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Economy (I)
Department / Program Management Information Systems
Course Code 14103
Type of Course Required
Level of Course Schools
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Fall Semester
Number of National Credit 3
Number of ECTS 5
Name of Lecturer

Samet Gürsoy

Learning Outcomes

Graduates who successfully complete this course;

* has basic conceptual information for economic science.

* apply appropriate analysis and modeling methods for the solution of economic problems.

* work effectively in multidisciplinary teams on an individual basis.

* awareness of the need for professional development keeps track of the developments in the science of economics.

* able to oral and written communication.

* has the ability to transfer his information to employees and teammates.

* act in accordance with ethical values.

* has advanced knowledge in the field of economics.

Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  Determine the strategy-structure alternatives for the different organizational structures and cultures, and prepare the strategies suitable for the organizational goals.
 2-  Diagnose the problems by analyzing the organizational systems operations and performance indicator values, investigate the causes of problems and decide the solution options.
 3-  Understand the basic business functions (management, production, finance, marketing, etc.) of organizations, explain the management principles, uncover the economic losses and the causes and produce solutions.
 4-  Have the ability to know and understand the different organizational structures and cultures.
 5-  Make efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations.
 6-  Install, operate and monitor the system, and execute the works to ensure the continuity of the system for controlling the systems and subsystems, and for carrying out the activities effectively and efficiently to realize the objectives of organizations.
 7-  Establish and develop the infrastructure of information technology that stores, combines, reports and analyze the data coming from the surroundings and operating activities of business.
 8-  Know and use the basic business information systems (production, marketing, supply and logistics, human resources, accounting, finance).
 9-  Use mathematical models and statistical techniques.
 10-  Know and use the software project management, mobile trade, e-trade, economy, data base, technology trends.
 11-  Determines the necessary softwares for busineses, set up network if necessary, determines the systems, update the information system by following the developments in technology.
 12-  Collect the necessary information for his ideas and projects, and perform them.
 13-  Know the effective communication techniques.
 14-  Have at least one sufficient foreign language knowledge to follow the innovations in his workspace.
 15-  Develop visual content for web sites and web site desing.
 16-  Develop mobile and desktop applications using web programming languages.
 17-  Learn basic networking concepts and use server operating systems.
 18-  Use artificial intelligence algorithms and methods to perform applications.
 19-  Develop an algorithm to the problem, learn the basic programming elements.
 20-  Develop software for desktop applications.
 21-  Run SQL queries by performing relational database design.
 22-  Use database management systems.
 23-  Manage the project by using computer.
 24-  Understand the historical events, make analysis and learn from history.


Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements NA
Recommended Optional Programme Components

Micro economy

Course Content Week Topics

What is economy?


Economic decision-makers


Supply and Demand


Market Equilibrium Analysis


The Cobweb theory


Full Competition marketing


The market of monopoly


Turkey economy discussing


The rant of Producer and Consumer


Factör marketing


Conversion curves approach


interpretation of the economic table


İnflation and Unemployment


Foreign Trade

Recommended Readings

Zeynel Dinler,Mikro ekonomi,Ekin kitapevi,Bursa,2008 Ichiishi,T.Microeconomic Theory,Blackwell,USA,1997

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lecture, Question-Answer, Demonstration.

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Mid-Term : 1 %40
Quiz :
Assignment :
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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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