Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
LOG4743 Information Systems for Logistics Management Spring 3 0 3 7
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. YAVUZ GÜNALAY
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi LEVENT AKSOY
Recommended Optional Program Components: online text material
Course Objectives: This course provides an introduction to fundamental concepts of Management Information Systems in the modern business environment. New trends and innovations in the information and communication technologies are also discussed. Students are expected to create a new e-commerce business plan/idea during this course.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. Be familiar of basic terminology for Information Systems and Technology (IS/IT).
II. Importance of Information systems in logistics systems.
III. Show the relation between ethics, privacy, security and information systems.
IV. Define data, knowledge, information and data management systems.
V. Able to create a working database using a DBMS.
VI. Define telecommunication technology.
VII. Define e-commerce, e-business and new businesses.
VIII. Relate logistics processes with e-business processes.

Course Content

What is an information system, components of information system, current information technologies, importance of IS/IT in logistics.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Be familiar of basic terminology for Information Systems and Technology (IS/IT). Pre-reading and internet search
2) Importance of Information systems in modern businesses Internet search
3) Define data, knowledge, information and data management systems.
4) Database Management System (DBMS) implementation Lab hour
5) Networks, and telecommunication.
6) Internet and Internet Protocol
7) E-commerce and e-business. Internet search
8) Mobility and new business models.
9) Review
10) Information systems in logistics.
11) Information systems, management and decision making.
12) Show the relation between ethics, privacy, security and information systems.
13) Project presentations
14) Project presentations


Course Notes / Textbooks: Haag, S. and Cummings, M., Information System Essentials, 3rd Ed. McGraw-Hill, 2009.
References: Introduction to Information Systems, by R. K. Rainer and C. G. Cegielski, Wiley, 2011.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Application 1 % 10
Quizzes 6 % 10
Homework Assignments 1 % 10
Presentation 1 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 20
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Laboratory 1 1
Application 2 8
Study Hours Out of Class 14 91
Presentations / Seminar 1 1
Project 7 22
Midterms 1 2
Jury 1 2
Total Workload 169

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 able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.