ENM5201 Advanced Engineering ManagementBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (ENGLISH, NON-THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ENM5201 Advanced Engineering Management Fall 3 0 3 8

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Assoc. Prof. GÜL TEKİN TEMUR ASLAN
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. MUSTAFA ÖZBAYRAK
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ALPER CAMCI
Instructor ÖZLEM KANGA
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and skills required of individuals (managers and non-managers) in today’s changing organizations by analyzing the characteristics of successful managers and organizations. This process will also develop an awareness of the environmental conditions and pressures facing today’s managers and organizations. Specifically, students will become acquainted with the language of business management and the application of key concepts and theories to the real world.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. Knows the management concepts and managerial
skills necessary for the managers to utilize
organizational resources efficiently and effectively
to achieve organizational goals.
II. Describes the developments in the management
theory to increase organizational efficiency and
III. Explains what is ethical and what is not.
IV. Evaluates the business environment of
V. Describes the nature of managerial decision
VI. Explains the role of the strategy in achieving
superior quality, efficiency, innovation and
responsiveness to customers.
VII. Identifies the factors that influence managers’
choice of an organizational structure.
VIII. Explains how managers group tasks into jobs that
are motivating and satisfying for employees.
IX. Defines what motivation is and why managers
need to be concerned about it.
X.Defines what leadership is, when leaders are
effective and ineffective, and the sources of power
that enable managers to be effective leaders.

Course Content

1. Managers and Managing (Ch.1)
2. Ethics and Social Responsibility (Ch.4)
3. Managing in the Global Environment (Ch.6)
4. The Manager as a Planner and Strategist (Ch.8)
5. Midterm
6. Value Chain Management: Functional Strategies for Competitive Advantage (Ch.9)
7. Managing Organizational Structure and Culture (Ch.10)
8. Organizational Control and Change (Ch.11)
9. Motivation and Performance (Ch.13)

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) 1. Managers and management
2) 2. Ethics and social responsibility
3) 3. Managing in the global environment
4) 4. Managing in the global environment
5) 5. The manager as a planner and stratejist
6) 6. The manager as a planner and strategist
7) 7. Midterm
8) 8. Value chain management: Functional strategies for competitive advantage
9) 9. Value chain management: Functional strategies for competitive advantage
10) 10. Managing organizational structure and culture
11) 11. Managing organizational structure and culture
12) 12. Organizational control and change
13) 13. Organizational control and change
14) 14. Motivation and performance


Course Notes / Textbooks: Contemporary Management, 7/e
Gareth R. Jones, Texas A&M University -- College Station
Jennifer M. George, Rice University
References: Recommended Readings: Current issues of Financial
Times, Fortune, Business Week, The Economist,
Harvard Business Review, Business Strategy Review
and those of local business magazines Power, Capital
and Platin, as well as the business section of daily
local newspapers.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 40
Study Hours Out of Class 15 144
Midterms 1 2
Final 1 2
Total Workload 188

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be process oriented
2) To integrate technical specifications with management functions
3) To improve management skills by taking into account the economic, social and environmental conditions
4) To launch fast and agile decision-making process
5) To lead disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams, to develop solution approaches in complex situations, to work individually and to take responsibility.
6) To have conscious of professional and ethical responsibility
7) To be aware of economic and legal implications of engineering solutions
8) To have ability of selection and efficient use of modern techniques, equipments and information technologies for engineering management
9) To have verbal and oral effective communication skills by using visual methods in Turkish and English
10) To have conscious of necessity to lifelong learning
11) To be aware of entrepreneurship, sustainability and innovation
12) To be capable of designing and conducting experiments and collecting data, analyzing and interpreting results