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
ISM5225 Human Resources Management Fall 3 0 3 12
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi DİDEM YILDIZ
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The main purpose of the course, is to get students comprehended about the strategic importance of HR Management in achieving the goals for the organisations.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. will be capable of the theoretical and practical approaches of HR Management
II. will be capable of understanding the human capital concept.
III. will be able to analyse recent developments in HR Management and its applications.

Course Content

This course covers the fundamentals of managing human resources: recruitment and selection systems, performance management, rewarding and compensation systems, workforce planning systems, employee relations, the analysis and design of work, training and employee development.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Human Resources Management Cases and Course Notes
2) Human Resource Management Strategy and Analysis Cases and course notes
3) Job analysis cases and course notes
4) Personnel Planning and Recruiting cases and course notes
5) Recruitment ve Selection cases and course notes
6) Job Interviews cases and course notes
7) training and developing employees cases and course notes
8) Performance management and appraisal cases and course notes
9) career management Cases and course notes
10) compensation and reward systems I Cases and course notes
11) compensation and reward systems II Cases and course notes
12) ethics in human resource management cases and course notes
13) employee relations cases and course notes
14) Review Cases and course notes


Course Notes / Textbooks: İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi, İstanbul Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi Anabilim Dalı Öğretim Üyeleri, Beta Yayınları, Yenilenmiş 6. Baskı
References: Fındıkçı, İ. (2001). İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi, Alfa Yayınları

DeCenzo, D. A., Robbins, S. P. & Verhulst, S. L. (2017). İnsan Kaynakları Yönetiminin Temelleri, Nobel Yayınları

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 2 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 25
Final 1 % 45
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 84
Presentations / Seminar 13 26
Project 13 52
Homework Assignments 13 39
Midterms 8 31
Final 7 27
Total Workload 301

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