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Business administration (Thesis)
Qualification Awarded

After students complete all the requirements in the curriculum programme and fulfilling all other requirements for graduation, they get Business Administration" Second Cycle Degree Certificate and they graduate as a expertise in their field with second cycle degree.

Level of Qualification

Master Degree

Objectives

-To provide students with the required tools for decision-making and data analysis

-To improve students' marketing skills through the use of case studies
-To teach students the techniques and tools useful for financial analysis and control in today's business climate.
-To give students the skills and the knowledge set necessary to ethically manage today's business operations for productivity and performance.
-To engender a global perspective in all students.
-To develop each student's strategic thinking.
Specific Admission Requirements

The bachelors(intra-extra field) can apply for a graduate degree. There are some conditions for this:
-55 points for ASGEEE exam or to take GRE or GMAT exams and to get points equivalent to ASGEEE
- To take the IUCLE or FLPE or TOEFL exams.
- In addition, these rates are defined by the university senate. GPA is added to total score.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

The students of our University have the right to request the recognition of their prior learning at different universities. For the recognition of their prior learning, they should submit their transcript and course contents to the relevant department in the first semester of their registration year.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The requirements for getting Second Cycle Degree are to complete (120) credit hours as diveded below and to fulfill all other requirements.
1-60 Credit hours covering 9 compulsory courses plus seminar as detailed in the curriculum. 
2-The Student must write a thesis about their field for graduate and have a Second Cycle Degree. For graduating determined jury should accept the thesis.

Profile of The Programme

The purpose of the MBA program is to educate qualified students from a variety of undergraduate programs for successful careers at the national and international setting levels. The program combines experiential learning with theoretical approach in various functional areas of management. It is expected that the program would produce qualified professionals with varied intellectual and curriculum backgrounds to acquire the mix of advanced skills necessary for dealing with the broadest problems at different levels of managerial responsibility.

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  To provide students with the required tools for decision-making and data analysis
 2-  To improve students' marketing skills through the use of case studies
 3-  To teach students the techniques and tools useful for financial analysis and control in today's business climate.
 4-  To give students the skills and the knowledge set necessary to ethically manage today's business operations for productivity and performance.
 5-  To engender a global perspective in all students
 6-  To develop each student's strategic thinking.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Organisations are demanding leaders who thrive in a complex and globally diverse environment. The MBA programme delivers graduates who are ready to succeed in a highly competitive and rapidly changing business climate. Students learn the principles of strategy and leadership and how to implement them in a busy working environment. 

Access to Further Studies

It is possible for our students to continue four-year-doctoral program at any university having the doctoral program of that department after their graduation. Graduates take phd degree at business administration programs.

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Students have to attend minimum 70% of theoretical courses and 80% of the laboratory or application courses of their program. In the contrary case they can’t take final examinations of those courses. If a student fails in a course but he attends it he doesn’t have to attend that course again. Exams are usually done in written form. But the teacher can do the exams, projects and homework orally on the condition that he states it on information form. The exam is done by course’s own teacher. There usually is one midterm and one final exam in a term. The ratio for final exam is 60% and 40% for the projects, homework and midterm. Make-up exam is done in 15 days after final examination to students with alibi paper reviewed and approved by related department.To pass the lecture, 51 point must be got from the final exam.To take the final exam, mid-term exam must be taken. Furthermore the student must be completed thesis study

Graduation Requirements

The student has to complete 120 credit hours accredited. In addition to that student is required to complete his/her thesis (taken normally in 2th semester).

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

Assist.Mehmet Kahraman

Contact

Mehmet Akif Ersoy University

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Ortulu Mevkii 15030 BURDUR

Phone: +90 248 213 25 00

Fax: +90 248 213 25 04

E-Mail: mkahraman@mehmetakif.edu.tr

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6
 Social Media Marketing 4 4 5 4 4 4
Accounting and Financial Management in Foreign Trade 3 5 4
Accounting Auditing 4 5
Accounting Information Systems
Accounting Practices in Multinational Companies
Accounting Standarts 5 3
Administration in Health Organisations 5 3
Administration in Small and Medium Enterprises 3 4 3
Administration in Touristic Enterprises 4 4 5
Administration of Capital 4 4 4 3
Advanced Cost Accounting
Advanced Management Accounting 3 4 5 4
Applied Business Researches 4 5 4 4
Brand Developement 4 4 4 4 4 4
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 5
Capital Markets & Derivative Security Analysises 4 3 4 2
Capital Theories
Communication of Marketing 4 4 5
Consulting
Contemporary Marketing Approaches
Contemporary Organisation Theories 5 4
Corporations Law
Cost Management 4 3 5 3
Current Issues in Organisational Behaviour 4 4
E-Trade
Economical Consolidation and EU
Effective Sales Management 5 4 4 5 4 4
Elective Course 1
Elective Course 2
Elective Course 3
Entrepreneurship and the Culture of Entrepreneurship 4 4 4
Environment and Development Rhetoric
EU and Turkish Competition Law 2 5 5 3
Financial Techniques 4 5 3
Foreign Trade and International Payments 5 4
Heuristic Algorithms 4 5 3 3 5 5
Innovation and Innovation Management
Innovation Management
Insurance Law
Intellectual Property Rights
International Capital Flows
International Finance 3 5 5 3
International Organizations and their Affairs with Turkey
Law of Commercial Enterprise
Management in Non-governmental Organizations 3 4 4 3
Managerial Accounting
Marketing Communication
Marketing Management in Service Enterprises 4 5 4
Marketing Research 3 5 5
Matlap Programming 4 3 4 2 1 5
Modern Financial Management 3 4 3 3
Modern Management Techniques 5 4 4 5 4
Modern Strategic Management 4 4 5
Neural Network 5 4 4 5 5 5
New Approaches in Marketing 3 2 4 5 3
New Product Development 5 4 4 4 4 4
Numerical Methods 4 5
Organisation Theory 5 5 5 4
Phsicology of Management and Organisational Behaviour 5 4 5 4
Portfolio Management and Analysis of Securities
Practical Econometrics 4 3 4 4
Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility 5 3
Programming Languages 5 4 5 1 4 4
Reform in Public Management
Research Methods in Enterprises 4 5 4 4
Science and Tecnology Policies
Seminar 3 4 4 1 2 4
SME and Industry Politics in EU and Turkey
Special Studies 5 5 4 4 5
Strategic Marketing Management 4 4 5
Strategical Human Resources Management 4 5 4
Tax Accounting 3 4
Technology and Research-Development Management
The Analysis of Consumer Behaviours 4 4 4 4
The Philosophy of Management 4 5 4
Thesis 5 5 5 5 5 5
Total Quality Management and Quality Management Systems 4 4 5 5
Turkish Management Culture
Evaluation Questionnaires
 THE OVERALL EVALUATION OF THE COURSE V. Good Good Average Poor V. Poor No Idea
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
 
 LEVEL OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF COURSE OUTCOMES TO PROGRAMME COMPETENCIES 5 4 3 2 1 X
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 WORKLOAD DETERMINATION - ECTS
 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)

    

a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?

    

a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?

    

a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?

    

a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)

 

   1stYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  02ISL500 Research Methods in Enterprises Required 3 6
  - Elective Course 1 Required 3 6
  - Elective Course 2 Required 3 6
  - Elective Course 3 Required 3 6
  02ISL521 Applied Business Researches Required 3 6
    Total : 15 30


   1stYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  02ISL533 Communication of Marketing Required 3 6
  - Elective Course 1 Required 3 6
  - Elective Course 2 Required 3 6
  - Elective Course 3 Required 3 6
  02ISL596 Seminar Required 3 6
    Total : 15 30
    Annual Total : 30 60


   2ndYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  02İSL590 Consulting Required 0 2
  02ISL599 Thesis Required 0 24
  02ISL598 Special Studies Required 0 4
    Total : 0 30


   2ndYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  02İSL590 Consulting Required 0 2
  02ISL599 Thesis Required 0 24
  02ISL598 Special Studies Required 0 4
    Total : 0 30
    Annual Total : 0 60




  Electives
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  02ISL557 International Organizations and their Affairs with Turkey Elective 3 6
  02ISL538 EU and Turkish Competition Law Elective 3 6
  02ISL556 SME and Industry Politics in EU and Turkey Elective 3 6
  02ISL544 Science and Tecnology Policies Elective 3 6
  02ISL520 Modern Financial Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL551 Contemporary Organisation Theories Elective 3 6
  02ISL616 Contemporary Marketing Approaches Elective 3 6
  02ISL504 Modern Strategic Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL523 Modern Management Techniques Elective 3 6
  02ISL519 Administration of Capital Elective 3 6
  02ISL553 Environment and Development Rhetoric Elective 3 6
  02ISL564 Accounting Practices in Multinational Companies Elective 3 6
  02ISL532 Accounting and Financial Management in Foreign Trade Elective 3 6
  02ISL558 Foreign Trade and International Payments Elective 3 6
  02ISL561 E-Trade Elective 3 6
  02ISL566 Effective Sales Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL548 Intellectual Property Rights Elective 3 6
  02ISL529 Financial Techniques Elective 3 6
  02ISL526 Entrepreneurship and the Culture of Entrepreneurship Elective 3 6
  02ISL514 Marketing Management in Service Enterprises Elective 3 6
  02ISL563 Economical Consolidation and EU Elective 3 6
  02ISL577 Advanced Cost Accounting Elective 3 6
  02ISL537 Advanced Management Accounting Elective 3 6
  02ISL527 Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility Elective 3 6
  02ISL552 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Elective 3 6
  02ISL554 Reform in Public Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL506 Administration in Small and Medium Enterprises Elective 3 6
  02ISL509 Cost Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL547 Brand Developement Elective 3 6
  02ISL543 Matlap Programming Elective 3 6
  02ISL580 Accounting Information Systems Elective 3 6
  02ISL511 Accounting Auditing Elective 3 6
  02ISL536 Accounting Standarts Elective 3 6
  02ISL502 Organisation Theory Elective 3 6
  02ISL503 Current Issues in Organisational Behaviour Elective 3 6
  02ISL534 Marketing Research Elective 3 6
  02ISL533 Marketing Communication Elective 3 6
  02ISL535 New Approaches in Marketing Elective 3 6
  02ISL550 Portfolio Management and Analysis of Securities Elective 3 6
  02ISL542 Programming Languages Elective 3 6
  02ISL525 Administration in Health Organisations Elective 3 6
  02ISL508 Numerical Methods Elective 3 6
  02ISL530 Capital Markets & Derivative Security Analysises Elective 3 6
  02ISL559 Capital Theories Elective 3 6
  02ISL541 Heuristic Algorithms Elective 3 6
  02ISL539 Insurance Law Elective 3 6
  02ISL524 Management in Non-governmental Organizations Elective 3 6
  02ISL567  Social Media Marketing Elective 3 6
  02ISL505 Strategical Human Resources Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL513 Strategic Marketing Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL518 Corporations Law Elective 3 6
  02ISL546 Technology and Research-Development Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL517 Law of Commercial Enterprise Elective 3 6
  02ISL507 Total Quality Management and Quality Management Systems Elective 3 6
  02ISL516 Administration in Touristic Enterprises Elective 3 6
  02ISL512 The Analysis of Consumer Behaviours Elective 3 6
  02ISL562 Turkish Management Culture Elective 3 6
  02ISL531 International Finance Elective 3 6
  02ISL560 International Capital Flows Elective 3 6
  02ISL528 Practical Econometrics Elective 3 6
  02ISL510 Tax Accounting Elective 3 6
  02ISL540 Neural Network Elective 3 6
  02ISL545 New Product Development Elective 3 6
  02ISL555 Innovation and Innovation Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL549 Innovation Management Elective 3 6
  02ISL515 The Philosophy of Management Elective 3 6
  - Managerial Accounting Elective 3 6
  02ISL501 Phsicology of Management and Organisational Behaviour Elective 3 6
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