ISM5201 Advanced Engineering ManagementBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (TURKISH, NON-THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
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
ISM5201 Advanced Engineering Management Fall 3 0 3 8

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
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. FAİK TUNÇ BOZBURA
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course is designed to develop an understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and skills required by 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

The course focuses on Managers and managing as well as the evaluation of management thought. Ethics & Social Responsibility, the roles of managers, organizational strategies and organizational Culture, Motivation and Leadership are also discussed.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Managers and managing
2) Evaluation of Management Thought
3) Evaluation of Management Thought
4) Ethics & Social Responsibility
5) Global environment
6) Manager as a decision maker
7) Manager as a planner and strategists
8) Review of management history Mid Term
9) Functional Strategies: Value Chain Management
10) Functional Strategies: Value Chain Management
11) Managing organizational structure & Culture
12) Control & Change Management
13) Motivation
14) Leadership


Course Notes / Textbooks: Gareth R. Jones and Jennifer M. George, Contemporary Management, 6th edition, McGraw- Hill, 2009.
References: 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
Homework Assignments 5 % 20
Midterms 1 % 35
Final 1 % 45
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 6 84
Homework Assignments 5 5 25
Midterms 1 20 20
Final 1 20 20
Total Workload 191

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