - Financial Literacy (3 + 0) 5

Important financial statements such as balance sheet and income statement as well as conducting basic analysis.

ISL403 - Organizational Power and Politics (3 + 0) 5

The political strategies within the organizational settings; relationship between power and politics.

ISL416 - International Marketing (3 + 0) 5

Topics related to international marketing, definition of international markets, international marketing strategy and market entry methods, planning, implementing and controlling of product, price, place and promotion strategies for global marketplace.

ISL421 - Public Finance (3 + 0) 5

The concept and the definiton of the public finance, the relatioship between public finance and management, public income definition and arms, public income types, tax theory and its application.

ISL427 - Risk Management (3 + 0) 5

Financial risk and the sources of risk, calculation and management of portfolio risk, exchange rate, interest rate and credit risk, traditional risk management methods, risk management instruments.

ISL436 - Supply Chain Management (3 + 0) 5

The basic SCM concepts include purchasing, manufacturing flow management, production, marketing, sales, distribution, customer relationship and service management, demand management, order fulfilment, supplier relationship management, IT, product development and commercialization, returns management from functional and process perspective.

ISL438 - Securities Law (3 + 0) 5

Definition and properties of securities, securities law, legal attributes of securities, payment and demonstration, limitation.

ISL446 - Investment Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Risk and return relationship, portfolio theories and portfolio management, asset pricing models, derivative instruments.

ISL449 - Consumer Behaviour (3 + 0) 5

Consumer actions, experiences, feelings, and judgement processes; consumer buying behavior and the theories concerning the factors affecting the consumer behavior process such as perception, motivation, demographics, culture, etc.

ISL317 - Human Resources Management (3 + 0) 5

Strategic human resource management, certain ethical, legal and social considerations, staffing, human resource development, compensation and benefits, safety and health, employee and labor relations.

ISL320 - Labor and Social Security Law (3 + 0) 5

The fundamentals and application fields of business law, individual and collective business law subjects.

ISL440 - Digital Marketing (3 + 0) 5

The aspects of Internet, social media and mobile marketing that are most relevant to the marketing mix for 'Business to Business' (B2B), 'Business to Consumer' (B2C) and 'Not-for-Profit' marketing, communications and PR.

ISL409 - Entrepreneurship (4 + 0) 5

The nature, importance and history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, entrepreneurship background of Turkey, changes in Turkish entrepreneurial features and activities, characteris

ISL413 - Auditing (3 + 0) 5

The nature and objectives of audit in general as well as audit procedures and techniques practiced today; the audit risks involved in various situations; how to audit the risk area of financial statements.

ISL425 - International Finance (3 + 0) 5

International monetary system, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), international liquidity, foreign exchange market, currency and interest rate derivative products, trade finance and international banking concepts.

ISL428 - Brand Management (3 + 0) 5

Definition of a brand, brand name, brand attributes, brand positioning, image building, the difference between brand image and brand identity, sources of brand identity, methods to build brand awareness, brand loyalty, brand association, the relationship between brand equity and customer equity.

ISL419 - International Business (3 + 0) 5

Instrumental concepts for understanding international business literature; globalization of markets and the internationalization of the firm; organizational participants that make international business happen; cultural environment of international business; ethics and international business; theories of international trade and investment; politica

ISL415 - Contemporary Management Approaches (3 + 0) 5

This course is designed to provide deep knowledge regarding the ways organizations use different and contemporary managerial approaches and practices in order to gain, manage and sustain certain resources and compete within an uncertain environmental conditions

ISL441 - Interorganizational Relations (3 + 0) 5

Relationships between the organizations; how these relationships may help organizations to increase their effectiveness within the competition; the effect of such relations on the creation of networks among the organizations.

ISL442 - Seminar (3 + 0) 5

Main aspects of business research; the scientific approach and alternative approaches to research; the broad problem area and defining the problem statement; the critical literature review; theoretical framework and hypothesis development; elements of research design; data collection methods: introduction and interviews, observation,questionnaires

ISL371 - Law of Obligations (3 + 0) 5

Concept of obligation, contracts as a source of debts, illicit act, unjust enrichment, fullfillments, responsibilities, types of contracts

ISL491 - CO_OP Practice I (3 + 0) 5


ISL493 - CO_OP Practice II (3 + 0) 5


ISL495 - CO_OP Practice III (3 + 0) 5


ISL308 - Cost Accounting (3 + 0) 6

Fundamentals of cost accounting within an industrial organization, the cost accounting functions relative to materials, labor, and factory overhead, job order and process cost systems, cost allocation, standard costing systems, activity-based costing systems.

ISL304 - Financial Management II (3 + 0) 6

Risk and return, cost of capital, financial leverage, capital structure, short-term financial planning.

ISL364 - Financial Statement Analysis (3 + 0) 5

The interpretation of the balance sheet and income statement, cash flow statement, statement of changes in stockholders? equity and conducting vertical analysis, trend analysis and ratio analysis.

ISL453 - Investment Projects Analysis (3 + 0) 7

Conceptual basics of investment projects, main analysis in project development, project evaluation, risk analysis in project evaluation, other profitability and economic anaysis.

ISL401 - Managerial Accounting (3 + 0) 7

Theory and technique of cost determination under the job casting and process costing methods of cost finding, budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, analysis of financial statements, cost allocations, basics of accounting concepts.

ISL448 - Marketing Research (3 + 0) 7

Definition and function of marketing research, marketing research process, identification of research problem and hypothesis proposal, data types and sources, identification of research models, exploratory research, descriptive research, causal research, sampling, measurement and scales, questionnaire design, descriptive data analysis, hypothesis

ISL402 - Strategic Management (3 + 0) 7

Strategic planning of the business, scope, organization, coordination, application and control of activities of the business.