MBA (ENGLISH, NON-THESIS)
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
BUS5102 Human Resources Management Spring 3 0 3 8
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: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. ELA ÜNLER
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. AHMET ERKUŞ
Prof. Dr. ELA ÜNLER
Assoc. Prof. MERVE KOÇOĞLU
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course has been organized both to facilitate students’ understanding of human resource management and to provide expanded coverage of emerging issues such as strategic human resource management.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students who succeeded in this course;
I.Understands the objectives and duties of Human Resource Management. Also, analyzing the contribution of the department on company performance.
II.Explains Strategic role of Human Resource Management.
III.Learns to prepare job analysis, job descriptions and job specifications. Explains their values for the other human resource activities.
IV.Defines personnel planning and its techniques. Compares the internal and external sources of recruiting.
V.Describes the methods which are used in recruitment and selection processes and identifies both the drawbacks and contributions of each.
VI.Understands how to make effective interviews in recruitment by being aware of the biases and errors.
VII.Describes the training and development process needed for both new and current employees in order to perform effectively.

Course Content

Some of the themes covered in this course are: strategic role of human resource management; recruitment and placement; employee testing and selection; training development; performance appraisal. The course will based on Turkish human resource activity examples which are going to help students in their work life.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) The Strategic Role of Human Resource Management
2) Strategic Human Resource Management
3) Job Analysis
4) Personnel Planning and Recruiting
5) Employee Testing and Selection
6) Interviewing Candidates
7) Midterm
8) Training and Developing Employees
9) Performance Management and Appraisal
10) Managing Careers
11) Establishing Strategic Pay Plans
12) Pay for Performance and Financial Incentives
13) Benefits and Services
14) Ethics, Justice, And Fair Treatment in HR Management

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Optional Text İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi (2006, 6. Baskı), by İlhami Fındıkçı, Alfa Yayınları, İstanbul
References: Text Book Human Resource Management (2011, 12th edition), by Gary Dessler, Prentice Hall. Other readings will be distributed and assigned throughout the semester.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 14 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 40
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 60
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Application 14 96
Study Hours Out of Class 13 54
Midterms 1 6
Final 1 2
Total Workload 200

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
0) Developing strategies, policies and implementation plans to address the issues in the fields of business administration and management, and evaluating the consequences according to the processes of quality, 4
1) Broadening and deepening the knowledge about business administration at the master’s level based on the undergraduate level qualifications, 4
1) 1) Developing strategies, policies and implementation plans to address the issues in the fields of business administration and management, and evaluating the consequences according to the processes of quality, 2) Broadening and deepening the knowledge about business administration at the master’s level based on the undergraduate level qualifications, 3) Comprehending the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of business administration, and evaluating the knowledge and skills gained on an interdisciplinary dimension, 4) Using theoretical and practical information and skills gained at the expertise level in the field business administration, 5) Analyzing problems requiring expertise in the field business administration by using scientific research methods, 6) Evaluating a problem in the business administration field independently, developing a way for solution, solving the problem and evaluating the results, 7) Developing new strategic approaches to solve unforeseen complex issues in the business administration field through integrative and creative elaboration, 8) Evaluating the knowledge related to the field of business administration through critical perspective, 9) Communicating systematically the recent developments and one’s individual studies in the field of business administration to the groups within and outside the field via written, oral and visual presentations, 10) Analyzing the social relations and the norms through critical perspective, developing effective relations, training leaders who are capable of sustaining these social relations, applying teamwork and managing risk and change in the field of business administration.
2) Comprehending the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of business administration, and evaluating the knowledge and skills gained on an interdisciplinary dimension, 4
3) Using theoretical and practical information and skills gained at the expertise level in the field business administration, 4
4) Analyzing problems requiring expertise in the field business administration by using scientific research methods, 3
5) Evaluating a problem in the business administration field independently, developing a way for solution, solving the problem and evaluating the results, 5
6) Developing new strategic approaches to solve unforeseen complex issues in the business administration field through integrative and creative elaboration, 5
7) Evaluating the knowledge related to the field of business administration through critical perspective, 4
8) Communicating systematically the recent developments and one’s individual studies in the field of business administration to the groups within and outside the field via written, oral and visual presentations, 3
9) Analyzing the social relations and the norms through critical perspective, developing effective relations, training leaders who are capable of sustaining these social relations, applying teamwork and managing risk and change in the field of business administration. 5