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Quantitative Techniques in Health Institutions II
Department / Program Health Management
Course Code 16304
Type of Course Required
Level of Course First Cycle
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Spring Semester
Number of National Credit 3
Number of ECTS 5
Name of Lecturer

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Learning Outcomes After completing this course, students should beable to understand of the application of statistical industrial engineering, operation research and scientific research techniques and to develop analytical skills in planning, managing and evaluating health care programs and organizations.
Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  To have knowledge about theoretical and practical information related to the field of health management and to be able to implement this knowledge X
 2-  To gain knowledge and skills on understanding, analyzing and directing administrative, financial, technical and medical process of health organizations. X
 3-  To have knowledge and skills on managing information systems on health management and to be able to effectively us it. X
 4-  To understand basic elements of health system in national and international level, to comprehend health planning and health policy, to analyze health sector economic and financially. X
 5-  To have knowledge and skills to make quantitative and qualitative analyses in health management and to be able to implement this knowledge. X
 6-  Critical and innovative thinking in problems faced during health management process, having the ability to use scientific methods and technics in decision making and problem solving. X
 7-  Following the changes in the field of health care management and have the ability to provide specific solutions related health care system of the country. X
 8-  Having the ability to conduct effective communication and teamwork X
 9-  Being aware of legal, social and ethical responsibilities, comply with the legal regulations and ethical principles of health management area. X
Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements NA
Recommended Optional Programme Components NA
Course Content Week Topics
1 Transportation Models
2 Assignment, allocation methods. Problem solving with Excel and POM
3 Project management: CPM (Critical Path Method)
4 Project management: CPM (Critical Path Method)
5 Project management: Scheduling and planing with PERT and CPM, problem solving with Excel and POM
6 Game of Theory
7 Game of Theory
8 Stock (enventory) models
9 Stock (enventory) models
10 Waiting line systems: Features and elements of waiting line systems
11 Waiting line systems: System performance measurement, main queuing models.
12 Waiting line systems: Main queuing models, problem solving with Excel and POM
13 Simulation: Simulation types and steps, Monte Carlo method, problem solving with Excel and POM
14 Simulation: Simulation types and steps, Monte Carlo method, problem solving with Excel and POM
Recommended Readings

1. Özcan, Y., (2005) Quantitative Methods in Health Care Management. Techniques and Applications. Jossey-Bass Inc. USA.
2. Düzakın. E., ( 2005) İşletme Yöneticileri için Excel ile Sayısal Karar Verme Teknikleri Kare Yayınları İstanbul

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods Lecture, Discussion, Problem Solving
  Number %
Mid-Term : 1 40
Quiz :
Assignment :
Project :
Assignment :
Laboratory :
Other :
Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction Turkish
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Assignments 14 5 70
Quizzes 1 4 4
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 10 10
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 10 10
Total Work Load     150
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     5
ECTS Credit of the Course     5



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